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Old 12-29-2008, 11:15 PM   #84
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Originally Posted by lewismedlock
I haven't started my 600R for probably 9 months. I thought that today would be a good day to fire it up. Wrong. It hasn't had any gas in it. I guess that the cork in the petcock dried out because when I put some gas in the tank it leaked.

So, I'm airing out the shop now. Soon I'll go out and check out my petcock.

Maybe stuck float, comming out of the overflow tube.

While we are talking about XR 600 Carbs, if you haven't done so, go order a new billet choke plate. sooner is better than later.
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