Hi guys! It starts, idles somewhat roughly, dies after a few minutes. Never had any problems before? Writer Bio. If I wait about 30 seconds, it will start right up, run for 15 seconds, and repeats stall. However, when the preheat is released, the voltage drops to 0 for 10-20 seconds as the engine dies, then returns to 12 volts. It begins to sputter until I either ease off the throttle or it shits off. Re: My outboard johnson starts and idles fine then stalls when put in gear. Either the engine randomly runs out of fuel and dies. First I thought it … Fuel Type. I replaced it and cleared the code but still stalled and will not start untill it sits for a while. Scooter dies/stalls when warm/hot after about 3 miles and won't start until cold. That simple step seemed to have worked. After an hour or two, it fires right up. Wait some time, 20 min plus, it will restart with difficulty, run some, then die again. It may drive fine for a day and then it will start acting up again. Could the run solenoid be shorting or ?? Re: Runs Great. We were advised that the TPS was broken, but others have said this would not cause it to have this problem. Kubota Talk. boat runs good out of water but in the water it dies alot and wont get up to speed? Why? It runs fine, throttles normal at low RPM getting to the fuel dock and pump out station, works just fine at high RPM getting out of the harbor. Tao Tao runs fine for about 20 minutes then dies after revving from stops. Outboard manufacturers have been forced by the EPA to build and sell engines that pollute less. I tried two different afms. Pull a plug wire off when its not starting up and check for spark with a screw driver, you just stick the screw driver usually a phillips fits nicely, in next to the contact, hold the screw driver 3/8 inch from the engine and crank the engine over, you should see a nice blue spark, then … I replaced the fuel filter but does the same thing. After that and a spray down with carb cleaner and … If I ride it for about 3 miles (or … Will not start immediately. W. wholf09 New Member. It then dies randomly. I cannot restart it for around 20-30 mins, I'm guessing until it cools down again. Will restart back up after letting it set again but does the same thing. It is idling great at 750 right now with easy movement right into gear. 0 ... "There is never just one thing wrong with a boat"; -- Travis McGee, main character in a book series by John D. McDonald ***** The factory recommends that a properly trained technician service your Johnson or Evinrude … the rave valves are clean and it will turn over freely by hand with the spark plugs out. As with any 2 cycle engine,outboard motor, chainsaw,weed whacker, etc., there is oil mixed with the fuel. We has the relay … Boiled the carb in lemon juice yesterday which worked as advertised. Dies when on plane, or just putting along at 1200 rpm. Aerated fuel can cause a running issue, … It starts, runs for about 15 seconds, then dies, almost as if it ran out of gas suddenly or the kill switch was pressed. Dan Harkins has been a full-time journalist since 1997. Boating’s Boats of the Year 2000-2020. Engine just turns over. I've changed the fuel out also. Message 1 of 9 (6,531 Views) Reply. View Single Post #8 07-14-2014, 02:05 PM sixtre. Thread starter wholf09; Start date Oct 23, 2009; Status Not open for further replies. Videos. Really amazing. I will get to a stop light and it will idle fine until I give it gas. What woul If it is a fishing boat, check the propshaft for tangled fishing line. TT Newbie : Join Date: Jul 2014. "Have a 1980 model Johnson 70hp. Ok, I'm asking this question for my father since he's too stubborn to ask for help. See a technician. Also a note on the job 3 years ago that the boat had a hook so that can disturb water flow to the engine and cause a water pump to run in aerated water. Honda BF8, 4 stroke outboard. Won't start back up. I don't know much about motors, but he does. Kubota starts then dies. It will not restart with the throttle in any position. NOt fuel related dies, just shuts off like you turn the key off. Wait till the next day, runs fine … Spark plugs blacken pretty fast so I know it's partly the air fuel ratio but I think it's also … It would then … Select Post; Deselect Post; Link to Post; Back to Top; Post by sprocket on May 7, 2011 … Thanks, jerseydave - Hey can you point me in the right direction for the fuel pump module and … … Will not restart with carb cleaner injected into the carburetor. I have the fuel pump wired directly to the battery to eliminate that as a problem and I can hear it running. After it turns off, I let it sit for 10 minutes, and she starts right up without priming and runs fine till she dies … Checked all grounds. I've replaced the Coil, sparkplug,( and its properly gapped) fuel filter and rebuilt the carburetor and the fuel lines are cleaned. Starts and runs for five seconds then dies Report Inappropriate Content . By Pierce Hoover. The motor starts up and runs perfect for like 10 seconds and then dies. Let it sit overnight and runs fine. … Date: 06 September, 2007 - 08:24 AM TOPIC: [29076] Westerbeke 12.5 Btda Runs For Second, Then Dies Oct 23, 2009 #1 I have a 97 seadoo xp it idles great and has great throttle response, perfect compression (150psi both cyl.) The only strange thing is that i need to give it slightly more throttle than before to start … Boats. Hi, After running the engine for a while it will turn itself off as if I had turned the throttle down. The only code it gave was the tps. 97 xp 787 runs fine then just dies. My 1993 Johnson 25hp starts up, runs for a few seconds then turns off, then it's hard to start without using the key switch electrical primer. First trip from the boatyard to our slip the engine died gradually over 2-3 minutes and would not re-start. Engine runs fine and dies after 10-15 minutes Troubleshooting ... Our late model 73 Pearson 30 - atomic 4 shuts down after running 10-15 minutes. My dad and I think it was … Or there is a running issue, where the engine is not getting wide-open throttle and spits and sputters when you get up and going. No more engine codes have shown. This has happened 15 times. Called