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Old 07-14-2013, 10:39 PM   #4130
bmwktmbill
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Originally Posted by dolphins13 View Post
I have a 99 lc4e 640. Has been a perfect bike till now. (3500 miles ive owned it) The last 3 times I rode it to the gym. It dies on my way home and dosnt sart till i truck it home then it starts? Seems like I get a carb full of gas away from gym? Floats maybe? The tilting of the bike to load and unload has to be playing a part? I tried taking gas cap off in case it was vapor lock. If a main jet got plugged it wouldnt keep unplugging? Hoping for good advice before I start tearing it apart. My carb is a real pia to take out. Hoping I can adjust floats with carb still on? It has spark. Bike has run flawless till now.
There is a small screen in the fuel inlet pipe that could be partially plugged.You could try checking that before ripping the carb off.
bill
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