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My Scotts Turfvac2 lawnmower is not getting fuel. I must hold in the primer bulb in order for it to run. I have change the fuel line, changed the oil and gas and replaced the spark plug. It does not appear to have fuel filter. Any suggestions?

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You will have check the carburettor. If you cleaned the air filter, the carb.is right under it. Or if you follow the fuel pipe from the fuel tank it will run straight to the carb. Remove the round bowl at the base, it is held on with a small screw at the bottom. Clean this out and blow out the carb. with air. You may have to remove the whole carb. to clean it right. Good luck, Stephen.

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Who connected these hoses? the normal routing for a machine with a primer is like this, the fuel hose from the tank with the filter on the end goes to the carb fuel inlet nozzel ( not to the primer ) nearest to the pump cover ( cover on carb held with one screw ) the pipe from the metering side of the carb connects to the shorter nozzel on the primer bulb ( suction side ), the longer nozzel on the primer ( pressure side ) connects to the pipe going back to the tank, just remember the primer pulls fuel from the carb,into the bulb, and pushes it back into the tank, it is not actually a primer it is a purge. because it is connected this way it is impossible to flood the engine no matter how many times the bulb is pressed.
Let me know if it starts and runs.

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SOURCE: i change fuel lines. when i push the primer bulb,

You need to make sure the fuel lines are hooked up properly. This is a common error when replacing fuel lines. Not knowing what model equipment you have I will take a stab at the routing. One line goes into the tank with a filter and the other end hooks to the carb. fitting closest to the fuel pump side of the carburetor. One line goes from the "out" of the primer and is a return line straight to the tank. One line goes from the "in" of the primer and hooks to the other fitting on the carburetor. If any of these lines are interchanged, you will not get the proper prime. Hope this helps.

Posted on Feb 21, 2011

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sounds like you hooked the lines up backwards, when you press the primer it is supposed to squirt gas into the tank on the return line cause what it does is draw fuel through the carb and back to the tank....filter line from tank goes to fuel pump side of carb and return line on carb goes to primer bulb then opposite line on bulb to tank...... so when you press bulb it draws fuel through filter in tank through carb and back to tank ! good luck! 2StrokeJim

Posted on Jun 17, 2011

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