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post #1 of 3 Old 09-21-2017, 02:24 PM Thread Starter
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Fuel System Problems

I have a 2008 KLR 650. Recently the bike will run for a few miles then shut down as if it ran out of fuel. I let the bike sit for a minute or two and it will crank up and run a few miles then stop again. Tank has fuel, and the problem occurs with the primary or reserve petcock settings. I've got the tank off and am inspecting all carburetor hoses and connections. Before I begin ordering all sorts of parts, does anyone of you KLR riders out there have any suggestions? Thanks !
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post #2 of 3 Old 09-21-2017, 04:13 PM
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Could be tank vent seals. Ride with the spare key in the gas cap. When it starts to act like it is running out of gas, open the gas cap. If it immediately runs like it has gas you need to service the vent seals.
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Might also be incorrectly routed or pinched vapor recovery system hoses preventing the tank from venting properly.
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