Squeeze bulbs are especially crucial since the integral fuel pumping system needs liquid to function. My fuel pump allows fuel to flow through it when the bulb is squeezed, but I've heard that some pumps won't. fuel line. they start and run great. was - $6.16 | 11% OFF. Thread Tools . The primer bulb on small engines is a small plastic piece that, when pressed down, draws fuel from the fuel reservoir and into the carburetor. Fuel line varies a lot between manufacturers and some is better than others. absolute RO# 31985. I use a 15 gallon poly marine fuel tank (Walmart). The cut rubber eventually frays and rots and heads on down the line towards the carbs. Point the arrow skywards as gravity will greatly improve the efficiency of the valves. Universal Fuel Line And Bulb - 10mm. Can be installed anywhere along fuel line. Steering Hose; Instrumentation & Electrical. EPA Fuel Line Kit for All Yamaha and Mercury Engine and Original Mercury Fuel Tank Up to 1998 FO-4285 Five Oceans. Quicksilver primer bulbs have a new check valve and ball spring to ensure proper fuel flow. The carburetor is a part of the engine that mixes fuel and air together to make a combustion. Total Saving: £17 (46%) Quantity: Buy Now More Information. I don't like the idea of mounting one in line as it also gives you 4 more places to let air into the system. Fuel Line Filter Primer Bulb Kit For Poulan Weedeater Craftsman Trimmer Blower. OLD HOUSEBOATER The French fries are cold so we gave you extra. The fewer breaks you have in lines between the filter and the carbs the better. 530058709 Primer Bulb Fuel Filter Line Hose For Poulan Craftsman Weed Eater . Remove Advertisements. The lower in altitude the better from the standpoint of getting a quick prime of the squeeze bulb. Equip your boat with the best?this primer bulb will get your fuel flowing while easily exceeding environmental regulations. I replaced the bulb and it will not get hard. Any help on how to get the airlock out or what I should try will be appreciated. Thinking I should put in the new fuel lines from the bulb to the tank I dont think they have been replaced. $24.99. The ID of the fuel line is 5/16" (8 mm). SRP: £36.99. it is a 1993 robalo with twin engines same year 200 hp each. Select a store to see pricing & availability Diameter (in): 13/16 Inch. X 80 Inch: $54.99: $43.82: In Stock: 034390-10LPA - Universal Fuel Line Assembly, 3/8 Inch I.d. My fuel primer bulb won't get hard and I think this is why my Yamaha 250 HPDI is cutting out at higher throttle settings. It fits easily in your hand, and pumps fuel quickly. If it collapses, something is blocked prior to the bulb. but when i am going slow. The primers on chain saws and etc. It could also make this a solution that would be more easy to implement out in the field. The Blueline Fuel Primer Bulb is vital for the use of other camping tools like fuel lines, which need a primer bulb to allow the fuel to travel through the hose. Meets EPA low permeation mandates It just needs to be tight enough to seal and to stay in place under normal operating circumstances. was - $7.28 | 11% OFF. August 11, 2020 at 10:58 pm. As I work through the process of evacuating air from the fuel system, it has occurred to me that a squeeze bulb way, way upstream in my fuel system would save a lot of work. Best Seller. Upgrade older tanks to the latest low-permeation fuel line standards with this fuel line assembly. If it squeezes and squeezes but doesn't fill or collapse, either the check valve in the bulb is bad (or reversed) of there is an air leak somewhere. Then, stick your finger on the hose barb. was - $10.98 | 11% OFF. A soft bulb after every use of the motor. I noticed it was much more flaccid than the original. Squeeze Bulb Priming Kit; Fuel Fittings; SMX 501 Filter Head Kit; SMX 601 Filter Head Kit; USCG Approved Fuel Lines; Steering Systems. Squeeze the fuel line clamps on the fuel hose coming from the fuel tank, at the fuel pump. Normally: £33.99. Show Printable Version; Email this Page… 