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What was the last thing changed on the engine's fuel system??? As a general rule, if the engine was working previously and something was modified, upgraded, changed, and the engine isn't working properly, it is most likely something that you touched in the last modification, upgrade or change.

One thing to check are the banjo bolts and crush washers. If you overtightened the banjo bolts—that can result in a leak in the fuel system.

Another thing to look at is the fuel pickup tube in the fuel tank. If the pickup tube has a screen on it, and many come that way, it could be clogging up and causing the surging and dying.

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