Join Date: Nov 2009
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Re: Kawasaki engine issue.
Did you check fuel flow before replacing the fuel pump? After changing the pump? I don't know if the Kawasaki can have the fuel pump installed incorrectly, as some others seem to be able to do. I replaced a Kohler pump, and had to be very careful(in my mind anyway) to be sure to keep the pump lever on the proper side of the cam pump lobe. I don't know if it would install on the wrong side, but I didn't want to find out.
If you have not done so, it would be worthwhile to check that the pump is delivering fuel to the pump outlet(carb inlet). You could have a non-functioning pump out of the box.
If you loosen the float bowl fastener, does fuel leak out? If not, check backwards towards the tank from there. If it does, the main jet could be clogged or if equipped and as noted above, the ABF could be blocking flow. You should be able to hear the ABF make a slight noise as power is applied/removed via the key switch or jumper wire.
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