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

Registered: 06/15/13
Posts: 165
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.
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#10819365 - 05/05/15 08:00 AM Re: Merc 150 xr4 [Re: HappyFisherman]
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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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