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Kevin K
PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 12:41 am  Reply with quote
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Pulled the P200 out of storage. It finally started and I rode it around the neighborhood. Pulled back into the driveway and gas is running down the back of the engine. WTF? Pulled cowl and airbox cover. Gas appears to coming from underneath the airbox. Effed up float? What else?

If I can't figure it out I'm draggin' it out to the backyard, and after that the only tools I'll be needing will be a Zippo lighter and a stick with marshmallows on it...
-K

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 11:16 am  Reply with quote
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my guess is float no float, or http://www.scooterworks.com/Needle_Valve_4-Sided_-SI_carb_P388C31.cfm try giving it a good cleaning and or a thump. Your scootering fiend, Ed
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 11:20 am  Reply with quote
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Uh gas from the gas tank Kevin.

Yeah rebuild the carb, new float and needle then see what up.

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Brad
PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 11:41 am  Reply with quote
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This sounds familiar. I'll go with Matt, check the float and float needle.

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Matty
PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 12:02 pm  Reply with quote
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oh but first just make sure the gas line is on good and tight and isn't cracked.

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Kevin K
PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 2:26 pm  Reply with quote
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Matty wrote:
oh but first just make sure the gas line is on good and tight and isn't cracked.


That was the first thing I checked. Pulled the bellows and traced the fuel line back to the carb. Couldn't find any leaks there.


Looks like I need to check the needle and seat next.

Thanks for all the help guys.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 20, 2008 7:36 pm  Reply with quote
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There goes that 115mpg rating...
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 2:09 pm  Reply with quote
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pull the tank and check the fuel tap.

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Kevin K
PostPosted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 5:44 pm  Reply with quote
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Pulled the float and cleaned everything. Works like a charm.

Thanks, all.
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