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I have a 4.3 v6 engine in a boat (Volvo penter) have just

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I have a 4.3 v6 engine in a boat (Volvo penter) have just had heads surfaced new gaskets including inlet, I got it out on the water it was going great then it started popping up the carb and missing , then the back 2 cylinders stopped fireing changed leads and plugs to those 2 cylinders no change
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Could I get the complete engine model number please?

Have you checked for water in the cylinders?

Popping through the carb is water in the fuel, timing issue or water in the cylinders.

What was the reason for doing the heads in the first place? Did they find the problem that caused the heads to fail the first time?

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