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#10754953 - 04/08/15 08:14 PM 99 merc
whybass Offline
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Registered: 06/20/12
Posts: 142
Loc: beaumont,Tx
motor runs great wot but runs out of gas at idle. changed the primer bulb but no help. any suggestions

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#10755511 - 04/09/15 03:40 AM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
TLW Offline
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Registered: 11/16/06
Posts: 2236
Loc: ft worth
sounds more like an idle timing issue.. have ya tried squeezing tha bulb when it starts ta die? that will usually tell ya if its fuel related or not...

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#10760791 - 04/11/15 08:09 PM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
whybass Offline
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Registered: 06/20/12
Posts: 142
Loc: beaumont,Tx
yes . but it empties the fuel filter so I think it's a fuel problem. maybe gary can help

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#10761303 - 04/12/15 06:21 AM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
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Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
More info, motor carbed or EFI and HP
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#10761339 - 04/12/15 07:15 AM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
TLW Offline
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Loc: ft worth
Originally Posted By: bill25
maybe gary can help


guess this one's all yours bud!

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#10761524 - 04/12/15 09:39 AM Re: 99 merc [Re: TLW]
kingdad101 Offline
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Originally Posted By: TLW
Originally Posted By: bill25
maybe gary can help


guess this one's all yours bud!


bet he'll split the profit with you... roflmao

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#10762570 - 04/12/15 08:05 PM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
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Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
No problem as he will surly send us a merican express number. It`s not about the money. I had a guy from Louisiana send me some fishing lures and a Fishing Man CD one time for helping him. roflmao
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#10765707 - 04/13/15 07:59 PM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
whybass Offline
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Registered: 06/20/12
Posts: 142
Loc: beaumont,Tx
wasn't trying to start a problem just thought u were the merc pro.anways it is a99 merc 225 dfi serial # og947171. thanks again

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#10765728 - 04/13/15 08:06 PM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
Topwater2 Offline
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It empties the fuel filter when you pump it? Bulb on backwards?
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#10765867 - 04/13/15 08:39 PM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
whybass Offline
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Registered: 06/20/12
Posts: 142
Loc: beaumont,Tx
no bulb will only pump one way

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#10770650 - 04/15/15 05:24 PM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
whybass Offline
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Registered: 06/20/12
Posts: 142
Loc: beaumont,Tx
changed fuel lines and another bulb but still having same problem. guess I will put an electric fuel pump on it

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#10770785 - 04/15/15 06:41 PM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
TLW Offline
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Registered: 11/16/06
Posts: 2236
Loc: ft worth
is tha filter between tha bulb and tank or is it tha filter/separator between tha mech. pump and vst?

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#10770819 - 04/15/15 07:01 PM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
whybass Offline
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Registered: 06/20/12
Posts: 142
Loc: beaumont,Tx
the filter/seperator

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#10770958 - 04/15/15 07:59 PM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
TLW Offline
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Registered: 11/16/06
Posts: 2236
Loc: ft worth
if its emptin' that filter tha 'electric pump ain't gonna do any good.. should be pressure pushin' fuel to that filter from tha mech pump and/or bulb.. hard ta say whats happin' ona computer.. tha "bulb" should put fuel to tha mech pump, fill tha filter and vst.. only place for it ta go is thru tha mech pump (bad diaphragm) into tha block with bulb doin' what its supposed ta do... justa guess. never heard or seen anything like that so i'll jus stay in tha truck..........gl with it.

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#10775942 - 04/17/15 05:50 PM Re: 99 merc [Re: whybass]
whybass Offline
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Registered: 06/20/12
Posts: 142
Loc: beaumont,Tx
ok fixed the problem. had a broke check valve in mech put so put a kit in it and tested and good so far

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