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    2002 xlt 800 won’t go over 30 mph

    I have a 2002 Yamaha xlt 800 with 98 hours. It dropped a power valve a couple of summers ago and I rebuilt the top end of it then. Both cylinders have 120 lbs. I have rebuilt the carburetor twice using the service manual settings. It will start and run with the choke out 1/4 of the way but will not get over 30 mph or so. What do I need to check from here to see what is wrong with it now and get it back up and running?


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    If you have to run it with the choke partially applied then you need to rebuild your carbs. Do not run it until you get your carbs corrected.

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