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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-28-2007, 02:48 PM Thread Starter
 
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1997 Suzuki GS 500 carb trouble

Ive just done a overhall of the carbs didnt find much crud I put them back together as I thought but i put the bottom bowls on the wrong carb ooooooops lol so after a lot of swearing I got them together again put em on the bike but now its running abit rich the plugs are black sooty it will idel for a while but soon clogs up so i clean them up & she runs fine when I take it out on the road its fine and pulls as she should but when i come to a junction it cuts out and wont start again what have i done and how can i rectify this problem........ Would squirting carb cleaner in it do any good?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-28-2007, 08:37 PM
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Sounds like maybe you cleaned out too much junk or moved a shim. Something to do with your low speed jet.




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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-01-2007, 08:04 PM
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make sure you did not bend your floats out of adustment either eye ball them back or get a float adujustment tool
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