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Hi I have a 1982 Honda 650 nighthawk and I need to have carbs rebuilt.If a needlevalve is stuck would it cause gas to poor out to the ground

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A stuck float valve will cause gasoline to flow freely from the overflow tube. This happens when even the slightest bit of dirt or fuel varnish collects on the float valve seat. Sometimes you can cure this by draining the fuel (and accumulated debris) from the float bowl using the drain screw. If the problem persists, a carburetor rebuild will be needed. Also, check the inside of the gas tank for evidence of rust.

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