Fuel Primer Bulb?

Discussion in 'Outboard Maintenance' started by Tailing1, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. Tailing1

    Tailing1 I Love microskiff.com!

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    On the way in today the engine cut off and sounded like it was out of gas. I knew this was not possible so I checked the primer bulb. When I pumped it the engine would start and run for a while and this happened several times. Then I just kept pumping it all the way to the ramp and we able to run at low rpm's. Does this sound like a primer bulb replacement or something a little more serious?
     
  2. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    Could be an air leak or a fuel pump going bad.
    Sounds like you get to play detective.
     

  3. Creek Runner

    Creek Runner Well-Known Member

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    ^ this
     
  4. springerscott

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    or one of your fittings is drawing in air and your losing prime
     
  5. cutrunner

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  6. Tailing1

    Tailing1 I Love microskiff.com!

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    It's 20hp larger than aloud on this site. Yam F90. Didn't want to offend.