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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 Honda GX25 driving a jet pump on a paddle board

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Hi, I have a Honda GX25 driving a jet pump on a paddle board which after about 10 minute quits running. If I top off the fuel it will start again. The motor act like it is out of fuel which it isn't. Filter good. pickup tube in the right place. What causes the fuel to from the tank to the carb?
Thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

The tank has to be vented. Is the vent open? If not the fuel will draw a vacuum and no fuel will reach the carburetor.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi, The fuel tank is vented.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Do you get good fuel flow from the tank to the carburetor. Seems like the fuel is being restricted to the carburetor.