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Old 05-23-2016, 10:12 PM
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Default Re: Starting issues Mercruiser 2008 4.3L

Thanks. I will take a look at the cannon plug too.

Based on the symptoms it seems likely there could be a plugged pilot jet so it is having trouble to pull in gas when starting or idling. I might try sitting some seafoam in the float chamber and seeing if it will clean out the jets a little. Worse case I might send the carb out at the end of the season for a rebuild.
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