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Bob B, Stein Roger
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#803250 03/29/2020 10:36 AM
by Bob B
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Yesterday I started my T140 for the first time after rebuilding the engine this winter. It started on the second kick and everything sounded good. I watched and waited for the oil return to the tank after 30-40 seconds with not even a spurt of oil, I shut down the engine.

At this point I noticed that the oil level in the tank had dropped considerably, so I pulled the sump plug and out came 16oz of oil, previous to starting the engine I had added about 4 oz. to the sump. It was obvious that the pump was feeding, but not returning the oil.

After removal and inspection the pump, it appears to be in working order. I have also confirmed that the oil lines are installed properly. What could be the problem?
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#803273 Mar 29th a 02:47 PM
by triton thrasher
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Don’t throw away the old pump.

There are reports of shitty new pumps.

Even a good new pump gets the same dirt in a ball valve as an old pump.
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