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Old 08-04-2016, 06:44 PM
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Default ATV has fuel problems - maybe

I use a Kawasaki Prarie (650 cc) to round up cattle with. I believe is was purchased new in 2002.
The last tune up it has had was about 9 months to a year ago.
For a couple of months now I have had problems with it when I want to accelerate. It runs fine when I am at half throttle, but when I need a sudden surge of power and give it full throttle, it spits and sputters and I loose power. When I back off the gas, then it returns to normal.
I was going to replace the fuel filter, only to find that it doesn't have one. I have added some Seafoam to the gas thinking this might help, but to no avail.
Any ideas why it is doing this?

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Old 05-13-2017, 01:21 PM
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Main jet in your carb is blocked or loose.
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Old 05-13-2017, 02:07 PM
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Thank you. I'll try that and see how it goes. Never have done this before, so it may take a while. Cattle working for the year is done now, so I should have a little more time on my hands. Need to research the engine and carb.
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