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My Volvo penta 5.7 marine engine in my houseboat runs great

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my Volvo penta 5.7 marine engine in my houseboat runs great in when not in gear at any rpm, also runs great at 800 rpm, but cuts off with no warning about 1200 rpm. Any ideas?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.
Hello. My name is***** the engine restart? Can you run the engine on a different fuel source? Get a gas can and a piece of fuel hose. Disconnect the fuel supply line to the engine plug the line then connect the gas can and fuel hose to the engine run engine. Does engine run better? Could I get the complete engine model number please?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes it restarts easily. I will try different fuel source and get back to you with more info
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.
Ok we can eliminate a ignition issue. Leaving a fuel related issue. Keep me posted. Thank you.......Tan

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