About tired of my MEP002A

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Guys, before i just set this think on fire, thought I would seek some sage advice.
A few weeks ago the IP just died, broke dead. Found parts some new some not (many thanks Gimp), got the little animal back together, bled injectors, and she runs.
Runs really good, no skip, no smoke, makes good power, easily pulls past 100% load, no flicker, great.
But...
Turn it off for more than about 15 minutes and will not re-start. Not even trying, no smoke, nothing. Bleed one injector and she starts and runs wonderfully.
Fuel pumps sound fine, prime for a few seconds, and they settle into a slow pulse.

Any thoughts?
 

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Are you sure the shutoff solenoid is lifting?
 

Guyfang

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Classic, bad check valve. Take it out, soak it in carb cleaner and see if that helps. If not, bypass it. See if that helps your problem. Think it just might be the problem.

Also, see if both electric fuel pumps are running. Sometimes one dies, and the other is weak.
 

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Found it.
The governor connection at the IP, the spring loaded one is sticking, a little lube and she is good to go.
But, credit where it is due, Doghead sent me to the shut off solenoid, it is fine but I noticed that the fuel lever did not move when the solenoid did.
Thanks for all the input.
 

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Guy, absolutely not discrimination. You guys are simply more experienced than some of us, a fact that is proven time and time again when you are helping out some of us that are still experienced but maybe less than some. If it were not for the knowledge base of y'all this site would not be what it is. The other cool thing about whole situation is that y'alls words of wisdom are being electronically captured for posterity so they can be searched in the future when we are all dust.
I for one would like to thank all the "old" cogers that contributed so much to this site and most likely to our country as well.
 
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