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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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I have a 1985 model J140TLCo can't get the RPM over 2700

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I have a Johnson 1985 model J140TLCo can't get the RPM over 2700 runs fine up to there
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The marine mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the marine mechanic can help you best.
Customer: The engine runs fine up to 2700RPM I have rebuilt the carbs installed new leads and spark plugs replaced all fuel lines
JA: Is there anything else the marine mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: compresson with in 2 # of 90 # all ciylinders
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 9 months ago.

Hello my name is Jason.

Expert:  Jason replied 9 months ago.

Is there a story or history to this engine, have you ever personally seen it make full power under a load?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I have had engine running at 5000RPM
Expert:  Jason replied 9 months ago.

When was the last time it made full power?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
about three months ago
Expert:  Jason replied 9 months ago.

Have you used the boat between then and now, or was it sitting for the last 3 months?

Expert:  Jason replied 9 months ago.

Are you still with me?

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