I doubt that you remeber Beans, but the Yamaha 4 stroke I had did the same and it ended up being a clogged injector. When I bought the motor the dealer did not put a external fuel filter on it. They ended up replacing the injectors under warranty.
I don't believe in Miracles, I rely on them.
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