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I have a 2006 yzf 600 r i have to have my carbs worked on every year i have bike inspected, is there a prob with carbs on these bikes or is my garage just **** at what they do

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They may be just too good at what they do
It sound like they may be overservicing the carbs, depending on what they are doing, or they may just being thourough. Does the bike go in with faults or is this just general servicing, and does the bike run better after.

The carbs have some small holes and jets that may block up with tiny particles that come though the fuel, including rust from inside the tank. and the syncronization between the four carbs changes slightly with wear on the linkages and changes to the motor as the valve clearances, valves and pistons etc wear, but this sycnronization is very small and unless you are doing major kilometeres shouldnt change greatly from one year to the next.

If I was servicing the bike I would drain the carb bowls into a container to check for contaminants, hook up the gauges to check sync most of the time this is sufficient.assuming the bike is running properly.
This only takes a few minutes


If the bike was for race or performance, probably strip and service the carbs more often.

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