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post #15 of Old 12-23-2012
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Re: Yanmar 2gm2f no start after fueling

Did you locate the second bleeder I mentioned above? If air gets in the system, fuel will not get to the injectors if you don't bleed this one as well as the bleeder on the fuel filter. Putting in a squeeze bulb will make priming the system easier because it pumps quicker than the ridiculously slow fuel pump lever BUT permanently installing another item in the fuel line also creates more potential problem spots. Those outboard gas tank squeegees were probably never made for permanent installation in diesel lines. Some people have installed electric fuel pumps but remember, the more gizmos you have, the more things there are to break. I have found that if all connections are tight, the basic system works just fine.

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