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Motorcycle filter: Will I ruin my bike if I ride it with these problems?

I just paid $650 to have the carbs cleaned out on my 4-cylinder Honda Magna (94). They also found rust in the tank so they said they fixed that. I picked it up tonight and it's running terribly. It feels like it has the wrong gas type in it. One (or more... all?) of the cylinders is kind of knocking or just being loud, it feels like it can't hold an idle, when I shift into gear it feels like I'm lugging the engine. I have to give it way too much throttle to even get it into gear. I don't know what they did to mess it up, and I intend to have a word with them when they open again on Tuesday. (I mean, did they even test it after they put it back together?) In the mean time, tomorrow is Monday and I need to get to work. Could I potentially break things or mess things up further if I try to ride in? And what is the protocol on bike repairs. My feeling is that they've messed it up--I paid them $100/hr for the work because I trusted that they'd do a really great job. They didn't, so they should take responsibility and fix whatever they broke for free. Am I wrong on that?
posted by brenton on Jun 16, 2013 - 12 answers

Finding a good motorcycle or scooter mechanic in Arizona?

Finding a good motorcycle or scooter mechanic in Arizona? Web directory with customer reviews? [more inside]
posted by MeatyBean on Nov 10, 2011 - 3 answers

Motorcycle Mechanic in Portland Oregon?

Anyone have any recommendations for a reputable (and affordable?) motorcycle mechanic in Portland Oregon?
posted by Sharakov on May 13, 2011 - 1 answer

Abused bike needs help.

I have a motorcycle that's been stored outside for a year and I'd like to get it running. [more inside]
posted by heliostatic on Mar 30, 2010 - 12 answers

Overflowing Carbs

Help me diagnose a motorcycle carburetor problem. [more inside]
posted by dsword on Sep 20, 2009 - 9 answers

My kawasaki is sick, can you help me nurse her back to health?

Help me figure out what is wrong with my motorcycle! I think it's simple, but I'm confused...[long and technical, yay!] [more inside]
posted by TomMelee on Feb 17, 2008 - 11 answers

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