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Old 02-10-2015, 12:42 PM   #1
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Fuel leak normal operation?

I've been riding a friends 2001 Suzuki GS500 for a little while and I noticed fuel leaking from a tube connected to the air box one day. It only leaks when the bike is off. It's not a lot, only a drip every few minutes and I figured it had something to do with the carbs. I recently bought a 2013 Suzuki SFV650 and just yesterday noticed the same issue. This new bike is fuel injected! Is this normal or should I take it back to the dealer?
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Old 02-10-2015, 12:47 PM   #2
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No that is not normal....are u sure its from the airbox? Either way your new bike should not leak any fuel unless u over fill the tank but even then it probably goes into a charcoal canister to evaporate. Any pics?
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Old 02-10-2015, 01:13 PM   #3
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The leak on the GS500 is from a tube coming from the airbox. I'm not sure where the tube is going to on the new bike. I don't have pics of the leak but this is where the 2 tubes come out on the bike and where the fuel leaked.
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I guess I overfilled the gas tank and that's why it leaked out the vent tube... Turns out it was my fault, thanks anyway byrdman
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I guess I overfilled the gas tank and that's why it leaked out the vent tube... Turns out it was my fault, thanks anyway byrdman
Glad u got it figured out

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I guess I overfilled the gas tank and that's why it leaked out the vent tube... Turns out it was my fault, thanks anyway byrdman

I wasn't gonna say it. I figured you would figure it out
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Just trying to get the most out of my 3.8 gal tank...
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