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My GX610 will only kick over and start when I spray starting fluind in the intake. What is wrong?

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  • justin14777 Nov 03, 2010

    There is god spark from what I can tell. This engine is on a power washer and requires a seperate fuel tank. the hose leading to the fuel pump has a shreader type fittin on the end of it so I removed it and stuck the hose into a can of fuel. it sems that the engine isn't geting fuel. Things I have done o get it to run for a few seconds: If I spray starter fluid into the intake it will run for a few seconds so I took the section of hose that connects what I believe to be te fuel pump to to carb; filled it with fuel and blew very hard into the line while turning over the key start and it will fire up for a few seconds. Maybe the problem lies in the fuel pump??? Do I need to have a constant fuel pressure to the engine?

  • justin14777 Nov 04, 2010

    I took apart what seemed to be a vaccuum style fuel pump and fond the blockage. Thanks for your help!

  • justin14777 Nov 04, 2010

    Mr fix it had great advice.



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