I have a 2005 150 etec. My engine light and alarm came on. After a few minutes it cleared and boat ran fine. Then it happened again and I. COuld not get more that 1000 RPM Thoughts?
There was no 2005 150 hp E-TEC engine. Please post the complete model number so we can accurately assess your symptoms and offer a knowledgeable suggestion.
Exactly which light came on in your gauge? Was it the TEMP or CHECK ENGINE or one of the other lights?
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