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2005 Arctic Cat 500i Arctic Cat Fuel Leak??

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I just bought 2005 Arctic Cat 500i 4x4 and noticed that when it is running or after it is shut off it leaks gas out of the bottom of the carb. any ideas?

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Yup, been there with my 04. Clean the carb, install an inline filter, and your life will be beautiful

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Mine was doing that when it was running hot, not enough to trip the hi temp alert. I cleaned out the radiator real well and the problem was solved.

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It happens when the float is not leveling off and shutting off fuel flow. In the past I would have to shut off the fuel flow switch when parked, not to loose gas.

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I have to agree with Ajmboy your fuel is not shutting off....i had this issue with my atc not to long ago i took my carb apart and cleaned my float and the float needle and whala works like a charm

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Sounds ;ike trash in the needle and seat and fuel bowl, clean out the fuel bowl and check the needle and seat replsce if necessary.

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Thanks, i cleaned out my carb and cleaned the float and needle real good and now its good as new.

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Be sure to install an inline filter if you don't have one already, so it doesn't happen again.

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check float valve assy

and petcock packing it may have torn causing petcocks inability to shut of

packing debtri can also be cught in float valve

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the neddle or the float is stuck have it rebiult by someone that knows whats going on until the after ridding turn the gas off people dont know this while your bike is ridding around in the back of your truck or trailer your float is steady working because of bounceing causing gas to sloashing in the bowl and there for over filling it and its got to go somewhere into the clyders out the over flow i suggest turning off the gas run out the in the carb DO NOT ATTEMPT ON 2 STROKES and if to much fuel gets dumped into the clyders it can bend your rods.

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