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Planing issue #13238335 08/07/19 01:08 AM
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Hey guys, hoping I can get some help here..
I’ve got a 94 mercury 200hp xri efi, I noticed it started to get on plane slow slow slow, and now it won’t plane most of the time. When I hammer down it will start to bog down, but if it does get on plane it runs fine at wot. But once I come off and fish it’s a hit or miss if it will go. Idles fine and revs fine. I’ve never had an issue until this year.
I’m wondering if it could be a failing fuel pump, I’m replacing all the gas lines this week. Compression is good on all cylinders.
I’d appreciate the help!

Re: Planing issue [Re: Mr. Skeeter] #13238356 08/07/19 01:23 AM
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I think you're going about it the right way. Starting with fuel lines is not only smart but this TFF'er thinks that's your problem. If those are original then ethanol has had time to delaminate them. Ask me how I know.


I am a Senager. (Senior teenager) I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 50 years later. I get an allowance every month. I have PU truck and a bass boat, I am blessed.
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Re: Planing issue [Re: GIG'EM AGGIES] #13238376 08/07/19 01:32 AM
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Should I go ahead and rebuild the fuel pump?

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See what happens after you change the fuel lines. That may be all that's needed. One step at a time. Good luck. thumb


I am a Senager. (Senior teenager) I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 50 years later. I get an allowance every month. I have PU truck and a bass boat, I am blessed.
Conscience never acquits, it either accuses or excuses.
Re: Planing issue [Re: Mr. Skeeter] #13239443 08/07/19 09:12 PM
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Replace fuel lines and primer bulb from tank to pump.

When was the last time you had your injectors cleaned and flow tested?

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It’s been 6 years, not sure how often you need to do it. I will be replaying all the fuel lines Friday.

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I’ve taken it to a shop and they wanted to clean them for 600! And be put 6 weeks, I’m no mechanic but wouldn’t it affect its top end speed if they weren’t synced?

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Originally Posted by GIG'EM AGGIES
I think you're going about it the right way. Starting with fuel lines is not only smart but this TFF'er thinks that's your problem. If those are original then ethanol has had time to delaminate them. Ask me how I know.

i second this

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I would do fuel lines and do fuel pump and see what happen the lift pump get week from all this good gas we have also


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Re: Planing issue [Re: Mr. Skeeter] #13241764 08/09/19 01:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr. Skeeter
I’ve taken it to a shop and they wanted to clean them for 600! And be put 6 weeks, I’m no mechanic but wouldn’t it affect its top end speed if they weren’t synced?


No. Unlike the newer direct injected motors, EFI motors inject into the crankcase.

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Well no luck with the fuel lines and new fuel pump kit

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Make sure you are getting good spark on all cylinders

Re: Planing issue [Re: Mr. Skeeter] #13247044 08/14/19 02:50 AM
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Injectors should be cleaned & flow tested every year or 100 hours whichever comes first. Southern Performance Injectors in Friendswood Tx.


Tight lines & stay safe out there.Gods blessings
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Check the fuel pressure while running to make sure its in spec for that engine. Also, see how long it holds pressure after shutdown.

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Southern Performance Injectors in Friendswood Tx.$25 per injector & about 10-14 day turnaround


Tight lines & stay safe out there.Gods blessings
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