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    help, did i kill my carb?

    i was pulling the oil line off the middle carb on my stxr and i pulled the inlet nipple off as well. i was able to find the little check ball and spring and get it all pressed back in. is that carb shot? how can i salvage this. thanks.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jafo9 View Post
    i was pulling the oil line off the middle carb on my stxr and i pulled the inlet nipple off as well. i was able to find the little check ball and spring and get it all pressed back in. is that carb shot? how can i salvage this. thanks.
    What you did is a common thing. Now that you know, next time slice the line at the fitting and pull it off. If you found the ball and spring consider a few things
    1) It's your lucky day, buy a lottery ticket
    2) Put the spring in the hole, then the ball, then the fitting.
    3) I did this and lost the spring and ball in my Garage!!!!

    Everything should be fine.

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    yeah, i was floored when i put my hand under the motor and found the ball right away. just earlier in the day i spent 20 minutes looking for a relatively large fuel filter i dropped in the hull of my 96 xp.

    do i just press the fitting back in? or do i need to secure it somehow? thanks.

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    clean it up real well and put just a little loctite red on it. Be sure you dont get any in the check valve. It would probably be best to remove them if you dont have them out already.

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    carbs are out on the shop table. i already put it back together and pressed it in. should i remove it again to put the loctite in or am i better off not loosening it up any more?

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