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Craftsman blower fuel bulb wont pump up-replaced carb, lines & filter. same results, if starts -starves for fuel

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The fuel bulb may have dirt contaminating inside, the bulb should be replaced and flush the lines with carburetor cleaner spray to remove any dirt.

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