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I have a 2013 Suzuki DF20A- SN 4100XX and the maintenance

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I have a 2013 Suzuki DF20A- SN 4100XX and the maintenance manual shows a thermostat as being part of the fuel cooler. However on my engine the fuel cooler is a solid block of aluminum with water and gas running thru it. Where is the thermostat, was it moved or do I have a bastard engine?
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Customer: Engine runs until you accelerate, then goes into a reduced power mode and eventually stops. But will immediately restart with a green indicate and will idle forever. Engine case feels warm but not blistering. Plugs show white, or a very lean mixture.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 11 months ago.

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

Can you open up PDF files if I upload the procedure to change the thermostat in that format?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Dave here. To.upload pdf I need you to send to my email,***@******.***.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Can you give me an estimate on how long before I receive a response via e-mail?
Expert:  Jason replied 11 months ago.

We don't work on email here. I opted out of the question.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Guess I don't understand, you just answered me on email.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
If you send me a response just as you are doing now I an see a puffer file. I just don't normally use text.Dave
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Don't bother, I found my answer faster and the motor is repaired. I think you need to refund my $26!!

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