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post #1 of 9 Old 05-18-2019, 05:29 PM Thread Starter
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Arctic cat 1999 400 4x4 need help!!

My 1999 arctic cat 400 4x4 fires up right away but wont stay running ive cleaned the carb currently restoring it it ran fine before i parked it in my shop ??
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How's the fuel flow from the tank? There should be 2 filter screens inside the tank.
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post #3 of 9 Old 05-18-2019, 11:14 PM
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you need to really clean the carb
that carb is bad for plugging up...
2 or 3 yrs in storage can bugger it up
so bad without additives(dunk in cleaner a day)
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also float valve sticking
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Fuel flow from the tank is normal and the carb is spotless and its only been sitting there for a month
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Water in the fuel

Google “phase separation of oxygenated fuel”, it’ll explain it in detail.

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Consistent spark? Check flywheel magnets....

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Consistent spark? Check flywheel magnets....


Not really an issue with this Liquid cooled 400. Only the air/oil cooled 400’s which are 376 CC’s to be exact.

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