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Old 17-10-2016, 22:38   #1
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Johnson 6 dying in gear

I use a Johnson 6 on my boat. It will only idle well in neutral with the choke pulled out fully. When I put it in gear and give it some gas it dies.

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Old 18-10-2016, 00:23   #2
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Re: Johnson 6 dying in gear

its starving for gas. Make sure there is some and it's clean and fairly new. Take the carb off and clean it, incl the jets..
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Re: Johnson 6 dying in gear

Take the knob off of the lean / rich screw. Turn the screw all the way to the right, and then back off 1 1/2 turns. Put knob back on and make minor adjustments from this point.
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