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#10832126 - 05/10/15 07:45 AM Hit a stump... won't stay running
Cat finder Offline
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Registered: 03/14/15
Posts: 399
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Well on the way back I hit a submerged limb or something. I'm surprised the motor didn't go flying. Now the motor won't stay running. I figured I'd take the carb apart and check the float and jet and they are functioning properly. I took out the spark plug and it looks good.the cylinder walls lol good with no scratches. It revs high then dies like it's a fuel problem. Sucks anyone have any ideas? Yea it's Time to buy a fish finder with side scan so i can avoid this next time.

Side note what's the total price for a tohatsu 2.5?
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#10832243 - 05/10/15 08:52 AM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
RANGER SKI Offline
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Registered: 12/18/09
Posts: 851
Loc: red oak texas
check flywheel key to see if sheared

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#10832252 - 05/10/15 08:54 AM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
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Thanks! I'll take it apart here in a sec.
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#10832702 - 05/10/15 11:55 AM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
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Well the flywheel and pin are all in tact. I bet it's something simple. I just seems fuel or ignition related
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#10832768 - 05/10/15 12:34 PM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
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I took the carb off again and blew out the jet and inlet where the needle sits and it runs, but it did the same last time. I'll wait until the water settles down a bit from the flooding and give it a shot.
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#10834539 - 05/11/15 08:19 AM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
Tommy Yetts Offline
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Registered: 12/14/02
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Loc: Rockwall, TX USA
Originally Posted By: Cat finder
Well on the way back I hit a submerged limb or something. I'm surprised the motor didn't go flying. Now the motor won't stay running. I figured I'd take the carb apart and check the float and jet and they are functioning properly. I took out the spark plug and it looks good.the cylinder walls lol good with no scratches. It revs high then dies like it's a fuel problem. Sucks anyone have any ideas? Yea it's Time to buy a fish finder with side scan so i can avoid this next time.

Side note what's the total price for a tohatsu 2.5?

Tohatsu 2.5 is $890.00 plus tt&l.
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#10836635 - 05/11/15 07:42 PM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
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Thanks!
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#10847416 - 05/15/15 06:29 PM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
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Loc: hurst, tx
Model and hp ?
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#10847435 - 05/15/15 06:42 PM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
Cat finder Offline
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Loc: Dallas, Texas
6600 and it's 1.5hp
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#10847478 - 05/15/15 07:10 PM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
sbump26 Offline
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Registered: 03/10/04
Posts: 1915
Loc: Arlington, TX
Open the gas tank vent.
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#10847538 - 05/15/15 07:42 PM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
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Loc: Dallas, Texas
I even took off the gas cap. Didn't help. I believe i figured it out. Not sure. I took the fuel bowl off and blew out the passages. That seemed to do it. I left it idling at half throttle yesterday and it was still running 10 mins later. Tomorrow's the test run if the river isn't flowing like crazy and rain hold out lol.


Edited by Cat finder (05/15/15 10:05 PM)
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#10849011 - 05/16/15 03:31 PM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
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Registered: 01/24/12
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Loc: Arlington Texas
dont know if this helps but i ran over a rope with my motor and it did the same thing could be lowerunit causing the motor to bogg out ?
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#10849333 - 05/16/15 06:47 PM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
Cat finder Offline
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Registered: 03/14/15
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Loc: Dallas, Texas
Well it happens when the prop engaged.
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#10850779 - 05/17/15 02:50 PM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
sbump26 Offline
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Registered: 03/10/04
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Loc: Arlington, TX
Sounds like maybe something is bent in the lower unit.
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#11035619 - 08/11/15 03:12 PM Re: Hit a stump... won't stay running [Re: Cat finder]
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Loc: Dallas, Texas
Well it runs! Very well actually. Must of been the needle or float.
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