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I THINK MY FLOAT IS STUCK. GAS KEEPS COMING OUT OF THE OVERFLOW. HOW CAN I TAKE CARE OF THIS?

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Depends on the type of carb you have on your bike. The bike comes with a Keihin but you didn't tell me whether it was stock or not. Either way, you must drop the float bowl and take the needle and float out of the carb. Disconnect the fuel hose and then spray some pressurized carb cleaner down through the seat through the fuel inlet. A bit compressed air will do the trick to. It probably has a bit of trash hung in the needle and seat. Once this is out, it should reseat. If it still leaks, you'll need to replace the needle.

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