Fuel leak from bottom of carburettor 'drain screw'

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will
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Fuel leak from bottom of carburettor 'drain screw'

Post by will » Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:18 pm

Hello all,

I have a fuel leak on a RC600....when the bike is running there is no leak
But when the bike is stopped there is now a stream of petrol coming out of the pipe that comes off the bottom of the carburettor (as if the drain screw is open but it is not! :?: :?: )
Any ideas on the cause and a fix?

Thanks

Will

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Post by hahne » Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:26 pm

I think you will have a defect level-valve!! Exchange it! Bye Gottfried

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Post by Rubberduck » Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:27 pm

stuck needle-valve is most likely the reason... clear the carb and it should fix it, if not do as hahne said, replace it...

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Post by mowgli » Tue Dec 13, 2005 3:51 am

take the carb off and remove the float, pull out the cut-off needle and clean it, you may find gum residue on it. replace parts and you should be fine.adjust the float level or if not get a new needle

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