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I fell through ice into a pond the other day and my unit went to the bottom, rolled and then came up upside down. I have gotten all of the water out of the engine that I can find and the unit starts and runs smoothly. The problem is it will not accelerate. When I push the throttle it will spit or back fire and die. It starts right back up but no matter what I do it won't rev up. I changed, oil, oil filter, air filter and spark plug. Would really appreciate some help.
 

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Clean the carb out.It could have gotten junk in it.
 

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that sucks.im glad that didnt happen to me riding on the river. maybe theres water in the carb/gas .
 

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If that don't do it, unplug all your electrical connections, clean them and put dielectric grease on them.
 

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yup..carb needs to be cleaned really well..and as stated by helmut :).
 

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ummm..could be..he didn't say he drained gas tank ?!?..lol
 

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If you sunk it, it's probably got water anywhere it can hold water.
 

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agree^^^^^^^^^^^^
 

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Thanks

Thank you all for your responses. I am going to remove it this week and clean it out. I will probably go ahead and drain the tank too while I have the line off.
 

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Glad we could help bro.
 

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grats !!..glad we could help ya out !
 

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did the same thing

went through all the mentioned steps but found that my K&N acted like a choke when it got wet, Maybe other filters do the same. Also isopropol alcohol will help the fuel situation to a degree
 

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If you haven't already, I'd check your differential fluid also to make sure all the water is out. Its cheaper and easier than replacing bearings later. I'm still in shock that you fished it out and it runs fine now. :eek:
 

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If you haven't already, I'd check your differential fluid also to make sure all the water is out. Its cheaper and easier than replacing bearings later. I'm still in shock that you fished it out and it runs fine now. :eek:
it's a honda !!!..lmfao.
 

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Actually the 350's are the indestructable ones.
 
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