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'95 Yamaha 535 Virago.Starts with choke,seems to idle great for 3-5 seconds dies. Seems like is running out of gas. Is this year model fuel pump supposed to pump constantly? Goes 5 seconds. Thanks.

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Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pmu4TCEUiY

This video will show you how to test your fuel pump.

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