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primer bulb ? #13680134 08/25/20 08:05 PM
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Wanting to replace the primer bulb on a 03 yamaha 225 hpdi (2-stroke) .
Planning on going back w/ yamaha brand but none of the ones i find list my motor.
Sooo my ? is does it matter which one as long as I get the correct size (5/16 or 3/8) ?

Thanks,Steven

Re: primer bulb ? [Re: steven gillock] #13680286 08/25/20 09:54 PM
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I don't think it matters. A standard/universal bulb that fits you fuel line should work...just put it on right.


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3/8"

Re: primer bulb ? [Re: steven gillock] #13680591 08/26/20 01:56 AM
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Spend money on a good OEM bulb of a different brand, like evinrude or mercury. They work and last way longer then the cheap ones.

Re: primer bulb ? [Re: steven gillock] #13680655 08/26/20 03:11 AM
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I echo what Alumacraft14 said. I bought a cheap one many years and one of the check valves failed almost immediately. I replaced it with a Merc one. Don't know if they use better materials or what, but I have heard this same story many times.

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Re: primer bulb ? [Re: steven gillock] #13680825 08/26/20 12:56 PM
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thanks---- I was overthinking (as usual)
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