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Throttle Issues??


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I've got a 98 SSLX with 320 Monsoon and have been having some issues. Some I'm sure are altitude related since I'm almost always boat above 7000ft, today was at 9000'.

Either way, when I throttle the boat up in gear it comes up to about 19mph and then sits there, if I "pump" the throttle between 9oclock and 11 it'll rev up just fine and get up to skiing speed. and then I can back off and it'll sit around 9:30 When in neutral it revs fine up to 3600 then sits there while the throttle moves from about 2:30 to about 4:30 and then it shoots up and bounces off the rev limiter. I know more info would be better but I can't think of the RPM's when in gear right now.

After searching and reading a bunch I think it could be one of the following. TPS, Clogged/dirty injectors, fuel pressure regulator, or the fact I have stainless crossover lines.

All filters are new, cap, rotor, plugs look good, any other easy fixes, gas is new and just threw a can on SeaFoam in there today to see if it would make a difference.

The dead spot in neutral makes me think the crossover lines like others have had, having the "pump" the throttle is throwing me in another direction.

help

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Update. today put the the boat in the water, let her warm up and ran great. smooth up to 4200. as I reached the end of the lake she started to creep down to about 3600 and wouldn't get back above that the rest off the day.

I'm pulling my hair out.

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