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I have a 2003 70 hp johnson outboard that starts and runs for about ten minutes then dies and wont restart

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I have checked the fuel system including the high pressure pump and it appears to be working correctly. When the motor dies i can restart with starting fluid

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote. What is the model number on the outboard?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago

Got it. This engine is EFI. There really isn't anything you can do yourself without a scan tool/EV Diagnostics. The engine really has to go to the dealer. Was there something I could help you with?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Not if I have to take it to a dealer. Thanks
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago

No problem, good luck.

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