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ok the gasket on the float bowl is fixed but now its leaking worse than ever out the over flow hose. I have had the float bowl off 3-4 times and it seems to be working good. the choke cable will not slide back and forth like it should so I took it off and pulled it so it would be in the off position when reassembling it. I just cannot get to the bottom of the fuel leaking issue. anything im missing here folks?
 

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the only thing that causes fuel leakage from the overflow tube is a worn or stuck float needle if you remove the needle and hold it up so you can see it good it should be a uniform cone shape on the end if not it is bad and in need of replacing. As far as the cable is concerned... yhave you took the cable off from the choke assembly? if so does it move freely that way? if not the cable is bad also. if it does then there is a problem with the choke mechanism. a diagram of the carb would be a big help to you I think.
 

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the only thing that causes fuel leakage from the overflow tube is a worn or stuck float needle if you remove the needle and hold it up so you can see it good it should be a uniform cone shape on the end if not it is bad and in need of replacing. As far as the cable is concerned... yhave you took the cable off from the choke assembly? if so does it move freely that way? if not the cable is bad also. if it does then there is a problem with the choke mechanism. a diagram of the carb would be a big help to you I think.
aahhhh I didnt take the float needle out. im assuming it just unscrews? I thought that when folks talked about the float being stuck they just meant the actual plastic float. I took the choke cable off completely and worked it back and forth even squirting oil into the sheath its in. It is very hard to move although it is possible. the thumb lever for the choke would never have enough leverage to push the choke in once its pulled open though. I found some cables on ebay for it but just want to make sure i get the correct one.
 

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no the float needle is connected to the float simply turn the carb over remove the bowl then slide out the rod holding the float assembly to the carb the needle will be connected to the float clean it off and inspect the tip its made of rubber then clean out the seat. (where the needle sets). put it back together and give it a try.
 

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decided to finally break down and let a pro handle it...took it over to my buds at Pro-Fab ATV Racing today.:D I will keep ya posted on how it turns out.
 

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Just got the quad back a few days ago from Pro-Fab and it is like new again. Scott at Profab obviously knows his stuff. He totally rebuilt the Carb and even put on a new fuel filter and all new rubber fuel hoses as well. I had him put on a new choke cable also which now works like it should. All that for $200 I didnt think was too bad at all. Not to mention the fact that Profab stands behind their work. No wonder alot of the top GNCC racers have Profab build their engines. If anyone needs work in Ohio I recommend these guys.
 

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I almost forgot to mention...my cousin recently got a deal on a 2005 non running Recon. It was stuck in gear therefore would not start. Profab tore into it and had it running top notch in a few days. Scott at Profab told me what the exact problems were but it was in another language to me. Something to do with a chain stretching and breaking something in the tranny. My cousin only had $350 in everything. needless to say he was pleased as he could have been taken for alot of $$$ if someone wanted to be dishonest.
 

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Good Job... It's always good that you can rely on a good reputable service dept. and not get reamed by needless cost.
 
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