10-07-2019, 08:07 AM #1. hdhntr. Steering Cylinder Rams; Helm Pumps; Auto Pilot Pumps; Rudder Angle Indicators; Custom MSH-6 3/8 in. Competitor primer bulbs have an inferior check valve that can stick when it’s closed. soon after that the fuel line bulb collapses. Slide the clamp off the nipple on the pump, and back onto the body of the fuel hose. they are two cycle engines. I have never had "bad" fuel line, but I have had some that was very difficult to remove from fittings or tore when removing it. Advertisement #2 06-17-2012, 06:02 PM Jimmy Jig. The fuel inlet needle in the carburetor is stuck open allowing fuel to flow freely into the engine causing your issue. The carburetor must be removed ,disassembled, cleaned and have a carb kit installed. Joined Sep 1, 2009 Messages 130 Reaction score 0 Points 0. Anywhere between the fuel tank and the fuel pump. $35.99. I just had an interesting event with air in my diesel system. These bulbs prime empty fuel lines so fuel can be brought through the outboard engine’s pumping system and into the engine. the boat has not been used in two years. Fuel Line Squeeze Bulb Safety When replacing engines, the original FireFly squeeze bulb dried out and became very stiff. Parts Reloaded Primer Bulb - For use with 1/4-5/16 inch I.D. Daniel Conti says. Squeeze Bulb Priming Kit; Fuel Fittings; SMX 501 Filter Head Kit ; SMX 601 Filter Head Kit; USCG Approved Fuel Lines; Steering Systems. Topic: Primer bulb won't stay hard (i.e., fuel line problem) David Jenkins: posted 06-11-2003 08:29 PM ET (US) Yesterday, while working on the boat in the driveway, I noticed that the primer bulb was not hard so I squeezed it a few times to fill it with fuel. Premium Heavy Duty 4 mtr Fuel Line And Bulb Outboard Kit. However, it is also desirable that you locate it where you can get to it without pulling the seat out. The fuel lines are 1/4" dia. The primer bulb is a big help when the fuel lines have been disconnected for transporting. The squeeze bulb is a great idea and something that should be on your boat for emergency use when needed. Check all the fuel lines for deterioration replace any fuel lines that are hard or rub off black in your hands. Re: Fuel Filter Before Or After Primer Bulb ... Before the filter. Steering Cylinder Rams; Helm Pumps; Auto Pilot Pumps; Rudder Angle Indicators; Custom MSH-6 3/8 in. MOELLER UNIVERSAL FUEL LINE ASSEMBLY (Moeller Manufacturing Co) 034390-10LPA: 034390-10LPA - Universal Fuel Line Assembly, 3/8 Inch I.d. EPA Universal Marine Nylon Braided Fuel Line Outboard Primer Bulb, 3/8 inches Hose Five Oceans. the fuel line and primer bulb causing *both* valves to open thus allow fuel to free flow through the bulb. For security and peace of mind, pack this fuel primer bulb along with you on your next camping trip. Attwood Corporation has been an award-winning leader in engineering, testing, and manufacturing the highest quality marine products for over 100 years. When you look at the fuel lines leading to the fuel filter and the priming bulb there appears to be air bubbles in the fuel lines. On an early MZ 34 start up, something obstructed the fuel intake and the new squeeze bulb collapsed shutting off the fuel to the engine. Yep fuel line could have a loose liner and sucking shut. Quicksilver fuel lines and fittings are made of UV-resistant materials that prevent hardening. Posted - Jul 05 2010 : 01:05:14 . The fuel bulb is located next to the Racor; it's not touching anything that could cause it to chafe, and IF there were a raging fire in close proximity it would have either cracked the glass filter bowl or burned through a hose as easily as it would have melted the squeeze bulb. I start the car and after a few seconds it will then stall and to get it started again I have to squeeze the priming bulb on the left hand side of the engine to get it started again. Step 3. $35.99 . Hands up, how many thought otherwise? With the arrow pointing to the side where you pulled the hose off. The priming lever on the mechanical