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I ran my oil pump by accident and it pumped oil in motor

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I ran my oil pump by accident and it pumped oil in motor nowith it smokes an runs away with it self have I blew the motor
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 11 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you.

Could I get the serial number from the engine?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Can you help me
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Are you still here
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Expert:  Charles replied 11 months ago.

Yes, I can assist you. I was looking up your engine.

How did you run the oil pump?

How many engine hours ago was this done?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I just done it is worked the shifter an didn't realize that the key was on
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
An now when you start it is runs wide open
Expert:  Charles replied 11 months ago.

Ok, What you did was just load the engine up on oil, and you have reset the break in on the engine. After the engine gets the excess oil out, it will slow down, this may take a few starts. After that for the next 2 hrs of runtime over 3500 RPM the engine will be using double oil.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ok but when u start it it does not idle it start to run wide open
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Is there any way to get oil out of cylinders
Expert:  Charles replied 11 months ago.

Check the throttle linkage on the left side of the engine. Make sure that it is fully back.

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