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My 1981 honda atc 185 three wheeler will idel in full choke,but if you hit the gas or take it off choke it stalls out

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Hey pal! this is an easy one...i suspect your atv has been in storage without putting a gas stabilizer in the tank and running it thru carb...Well your carb has gummed up jets luckily on a little 185 that carb is easy to remove. Turn it upside down, remove 4 screws holding bowl on then above the float there is 1 or 2 brass hollow srews which are jets...find a skinny srewdriver that fits these perfectly cause they are Soft metal and will gouge easily....remove and clean very thoroughly...reinstall is opposite of removal....if your thinkin' this is too much 4 you then take it to a competent mech....Good Luck to you my friend....Tim

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