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#10782313 - 04/20/15 04:15 PM Newbie needs help! Idle RPM's and Speed
Big Mouth Brett Offline
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Registered: 02/19/15
Posts: 73
I am EXTREMELY new to the boating world and need some help on my idle and speed. I recently purchased a 2005 TZX190 with a Vmax 150. When the boat is not in gear the idle is like 1000 rpms and when i put it in gear to putt around it is really low also and I have to push on the pedal to get it to go a little faster. Is there an easy fix to get the RPM's up or do i have to take it to the dealer where i bought it? i would rather not as i have to drive an hour to get there so if anyone has any tips or help on how to adjust this easily for a newbie it would be much appreciated!

Thanks in advance.

Brett

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#10782517 - 04/20/15 05:48 PM Re: Newbie needs help! Idle RPM's and Speed [Re: Big Mouth Brett]
HoustonCatfisher Offline
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Registered: 01/31/14
Posts: 175
Loc: Houston, Texas
Is it carb or fuel injected? They made both that year.
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#10783007 - 04/20/15 08:44 PM Re: Newbie needs help! Idle RPM's and Speed [Re: HoustonCatfisher]
Big Mouth Brett Offline
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Mine is a carb.

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#10784196 - 04/21/15 09:56 AM Re: Newbie needs help! Idle RPM's and Speed [Re: Big Mouth Brett]
HoustonCatfisher Offline
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Posts: 175
Loc: Houston, Texas
Sounds like a sync issue. You don't want to set the idle higher than 1000 or it will jerk when shifting.
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#10792506 - 04/23/15 11:17 PM Re: Newbie needs help! Idle RPM's and Speed [Re: Big Mouth Brett]
cxjcherokec Offline
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Registered: 06/06/11
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Loc: Azle/Rockport
On my merc 250 I'm around 800 at idle and 580 in gear

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#10792684 - 04/24/15 06:12 AM Re: Newbie needs help! Idle RPM's and Speed [Re: Big Mouth Brett]
gary purdy Online   content
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Adjust the idle stop on the hot foot (pedal)
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