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Old 01-02-2013, 08:37 PM   #4
amc49
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Putting in $1 worth of gas won't cut it. You need to bury the pump inlet in fuel if it has lost prime. I always use at least 3 gallons say after cleaning pump intake filter and starting it back up.

I got burned up pumps back at the store when idiots (not you) brought them back after only putting maybe a cup of fuel in tank, they think it will suck that up.................................brand new pumps burned up, ridiculous.
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