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Atomic 4 Engine Quits
Okay - here''s the deal... Nice A4 engine, strong, etc. Unfortunately, at the MOST inopportune times (docking, beside that BIG rock, just as the squall hits...), the A4 simply quits. It stops dead - no chugging, choking, sputtering. It just stops. Doesn''t even matter the RPM - low while docking, higher while motoring... I''ve replaced the ignition switch/key. There''s no apparent water/gunk/dirt in the fuel filter. Spark plugs are recently replaced and new.
Here''s the rub - I cycle the ignition switch/key, the fuel pump loads up (signified by the tick, tick, tick, characteristic of an electronic pump) and hit the manual starter button. Starts right up and away we go - until next time.
Whazzup with that? Thanks in advance.