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Old 04 September 2011, 14:39   #21
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ok thanks.....are they easy to change on the models you mention
Yes I think you need to take of the bottom cowls which is a fiddle...
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Old 04 September 2011, 14:41   #22
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ok thanks...it means taking her out of the water then....
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Old 05 September 2011, 12:52   #23
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The problem with my engine turned out to be a broken fuel injector and major water leak. Tidy.
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Old 06 September 2011, 09:58   #24
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Hi, If I were you I would get a tech with the diagnostics to check it out. These engines and all ETECS frequently require software updates to improve starting, fuel, ignition and timing issues. If your engine hasnt got the correct map installed into it , this can cause headaches for the DIY mechanic. Also I have had alot of injector issues on these engines and It wouldnt suprise me if an injector has gone down. Anyway a tech with all the correct diagnostic equipment should pinpoint this down straight away.If i can be of any help let me know.Barry
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many thanks for your advice and expertise....from me and my mate...
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