Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Fort Sask , Alberta, Canada
Not KLR but Kawasaki Carb issue
I have a 1997 KLF 400 ATV.
Having some carb issues and rather than registering at another forum figure it's likely simple and can get an answer here. Carb looks very similar to the KLR.
Couple of weeks ago I noticed a puddle of fuel under the ATV. Checked and found it was coming out of carb drain tube. Tried to tighten, loosen& tighten, the drain screw which didn't fix the problem.
I used the quad briefly a couple of days ago. No issues. Today I check the quad and there is a large puddle of fuel under it.
So I'm figuring I've got a stuck float so the carb has to come apart.
Also concerned that fuel may have leaked into the cylinder, although that side of the carb looks to be higher than the air box side.
Never had this carb apart. The ATV only has 2000km on it.
Any enlightenment appreciated.
My Kaw Barn - 2004 KLR, 2006 Concours (sold), 1997 Bayou 400.
"It's a friggen motorcycle, it's not supposed to be comfortable, quiet or safe. The wind noise is supposed to hurt your ears, the seat should be hard and riding it should make you shit your pants every now and then. "
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Last edited by klr4evr; 10-31-2013 at 08:49 PM.