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2003 honda 400 xr will not run unless the choke is wide open. any ideas?

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The slow circuit in the carburetor is dirty or plugged up. You will need to take the carb off the bike, remove the bowl, and clean the slow jet and blow through the carb body to make sure it is not plugged full of dirt,corrosion, or gelled fuel. Unless the slow circuit is clear it will not idle.

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