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After the choke is off it wont idle..i cleaned the carb n it didnt help.

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Its just your bike dude cause i have a buddy that has a kx100 and his idles but mine dont and it should and ive asked many people and the only thing they say its my bike

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SOURCE: 2005 kx250f wont idle.will idle fine w/choke

the fact that it idles with the choke on indicates that fuel mixture is the problem here remove the mixture screw completely check that the o ring seal is not damaged & that the end of the needle is not worn or bent if either of these conditions are obviouse replace the damaged or worn parts general rule of thumb with mixture adjustment is 1&1/2 to 2 turns out give it a try

Posted on Feb 23, 2010

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An air leak somewhere between the carb and the cylinder can cause the RPM problem. Tighten the mounting bolts. The carb may be clean but there is still a problem on the inside. Possibilities include plugged main jet, and/or needle jet. Also an incorrect needle jet setting. You have a very sophisticated carburetor. If you have already cleaned the inside of the carb I would let the dealer check it out.

Please rate this answer. Thanks kschomig!

Posted on Apr 06, 2009

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SOURCE: J.D snowmobile 340 73 carb wont idle appears internally clean.

my guess is that its not the carb at all but it might be the gas line in side the tank is cloged to the point whare you need to have it on choke in order to pull enough gas to the carb which would be the reason for it not wanting to come back down to idle quickly or it could be the fuel pump is cloged and if you tried that already than the fuel adjustment is way off and will need to be adjusted while a friend or family is keepin it running






and if that is not the problem than email me.
good luck:)

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: ltz 250 wont idle needs full choke to run.cleaned

hi,sounds to me like the air fuel ratio is all up the ***,locate the air/fuel screw on the carb(normally on the side)screw the screw right in untill it stops,then back the screw out 1.5 turns,this should get the bike to run without the choke,once you have the bike running simply turn the screw in or out untill the bike settles into a nice steady idle,should be good to go,hope this helps...cheers

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An air leak somewhere between the carb and the cylinder can cause the RPM problem. Tighten the mounting bolts. The carb may be clean but there is still a problem on the inside. Possibilities include plugged main jet, and/or needle jet. Also an incorrect needle jet setting. You have a very sophisticated carburetor. If you have already cleaned the inside of the carb I would let the dealer check it out.

Please rate this answer. Thanks kschomig!

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I would have your compression tested, if its a two stroke, and you can use tools with out breaking things or yourself, pour a cup of fuel down the left hand side of the carb and take the right hand side of the carb off and crank it like mad, if fuel leaks from there you better get to a repairer.

other wise the idle adjuster is usually on the left hand side where the accelerator linkages are, it will be a screw where the linkage touches when the throttle is closed. not too hard to find if you have a light source.



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