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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have a vita 2 stroke, stops running after a few minutes

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I have a vita 2 stroke, stops running after a few minutes seconds, all fuel lines, filters look fine and clear, too apart carb etc, all look fine
What's could be wrong?
Rich
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

The fuel lines, did you vacuum test them?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the line from the fuel tank to carb , one to the engine, the bleeder and the one to the drum (?) attached to the engine, all her over and air blown thru
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sb removed, not her over
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Lines have to be vacuum tight.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Do you get air in the bleeder?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
They just fit over the nozzles that they fit over. Could/ probably have air in the bleeder when I removed and then put bac on. How do I remove the air?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hoses / lines leak after being replaced meant to add
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Don't leak; spell check killing me
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

This isn't a primer bulb that you pump to bleed?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
There is the primer bulb for fuel used to start the motor if that's what you mean
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Yes, do you get air in it when pressed?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No it fills with fuel and primes the motor to get it to start for a minute or more sometimesWon't start at all with out priming
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

I would replace the fuel lines and go from there!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

I would replace the fuel lines and go from there!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

I would replace the fuel lines and go from there!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

I would replace the fuel lines and go from there!

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
You mean buy new ones?
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Either that or vacuum test them.