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Old 08-15-2019, 03:36 PM   #4
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Default Re: cleaned fuel bowl=no start?

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Originally Posted by artron9 View Post
JSeery, It will fire up til that fuel from the carb is used up! Fuel is not being sucked up from the bowl? Problem is that it was fine prior to my bowl cleaning. Pump has recently been rebuilt by one of the best!
Fuel does not get sucked up from the bowl, it is sucked up from the tank and pushed to the carb.
Check to make sure that the cork gasket is not cracked, as no amount of tightening will seal it from sucking air.
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