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bardenc
07-27-2006, 10:03 AM
"I have a 1988 Yamaha 90 hp outboard. Engine starts easily and runs great at higher speeds, but after its been run for a while and I shift to neutral, it just sputters and dies. Then I can't keep it from cutting off without giving it some gas in neutral until just befor shifting to forward or reverse. Makes me look like a real idiot at the marina, continually restarting my engine. Anyone have any suggestions?"

dball
08-02-2006, 12:32 AM
"Try a new fuel filter or a good cleaning, if you haven't already"

inukshuk
08-07-2006, 09:44 AM
"Have the same problem with mine,tried new plugs that didn't work.Did you have any luck with your problem?"