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I had vapor lock again this past weekend and left us

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I had vapor lock...

I had vapor lock again this past weekend and left us stranded on Fathers Day. Bad. I have put a blower to help cool the motor and used it according to the instructions before I turned it off and then 3 minutes after it was turned off. I have a water separator I put on the boat last year and a new battery this spring. I have keep up the maintenance well on it. It ran well all day till I cut it off and swam for a while. It was a very hot day and the water was warm. I was told I should get a inline micro fuel pump so it will crank. This was the first time this season I have had vapor lock. Not sure what to do.

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It at times has run a little rough in idle. Otherwise it runs just fine.

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