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A clogged filter would cause the issue, but many other things would as well. How old is the fuel in the boat that you are trying to burn? Have you done any testing or diagnostic work on your own yet?
You said the boat was in storage 5 years. Is the fuel in the boat, or at least part of it, 5 years old as well?
Has the engine had a tune up in the last 5 years?
I'm sorry, I though I read that it was 5 years. No problem. When was the last time the engine has had a full tune up?
Okay, where you would want to start is by changing the fuel filter, and running it off of a different fuel supply. If the engine is better on a portable fuel tank (filled with brand new gas) then the problem is going to be that there is still some old bad gas in the boats tank that needs to be pumped out. If it still does the same thing on a portable tank, then step 2 is going to be to perform a tune up. Items like the cap, rotor, and plugs are all supposed to be changed once a season, as they do corrode just from the sitting, and engine hours don't mean much. (Plug wires are good for 5 years). If it Still is doing the same thing, then at this point it would have to get hooked up to a scan tool and checked for codes/bad sensors. Does that make sense?
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When you say you tried that, did you hook the engine up to a different fuel tank? Did you use a portable fuel tank filled with brand new gas?
Also, please confirm the model number for me. You wrote initially that it was a 5.0GXI. And then you also wrote that " i am starting it fuel intermittently sprays into carburetor " A 5.0GXI engine would be fuel injection, not carbureted. Can you take some pictures of the engine for me.
Okay that's a throttle body. When you say you tried that, did you hook the engine up to a different fuel tank? Did you use a portable fuel tank filled with brand new gas?
Marine engines are under so much of a load that even gas with no water in it that is slightly on the older side will cause the engine not to perform correctly. Let me know what happens when you run it on another fuel supply.
It is normal for the pumps to make some noise. I can't see what it is you are trying to show me in the picture, the picture is very dark and of poor quality.
Hello. Just checking in. Any progress?
Will I run at 2k rpms or higher?
Did you ever check the compression on the engine, or the tune up items (cap rotor plugs)
Well what I would do next is hook it up to a scan tool. But i'm assuming you don't have one.