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straydog

6.6 johnson loses prime.

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I have a 6.6 jonhson I think it is an early 80's model its all white. Anyway over the last few years it looses its prime as it is running, it might go five minutes it might go ten. When it starts to die if you get to the ball in time and pump it up you can keep it going. I have tried new gas tanks and the line and bulb from the tank to the engine has been repaced a few times so Im sure it must be in the engine. Last night I tried it for the first time this year And remembered what a pain it was. I would really appreciate any help.

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FYI - I just got a fuel pump repair kit for my 96 25hp Evinrude from my dealer. It was about $16 if I recall. This one is for 9.9 to 115hp motors (or something about there) without VRO.

Pretty simple looking, should not be hard at all. I have to do mine with the pontoon on the water, but even so I am not worried after looking at the parts. I will just let one of those lounge floaties float under the motor just in case I drop something wink

I also got a new OMC fuel line from tank to motor. I think the total cost was about $66 for the repair kit, the line, and I got some waterproof rivets and some bimini top parts too. Most expensive was the fuel line.

Good luck Straydog! And thanks marine_man and boatfixer for helping me in the other thread. smile

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