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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-28-2015, 06:51 PM Thread Starter
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Honda foreman es engine problem

My 07 Honda foreman runs just as it should if i keep it dry, it's fine in snow also. But when I drive through a river during hunting or drive through very wet areas, the engine slowly shuts off once i release the throttle. It's starts back up all fine and once I start giving gas to drive again, it usually coughs once or twice and then I could drive again until I release the throttle again.
So basically when I'm not giving enough gas, the engine sputters and shuts off.
It only happens when I go through water though. Is there water getting in the fuel somehow?
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AK: Welcome to the forum. Check your wiring for tightness and good connections. Also, make sure that water or water vapor isn't getting in your airbox.

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Thank you guys for the responses. I'll try to do all that sometime next week and I'll let you know how it goes.
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Hi: Also check the spark plug well for a build up of dirt in there -- there should be a drain hole in the bottom of the well to let water out, which maybe plugged..

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