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I have zl 1000 had petrol going into sump afer haveing new camchain fitted,told it,s a carb problem,by same shop,what do you think

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Hi,this problem is normally caused by the float needles inside the carb bowls not sealing properly,which will allow the carb bowls to keep filling untill they overflow,once they have overflowed the petrol will make its way through the inlet manifold past the valves in the head and then down to the pistons,past the piston rings and into the sump,it is not difficult to replace the needle valve seats once you have the carbs off,all you do is take the carb bowls off (4 screws),pop out the pin that holds the floats in,the needle valve is connected to the floats normally by a little spring type clip,unscrew the needle valve seat(brass) and remove,screw in the new one..job done..replace the needle valve as well..hope this helps...cheers

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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    You should also check your tank for rust as these bikes are inherently apt to rust out the tank from the inside. If the rust gets into the fuel filter, it can destroy the filter element and bypass the filter altogether. the problem you have then is BIG. You will have to clean out the entire fuel system including every part of the carbs as rust will clog vital emulsion holes and tubes that help to regulate the fuel mixture. If the rust gets through, it can cause poor sealing of the float needle valves and let fuel get by the carbs and eventually enter the cylinders and then crankcase.

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