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Old 12-05-2006, 11:45 PM
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primer pump on 240D

I have a question on the pump. I tried to turn it by hand left and couldn't budge it. I then tried to turn it right no luck either. Any suggestions on how to get it so it will lift up to pump the line? Why is it so tight?

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Old 12-05-2006, 11:53 PM
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If it is black it is probably the new style and does not need to be rotated, just press.
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Old 12-05-2006, 11:59 PM
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It is a clear colored nylon round top. Not for sure how it comes up, didn't want to break it.
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Old 12-06-2006, 12:01 AM
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It unscrews counter-clockwise from top, then pumps. don't know why it's stuck, but that is how it works

Good thread: Here's my payback! Diesel Primer Pump Replacement
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Old 12-06-2006, 12:17 AM
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I got it loose it was just super tight. I used a screwdriver on one of the bosses & another to kind of tap with and it started moving. Thanks for the help...just didn't figure it would be that much of a case to deal with.

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