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alabamadave

crf 80 stalls when choke closed

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Guys

I have cleaned the carb,pilot jet,main jet and still when I close the choke the bike dies. What in the world could it be? I have tried to idle it up and then close the choke and still dies.

things that make you go hmmmm!

Thanks

Alabamadave

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You can't clean a pilot jet. Replace it.

You probably have the passage above the pilot jet still clogged.

Use monofiliment wire.

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Money on the Pilot jet like the above post. Any decent shop should have a new one, if not a soak in berrymans chemtool, and a wire from a brass wire brush should fix it up.

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it is normal for a bike to not run with full choke. if it stalls when you take choke off, then you are too lean.

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if your still having trouble after cleaning/replacing the pilot jet then you might want to check for air leaks around the intake manifold.Those o rings are prone to leaking. Also make sure you have decent flow from the fuel valve and that its making it to the float bowl.

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