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2001 Sportsman small issues


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Hey all, I recently bought an 01' Sportsman 500 HO from my brother in-law that he's had since new.  It runs awesome, just has 2 slight issues that I am addressing.  1st issue is fuel dripping out of overflow.  I did some searching around and saw that the O-rings in the carb wear out and allow fuel to leak, so I replaced both the Orings inside the carb.  This didn't fix it and still leaking which leads me to believe the float needs adjusted, I'm just not sure on correct way to check and correct this.  2nd issue is no speedometer.  Also in researching this it appears to be Hall Effect/speed sensor.  I'll be ordering one of those to replace, which sounds like a pretty straight forward process.  I guess really my only reason for the post is to get some help on the gas leak issue.  Any thoughts?  Other than that, I love the bike and really enjoy riding it.  Thanks in advance for any replies.

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