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garsonglass 09-07-2008 04:08 PM

fuel problem
 
04 harley heritage soft tailfull tank runs great use 1/4 tank runs like its out of gas starving for fuel can anyone help me on this problem. rockin reg.

seruzawa 09-07-2008 04:47 PM

Fuel cap vent clogged?

sachiwilson 09-07-2008 06:01 PM

Check also for a rubber vent tube hanging down from the tank. On my 599, that got blocked and I had similar symptoms.

jennifer123786 09-07-2008 11:47 PM

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pushrod 09-08-2008 06:19 AM

GG,

Next time it starts acting up at 1/4 tank, try loosening the cap. If you can do that whilst riding.

Otherwise, in a relatively quiet area, loosen the cap and listen. If the tank inhales, your cap vent is not venting.

I used to spray some carb cleaner in the cap (well away from the bike!) and tap it several times with a small piece of wood. Then blow it out with some compressed air.

garsonglass 09-08-2008 07:34 AM

Thank you for your help I will do that I hade the cap on to tight thank again Rockin Reg


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