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1996 Sportster Custom 1200. How do I adjust the

1996 Sportster Custom 1200. How do I adjust the idle. Bike stalls when choke is all the way in

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2005 Harley Davidson 1200 Custom Sportster Stalls at Lights and Stop Signs


4700 not a lot of miles. This motorcycle needs to run. It will be rough until you can get the carb cleaned. I would keep doing what you have been doing for a while. After a couple hundred miles if it doesn't improve, you might want to consider having the Harley shop give it a good tune up. Check the plugs ...

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2003 harley 1200 custom sportster with 50 miles strats up fine with choke pulled out. once engine is warm and choke is pushed in 50% bike stalls out. have repalaced gas, spark plugs and just took apart...


A 2003 model with only 50 miles?? Wow....well,since youve already taken the carb apart and cleaned it,did you hook up the vaccum line for the VOES switch on the intake manifold? If so,..when you get the bike running,..spray some brake clean around the intake where it bolts to the heads.If the idle picks up,or starts to sputter,..youve got leaking intake gaskets. Which is a good possibility on a bike that old with that few miles on it.The choke essentailly adds more fuel to the motor,and by what your saying,the bike is obviously running lean. Also,...im ASSUMING that you have fresh gas in it,and the petcock is turned on.

Sep 25, 2012 | 2003 Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster...

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I have a 2005 harley davidson sportster xl 1200 custom. after bike is at normal operating temp.when i stop for redlight or stop sign, bike idles to fast.i can let out on clutch little bit and it will slow...


If the carb is adjusted correctly, the engine will not idle without the choke when cold. I will usually take at least 3 to 5 miles of riding to get the engine warm enough to idle by itself without the choke. If your bike is a full operating temperature, it should idle at about 1000 RPM. If it's idling higher than this, you need to slow it down a bit.

Remove the air filter cover and look at the top right side of the carb. You'll see a screw there . This is the throttle stop screw. Turn the screw counterclockwise to lower the idle speed to 1000 RPM or so. Blip the throttle and let it settle back to idle. Reset it if necessary. Once set, put the air cleaner cover hand on.

Mar 14, 2011 | 2005 Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster...

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Only run while choke is on


Hi,
Please check and clean all fuel jetting. It seems you have low AFR when choke is not work causing your bike to stall.

Jan 24, 2011 | 2005 Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster...

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2004 1200xl sportster needs carburator adjustment....idles too low...wants to shut off...how do I adjust


Take your air cleaner outer cover off. Look at the top of the carb with the large cap on it. Just to the right (towards the front of the bike) is a screw. This is the throttle stop screw. Turn the screw slightly clockwise to increase the idle speed.

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Steve

Sep 21, 2010 | 2004 Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster...

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Wondering if anyone knows where the adjuster for the carburetor is located on a 2001 1200 Sportster custom


Unless the carburetor has been modified, the only adjustment is the idle speed. The Idle Stop screw is located at the upper right side of the carb. You may have to remove the air cleaner cover to access the screw. Clockwise rotation increases the idle speed. Adjust the idle speed with the engine at full operating temperature.

Jul 15, 2010 | 2001 Harley Davidson XL 1200 C Sportster...

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Idles ok with choke out but wont run any higher


the carbereter jets are blocked up,, strip it out and clean them out
but dont go pokeing a bit of wire into any jets or you will distroy them
if jets are blocked the bike will normaly only run with full choke on

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