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I am an outboard tech by trade. trying to help my neighbor.

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Hello my name is ***** ***** am an outboard tech by trade. trying to help my neighbor. what happened is that the old pump and housing locked up well she had a new one installed and the engine was rebuilt. the just put it in the water and the motor runs fine but when you put a load on the engine it acts just like a spun hub on an outboard. it revs but does not go any faster. its a 2000 spoortster le

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Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 11 months ago
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Hello Jim, my name is***** will assist you.

What engine does the boat have?

Do you have a serial number for it?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It has the rotax 2 cyl on it
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Have you checked the clearance between the pump and the wear ring?

Does the shift gate clear the entire jet nozzle when you shift it into FWD?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
brand new impeller ring pump assy
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Does the engine sound correctly when it is running? If the shift gate is clearing the jet nozzle, then it should accelerate.

What is the max speed that you can get from the boat?

Do you know the pitch of the new impeller?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It sounds like it accelerates normal resembles a spun hub on an outboard
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Is the boat a 2000 or is that the model?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Its a 2000
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Can you tell if the impeller is slipping at all?

Is the throttle cable set up correctly to get to WOT?

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