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I have a JD Gt275 with the Kawasaki 17 HP FCV540V engine. I am not getting vacuum or pressure to run the fuel pump which is new. If I prime the carb it runs great until it uses the gas up, then it dies. I have replaced the filter and the vacuum line to the engine. The pump is not pumping at all. I know I have a vacuum leak somewhere. Where should I Look or do next.

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Hows the compression ? Has it been sitting ? It could have a stuck valve .What engine do you have ?Did you try putting a little gas in carburetor ? If so did it run a few seconds ? If so its a carburetor problem ! Remove and clean carburetor .You could also have water in gas this will cause the same thing you can look in the tank and if you see a bubble in the bottom its water needs to be cleaned out and bowl of carburetor also needs too be removed and cleaned,Try these and give me results,hope this helps !

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That is a fuel problem caused by stale gas you will need to remove and clean the carb with carb cleaner.

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