Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Gabe_moonshineband, leroys, k333c333, steph5800, jimkyle
102111 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 81799
hopalong 72976
Pilothawk 72484
JDavis7873® 67371
FattyMcButterpants 60426
John175 ® 59617
Tritonman 56432
Derek 55949
SkeeterRonnie 52350
LoneStarSon® 51902
facebook
Forum Stats
102111 Members
60 Forums
850450 Topics
11151426 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#11814312 - 09/06/16 08:20 AM Throttle stuck open
bassnbshane Offline
Angler

Registered: 03/09/06
Posts: 285
Loc: haltom city
I have a 99 merc 225 , this weekend I was cruising across the lake at about 4000 rpms , and all of the sudden it started gaining rpms and I let off off the hot foot but it kept running wide open so I shut it down and when I would restart it it was wide open , so I got towed back to the dock checked all of the linkage from the hot foot to the motor everything is working properly so after it set for awhile I started it and it was back to idleing normal , so I idled around but never got back on plane in fear of it doing the same thing , I am thinking maybe something electrical has anyone had this problem or know of a good merc mechanic in the Dfw area I could talk to. Thanks

Top
#11814670 - 09/06/16 12:03 PM Re: Throttle stuck open [Re: bassnbshane]
gary purdy Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 05/24/03
Posts: 10426
Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
I have seen the Merc EFI`s suck up a piece of fuel hose, left in the bottom of the cowling and hold the butterfly`s open.
_________________________
“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything” GOD IS GOOD

Top
#11815869 - 09/07/16 06:09 AM Re: Throttle stuck open [Re: gary purdy]
Gamblinman Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 1795
Loc: Yantis, TX
Originally Posted By: gary purdy
I have seen the Merc EFI`s suck up a piece of fuel hose, left in the bottom of the cowling and hold the butterfly`s open.


Check all your hoses and make sure one hasn't come loose and sucked in. While there, check all the hoses for cracks, if you haven't changed them, its time
_________________________


Top



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide