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I have a 2000 Polaris Genesis 1200 it has been sitting years

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Hi I have a 2000 Polaris Genesis 1200 it has been sitting for 2 years with a full take of fuel and I tried starting it and no fuel come from the fuel pump what could it be
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Customer: It's been sitting 2 years full tank of fuel and I took the supply line off of the fuel fump and turned it over and nothing happens I reset the two button still nothing
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you.

first you will need to make sure that you are getting power to the pump when you are pressing the start button. Unplug the connector at the pump, then using a multimeter, test the voltage to the plug while you are cranking the engine. If you are getting none, check all of he fuses in the electrical box. If you are getting power then the pump has locked up due to the sitting and will need to be either cleaned out to see if it will run again, or replaced.

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