August 10, 2006 at 9:07 pm #12277
Hello,just got back on two wheels after a few years in a car ,got a `97 suzi gs500 to get back into it,had one or two problems but can any one tell me about the hose that runs from beneath the air filter and comes out by the brake peg,there`s a split in the end and it`s dripping petrol(it looks like it is a sealed end),is it a case of new hose and sorted or is there a problem causing petrol to drip and maybe that`s what rotted the hose??
All suggestions would be greatly appreciated,, cheers!!!!August 10, 2006 at 11:15 pm #50522Born2BMildParticipant
Hi ya Morty. Welcome to the forum.August 10, 2006 at 11:43 pm #50523RadarModerator
Sounds like your fuel breather. Get it checked and also check your fuel cap is clean. There is a small hole to allow fuel vapour to escape in small quantities to allow for fuel expansion. This could be blocked.
Welcome to the forumAugust 11, 2006 at 8:34 am #50524GixParticipant
Hi morty, welcome.August 11, 2006 at 10:09 am #50525Speed MonsterParticipant
Hi Morty. What Radar said.August 11, 2006 at 7:13 pm #50526GSF K1Participant
Hello.. welcome to planet insanity!August 12, 2006 at 9:07 am #50527
Cheers will check and let you know,much appreciationAugust 12, 2006 at 3:22 pm #50528DiggerParticipant
Hello Morty,welcome to the bike forum.August 12, 2006 at 9:26 pm #50529barmy_carmyParticipant
Hiya Morty! Hope ya get yer probs sorted! Welcome to the loonybin lol!
But I’m not barmy it’s everyone else Lol!August 29, 2006 at 9:14 am #50530imperialdataKeymaster
Hi Morty. Sometimes a sticking or badly adjusted float on the carburettor can cause overflowing through this pipe. The owner’s manual will tell you how to check and adjust the carburettor float height. Shouldn’t be the petrol that rotted the pipe though, more likely it’s 10 years of sun, rain and road crap that has taken its toll. Shortening it may be an option if it still exits clear of the bike.August 29, 2006 at 12:38 pm #50531
Cheers for all replies,turned out to be float problem after all,thanks again MAugust 29, 2006 at 7:03 pm #50532imperialdataKeymaster
Sorry I didn’t reply sooner mate! Nice to know it’s fixed though.August 29, 2006 at 8:34 pm #50533RadarModerator
Glad you got it sortedAugust 29, 2006 at 11:30 pm #50534ThumperParticipant
Hi Morty, welcome.
How are you getting on with your return to the freedom of two wheels?
I hope you are enjoying it as much as the rest of us. What sort of riding are you doing I wonder?August 30, 2006 at 7:07 am #50535
So riding locally am in sth wales so doing the brecon,porthcawl bit at moment,nothing too far until i know the bike is reliable,don`t wanna get stuck somewhere too remote ha ha,going with mate to track day in pembrey next month,he`s riding not me.so far so good anyway
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