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Dominick, Marine Mechanic
Category: Boat
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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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Howdy I have 2006 3.0 Merc Cruiser in a pontoon boat motor

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Howdy I have 2006 3.0 Merc Cruiser in a pontoon boat motor was just gone through... Ran Great for first 5-6 trips out ....Can't get it to tac over 1500 RPM's
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Replaced fuel pump , fuel filters , cap , rotor, etc....Leaning towards bad Gas ???Boat ran awesome got low on fuel , put some fuel from gas dock on river..never ran right since... Went through carb also...Hard to start runs like Crap
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Good morning, my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

I read what you wrote, and read the list of parts that you replaced. Have you done any actual testing on the engine?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
None as far as Compression or ??
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Did you have any specific questions on the engine, or did you want me to explain how we troubleshoot these in the shop?