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Engine misfires and keeps shutting off. already changed the spark plugs. battery is new. Engine only runs with full choke throttle

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SOURCE: will only run with full choke and absolutely no throttle.

Carbs gummed up. Need a serious cleaning or a full ruubers replacement/rebuild kit. Gas turns to gummy when left stting in the fuel bowls.

Use a couple of cans of Sea Foam.. best stuff in the world.

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: Motorbike stalls when openeing throttle or turning choke off.

You've most likely got plugged up carburetor jets. The openings in the jets are so small that it can be very difficult to tell when they're plugged up - and this makes them clogg very easily, too.
The only other possible cause of the trouble you describe would be an air leak between the carburetor and the engine, a leak at the head gasket or cylinder base gasket, or a leaking crankshaft seal.

Posted on Nov 05, 2009

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SOURCE: honda 1986 vt1100c shadow... will start on choke,

You need some carb work (or should I say fuel delivery system?) on this classic motorcycle. You might get away with using some fuel injector cleaner - I would try this first - to dlean the carb (fuel delivery system)

How is your gas? Fresh?

It can be frustrating to try to solve this type problem. Good luck. You can always take it to the Honda Shop ... it is getting colder now, ya know.

Anyway, good riding to you my friend. Thank you for posting at FixYa.com. Please vote

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Posted on Nov 11, 2009

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SOURCE: 1984 GL1200 Goldwing... 80k mi.

This sounds like a fuel flow problem. I suggest removing and rebuilding and cleaning the entire system, meaning Carbs, filters and strainers in the tank. Old fuel turns to gel, and floats absorb fuel, sometimes, so inspedt everything. When finished set carbs with carb sticks, both at idle and at 2000 RPM, using hand throttle.

Posted on Oct 26, 2010

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Start with fresh gas and a new spark plug.

Then follow theses steps.
1 Turn ignition on
2 If equiped with a primer, prime it a couple of times
3 Turn to full choke
4 Set the throttle lock to full throttle
5 With short quick pulls try to start
6 when you hear the engine fire shut the choke off
7 A couple of more pulls it should fire
8 If it stalls start over from step 3

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