Lagging between 2 & 3 thousand RPMs


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Jrmetcalf
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Lagging between 2 & 3 thousand RPMs

Post by Jrmetcalf » Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:35 pm



I have an 85 Goldwing Rebuilt the carbs changed fuel filter,fuel pump,fuel lines. Idles perfect but it lags between 2 & 3 thousand RPMS. what are the symptoms of this problem



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Re: Lagging between 2 & 3 thousand RPMs

Post by newday777 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:07 am

What process did you use to clean the carbs?

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Re: Lagging between 2 & 3 thousand RPMs

Post by virgilmobile » Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:50 pm

Run the bike till it starts to "lag"..reach over and bump up the choke lever a bit.See if the engine picks back up.A carb needle lift was needed on mine to get it through the mid-range lean spot.
And no..you can't just leave the choke part way on

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