fuel pump is just too slow. Fuel line does not need to be extremely tight on fittings. Prime Line 13/16 Inch Primer Bulb Kit Part #: W188-512 Line: PRI. Outboard Fuel Lines & Fittings. Best Seller. Homeport: Charlotte Harbor, FL : OLD HOUSEBOATER RO# 9099. $9.80. For use with portable fuel tanks and outboard engines. Hold the primer bulb vertically with the arrow facing the sky and squeeze the primer bulb until it is completely collapsed. Sponsored Links WalleyeCentral.com. While workig for a couple of summers as an O/B mechanic you have no idea how many we would replace for sucking in air and/or leaking when the engine wasn't running. $5.50 . EPA/CARB Fuel Line Kit for OMC, Johnson & Evinrude, 6 ft x 3/8 inches Hose FO-4281 Five Oceans. the moment i give it all she's got the right engine glass filter runs out of gas. Thanks in advance! It’s simple, practical, and does the job you need it to. Sea Foam will not fix this issue. I've found similar items for R/C cars put they have 1/16" lines and are way too small. $6.50. When installed, squeeze bulbs have to be placed at an appropriate height and distance from the fuel tank’s level. Got a bulb that won't get hard? Fully compatible with Ethanol blended fuels. Disconnect the fuel line from the engine side of the bulb. E. exudedude Well-Known Member. Primer bulb is injection molded for strength and durability; Alcohol-resistant, suitable for use with leaded and non-leaded fuels; For easy replacement on any portable fuel line; Double check valve for quick priming and unrestricted flow; Non-corrosive, galvanized hose clamps; $9.99. I have initially replaced the fuel line and bulb twice with no improvement. Prime Line 13/16 Inch Fuel Primer Bulb Part #: 7-04948 Line: PRI. The stall will also occur after a very long idle. Homeport: GULF SHORES AL. Same goes for the primer bulb. The result? Features. Fuel Line [07-238] - Primer Bulb (7002) For use with 1/4 to 5/16 I.D. Most small engines will not start if the carburetor is dry. Does the bulb squeeze and stay collapsed or does it just keep squeezing but not filling? X 80 Inch: 034390-10LPA: 034390-10LPA - Universal Fuel Line Assembly, 3/8 Inch I.d. Thread: Replaced Fuel line and bulb and it won't Prime. I purchased a NAPA replacement bulb. Let go of the primer bulb. Special Offer Price £ Currency Converter. Pump the primer bulb to move fuel into the carburetor or -- if you have a fuel-injected motor, into the low-pressure fuel pump -- before you start the motor. Are we clear on this? An inline electric pump is more failure prone; and not necessarily bio-diesel compatible (which I do use). View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Crappie.com 3K Star General * Crappie.com Supporter. Rubber bulb in-line primer comes complete with built in check valve. Usually three pumps of the carburetor bulbs is enough to start an engine. Compare. Reply. Delivers up to 60% more output per pump than those of leading competitors. Steering Hose; Instrumentation & Electrical. On the performance side though a restriction is, for the most part, a restriction. Primer Bulb Fuel Filter Line Hose for Craftsman 358794773 944518252 358794760 . Join Date Dec 2016 Location Lake St Louis, mo Posts 3,485 Post Thanks / Like Likes (Given) 6235 Likes (Received) 1582 … Premium quality rubber bulb with built in check valve offers superior resistance to U/V, ozone and alcohol enhanced fuel. I've found the inline bulb primers for outboard motors, but they are huge and there's really no where to put it on this ATV without it getting snagged on something and torn off. Regarding the standard practices for fuel line rigging in regard to a primer bulb and an external-to-engine canister-type fuel filter, my understanding of where and how to place the filter and primer bulb is based on the recommendation of the fuel filter manufacturer, which in my case is RACOR. Pump the bulb until it is firm to the touch. Wallhanger : Join Date: May … (U-STR) Just measure and cut the fuel hose to meet your requirements.