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Iam ,have a 2002 5.7mercruiser efi first start runs great

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hi iam tony ,have a 2002 5.7mercruiser efi first start runs great but slow down to idle it floods and will not start until it airs out
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Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 8 months ago.

Hi Tony, my name is Jason.

What is the story on this engine, when was the last time it ran correctly?

Have you done any checking on your own yet, such as checking compression and fuel pressure?

What is the serial number on this engine?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
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Expert:  Jason replied 8 months ago.

I sent you the offer for phone service. If you want me to call you, you would need to accept that offer. Otherwise we can stay online.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I do not want to pay another $26
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Prefer to stay online, I do not want to pay $26 again
Expert:  Jason replied 8 months ago.

Okay no problem

What is the story on this engine, when was the last time it ran correctly?

Have you done any checking on your own yet, such as checking compression and fuel pressure?

What is the serial number on this engine?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
May I change the email address that you are sending messages to?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Only 84hours on boat will have to run fuel and compression test don't think compression is bad
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
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Expert:  Jason replied 8 months ago.

We don't work through email here. All correspondence is handed through the website, not email.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Ok
Expert:  Jason replied 8 months ago.

Okay keep me posted on the compression and fuel pressure tests.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Jason serial # ***** fuel pressure 32 psi compression average 170 psi
Expert:  Jason replied 8 months ago.

Got it. were you able to duplicate the problem? What needs to be checked is the fuel pressure as the engine stalls. Were you able to check it as it stalls?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Not in the water right now ,not set up to that right now
Expert:  Jason replied 8 months ago.

No problem. There are to time limits. Let me know what the fuel pressure reads when the engine actually stalls out,

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