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Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky, Motorcycle Mechanic
Category: Motorcycle
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Experience:  Yamaha Gold, Suzuki Gold, Honda Bronze, Polaris Bronze, BRP
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Today i overfilled (spilled gas everywhere) my gas tank and

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today i overfilled (spilled gas everywhere) my gas tank and when i left the station the bike stalled, i restarted it and it stalled again, according to the lady at Harely she said i probably had vapor lock, and needed to siphon out the extra gas. Got my bike back to work and siphoned out about 1/4 of a gallon, (got the gas below the neck line) stated up the bike and it's still sputtering and stalling (but doesnt completely die.) Do you know what is wrong?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  P.J. replied 1 year ago.
A little more information may be helpful. What model bike do you have?Is it fuel injected or carbureted?Is your fuel tank stock?Have you made any recent modifications? Thanks, P.J.