40 horse evenrude


Old 05-04-06, 07:24 AM
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40 horse evenrude

hi i bought a boat 2 years ago and the motor runs fine at an idle (purs like a kitten) but as soon as i throttle it and the boat planes out it bogs right out and wants to stall i noticed the guy i bought the boat off of replaced rusty metal tanks with new plastic but looks like he put the old gas back into it lots of rust now this is my 1st boat i know not much is there any parts inside motor i need to clean from rust and could this be my problem thank you scott
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Old 05-04-06, 01:59 PM
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You dont say what year the motor is. But check the inline fuel filter. Also the carb is it clean ??


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