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I have a 1986 Suzuki ls 650, and the fuel mixture seems to be a problem.. The spark plug keeps getting fouled with only running every 100 miles.. as soon as I clean the black deposits off and reinsert it,, it runs fine for that short time.. and getting to the plug is not easy, with removing the seat and tank, etc.. do you know the proper fuel screw adjustment setting, or possible carburetor fix......??? Also, I have noticed that the fuel overflow will soak the ground when I stop at traffic lights.. Thanks..

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Hi,,you have gunk in the float needle,that is why you are fouling plugs and fuel is coming out the overflow.

carb needs to be removed and cleaned.

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