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My 2000 mercury 115ELPTO starts and runs well, but won't

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My 2000 mercury 115ELPTO starts and runs well, but won't stay running after I shut it off. I have to play with the throttle to keep it running. Any ideas?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.

Hi Steven, my name is Jason.

All mercurys are cataloged by serial number, do you happen to have that number handy? If not, is this the 4 cylinder 2 stroke model?

How long does it take before the engine will run correctly again? Is it just a couple of minutes, or do you have to wait overnight?

Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.

It looks like you read my reply and logged off. The website has charged you to speak with me, is this something you still needed help with?

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