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After I installed my push button fuel bowl priming switch my choke has operated perfectly. Before starting my engine I push the button until I hear a slight change in the sound of my fuel pump. That tells me the fuel bowls are full and I can start my engine. I have found it takes around 7 to 8 seconds to fill the bowls after a HOT shut down the day before.

After I prime my fuel bowls I tap the throttle to set my choke and then it fires and immediately goes to a fast idle just like it's supposed to do. It was the nearly empty fuel bowls that were causing all of my starting problems. It would start, run for 2 to 3 seconds, then die because the fuel bowls weren't full enough to allow it to continue running.

In other forums I have been reading many posts about how fast today's gasoline boils and evaporates so it's a well known problem.
 
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