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06-01-2014, 10:44 PM
I have an 03 outback. I got it out today and hooked everything back up and started the boat. It ran good for a few minutes and then died. It started a couple of times after that but just for a second and died again. Looking at the throttle body the injectors were not putting out much gas. I pressed the bleed valve on the fuel line and it barely came out. I then pulled the fuel filter. I turned on the key with the filter off and the pump runs but just a drop or two of gas comes out. Question is are there 2 pumps on my boat. I looked up the pump on skidim and it says it is the low pressure pump. It is mounted on drivers side of motor right behind filter.

james yarosz
06-02-2014, 09:39 AM
In 03 you could get a carburated engine or a fuel injected engine.I have an 03 with the carb.It has a low pressure pump.I would assume a fuel injected engine would have a higher pressure pump.Which do you have?

06-02-2014, 01:19 PM
It has the throttle body injection.

06-02-2014, 03:18 PM
A fuel gauge that threads on the shrader valve will be very helpful for you to diagnose (I bought one for just such issues), there are a few threads popping up of issues going on with fuel pumps/fuse with 2000+years. (my 04 had such issue 2 yrs ago).

I bought mine at autozone.

You could try a direct wire to the fuel pump to rule out the fuse giving it enough juice.