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My recently restored vespa px200 87 model does not stop

Customer Question

my recently restored vespa px200 87 model does not stop leaking fuel, it seesm the tap is constantly open either in clodsed or reserve psoitions
JA: Just to clarify, can you actually see the leak?
Customer: i have taken the tank out and undone the face plate of the tap, as it was running straight continually.
JA: What is the model of your '87 motorcycle?
Customer: px 200 e
JA: Are you fixing your bike yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes i am fixing myself,
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: i have removed the two screws on the tape, i want to replace it but need an idea of the correct way around the tap must go so that the holes in the tap are covered in the correct fashion, to allow closure and opening of the fuel.
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Louie replied 12 months ago.

Hi, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially, please click HERE. Referece parts # 28 and 29 particularly the orientation of the holes.

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