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Hi everyone. Need some advice, big time. FROM THE START. 05 Foreman 500 entering a creek, it got too deep going down hill into the water, so put it into reverse and started to back out. Got a little ways out then the bike stalled. Started fine but when you give it gas it dies, starts again no problem but will not run on anything more than idle. Winched her out checked the oil / air box and no water at all. from the front wheels back it's still dry. Any ideas ??? Someone suggested carb lines ? Please please help as she is currently parked in the bush !!!
 

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If you pull off the side cover on the right side (sitting on it) look at the bottom side of the carb you will see a screw that is the carb drain with a long screwdriver loosen it and gas will start to flow let it flow for a few seconds then close it back now plug the tube where the gas was coming out of and it should crank fine.
 

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Exactly, you need to drain your float bowl. Had this same thing happen a couple weeks ago with a friends rancher.
 

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[Thanks ...did this but nothing came out at all...No gas / no water ?????
Also the tube that comes down from there..does it just hang loose or does it attach somewhere...
Thanks Again
 

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It just hangs there. If nothing came out when you opened the drain you may have trash in it. Try priming the carb and then draining it.
 

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It would not idle if the gas was not on. Are you turning the right screw, turning it far enough?
 

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Wee Hee

Thanks to you all. Took the screw out again...still nothing....Sprayed some carb cleaner in and LET THE GAS FLOW......
While she was undressed I adjust the valve clearances..Now she runs like the Honda I know and love.... Thanks again to all
 
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