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#11452200 - 03/02/16 03:55 PM Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder)
Basshead21 Offline
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Issue boat will start up takes a few cranks. Run to your hole runs good. Then starts right up then put it in gear dies. I replaced the fuel filter. I just put a new primer bulb in.(no lake test yet) my ? Is could this be a VRO pump fuel side going out. I have capped the oil side and mix oil and gas at 50.1.thanks for any help.

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#11455683 - 03/04/16 08:02 AM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
Wise 1 Offline
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Check the roller on the timing advance arm, it should have a yellowish clear sleeve on it. When you move the carb linkage it should be touching the advance cam.

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#11458055 - 03/05/16 06:39 PM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Wise 1]
gary purdy Offline
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Originally Posted By: Wise 1

Check the roller on the timing advance arm, it should have a yellowish clear sleeve on it. When you move the carb linkage it should be touching the advance cam.
I think you need to look at what motor this is again. This is a 60 degree Eagle series motor.
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#11458078 - 03/05/16 06:53 PM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
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Normally when they run good to the first spot and are then hard to start or keep running it is loading up from unburned fuel. Try a new set of sparkplugs. Double check make sure your motor has the correct plugs in it.
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#11464468 - 03/08/16 06:26 PM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
Basshead21 Offline
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Thanks guys. I replaced the plugs primer bulb. I will post if it works once I can get a lake test.

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#11467110 - 03/09/16 07:35 PM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
Wise 1 Offline
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Mr Purdy is this not a looper model? Go to ShopEvinrude.com, pick model year, Model number the pick carb linkage. Then view part #2 in the graphic on advance roller.

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#11467153 - 03/09/16 07:53 PM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
Wise 1 Offline
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Should be part #12 on diagram. My bad!

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#11467249 - 03/09/16 08:31 PM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
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#11475128 - 03/13/16 06:08 PM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
Basshead21 Offline
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So I took the boat out. Still doing the same thing. The roller is good. Not sure what to do next may just be time to take it to the shop. It's got to be something simple.

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#11480784 - 03/16/16 09:09 AM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
Basshead21 Offline
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Is there a way you can test the VRO pump?

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#11481337 - 03/16/16 12:32 PM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
gary purdy Offline
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Bypass it with a good electric fuel pump and remote fuel tank w/oil to test.
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#11505341 - 03/28/16 06:50 AM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
Basshead21 Offline
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Update. Replace all fuel lines new plugs. Still same issue. Only after it warms up. First 10 min it runs good.

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#11505538 - 03/28/16 08:33 AM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
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I don`t know why I did not see this earlier. copy (I have capped the oil side). You can not cap the oil side of the VRO pump. It will stop pumping fuel after oil side builds up pressure.
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#11508792 - 03/29/16 12:56 PM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
Basshead21 Offline
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That's what they did when they rebuilt the power head. Oil side is disconnected. Could the power pack be bad?

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#11509326 - 03/29/16 04:36 PM Re: Fuel issue. (1997 evinrude175 intruder) [Re: Basshead21]
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My motor would crank fine at the ramp and run fine until you shut it off. Would be hard to start, if it even would start on the water. Never understood why it started so easily the first time of the day. Ended up being a bad power pack. Definitely worth having checked

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