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Won't start up

Was runing ok now it won't start up. has gas/ change gas filter/ clean carb sounds like it dosent has gas? whats next?

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  • James Waters May 11, 2010

    did you just change the gas filter then it started doing this

  • mike loshbough
    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    check the fuel pressure



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Check to make sure you are getting fuel pressure. Can you hear the fuel pump come on? Will it start with carb cleaner being sprayed in the carb (watch for back fire)? If it will start with carb spray and you can not hear the pump its the pump. Try to get it to go like a old stuck starter. Have someone turn the key and use your fist to bang the fuel tank sometimes that will get it to go. Sounds like you need a pump.

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