Thread: Cleaning Carbs
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Old 14-02-18, 09:51 AM   #16
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Default Re: Cleaning Carbs

Originally Posted by NedSVS View Post
The most common problem with the carbed SV's is sticking choke plungers and rusty choke cables sticking because they have gone rusty after the splitter box (I always apply light oil at the splitter box whenever I am working with the tank up). Of course Redex would do nothing for this, but without a definite diagnosis and at 2.00 a bottle from Wilko I would certainly be trying it before coughing up for two hours labour.

Same here.As soon as I lift the tank and remove the Airbox I lube all the carb mechanisms.I use either GT85 or a bit of ACF50.So far my 1999 Curvy has not given me any Choke/Carb problems

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