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I think the fuel pump on my beckett burner is clogged is there a way to clean it. Ive replaced the filters and get fuel to the burner but get no fuel up to the line feeding the nozzle

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As you face the burner, mounted in the unit, the oil line feed in on the left side. There is a cap, held on by 4 7/16" bolts. Inder the cap, there is a screen. You would be best to get a screen kit, available from the same place you get your nozzle, as it will come with a new gasket.

Shut off the oil. Remove the four bolts, pull the old screen, clean the housing (I use rags and WD40) and re-asssemble. If is is really bad, you should remove the nozzle assembley and flush the oil line to the nozzle, as well.

THe oil filter, screen and nozzle should be replaced at least once a year.

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