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Need help fast!

Murphy Strikes! 4 days till we leave for Rapid City and my bike is spewing gas from the drain (?) tube. I think it's a drain. It is the rubber tube that each of the carbs are linked to and exits below the engine. I'm getting as spurt of gas every few seconds when idling. Slows to a drip when revved up. I used forceps to pinch the tubes at each carb and it appears to be the inboard on the left side (sitting on the bike). Could this be a stuck float? If so how big a job to get to it? Any suggestions welcomed, I don't want to have to use the "cage".

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Followed some advice that I got from AVA member PAL.
Thanks Rocket Rod for the call, though.

On the Road AGAIN!


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So.. what'd jah do to fix it?

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A temporary fix was to tap on the carb bowl to unstick the float....if I understood what PAL was saying.

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He drained that bowl and then let the fuel flow in to it to clear whatever was causing it to leak.


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Tapping did no good at all. Loosened the drain screw, let it drain till it stopped and the re-started the bike..No more leak..

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See how much I know.......