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Slow fueling my Blazer Bay

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Since purchasing my boat last year, I continue to have problems with fueling up my boat. Each time, I only add about 10 gallons because that's about the time my patience runs out. It takes about 45 minutes to pump 10 gallons. If I flow it too fast, it either comes shooting back out of the fill spout or out of the vent tube on the side of the boat. I have read on other forums of people having similar issues, I was hoping that someone could give me some advice as to what is causing this issue, and how to resolve it. Any help is greatly appreciated..
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PIA
The reason this happens is because fuel gets caught in the bend in the vent hose. So as gas goes into the tank and displaces the air the vent hose allows the displaced air to escape. With the vent hose partially or fully occluded gas can not go in very quickly. I have a simple trick that works like a charm. We call it giving the boat a blow job. First make sure no one is watching you at the gas pump. Next put your lips around the vent on the side of the boat. Finally give it a good hard blow into the vent. You can actually 'feel' the gas being pushed out of the vent hose. Now go ahead and pump your gas wide open. Give it a try I have to do this after every trip. One day I'll try and take up any slack in the vent hose, that may work also but I haven't tried it yet. All this is done on 22 ft blazer bay fisherman
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funnel
get a large funnel, attach a couple of feet of hose to it. make sure the diameter of hose is small enough to fit into filler nack on boat and large enough for good volume to flow threw it. stick hose into boat to fill, just squirt fuel into funnel side.
If you had a clear hose you would see that the fuel is somewhat aerated as it goes down the hose. It seems to be just enough to keep the fuel from burping back out of the tank when trying to fill up. I look silly at the pump doing this but I ain't there all day screwing with it either. I have heard this is a problem on many types of boats, even the more expensive ones.
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Sounds just crazy enough to actually work
Givin my boat a blow job huh? lol I'm going to try your method this evening when I attempt to fuel up. I knew their had to be a short term solution for this, and like you said, their is definitely some sort of 90 degree angle in the line. I just don't want to imagine the headache it'll be to re-do the fill hose, because its all tucked away below deck... But thanks again for the advice.
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Same thing
Man i went through the same thing on my xpress bass boat. Vent hose had some slack in it and gas would get stuck in there and not let the air out. I cut some off of the hose where it didnt have a belly anymore now you cant pour gas in it fast enough.
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Blazer
Go search the Blazer Bay forum on their web site. Racor makes an in line air eliminator that will take care of the problem. There is more info on the web site, it is a very common problem with Blazer Bay.
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Blazer
Go search the Blazer Bay forum on their web site. Racor makes an in line air eliminator that will take care of the problem. There is more info on the web site, it is a very common problem with Blazer Bay.
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