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Tahatsu 6 hp sputters at high rpm

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tahatsu 6 hp sputters at high rpm
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I have some questions back to you.1. Tohatsu makes the 6 with both an intergrated engine mounted tank, and then with a remote tank, which style do you have?2. Have you personally seen this engine run any better at a higher RPM, if yes, when was that?3. how old is the fuel? Lastly, I know what I would do... But what kinds of questions did you have?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
remote tank. new fuel. cleaned carb. bought used in this condition
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Got it. Now have you tried pumping the primer bulb over and over to force fuel to the engine?
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Also, have you hooked up a tachometer to the engine to make sure it was not over-reving?