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I have a 1997 force 40 hp, will start and run -45 seconds. I

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I have a 1997 force 40 hp, will start and run for 30-45 seconds. I rebuilt fuel pump still have problem. Fuel pump working. Don't understand short running time? I also put fresh gas in . Any suggestions? Thanks
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

When the engine is running try choking it. Does it run better? If no change squeeze the primer bulb real hard. Does it run any better?

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