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1994 road king, gas seeping under front cylinder

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Are you sure it's gasoline? If you have gasoline seeping from under your front cylinder, you do have problems. If it's gasoline, it's probably coming from your carb and dripping down to right behind your front tappet block making it look like it's coming from the front cylinder.

The next time you park the bike. Take a paper towel or a piece of newspaper and put it under the carb. Let it set for a while and come back to see if you see any "drips" on the paper.

Now if it is your carb, the most likely place for it to leak is the accelerator pump diaphragm. If the original diaphragm is still in the carb since '94, it's probably got a hole in it. At any rate, it's time to have your carb completely gone though. This is a job for an experience mechanic. If you wish to attempt it yourself, you need to purchase a service manual because it is far too extensive for me to type out here. And, a picture is worth a thousand words in this case.

Good Luck
Steve

Posted on Sep 16, 2010

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