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1999 mercruiser 5.0 with an alpha 1 outdrive, when at full…

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1999 mercruiser 5.0 with...

1999 mercruiser 5.0 with an alpha 1 outdrive, when at full throttle the motor sputters and won't get up on plane

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At low speeds no issues, motor starts right up, no knock or ping

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That's all I can think of

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Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote. Mercruiser engines are cataloged by serial number. Can I get that number so I can see which version of the 5 liter engine you have.

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Are you here?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Sorry lost connection
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Hello. Did you see my previous replies? Did you have the serial number on the engine available?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I'll get the information and respond later today
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Okay sounds good.

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 11 months ago

Hello. I never heard back from you. How did you make out?

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