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86 Honda CBX750F,Would a inline glass fuel filter solve my flooding problem?

Seems to be coming from float bowl

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  • Bill Rominger Nov 29, 2013

    When does it leak? Engine on or off?

  • eirwen james Nov 30, 2013

    This is what nephew told me-I was adjusted the idle screw because the tick over was too fast,and my hand was soaking! Didnt think anything of it til i could smell strong petrol.. then I noticed it gushing out the over flow

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Filter will have no effect on leak.

Make sure that when the motor is shut off no fuel comes out of the tank by disconnecting the fuel hose. You may have a crossover hose dont confuse that with the carb fuel line.

Nope, take a screwdriver and hammer on the bottom half of the float bowls from the side with the plastic part of the screwdriver. If that doesn't work pull the carbs and remove the 16 float bowl screws with the carbs upside down. To remove the screws take a #2 phillips screwdriver and hammer and tap each screw with the screwdriver in place with the hammer. When turning the screws to remove them press firmly down to avoid stripping the screw head.

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The shut off valves for the float bowl are probably stuck-or not seating properly --remove the carbueretors and remove the float bowls ( the bottom covers ) - the valves are over the floats, near the pivot point -remove the pins that hold the floats - and remove the floats - the valves may be attached to the floats with a small klip --inspect and clean the valve and the valve seat

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  • eirwen james Nov 30, 2013

    This is what nephew said happened at the time-I was adjusted the idle screw because the tick over was too fast,and my hand was soaking! Didnt think anything of it til i could smell strong petrol.. then I noticed it gushing out the over flow

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SOURCE: need setting for carb. adjuster on bottom of carb

Turn the adjusting screw all the way in until it LIGHTLY seats. Now back it out one and one half turns. Do the same adjustment for the throttle screw on the right side of the carb. You are now back to the stock factory settings.

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SOURCE: honda cbx750f- fuel vent connections on petrol

vent pipe is usually the smaller of the two outlets

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SOURCE: I have 2007 Honda VTX 1300,was running and when I

Were you able to solve this problem? what did you do? It just happened to me today, topped off the tank, made it 3 miles then it just dies on me. wont start up. Same bike.

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SOURCE: Upon starting, left float bowl

the float level is set with the carb on the bench float should be level with carb body above needle and seat you may nave abad float remove and shake to see if it has gas in it i would also recomend changing the needle and seat due to the age of bike

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SOURCE: This is for an 1979 Honda CBX. I installed new

I PRESUME YOU THOROUGLY CLEANED THE FLOAT NEEDLE SEAT?AND INSPECTED THE NEEDLES FOR LIKENESS COMPARED TO THE OLD ONES, SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO IGNORE THE FACTORY SETTINGS PLACE THE CARBS ON THE BENCH WITH A FUEL SUPPLY CONNECTED AND ADDJUST EACH FLOAT UNTILL THE LEVEL OF FUEL IS BELOW THE OVERFLOW TUBE ALLOWING ENOUGH ROOM FOR THE FLOATS SO THAT THE LEVEL STILL LYES BELOW THE TUBE WHEN FULLY ASSEMBLED, COMPLETE THIS TEST BEFORE FIXING THEM TO THE BIKE, WHEN YOU ARE HAPPY REPLACE THEM BACK ON THE BIKE,

PS IS THE NEEDLE SEAT AVAILIBLE SEPERATLY MAYBE WORTH INVESTING INSOME NEW 1S IF THEY DO

YOU COULD HAVE THE CARBS ULTRASONICALY CLEANED

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