1993 Intruder 1400 Backfiring
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    1993 Intruder 1400 Backfiring

    My Intruder has not been operated since 2008. The floats were stuck and I cleaned all that out. There are large pistons on the intake side that operate by action of a diaphragm. They are sluggish and I was wondering if this could be the cause of difficult starting, poor idle and a lot of backfiring. Waiting for new air filters and was hoping this maybe all it is now. Thank you for any help.

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    LIkely that your low speed jets are plugged up.
    They are small and hard to clean.

    Get some Berrymans B12 Chemtool (yes, that brand exactly).
    But 2 OZ per gallon in the tank with some fresh gas.
    Run til hot then let it sit overnight.
    After doing that a couple of times you might notice a big improvement.
    If not, you need a mechanic to rebuild the carbs.......or replace them.
    Don't believe everything that you think.

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    Thanks Easy Rider..I'll give it a try


 

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