Spit sputter STINK
scapco at ecentral.com
Thu Jun 16 19:24:38 PDT 2011
I've had my WR450 carb apart twice in the past four days and can't get
it to idle properly because of this crappy gas they sell nowadays. It
too had a white film inside the float bowl and I'm sure it is the
On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 7:20 PM, Alan Nicholls <metrogtiguy at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd go through the carbs. My boat pulled the same stunt memorial day
> weekend. When I pulled the carb, I discovered an insane amount of white
> fuzzy oxidation all over. Little pieces were coming off and slowly plugging
> the main jet. Sometimes they would pass, but it ended up leaving me
> stranded in the middle of the lake.
> On Jun 13, 2011 10:08 PM, "Don Wilcox" <leanintree at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Before I dig in, I thought I'd ask the assembled... early last week
>> work, the GPZ was giving me a sputter at higher RPM's (but it may have
>> attributed to wider throttle opening). I took a couple backroads home and
>> spent a little time running it WOT to try and clean up whatever was
>> the burble, tossed some Seafoam in on top of new gas and it seemed to
>> up within a day. Actually, it seemed like something just came loose, and
>> just started to run like it should. When it was burbling, there was also a
>> heavy gas odor, that polluted the garage bad enough for the wifey to
>> complain about it's presence in the garage.
>> I rode it all last week, no problem, and on Sunday ran 300 miles of
>> any real problems. Rode to work this morning just fine, and on the way
>> it did it AGAIN. Spit sputter, and STINK. I could smell it at every light,
>> and the wifey hollered about the smell in the garage.
>> So... just off the cuff, what do you folks think? Although it's stinky,
>> not hydrolocking (or the cylinders haven't filled up enough), and the oil
>> doesn't stink like the last time it hydrolocked from a sticky float.
>> Thoughts before I dig in?
>> Don in GJ
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