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I rode about 80 miles yesterday and after I parked the bike in my garage i noticed some of the gas had leaked out. My Bonnie has only 5000 miles and is in excellent condition and perfectly maintained. I have filled up the takn twice already this season.

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Check float level It might be to high Or gas is going by needle and seat Maybe rebuild carb MOPAR KENNY

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