Motorcycle Repair/wr250


my 98 wr250 is dumping gas out exhaust & is hard to start

Hello Chris,

You're not giving me much to work with, but I would firstly check carburettor float height/fuel level and possible overflow, and next the choke plug for leakage.
Before checking the above though, remove all breathing/overflow hoses from the carburettor body (keep only the fuel hose) and try.

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I can help you on EVERY issue involving POST-1980 Japanese Motorcycles plus KTM and Husaberg. My field of expertise includes Engine, Transmission, Fuel system (carburation & EFI),Electrics and Electronics. Maintenance, repair and tuning. Road and off-road suspension tuning. Please don't ask me about non-Japanese Motorcycle, especially American built on which I have low to zero experience.


I'm a rider and hobbyist since childhood. 25 years motorcycle workshop mechanic.15 years motorcycle racing mechanic. In order of experience high to low:Kawasaki,Suzuki,Honda,Yamaha,KTM,Husaberg.

Hellenic (Greek) Technical School.Internal Combustion Engines Engineer. Automotive Electronics.

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