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Primer Bulb not filling after replacing Carburerator

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by ConnorMike, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. ConnorMike

    ConnorMike LawnSite Member
    Posts: 33

    I just bought a new carb for my sthil fs46 weed wacker, (first time installing). Now the primer bulb isnt getting any fuel.
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,024

    Sounds like you have the fuel lines installed backwards....
  3. ConnorMike

    ConnorMike LawnSite Member
    Posts: 33

    Does the line that connects to the fuel filter have to be connected to the primer bulb or is it opp?
  4. ricky86

    ricky86 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,700

    The longer of the two lines go to the primer body. The ribbed one is the fuel pickup.

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