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Water in injectors

Bad gas

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Yes, I would say you have water in your gas. You will have to drain your tank to get rid of any bad gas. Pull out the pump assemble, disassemble the pump and clean all internal parts and lines and reassemble and reinstall. Then flush out any water/bad gas in your fuel lines to the injectors. Reassemble and put good gas into the tank.

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