If you have a strong lift pump and primer bulb, you’ll notice that the lift pump will suck the primer bulb flat. Based on what you have checked I would suspect the primer bulb is bad. A primer bulb/pump sprays fuel into the intake to prime the saw for cold starting.....usually in place of a choke. Most experts agree that the majority of centrifugal pump problems occur on the suction side of the pump. Try this it might help you get it started if you NEED to cut the grass.....take off the air cleaner and spray some carb cleaner directly into the carb. When the primer bulb isn't working, it may be a problem with the bulb itself, with the fuel lines that feed fuel to the bulb or both. Be careful to install new fuel lines on the engine … Two of the most common problems when it comes to fuel supply in your outboard motor are bad fuel and a bad … Bad Gas Lines When the gas leaves the fuel tank it enters a plastic hose that connects the tank with the carburetor. Time for repair shop unless you are handy with lawn mowers. Replace a fuel line that's brittle or damaged. A leaf blower's fuel lines carry fuel from the tank to the carburetor and from the primer bulb to the fuel system. When I press it, there is no compression. basiclly, one time it will not want to idle long and shut off, when WOT fees like something is holding it back only for short periods then takes off and is normal, at WOT it will be fine for about 20 seconds then boggs but can back off on the throttle and go WOT again and keep doing that and its fine. Cleaned the air filter, went riding on Monday. Sign-up not successful. Sunday afternoon I was riding, had been for a couple of hours, quad running perfect. Please refresh and try again. Re: Signs of a dead/bad switchbox?? I think the primer bulb is bad. I already have another post about the other problems. I ride my quad almost everyday, I have my own track. Based solely on my experience, I would state the percentage is at least 80 percent, and in the case of self-priming pumps I am sure the percentage is higher. Profile & Brands ; Careers ; Investor Relations ; Briggs & Stratton News I started a list of self priming pump field issues many years ago and noted that almost all of them break down to 10 fundamental areas. A purge bulb pushes or pulls fuel through the carburetor to purge air from the pump and metering section. Most designs pull fuel through the carb and return it to the tank. My fourwheeler cranks easily, idles perfect, but once you take off it won't even hardly run. The engine probably starts because gas enters the cylinder when you press the primer bulb. Another fuel hose brings any unused fuel back into the tank. Fuel lines become brittle over time and can crack or break. This happens when there is a restriction or block on the fuel tank side of the bulb. Your outboard motor is the heart of your marine vessel and if it is having trouble with the fuel supply, it can put a damper on your day on the lake, river or ocean. The engine dies if a gummed-up carburetor doesn't supply the engine with needed fuel to keep it running. My father-in-law purchased one many months ago from a different store and his currently does the same thing. I put it up because I was done riding and thought nothing of it. Thank you for signing up. Suddenly it started to miss occasionally. A cracked bulb can cause an air leak, leaning out the saw. The primer bulb sits in the middle of this return line on most chainsaws. Rebuild or replace the carburetor if the engine dies soon after start-up. So, if you notice the primer bulb is sucking flat, you’ve got a restriction somewhere between the bulb … Bad Primer Bulb Original Message Jun 30, 2005 11:43 am Hello, I recently purchased a YardMan walk behind mower with a 6hp Tecumseh engine. 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