fuel tap

On my fz50 there is a tap for the fuel. It has three position: pri, res and on

I guess on means open and res means the reserve. But what is pri?

BTW: If it is in the pri position, the carburator leaks gasolin.

Re: fuel tap

Prime? Like for priming the carb with gas for cold starting?

Re: fuel tap

isn't the choke used for that

fuel tap

The Prime is used to bypass the vacuum activated petcock so if the bowl is empty you can fill it in this position. When I have left mine on Prime, it seems to use more gasoline as opposed to the other way.

Re: fuel tap

well it seems you may be right. When left with the valve on PRI the

« Go to Topic — end of thread

Want to reply to this thread?

We'd love to have you join the discussion, but first you'll need to login (or create an account).