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Old 06-02-2019, 08:35 AM
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Carburetor problem

I have a 1989 with a 600 cfm holly that's fairly new and the boat won't start unless I prime it with gas manually.Need some help please.
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Old 06-02-2019, 10:51 AM
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have you checked to see if the choke plates are closed when the engine is cold?
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Old 06-02-2019, 10:55 AM
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I have a 1989 with a 600 cfm holly that's fairly new and the boat won't start unless I prime it with gas manually.Need some help please.

Thank you,Tom
When you say fairly new, how new are you talking? And when. You manually prime it do you mean pump the throttle?

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Old 06-02-2019, 10:56 AM
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Yes,they are closed.One I pour a little gas in carb it will run,then plates open.But it won't restart.The fuel pump is pumping fine.
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Old 06-02-2019, 11:00 AM
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3 years,Chock closes but must put a little gas in carb to start.I winterized the boat and am thinking the carb is messed up.It was stored in my garage all winter.
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Old 06-02-2019, 11:08 AM
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3 years,Chock closes but must put a little gas in carb to start.I winterized the boat and am thinking the carb is messed up.It was stored in my garage all winter.
Tom
If you push the throttle down prior to start or (prime it) do you hear it trying to spray fuel?

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Old 06-02-2019, 12:10 PM
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3 years,Chock closes but must put a little gas in carb to start.I winterized the boat and am thinking the carb is messed up.It was stored in my garage all winter.
Tom
Did you stabilize the fuel and run that through the carb before storing?

Are the jets spraying fuel?

Have you checked for vacuum leak?

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Old 06-02-2019, 01:02 PM
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It is not spraying fuel.Took carb off have it soaking.A lot of white dusty corrosion in carb.On my way for a excellerator pump and rebuild kit.
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Old 06-02-2019, 03:32 PM
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Ok took care of the carb issue now the crankshaft pully and water pump pully are so close together I can't get a fingernail between them.Both seem to turn ok with the belt off.I'm really at a loss here.
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Old 06-02-2019, 11:03 PM
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All is fixed.Thank you
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