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Hyundai/Kia are known for having issues with their EVAP control systems. I owned a 2007 Hyundai Tiburon and the EVAP solenoid was malfunctioning. It made a pretty strong fuel smell because of the leak it caused. Cold weather can cause some of the rubber hose and emissions tubing to harden and crack under stress. Another thing to keep in mind is that when ...
I factory-ordered and just picked up a 2016 Accord Coupe EX-L with V6 and six-speed manual trans. So far, the Econ button appears to be window dressing (aka, placebo.) After the car is broken in I will do my own research but I don't expect any astonishing results. I keep a mileage log in all my cars and I can account for every gallon of gas I've burned in ...
Most carburetor fuel systems do not have a return fuel line. If they do it is usually at the fuel pump and would not impact your air/fuel mixture in any way. However your thinking is correct when applied to fuel injected systems, where a blockage in the return line would raise fuel pressure, thus enriching the mixture. As HandyHowie suggested, some ...
The carburetors probably just need their idle mixture adjusting to make the engine run a little leaner. If adjustment doesn't fix it, the carbs may need refurbishing.
All modern motorcycles with steel gas tanks have an internal coating that protects them against oxidation (rust). There are many brands of sealer available if the stock sealant has been compromised, typically due to heat or old fuel sitting in the tank for an extended period of time. This google search for 'motorcycle gas tank sealer' yielded these ...
Sounds like a bad connection somewhere. Clean the battery terminals. Replace the connectors if they cannot tighten down enough to make a good solid connection. Check that the grounds are tight and making a good connection.
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