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Johmson j115eledr: My 1996 115 johnson burns 1 gallon gas to15

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My 1996 115 johnson burns 1 gallon gas to15 gallons gas and smokes like it is on fire. What is wrong with it.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jeff G. replied 2 years ago.
You have a VRO pump which pumps both fuel and oil and mixes it in the unit and sends it to the carburetors. In your case the VRO has gone bad, probably a bad diaphragm leaking oil into the fuel side. Replacement of the VRO should solve your problem.#2 in the diagram; Thanks

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