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definitely cps?

the 00, aka the boat has been stalling randomly outta nowhere, and im bettin 100 bucks its the cps going out and never been changed, it doesnt chug or anything it just dies then restarts right up, been doin it alot more recently, what u all think? btw it feels like a gutless boat too. just wanted any other ideas in case it wasnt the cps.
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That would be a good first bet.
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Bottom line if you have a 7.3 the cps is gonna go. Multiple times even. Thats the biggest downfall of these motors though it's still a pretty small one when compared to some of the 6.0 problems. I just had one go a few months ago. Thing just cut off while going 35 mph. Just slowed itself down, and I was able to pull over. Had one in my glove compartment, and it took 10 minutes to swap it out. Fired back up, and hasn't been a problem since. Keeping one in the glove compartment if you are mechanically inclined is always a good idea. If you are mechanically inclined it's an easy roadside repair.

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