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Old 09-05-2011, 09:01 PM   #10488
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Originally Posted by Naq View Post
You weren't using enough fuel on the slow rocky section and it flooded. Turn the idle mixture screw the whole way in and if enough fuel is getting by the float needle valve it will still idle because the fuel level is too high in the bowl and you will know there is a problem.

If it wasn't just a temporary problem, make sure the petcock doesn't leak when the bike is off. Check the float level, valve needle, needle seat, and needle seat o-ring. Some searching will give details since it is a common issue.
Thanks for the reply. I'll check it out and post what the problem was.

Originally Posted by bobbed06 View Post
Thanks for the link.
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