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Would you please post the serial number from the engine? It will start with a number followed by the letter B, then 6 more numbers.
'This pic will show you where it is located.
That is fine. I need to run and grab the kids. I will reply when I get back.
Alright, Ill try and work around that.
Is there a primer bulb in the fuel line?
Is there any work history on the engine that you know of?
Ok, the 115 does not require a primer bulb. some installers still do not know this, so I have to ask.
Did you get any alarms when the problem happened? Or did the engine just not want to rev up and go?
Has the water pump ever been replaced?
A foot valve?
The way that the boat should be rigged, there would be a pressure valve in the fuel line before the engine. There would also be a anti-siphon valve at the fuel tank. The pressure valve looks like this one.
That is the fuel service module. The fuel pumps are located inside there. The pressure valve is located in the line from the engine to the boat. It is round and has a hose in and out, it is about 2" tall black with a gray cap.
White plastic, located right near the bottom of the inside cowling. I will try and get a different link to the demand valve.
this would be in the boats fuel line.
What type of boat do you have?
Sorry, it is in the question. This may be located inside the rear of the boat.
When you hit the throttle hard,does the engine function properly?
Just on take off or restarting?
Is the boat also a 2012?
Ok, there are a few things that it can be. They are all fuel related and most focus on the boat side of it. I will need you to pull the fuel line from the fitting at the front of the engine, look inside the line to see if it is coming apart, if it is, it will need to be replaced. If it is not, follow it to where it goes into the fuel tank. that fitting is removable, you would need to remove the hose from it, then unscrew the large pick up from the tan top. Lift it up and inspect the tube attached to it. It is can be turned while you are holding the larger fitting, replace the pick up.
The fuel line is the main one From the boat going to the engine. The engine cowling can remain on while you do this, you do not need to be inside it currently. Also if there is a valve in the line that is going to the trolling engine and it was open, that would allow the big engine to pull air into the system, and run out of gas.
Thanks. While you are there, could you get a few pics of the fuel lines and the "T" fitting so that I can get a look at the set up? you can post them here.
Earl, I see a pic of the ECU on the engine. I know the engine quite well.
In Neutral, the engine will protect itself and not allow it to run over 2500 RPM, that is totally normal.
Running the engine on a hose does not put much demand on it, so it does not really burn much fuel at all. You could run it all day and it would never really miss.
No worries. I still know the engine. Let me know what you see on Sat. I will be on most of the day.