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After starting My 1983 140 hp 180 4 cylinder mercruiser, the

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Hello...My name is ***** ***** My 1983 140 hp 180 cid 4 cylinder mercruiser, the engine will start revving up without touching the just revs....I'll pull back the throttle and at around 1000 rpm it dies..... New plugs...
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 3 months ago.

Hi Rich, my name is Jason.

What is the story on this engine, when did it last run correctly? How old is the fuel?

Expert:  Jason replied 3 months ago.

Hi Rich, it looks like you read my reply and logged off. The website has charged you to speak with me, did you still need help with this?

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