Carburetor Promlem?

Stan Marcisz /

I am ressurecting a 78 Motobecane 50VLA. I cleaned the carb but can't get any gas to the engine. There is no blockage and there is gas in the bowl. It starts when I give a shot of quick start in the carb; then it dies.

Any Ideas?



Re: Carburetor Promlem?


I have been having the same problem with my '78 Sachs and I think I've found that mine is a vacuum problem. Make sure that all of your gaskets are good and you don't have any pin-prick holes in your float bowl. I ended up finding a little hole in mine caused by corrosion inside the float-bowl--I patched it and voila! Well let me know what happens :)

good luck!


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