Bike starts and immediately revs to 5000rpm

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asaxyman
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Bike starts and immediately revs to 5000rpm

Postby asaxyman » Tue Aug 04, 2015 5:15 pm

After I had my carbs cleaned and rebuilt, and after I reassembled the entire air/fuel intake assembly onto my bike, it starts, with no choke needed, and revs up to 5000rpm all by itself. I have checked the idle screw, it is turned out and not in contact with the throttle, and the float bowl levels were set by the mechanic upon reassembly. I don't think that I have intake leaks, as the rubber seals between the intake and carbs do not have any splits and seem to be on there pretty tight. I expected to deal with some idle variance when putting the carbs back on, but not this much! Does anybody have any suggestions or ideas for what may be going on?

Thanks,
Harry

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