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DF 140 RUNNING ROUGH. Rev limiter working and will not let

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dF 140 RUNNING ROUGH. Rev limiter working and will not let it go over 3000 rpms.
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Customer: Change oil in both engines, On start up engine check light on starboard motor beeps (every second, just one beep) Beeping stopped after idling for a while but still idling rough. Checked and changed plugs to no avail.
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 5 months ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? Every time the check engine light goes off it will flash a pattern indicating a trouble code. Can you have a look at the light and let me know what pattern it is flashing?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
one beep approx. every second. But it cleared itself after idling for a while.
Expert:  Jason replied 5 months ago.
If the check engine light was on I will need to know what pattern it's flashing. There are no time limits here, can you go and duplicate the problem, and then check the light and see what pattern it is flashing?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Boat is 350 miles away now. One beep every second.
Expert:  Jason replied 5 months ago.
If you are not near the boat this won't be something I can help you with.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.

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