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Why does 1998 25HP Big Bear start ,then stop running

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Why does 1998 25HP Big Bear start ,then stop running immediately? Fuel system appears OK.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 2 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

If you pull the choke out about 1/2 will it keep running?

Try squeezing the primer bulb will it keep running?

I don't know what appears to be good means?

The looks of the fuel system from a visual point of view doesn't help with the internals of how they look. It can look brand new outside and be totally gummed up internally.

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