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Fuel filters need to be how full at all times?My mower(dc 25 hp) seems to be starving for fuel.I was told it is a venting problem
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Can you see air in the fuel filter?

Maybe take it off and get a little gas in there before you put it back in line?

Do you have a primer bulb on it that you can push to get the air out?
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Stupid question,
The wire coming from the carb bowl does what?
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the wire coming off the bowl is a fuel solenoid it shuts off the fuel when you turn off the engine. As for the fuel filter it depends on the filter as to how full it looks.
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anytime your having a fuel issue change the fuel filter, every time a see a fuel problem I hear venting issue. 90% of the time it is not a venting issue to test that when it is starving for fuel remove the gas cap and see if it straightens out.

Most likely it is either a carb issue or a fuel filter. The other possibility is with the heat in some parts of the country it could vaperlock.
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That engine has been on the mower since like 02. I doubt if it's vapor lock but maybe.My 22 hp has a shield between the carb and muffler but not the 25 hp.
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