Question about Honda VTR 250 Motorcycles
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: carb and valve adjustment
Presuming that the carb is clean !
It seems that you have either set the float level incorrectly, or allowed the needle to become jammed. The float bowl should a little less than 3/4 full of fuel when the fuel is shut off by the needle and seat.
Check that the needle and seat are working correctly by blowing in the fuel pipe, and then closing the needle by hand. Check that the flow is stopped when the needle is fully raised.
The needle and seat do need to replaced from time to time, but generally last well.
If the needle and seat work, then look at the float level.
Further check to see that the floats are not filling with fuel. If this is the case, then the floats will have to be replaced as most repairs are only temporary.
When the floats are fuel logged the needle will not be raised and fuel flow to the carb will be continuous.
Posted on Feb 14, 2009
I guess you will have to reset the air-mixture screws of the carburator/s.
Not bad if you check the condition of the spark plugs...if its ..'Whitish' means lean i.e. less gas in, Brownish...means ok, 'Blackish'...means too much gas in .....'rich'
In your bike's case you may find it 'whitish'.
Hope this helps !
Posted on Jul 19, 2009
that would be either the float set to high or the needle and seat is missing an o-ring while you had it apart. Should look at getting a carb kit there only approx. 23 bucks and it would save you a lot of grief in the long run.
Posted on Jul 26, 2009
Start with making sure the battery terminals are clean. Then make sure the battery is fully charged. When that is in place try again, even if you jump it to another bike. Follow where the click is actually coming from, is it the relay or is it from the starter motor. Your problem is 98% caused but either a battery that is had it, (not holding charge) or a dicky starter motor. Having a manual will not go astray, I couldn't find one to suit your model, but you are welcome to fossick around. They are freebies:
Posted on Jan 28, 2010
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