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My Goldwing has been sitting for about a year , I had to replace the fuel pump and i have it running but now i have a fuel leak on the left side coming from a valve , i thing the floats are stuck in the carb ? does anyone have any suggestions ?

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If the floats are stuck, the only way to clear this is to get into the carb and clean it up. You can try to swish the fuel around by shaking the bike, but more than likely they need to come off and have a thourough cleaning. Thats the bad part of gasoline, it gums everything up once it gets old and it sets too long. You can tap lightly with a plastic hammer or screw driver but too much force will crack the casing, this might get them free enough to use some fuel cleaner in the gas to clean them up.

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