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1983 virago only runs with the choke on. Won't acclerate and back fires.

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Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Fuel cap or fuel tank is not venting properly.
2. Fuel filter clogged.
3. Fuel line pinched or kinked.
4. Float needle and seat sticking.
5. Float level too low.
6. Carburetor bowl vent line clogged/blocked/pinched.
7. Idle adjusting screw set too low.
8. Air/fuel mixture screw set too lean.
9. Idle port, transfer ports, slow air jet clogged.
10. Slow fuel jet clogged.
11. Faulty fuel pump.
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Yamaha XV 535 DX Virago Service Manual
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Typical of xv,s itcould be a fuel blockage or damaged diaghram in carb! check all hoses!

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To me it sounds like the coil is breaking down and not working at higher RPM's. You can take them off and have them tested at a service shop.

Posted on Dec 12, 2009

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