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Old 03-29-2007, 06:00 PM
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i have a volcano stx that i only ran three times been struggling to keep it runnin when i let of the gas it dies. i turn on the idle screw and it still dont work i also changed glow plug and charged all my batterys and it still dies. glow igniter is charged i give up i tried every thing and it still dies.
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Old 03-29-2007, 06:01 PM
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did you reset your needles to factory settings? is the clutch spring good?
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Old 03-29-2007, 06:05 PM
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Is there an air leak in the fuel system?
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Old 03-29-2007, 06:10 PM
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does the fuel tank cap have a good seal? are the head bolts tight?
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Old 03-29-2007, 06:11 PM
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Are the headlights on or off?
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Old 03-29-2007, 06:57 PM
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did you fill the tank, check the oil
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Old 03-29-2007, 07:13 PM
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Make sure the blinkers are working.
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Old 03-29-2007, 07:15 PM
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check the tire pressure, thats very important
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Old 03-29-2007, 07:17 PM
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Did you check the trans and diff oils too. ya need to make sure you put spring air in your tires too, and when summer gets here make sure to put summer air in them.
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Old 03-29-2007, 07:28 PM
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Default RE: Why wont volcano stx stay running

You guys are having too much fun.. help the poor guy. lol...Sounds to me you need a CMS trans lol..
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Old 03-29-2007, 10:14 PM
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Default RE: Why wont volcano stx stay running

well thanx for frickin around with me it was pretty funny but no i dont have a blinker or head lites i checked all my oils put in a new gasket for my muffler and now i can only get it to run for 30 seconds i put fuel in it the gasket is good seals are good to so all i got to do is check the clutch spring and wat if thats good what should i do then.
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is the glow plug bad or goin bad
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Old 03-30-2007, 08:04 AM
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Default RE: Why wont volcano stx stay running

My guess is the siphon tube on your fuel tank is blocked with mold flash. Has same issue on Volcano SV Pro. I removed the fitting and carefully cut off the plastic elbow. I could then clean out the siphon tube. I then rethreaded the fitting back onto the tank. It now is vertical which means the fuel line will not route so close to the gear. Much better IMHO
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