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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 02-07-2012, 03:13 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation 2001 scrambler dripping fuel

Hey guys im new to the forum here, I've got an 01 scrambler 400 2-stroke.
The bike is awesome and has always ran great. Ever since last month, when i park it in the garage ive come out the next day to find puddles of fuel under the machine, its coming from the bottom of the frame, where the swing arm attaches to the frame (around that area, i dont know what its called) my buddy told me he thinks maybe i flooded it but its been leaking for a few weeks now so im wondering if i cracked something maybe? any help to this would be greatly appreciated!
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If it's fuel the float needle is stuck. Remove carb,disassemble,inspect and replace worn parts,clean carb and reassemble. Carb might be gummed up due to ethanol fuel. Use stabil or seafoam in gas to help prevent this. It only takes about 1oz per gallon.
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turn the gas off when not running, new parts will last longer, gas will stop drippin
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