Re: My boat starts only while pumping choke...


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Posted by Ed Mc. (63.17.73.189) on June 19, 2005 at 11:48:28:

In Reply to: My boat starts only while pumping choke... posted by ewforester on June 19, 2005 at 11:09:19:

Sounds like you've got some problems in the carbs, you may need to remove/disassemble them and clean out any varnish/debris you may find. Also blow out all the fuel and air passages with compressed air.

I'd expect that this motor has sat for quite a while, that's a typical problem to see if the carbs weren't drained prior to storage.

The "choke" system on your motor is actually a primer which dumps fuel directly in the motor. So, you're only getting fuel in that way, and not thru the normal passages of the carbs.

HTH........ed


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