950 adventure carb question

Discussion in 'Dakar champion (950/990)' started by vanlierde, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. vanlierde

    vanlierde Adventurer

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    Hi,

    can someone tell me what the electrical wire does on the carbs? there is 1 wire to each carb.

    Been searching parts fiche but cant find it.

    Thx
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  2. Johnf3

    Johnf3 Long timer

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    Carb heaters.
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  3. vanlierde

    vanlierde Adventurer

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    do '04 already have those? damnit, I was hoping it would be something different that caused my bike to run like crap :D
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  4. Zuber

    Zuber Zoob Supporter

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    No heaters on the very early models. The heater is to prevent 'icing' on cold, high humidity days. Probably not your problem.

    The floor is yours. What are the symptoms?
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