Fuel Issue

Paul Heim SuprHtr at columbus.rr.com
Tue Sep 2 19:04:53 PDT 2008

Look for a leak in the vacuum line from the carbs to the petcock.  It's 
amazing how badly one little hose can cripple a bike...

Paul in Ohio
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jay Loeppke" <jloeppke at charter.net>
To: "GPZ LIST" <gpzlist at micapeak.com>
Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 10:52 PM
Subject: Fuel Issue

> My Son took my bike up to school for a month, when he got there  (260M), 
> and shut it off he had a tough time starting it again and  keep  running 
> unless the choke was on or on prime.  He said if he  takes it (the 
> petcock) off prime he can watch the gas drain out of my  little clear fuel 
> filter.  It doesn't help to open the tank, so no  vapor lock. all the CA 
> stuff has been removed long ago.   Just did a  200m ride this last weekend 
> with no problems.  I am thinking a vacuum  leak of some sort.  Rebuild the 
> petcock?  Has Any body done away with  the vacuum on the petcock?  I did 
> it to my KLR 650, runs great

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