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Will run when gas is poured onto carb through filter but will not run otherise
Have you checked to see if the fuel line is plugged? It sounds like something is stopping the fuel flow to the carb.
Posted on Nov 19, 2016
They are available through a artic cat dealer, thats where I would go first. These aftermarket ones I just dont like in this application
Posted on Jan 12, 2015
Could be one of the carb floats is stuck or the rollover caused it to come off its mounting position. As fuel enters the carb, the float rises with the fuel level until it reaches a position that shuts off any more fuel entering the float chamber and prevents an overflow. Fuel level drops, float drops and fuel flows again. Basically like the cistern in a toilet.
Posted on Feb 11, 2016
It sounds like your float is stuck in the open position.
You might try tapping on the carb with a screwdriver handle or small hammer(just tap, don't hit).
If that doesn't get it you might shake it from side to side a bit to work the float out of the bind it is in.
You may be able to pull the bowl off of the carburator and loosen it if the first two things don't get it fixed. The bowl will have a wire bale that runs under it and keeps it securely fastened. There may be a screw that is attached to the bale that you turn to tighten it securely.
Once you expose the float, just a tap with you finger should set it free. It will be attached to the carb body on a hinge and only moves up and down.
Once you have it free, replace the bowl.
The purpose of the bowl is to hold a small anmount of fuel to give the engine some quick giddy up,
When the bowl gets to a point she it need to be filled, the float drops and opens a valve allowing fresh fuel to refill it.
Good lick with that.
Posted on Feb 11, 2016
SOURCE: I have a 2005 Arctic Cat 500 that will crank and run great. Push the throttle acts starving for gas. I have replaced the fuel filter, fuel line, and cleaned the tank. Also replaced carb. NEED HELP!
did u buy a used carb to replace old one sounds like the fuel pump/or the pump mech built into the carb also check the jets in the carb make sure there not obstructed in any way.also could try taking float bowl off and make sure the gas is flowing into the bowl like it should couple things to try hope this helps
Posted on May 22, 2016
Testimonial: "The Carb is brand new. I'm thinking it could be electrical because spark plug spark is yellowish, orange."
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