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Vessel operators may not hear sound signals or voices if the engine is not adequately muffled. All vessel engines that have open-air exhausts and the capacity to operate at more than 4000 rpm must have in use a factory-installed muffler or exhaust water manifold for noise reduction or another effective muffling system.