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Motor dies when tilted up when in low speed. Motor also has

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Motor dies when tilted up...
Motor dies when tilted up when in low speed.
Motor also has problems going in forward and reverse after first starting up, does eventually work it's way out of that problem but it bogs down when it does it.
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Boat
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Rebuilt carbs and idled motor up
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7/4/2015
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
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Hrllo, my name is***** wil be assisting you today. Would you please post the serial number of the engine?Tiller or remote?What is the idle RPM?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Not by motor but rpms 750 to 1000 at idle. And remote
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
2 Cylinder?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Yes oil injected
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
Great, When you shift the engine, is there a good thunk when it goes into gear?Has the engine been sitting for a bit?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Once or twice I've heard it shift. Not always and not enough to notice. No boat hasn't been setting long
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
Your in gear idle needs to be about 800 RPM. does the engine die when it bogs down when trimmed up?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Yes when engine is level it dies but if i work at the throttle moving it forward to neutral it does tend to work itself out and I can go after that
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
Is you press in on the choke will the engine continue to run?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Haven't tried but I know if I choke to long motor won't start
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
That is normal. I am talking about when the engine is running and about to stall, press the choke and see if the engine will stay running.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Usually have to put motor in mid to low throttle to start " neutral throdle"
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Haven't tried only does all this when boats in water. Tried with the ears on and runs fine
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
You should be able to stat it with out advancing the throttle. Can you remove the drain screw on the carb and see what color the tip of it is.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
It has two carbs
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
Ok check both.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Have to try when I get home when I looked at them looked like tight squez
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
They can be.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
If there colored then what?
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
You would need to clean the carbs.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
After they just rebuilt them no more than 30 days ago?
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
Yes, they may have not done them correctly.jCan you remove the fuel pump from the engine, remove the hose from the front of it, then squeeze the primer bulb to see if you get any fuel from wither the hole in the back of the pump or the nipple in the front?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hey Charles I took boat out and I can pump choke to keep boat running at start up but only in med. To full throttle (in gear).
U think my floats need adjusted?
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
Ok,
Inspect the entire fuel system from the tank to the engine. Make sure that the hoses are not plugged and the fuel pump is working.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
How can I check fuel pump? checked tank and lines all the way to ball pump. I don't have service Manuel any way I can get one cheap tried finding one but couldn't find one for a 1997.
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
Have I already had you test the fuel pump?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hold it seen u wanted me to remove it. Problem is I don't know we're it is. I'm home now so I can be by engine
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 2 years ago
Ok,
remove the hose from the outside of it, then remove it from the side of the block. Leave the 2 fuel hoses attached. Use the primer bulb to see if you get any fuel out of the elbow or the back of the pump.
Pump is square and has 3 hoses going to it.
There is a large storm in my area, I am going to shut down for a bit. Have to protect the electronics.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thank you
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