Small Engine Troubleshooting Problems? Ask a Mechanic Now.
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The tank has a suction tube, that comes out of the top of the tank, this tube, and hose and filter, all to the fuel pump, have to be vacuum tight. If there is a loss of vacuum, the pump can not suck the fuel. This suction side of the fuel system needs to be checked with a hand held vacuum pump or similar tool.
You can check each section by holding it in hand and sucking on the hose or tube and holding finger over other end,
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