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Old 12-18-2012, 04:27 AM   #13873
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Location: norn ireland
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Originally Posted by Silent Hunter View Post
Thanks Kyle.
Can you check to see if the fuel starts flowing through the pump and out the other end when you turn the fuel cock on, even with the engine off?

My pentagon shaped fuel pump does that and even after a rebuild using the 'Polaris' rebuild kit, it still allows fuel to flow backwards the other way, (which I feel should not be the case with the 1-way valves) although after the rebuild the petrol does not flow backwards in a stream, but as a slow trickle.
yes petrol will pass through even with engine off..i just got intohabit of turning fuel tap off when i stop
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