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#11504063 - 03/27/16 11:13 AM Pro XS
Hunter's Dad Offline
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Registered: 01/29/09
Posts: 899
Loc: Between Rayburn and Toledo
Fishing tournament yesterday. Fished all day and no problems. Right before heading to weigh-in, it wouldn't get on plane. Seemed bogged down like it does when grass or something is on motor. I raised the motor up and nothing was on prop. I tried again and had my son get on the front deck. It had a hard time at first but then suddenly got going and planed out and ran fine the 3 or 4 miles back to the ramp. Didn't try again.

Any ideas what could have caused the loss of power? It's a 2007 Mercury ProXS 250 with 150 hours.
I'm taking it out again this week or weekend and will see if it happens again.
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#11504193 - 03/27/16 12:45 PM Re: Pro XS [Re: Hunter's Dad]
gary purdy Online   content
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Registered: 05/24/03
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Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
Coil pack going out
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#11506234 - 03/28/16 12:41 PM Re: Pro XS [Re: gary purdy]
Hunter's Dad Offline
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Registered: 01/29/09
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Loc: Between Rayburn and Toledo
Originally Posted By: gary purdy
Coil pack going out


Google seems to think so also.

If that's what it is what am I facing? Looks like it's a pretty common problem. Hopefully I can run it soon and if I still have problems I have a good service place pretty local. They are normally Pretty speedy if it's not a major repair.
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#11506267 - 03/28/16 12:52 PM Re: Pro XS [Re: Hunter's Dad]
Huckleberry Offline
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Registered: 10/10/07
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Loc: Lake Gaston, VA
20 hours a year .... needs to be ran more often grin

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#11507637 - 03/28/16 10:35 PM Re: Pro XS [Re: Huckleberry]
Hunter's Dad Offline
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Loc: Between Rayburn and Toledo
Originally Posted By: Huckleberry
20 hours a year .... needs to be ran more often grin


When I got it a few months ago it only had 130. Might be what's wrong. It wasn't used to being ran.
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