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My New Holland L S 170 skid steer hasn't run well since the

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My New Holland L S 170 skid steer hasn't run well since the advent of freezing weather. Added anti gel to fuel- changed in line filter, fuel pump, bled injectors, took air filter out, no luck..have to use ether to start but will idle beautifully all day but surges and stalls when out to use or if I raise throttle while idling
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

Sounds like fuel starvation, make a test line from the line after the inline filter, and drop into the fuel tank opening, or a fuel container and run test. If it runs ok, problem is upstream, at filter, hoses or the tank. From what I remember about the LS series, the inline fuel filter can restrict fuel ad was eliminated .???

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