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I have 40 horse outboard that keeps going into safe home

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I have 40 horse Johnson outboard that keeps going into safe home mode !i think water pump ?at first runs full throttle until it warms up,then as soon as you go over 4000rpm goes into this mode !can reset by shutting off and then resarting!
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 2 years ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

When was the last time you had the water pump serviced? Does the over heat alarm sound?