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Hi I have A 2006 yamaha midnight star 1700 with 4600K it came from dealer with kn air vance and kines straight pipes and has been jetted for this by dealer. It was surviced in oct then parked till two weeks ago with A full tank. Ran great on an hour trip back and 99.9 % of the time. Once in A while when you stop or slow down then try to go again it seems to cough A bit then sometimes die. Starts again right away. Is there A fuel carb cleaner you would recomend. If it doent clear up I will have carb cleaned at shop. Thanks

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When carburetors sit dry, the jets and the needles that go through them oxidize. The oxide makes the surface grow, making the needles have a larger diameter, and the jets a smaller hole.

Replacing the jets and the main metering needles usually restores the performance.

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