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Dominick, Marine Mechanic
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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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The motor cranks but it won't run idle andI when I pull it

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The motor cranks but it won't run idle andI when I pull it whistles. It is a 2002 2 stroke merc
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Customer: The motor cranks for a little but when it starts to idle it dies
JA: Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: When you pull on the cord it whistles
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 7 months ago.

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What size/horsepower is the engine? Can I get a model or serial number on it please.

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