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Re: Tohatsu troubles

JUst bought a new carb for our 2009 20hp Tohatsu that flipped in Hurricane Sandy. It now runs like new. I figure that will give me plenty of time to clean the old carb, and it was relatively inexpensive (10% of the cost of a new engine).

In prior years, we had a problem that we had to "rev" the engine constantly (like motorcyle riders do, up and down rapidly with the rpms). I'd be curious to hear whether your engine needs "rev-ing". When we replaced the gas the problems went away. remember to drain the bad gas out of the hose too.


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