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Old 26th November 2009, 15:59   #16
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Vapor lock due to the tank cap? These used to happen to RX's but usually happens while running and not at cold starts.
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Jaggu is right vapor lock happens due to heat & not cold & yes it very much happens on a Karizma. The only way out is to open the tank cap & close it.
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Hi, i got a relatively new karizma with only 500km on the odo, initially i didnt have any problem, but after 2000kms i experienced a jerky ride, cold start and so on. then i started cleaning the carb, air filter, and finally broke the air screw, and replaced with new one , cold start persists, but what i found was, start with choke for few seconds and then it is ok. ride for few meters, it is fine.
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looks like a lean tune to me. try richening the mixture by a turn or two.
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