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Motor starts and runs with choke on, but will not trottle up,shuts down

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  • timthomas194 Sep 07, 2010

    steve ,soon as I take the choke off it will not rev just dies,tried the air mixture screw doesn't do any good.

  • timthomas194 Sep 08, 2010

    thanks, I let you know.



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Hi this sounds like you fuel to air mix, and can be adjusted by a screw type knob at the side of the engine, turn this until it idles at about 1000 rpm, ( that's if your motorcycle is a 500cc or more) if this does not cure it, then the carburettor will have to be balanced...hope this helps

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    steve morris Sep 07, 2010

    ok i have loads of things for you to check i will just list ok

    tank breather line

    air filter clogged, poorly seated, missing, or airfilter housing not fitted correctly clamps loose

    intake manifold leaking in air, or loose

    pilot screws out of adjustment

    air bleed holes clogged

    throttle shaft to carburettor body clearance excessive

    carburettor jets clogged

    these are the things that will cause the problem you have i do not know what make or modle or year or cc of your bike so realy these are just universal faults, if you could post the information i might be able to help more indepth, as some faults could be fuel pump, ok



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