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Lost power so I changed both fuel filters. Still low power. Raco has bubbles. Was able to move at 55 mph for about 30 miles then quit. Engines rolls over seemingly easy but no fire. Seems to not be getting fuel? Thanks for any suggestions, Officers with us as I'm reaching out for a tow.
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Thomas had an electric fuel pump on that coach,is it still on there?
top off the racor,see if it will start,you may need to give it a shot of starting fluid in the air intake.
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You just changed fuel filters after you had a problem on the road?
Sounds like you lost the prime with the filters and the air is bubbling up into raycor.
Filters should be filled with fuel and I always put a little ATF on the O-rings before they are tightened.
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Thanks Randy. Should still have the electric pump. If I can get a can of starter fluid I'll give it try. Lynn may head to a Walmart 15 miles away while i work with officers and towing company. I'd sure like to get it moving.
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Take the top off of the racor and see if the fuel is to the top.
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It is full. Lynn is under route to get some starter fluid. Officers are great. No tow service seems to be available in area.
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Where in Indiana ?
I’m in Fort Wayne and happy to help if able
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Jones the best I know at the moment is eastbound on US- 20, east of Wilhelm rd.
Lynn's on way back with starter fluid.
I'll keep folks posted.
Thanks Jon for the offer. Officer figures about 2 hours from Fort Wayne.
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I would have the generator running to keep the batteries topped off .
Hopefully you can locate the electric pump to make sure it is still working .

Good luck with it
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Safely in church parking lot. Fired up with some starter fluid. Thanks Randy, we really were in a precarious spot!
Now I need to figure out why raco is sucking bubbles. May need to find a rebuild kit?
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