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Gas coming from carb tube help!!

I just got a 93 yamaha virgo 1100. The bike tipped over on its right side and now gas flows from a hose coming out of the carb when I start the bike and while it runs(the hose comes out the left side of the bike). Its not a drip but a pretty good flow. Does anyone know what could have happened or have a solution for my problem. Thanks alot for your help.
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I just got a 93 yamaha virgo 1100. The bike tipped over on its right side and now gas flows from a hose coming out of the carb when I start the bike and while it runs(the hose comes out the left side of the bike). Its not a drip but a pretty good flow. Does anyone know what could have happened or have a solution for my problem. Thanks alot for your help.
It seems like the float needle hung up in the carburator.
Try tapping the carburator with a blunt handle of a screwdriver or hammer handle, it might reset the needle if not the carburator has to come off for the repair.
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