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#10818642 - 05/04/15 08:18 PM Merc 150 xr4
HappyFisherman Offline

Registered: 06/15/13
Posts: 164
Loc: Winnsboro
I have a 1989 150 xr4 merc carb eng. When I put in in gear, it dies. I can adj the idle up but it seems to fast of a idle and I am afraid it will brake the engage gear, what ever they call it. Help !!!!

#10818665 - 05/04/15 08:27 PM Re: Merc 150 xr4 [Re: HappyFisherman]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
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Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
First you need to check if all cylinders are hitting at idle. Many things can cause this.
“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything” GOD IS GOOD

#10819365 - 05/05/15 08:00 AM Re: Merc 150 xr4 [Re: HappyFisherman]
TLW Offline
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Registered: 11/16/06
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Originally Posted By: HappyFisherman
I can adj the idle up

which "screw" are you turnin' ta up tha idle?
plus what Gary says...


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