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First time riding my Nighthawk since the fall. There was some stabilizer in the fuel over the winter, and the carbs were replaced last spring so they're pretty new still. I let the bike warm up for a bit, turned off the choke and it idled fine. Whenever I revved the throttle it died, until I put the choke back on.

I had to keep the choke on for over 15 minutes of riding around before I could turn it off and rev the engine without making it die. Any ideas of what it could be?
 

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Did you drain the fuel from your carbs before storage? It could be your stabilizer didn't keep the fuel from leaving a coating in the jets. Try a tank or two of a good fuel system cleaner, and see if it clears up; it couldn't hurt, and it's a lot easier than taking them apart.
 

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I didn't do that. I would've thought they'd be fine since they were just replaced last spring, but I'm new to bikes so I really don't know. Thanks for the info I'll try it!
 
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