the mechanic, he came back pulled the ignition module, and now the boat runs great. I believe this is the problem (should remain at 12 volts to energize the safety sensors). However, after we stop and try and go again, it either stalls out, or lugs up to a top speed of 20-25 mph. Sometimes I can push it with my feet past a couple miles an hour and it will run fine until the next stop. fuel injectors are getting power. Then he pulled a plug, and you could see they needed to be replaced. I went out this morning to fire it up for the first time this season, was hoping to use it this week, but it will only run for about 3 seconds, then shut off. Posts: 8. Mechanic's Assistant: Sometimes boat issues seem like they'll be really complicated, but end up being easy to fix. Engine runs fine, then dies after throttling back to idle My 1976 Atomic 4 starts fine, and without a choke in the summer. Hi Folks, I have a Sthil 250 and my problem is it runs for about 20 min then dies and will not crank for at least a week or so. Restarts easily - one pull - but then runs a couple of minutes and dies. Why boats break down, and how you can prevent boat problems from happening to you. but when out on the river it will run … As a result, since the late 1990s most outboards have either been of the four … I just find it odd that it would start easily and run fine every time from the first time i got it out this spring, then after sitting for around 2-3 weeks it won't run. It's been a while since I've been here, unfortunately have not had much opportunity to use the boat in the last 18 months . boot Düsseldorf 2021 Postponed . Boats… I have changed the fuel filters, had carbs needes replaced, … Boat will start and run for about 5 minutes and then dies. Then Won't Start. Zenon Bilas Inducted Into Ukrainian Sports Hall of Fame. Boats. However, I have no idea why it temporarily drops to 0 volts. If your engine has some or all of these features, then there are still a few significant advantages that buying a brand-new engine could give you. My 2003 2 stroke 150 merc runs fine at 1/2 throttle but dies out at full throttle after about 3 mins. Everyone got in the boat I put it in gear and it died and wouldn't start. Then dies and will not restart. The Marine Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. You can rev it up but it will just kinda sputter out and die. Scooter starts then dies May 7, 2011 10:43:23 GMT -5 . At the end of the day we run each engine and it would of being pumping fine here after the service but if you have found elsewhere then that is the main thing and your next service is … I used it … mustang, runs, only 1 minute, stalls, mustang dies, engine quits, ignition failure, bad fuel pump, Very random and we are unable to find out what causes it. Boat: 2005 MasterCraft X-Star, LQ9. Thread: Boat runs fine, then bogs / stalls, then runs again. Increasing throttle had no effect. Service, Repair & Maintenance . Prior to working in the … Latest. Showing 1-30 of 30 messages . It it hard to start after shutting off and cranks similar to trying to crank it with the kill switch off. If you notice an excessive amount of wet and black carbon on your plugs, you may have a bad fuel-water mix. The inboard motor for our 1979 or 80 Tempest speed boat (a 200 OCM, small block Chevy?) I have seen it so bad that the motor will start & run at an idle, but when you put it in gear, there is enough resistance that the motor stalls & dies. Location: Pacific Northwest. 15 Posts . Thread starter jimbo913; Start date May 24, 2011; Forums. Fixed it all, boat ran fine in the slip. I can run it on the trailer for over an hour, at different RPM’s, … Next Morning Starts Right Up. Test out your boat's operation at full throttle again. it can run for a number of miles before it cuts, or it can shut down after immediately starting. Scooter dies/stalls when warm/hot after about 3 miles and won't start until cold. Tried playing with choke, carb settings, to no avail. Discussion Starter • #1 • Jul 29, 2012. will start running if started and pushed to full throttle, however it only lasts a few seconds then dies. I will tell you exactly what the problem is. Equipment L5030 with cab and HST Apr 22, 2011 89 0 0 PA. May 24, 2011 #1 I just bought a 2005 L5030 Hydro with 200hrs and showroom clean. Boat starts off fine then dies? There also could be a leaky head gasket. Miss January and February: Brittany P. Water Sports. sprocket Guest. I just got the boat with a 1977 115h johnson it starts right up off the hose runs good revs good took it to the lake the motor just starts but when i put it in gear it just stalls out and wont get up to speed put fresh gas 50to 1 premo new … More How To. My 97 Dakota 3.9 runs fine and then dies. Before it turns off, if I push the key switch primer in, it keeps running, as long as I keep doing it. It can be started again easily. The boat seems to not be getting fuel after it is driven for a few minutes. Ran fine but then, after not being run for three months, runs rough. It starts right up and runs for a minute or two then just dies. J. jimbo913 New member. It runs perfect until then and when it dies, it just shuts off. Starts, runs 15 seconds, then dies. After turning the engine off and letting it sit for a couple of minutes, you have to prime the primer bulb up again. Its as if it becomes starved of fuel when it dies. It gets up to 40 mph and is extremely smooth. Under load it will run for a couple of minutes, then dies. No sputtering like it is running out of gas – it feels like someone turned the key off. When running it sounds good and seems in good order. Any ideas? If after you change cap, plugs, wires and it still runs … This is our first season owning the boat. dobrygom: 5/11/09 10:49 AM: Hello, I have a 250cc SUNL scooter with the following problem. I started with the air/fuel mixtures and then the idle on the carb. Anyone know what would cause it to die after warming … We ran the boat all weekend with absolutely no issues. I have an older boat, 1987 I believe, that when we put it in the water and hit the throttle, it takes off like new. Updated: October 30, 2019. 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