gas leaking from hose under bike

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gas leaking from hose under bike

Postby blueeagle » Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:00 am

My bike GL1500 SE 1993 is leaking gas when idling from the hose under the bike on the right side what causes this

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Re: gas leaking from hose under bike

Postby virgilmobile » Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:41 am

I have the 88 model....mine has a hose on the right side's small,about 1/4" OD....It's the bowl drain for both carbs...not a overflow hose...There is a larger hose on the left,behind the foot peg(actually 3 of them) is the drain from the collection tray around the gas cap....A leaking fuel shutoff valve would drain there too.
The overflow/vent for the carbs is a pipe just in front of the gas cap....
My small hose only has gas coming out of it if the drain screw is loose....buried behind the radiator.

I'm not certain your bike is set up the same way....

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