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My Honda 1100C will not idle...runs great as long as your pouring gas or starter fluid to it but REFUSES to idle? Any Suggestions?

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You probably need to remove the carburetors an thoroughly clean the slow jet and slow circuit passageways through the carburetor. If your machine was running OK but just stopped idling after getting some bad gas, You could try a shot of starter fluid in the fuel line Or a strong dose of Chevron Techron in the fuel tank and take it for a drive to see if it will clean itself up. Unfortunately I think removal and thorough cleaning may be in order.

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