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    A little background, just got this bike, its an 1986 California vf500f. Rebuilding the carbs i noticed there doesn't seem to be anything connecting the idle screw to the carburetor?
     

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    More pics
     

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    it's screwed up. :cigar: try replacing the fuse.
     
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    Is it missing a linkage to the throttle from the idle?
     
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    the idle ADjustymentt screw is normally set to that it's just barely starting to move the contact point.
     
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    Yeah its just grabbing air. I guess whoever did the carb last forgot that part....probably why it sat for so long. Thanks for the help. Do you know what that part # would be or where i can find a replacement?
     
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    photos, please ;)
     
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    The red arrow is the direction the screw is going the spring near the top of the photo belongs to the adjustment screw
     

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    see if it makes sense to flip the direction of the bracket holding the adjustment screw.
     
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