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I think the carb floats may be stuck on my 2000, rmk700. Can anyone tell me what the proper float adjustments are?
 

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Stuck floats are unlikely unless there is serious stuff in the bowl. A more likely possibility is particles of something getting into the inlet seat(s) if the fuel line isn't filtered properly.
 

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So what makes you think that? For the most part, you should never have to adjust the float level. Clean out the needle and seat controlled by the float, yes, adjust the level, never, unless someone else has screwed with it. :eek:hmy:
 

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I think you probably mean needle and seet?? if so they are probably gummed up or something and need cleaning or replaced. I have had them go on my 600 xc before and the motor would keep flooding out when parked or idling.
 

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I think you probably mean needle and seet?? if so they are probably gummed up or something and need cleaning or replaced. I have had them go on my 600 xc before and the motor would keep flooding out when parked or idling.[/b]
Rad, if you can find the word "seet" in the dictionary, I"ll go with ya on that. Otherwise, I'll continue to think "seat" is correct.
 

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didnt realize you need perfect gramer to fix a sled???
 

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The old metal-to-metal needles and seats would wear out to where they would leak - not all that unusual. The newer ones with the polymer or synthetic needle point simply don't seem to have wear issues. The biggest reason for leaking at the inlet that I have seen has involved some kind of stuff which prevents proper seating. The tank has curlies left from machining the openings which can be a big problem if you don't keep a filter inline. Sometimes you can also get sediment in the fuel if it is drawn from a steel tank which has rust sediments in it. Those can find their way through some filters. I suppose it would be possible to wear a hole in a float if the machine has seen lots of rough miles and hard riding. I can hardly imagine that though given the many tundra miles we've put on machines without it ever happening.
 

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we just had this problem with my wifes sled.the floats did in fact stick.they were the newer style floats that were already mentioned.it seems there was a build up of stuff on the pin the floats ride on.all i did was remove the floats and clean off the pin.it is now back to perfect thats all it was.but it was running really bad as it was allowing way to much fuel to get through.it was a very simple job and took all of 15 minutes to fix.
 
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