stalling 2000 115hp johnson
(Pelican Rapids, MN)
This 2000 115 hp johnson starts great and takes off sweet...I can go top speed 5000 rpm about 40 mph as long as I wish. Once I stop though, it will stall and die when trying to go again. I finally accidentally discovered that by pushing the choke something will pop in (sounds like a dormant cyl or two 'kicking in'...im not a mechanic just what it sounds like) then it will take off again. If I stop the procedure will repeat. Trying to just cruise at low speed it will periodically bog down and then a push of the choke will kick it in again. Im told it may be leaking air somewhere and leaning out. But why can it run top speed. ideas please
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