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1981 hundred 1 15 horsepower Startup find and runs few

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1981 Johnson hundred 1 15 horsepower
Startup find and runs for a few minutes then cuts out and won't start clean the tank changed all the lines rebuilt the carburetors change wires and plugs new fuel filter inline fuel filter new ball valve I'm perplexed float seems to be sticking loading up with too much fuel?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

If you squeeze the primer bulb do you see fuel flowing out the front of the car?

If yes then your float is adjusted incorrectly or the inlet needle is sticking open due to debris.