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Volvo penta 8.1L will not exceed 2000 RPM. Thank you :)

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Volvo penta 8.1L will not exceed 2000 RPM.
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Customer: Engine only has 84 hrs... I changed the fuel filter and added sea foam to clean system... no help
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

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

These are extremely complicated engines that take many tools to work on them. What kinds of questions did you have?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Jason, I'm Phil..
The engine Volvo 8.1 L will not exceed 2000 RPM. I have changed fuel filter and added seafoam to cleam fuel system... nothing changed engine has 84 hrs. Just out of winter storage..
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

How old is the fuel itself?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I filled the tank last weeke
nd there was about 1/4 tank left from last year... supposedly marina put in stabilizer for winter during winterization..

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