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I have a hard to prime and start 86' evenrude 225hp. Could I

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I have a hard to prime and start 86' evenrude 225hp. Could I put an external fuel pump below deck to help with keeping prime and easier starting?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Hi Michael, my name is Jason.

To answer your question directly, no, there is no way to safely or legally add another fuel pump.

When you go to pump your primer bulb, is it actually firming up after a few pumps?