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Fuel Starved 6 years 9 months ago #126345

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Hello. I'd appreciate some input. '66 Chrysler 105 hp. Engine is running great. Last weekend it started throttling back after 10 seconds. If I go slow, it's fine. If I speed up it will eventually roll back. I have to pull throttle back and re-engage. The filter looked pretty bad so changed it. Took it out today, sure it would be fine. It wasn't. It maybe runs a few seconds more than it did last week. Maybe 15 seconds. Help. What should I check next?

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Re:Fuel Starved 6 years 9 months ago #126372

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Loosen the gas cap when it starts to act up. Could be a clogged vent, or maybe tank pick up clogged. Or deteriorated gas lines.

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Re: Fuel Starved 6 years 9 months ago #126385

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Could also be a bad fuel pump. If you pump the primer bulb and it runs better, very likely the fuel pump diaphragms are weak and/or there's debris in the pump check valve(s) and that'll effect pumping.

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Re:Fuel Starved 6 years 9 months ago #126392

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Thx. Getting some ideas. Seems so obvious now. Also, the filter bulb wasn't filling up when running at speed. It was just settling in the bottom 1/4th. I think you're right. Clog upstream somewhere or vent clog. Thx.

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