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Well when I go to start it, it will start and run 5 seconds

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Well when I go to start it, it will start and run for about 5 seconds then die and won't start back.
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: The engine turns over nicely and just takes a bump of the key. If I let it sit for a good while it will start again and run for 5 or ten seconds and die again
JA: What is the model/year of your RV?
Customer: 1997 Fleetwood Bounder
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes. The fuel filter was changed and they primed the system by using an air compressor to blow air in the tank. It started and ran for about 30 mins. They killed it and it started doing thia
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Nothing at this time
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: RV
Expert:  Randall replied 4 months ago.

How long has this been sitting since it was ran last?

Expert:  Randall replied 4 months ago.

Just checking back in to see if you were able to resolve this or do you still need some additional input from me here?

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