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Brand new Suzuki 9.9 4 stroke starts and runs at idle but no

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Brand new Suzuki 9.9 4 stroke starts and runs at idle but no faster than idle
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Marine Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Marine Mechanic can help you best.
Customer: Electric starter starts up and runs but nothing happens when you advance the throttle
JA: Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: No
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 4 months ago.

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Make sure that the shaft going to the throttle is tight and is operating when you turn the grip. If it is not, check all of the linkage leading to it and, if installed, make sure that the throttle only button is not depressed.

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