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Inthehollow

older evinrude

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having trouble with a 1980 4.5hp evinrude it will not let any fuel to the carb cleand the carb fuel run through the lines but will not make its way to the carb any segestions would be great thanks Bret

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is there a fuel shut off valve?

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Make sure the bulb in the line is working and not put in backwards.

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It has a built in fuel tank, correct? As mentioned, check the shut off valve and the inline filter. Also, you just cleaned it? did you replace the inlet need and seat?

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I blew through every thing I was guessing if the fuel shut off turned it was working I thought I found the problem when I tool the float off the needel there was stuck shut but still no fuel bigger problem now is it is my father in laws motor he decided to replace the recoil spring the first 30 minutes was very enertaining he has the pacients of a two year old so I will look at that when he is gone

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is the tank dirty?? something could be clogged somewhere also put a little wd 40 on all moving parts in the carb to get things moving so gas can get in there...

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Replace the needle, if it stuck once, it will stick again, its swollen.

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thanks for the ideas i think i will get a kit the float was a little questionable al so

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