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post #12 of Old 07-08-2013
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Re: Tohatsu troubles

Can't remember the exact HP, I think 2.5. One of the biggest mistakes I have made. Took it back to Boat US a day or two after I bought it and they would not replace it. We took it apart outside the store and found the carb bowl full of gas. Drained it and it ran ok for about one day. Finally took it to their authorized dealer and they told me it was dirty gas. Well gas was only about 1 week old. anyway they cleaned the Carb, charged me $80 and told me I should have bought it from an authorized dealer in the first place.
About a week or two later I took it on a short cruise and guess what, it wouldn't run again.

I will never never never buy any product made by Tohatsu. They are crap.
Got rid of it and bought a Suzky 2.5 four stroke. Believe it or not, same problem. This time I took it back to the dealer and the factory replaced the Carb. Finally it worked.

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