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Thomas Aucoin

2006 Arctic Cat 400cc Running Problem

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My Arctic Cat will not suck from the fuel tank and start. I replaced the Carburator, fuel pump, spark plug, air filter and hoses. I can run a fuel line to a gas can with the top off and drop the fuel line in it and it will start. So I was thinking I had a problem with my fuel tank but I can siphon fuel out of it

So I bought a portable 6 gallon tank and mounted it on the luggage rack but it will not suck out of the new tank. But if I take the filler cap off and drop the fuel hose in the tank it run suck gas and run

Any suggestions? Electric fuel pump?

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It sounds like it’s a vent problem more then a  suction problem.   Have you checked all the vent and or vacuum lines?   

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11 hours ago, Frank Angerano said:

It sounds like it’s a vent problem more then a  suction problem.   Have you checked all the vent and or vacuum lines?   

Frank

      You are correct. I finally discovered a nipple where a vacuum line should go that was broke off. I glued another nipple in it’s place and my problem was fixed.

Thank you for your assistance 

 

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That’s great brother.  Glad you found the problem.   Think the glue will hold up ? 

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