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i have one tank for both but everything else is separate including the fuel pickup straws. i have no tried running one of them off of a portable. it is so bazaar that both of them died at the same time. i was haveing trouble last year towards the end of the season. power would start cutting out at high RPM. I figured it was dirty filters
I had just put 50 gallons in and so that is not it. Also when i took the straws out there was plenty of fuel in the tank. i figured it could have been the vent so i took off the gas cap. Also i tried to start one engine and the other straw was out so i dont think it could have been a vacuum issue. Is there any kind of over ride switch or fuse or even wires that would have screwed with it. neither engine is even getting a drop of fuel. i took the fuel lines off of the carbs and put them on plastic bottles and not even a drop
You said you had mechanical pumps, there would not be any kind of electrical involved in mechanical pumps.
What make/model are your engines?
1997 454 mercruiser 330hp
where would i find it? i can go check
i will go take a look. Are the starters on the bottom of the engine?
K165885 is one of the serial numbers.
The fuel lines come off of the pump and go straight to the anti siphon valves to the tank. i replaced the anti siphon valves this morning and the fuel line.
Yes. I replaced the old filters and there wasnt any water. That was the first thing i did. The filters were pretty old but looked great. i keep the boat in indoor dry storage.
Ok. Do I stick the fuel line with the aluminum dipper in the can or just the rubber hose? Also. Where do I install the vacuum gauge? Put it on the runner fuel line? Can I buy a vacuum gauge at the auto part store? Thank you
I guess straw would be a better term. It is the long tube that the gas gets sucked up through. I attached a picture
excellent. thanks. i will do this tomorrow morning and let you know how it goes