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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-30-2018, 03:43 PM Thread Starter
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Honda 2003 Sportrax250EX fuel carb problem

My name is Rich I am new to this forum so keep that in mind. ....Ie I don't know what I am doing ......

Anyway after setting for a few month I tried to start up my 2003 Sportrax 250EX. It starts but only runs for a few seconds then seems to run out of fuel. I removed the tube feeding fuel to the carburetor and there is plenty of fuel there(so I dont think it is lack of fuel .......btw is there a fuel filter ?). I have unscrewed the float/needle housing and sprayed carb cleaner down that, also poured jet cleaner down it ......no affect. It still starts and runs for a second or two then dies ......apparently out of fuel.

Any suggestions on what might be wrong or what to try ?

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Rich >> I'm just joining this forum with the same issue that you had (in 2018). Did you find the solution to your problem?
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-14-2020, 01:17 AM
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It sounds like your jets are still stopped up. It would be best to remove your carb take it apart and remove the jets and use a small piece of wire to make sure all of small holes are clean on both jets
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