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My 1986 outboard act like it need more air when running with…

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My 1986 johnson outboard...

My 1986 johnson outboard act like it need more air when running with motor cover on---runs fine with morot cover off---noticed like sealant between motor and cowwling

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No--cleand carbs, fuel pump, fuel line and new spark kplugs---runs fine uncovered---dies off when covered.

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Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

I know what the problem is. (It's one of 2 possibilities) but before I continue, what engine size/horsepower do you have? If you have the model number that would be better.

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Hello. It looks like you read my response and logged off. Did you still need help with the problem?

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