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2001 Mercury 200 outboard will only run half speed and miss

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2001 Mercury 200 outboard will only run half speed and miss firing around 3000 rpms
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Customer: This morning the first time I started up and went out, boat ran fine for 5 minutes then same problem.
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Customer: New gas and spark plugs. No change
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 4 months ago.

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

Could I please get the serial number off the engine?

Are you getting alarms when this happens?

Does the warning horn in the boat beep when you turn the key on?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
QSJG016290S0 is SN. NO ALARMS OR WARNINGS. NOW JUST GOES ABOUT HALF SPEED WITH THROTTLE FULL. SEEMS TO BE MISFIRING TOO A LITTLE.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Actually it says 2002 on motor...
Expert:  Charles replied 4 months ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** that is the boat. The engine should start with a 0, followed by a letter, then 6 more numbers.Located on the right side clamp bracket

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