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Electric issues! 
It is a Yamaha saltwater series , 200 hp it is on a Grady white 1995" 209 escape , the problem is as follows. I was fishing and turned off the engine,, …

1987 Mercury 150 h.p. XR2 Black Max wont start 
My motor was running fine until the battery died and I got a new battery and solenoid and starter and my starter turns but it won't turn the flywheel. …

mercury 200 20hp high rev know speed 
I had my boat motor running at full speed, (25mph) when it sounded like i suddenly hit something below the boat in the water which cause the motor to roar …

Motor revs under load but won't move 
Hi I have a 1983 carver riviera with twin 305s inboards. My problem is when I put my starboard motor in gear and increase the rpm it a lows the motor to …

2009 Yamaha 60 hp 4 stroke surges at low docking speeds 
We just purchased a Sunchaser 820 Pontoon Boat with a Yamaha 60 HP 4 stroke. 6 years old but very little use, under 10 hours. Engine starts and runs beautifully …

on start up the tach goes to 7000 rpm and stays there 
when I start up my 75 hp Yamaha 4 stroke the tach goes to 7000 and stays there, after a while it goes to what seems correct rpm, but on the next start …

Motor height question on 2009 tracker Pro16 w/25hp efi mercury 3 cylinder 4 Stroke 
Right now the motor is mounted all the way down on the transom in the cavitation plate it is looking a little low so I just wondered if there anybody else …

1988 larson laser dc200 5.0L 200 HP ser.#13899670 OCC440312,)CC379149 stalling  
redid upholstery when opening boat, never ran boat before reupholstering. took off throttle face plate and brass z coat hanger thingy fell out. put it …

Minn Kota V2 
I have a Minn Kota Powerdrive v2, I can hear a switch clicking when I press the foot pedal but the motor just doesnt activate...I am assuming there is …

1984 wellcraft 22 ft boat taking on water filling nose up? 
I have a 22 foot wellcraft that when take it out on water the nose fills with water under cabin and then starts backing up in stowage boxes Not sure where …

No bow or stern lights 1990 cape horn 16 
I have a 1990 cape horn 16 my bow and stern lights were working fine now not at all fuse is good. Any suggestions?

oil gauge spike 
Oil gauge spikes out when running. Then when idling it drops to hold pressure ( about 20). What could it be if it's not a faulty gauge?

Boat idles high sometimes and when hot won't start  
Have sunk enough money in. Replaced fuel filter, IAC etc. starter and brand new tank of premium gas. But same problem before I paid all the money. …

Metallic tapping sound from 1985 Merc 140 MR engine coupling 
7/10/16 - Status: Boat maintained well, with est. 400 running hours since 1985. Just completed maintenance on entirety of 1985 Alpha (MR) stern drive …

Water on the floor right outside the head 
Hi. Every time we fill the fresh tank the carpet gets soaking wet right outside the bathroom. Help

1983 black max 150 cranks but will not start help 
I have a 150 black max new battery fresh gas, cranks but will not start. I don't know much about engines so need help. Thanks

tilt trim 
a little first boat of my own given to me found a broken wire to my tilt motot switch that has a resistor in it the resistor is broken want to know what …

Water circulation  
1991 bay liner Capri I120hp l-drive changed water pump with a new housing and kit no water circulation at the launch at an idle or with muffs on over heat …

Trying to find information on an abandoned boat  
I was wondering if anyone can help me find out what kind of boat this is that has been abandoned on our property? Apparently it was a renter from 5+ years …

No lights on bow or in rear 
I have a 2001 Crownline 205 BR and my bow and stern light isn't working.

stern drive moving back and forth when idling-hard to control 
New to stern drive boat. Boat is hard to control when idling. Once get out of no wake zone and throttle up no problem. What am I doing wrong??

2000 Larson 186 Sei vapor locking? Won't restart after running till cools down. Started after 4 hrs of owning 
Bought Larson in 2004 , had great use although not used more than 10 to 20 hrs per year the past 10. Had rough time when we did not realize ethanol had …

454 big block starts and idles, but wont throttle up. 
I just bought a 1990 Mirage Travore 232 cuddy with a 454 Volvo Penta. It starts right up and idles perfectly, but once you give it throttle its sputters …

mercruiser 5.7 with thunderbolt v pings at about 3200 rpm. 
2000 bayliner 2655 5.7 thunderbolt v ignition is not retarding timing.starts pinging at 3200 rpm about 23mph have lots of throttle left but cant get more …

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Accessories go off when engine is started! 
Was all working fine! Now when you start engine, 150 xr6 , all accessories go off! Bilge, horn, live well, depth finder! Shut off the engine and they work …

2005 Chaparral 180 ssi blower shorting  
Hi, when in try to use the blower in my Chaparral 180 ssi 2005, it repeatedly blows the 10amp fuses, and was working fine only a few weeks ago? Is it shorting, …

1984 Johnson 150 gt not running in water 
I have a 1984 tidecraft bass boat with a 84 Johnson 150 gt in it when I have the lower unit out of the water our runs fine I can full blast the throttle …

alternator pulley getting hot 
I have a 2003 Sea Ray 240 Sundeck with Mercuriser 5.0. The alternator pulley has started getting so hot that it is causing the belt to smoke. The …

1971 starfire boat 
I have a 1971 starfire 24' boat with v8 motor and a 270 penta out drive and when you are putting power to the motor it acts like it is slipping loss of …

Engine missing 454 mag horizon mpi 
2000 380 Sea Ray 454 mag MPI horizon , Starboard engine missing at no load across rpm range; Plugs , ignition wires, rotor . Distributor cap replaced. …

1993 omc 115 outboard 
my name is james,we just bought a boat with the 1993 omc 115 on the back, i rebuilt both carbrators changed the plugs and changed out all four corals …

Battery Cross connected 
I have a 1997 Four Winns Horizon 220. I accidentally connected positive to negative. Tried starting it 3x before I realized the issue. The boat will …

1990 lund tyee 
I have just purchased a used a 1990 Lund tyee. It has a drain hole about 1 1/4 inch, on the port side under the livewell. What is its function in relation …

no power to ignition switch. 
I was removing the alternator on my mercruiser 502efi and had the battery switch on and listining to the radio. I touched the back of the alternator with …

220 crusader won't go over 2300 rpm 
I have a pair of 220 hp Crusaders in a 32' Chris Craft express. Starboard engine fine, port engine won't go over 2300 rpm and then knocks like bad gas …

1976 sea ray 6 celender inboard chevy moters 
the belt that runs the water pump broke so how do i put it back on when the moter mount is in the way

starter does not engage properly  
starter does not engage properly and very sluggish remove the spark plugs and it spins perfect....55hp johnson 1980...motor not been used for 4 years.... …

Ddec3 actuator low voltage error 
My alarm code 302 actuator low voltage is flashing, what could be causing this!

my 1996 150 mercury offshore outboard 
why is it after running for about ten minutes my mercury ofshore outboard just dies down to about 8 knots.it seems to foul the plugs. what can be the problem …

Ran out of gas now won't start 
I was cruising around as a second day owner of a 2005 sea ray with 5.0 mph mercruiser I/O and ran out of gas lucking drifted into the boat launch. The …

motor shuts down after about 20 minutes 
replaced both motors 228 mercrusier one runs fine one shuts down after about 20 minutes replaced carbs and fuel pumps and the motor that shuts down is …

2005 Sylvan w/ 90 hp mercury alarm 
When I start boat alarm goes off and will not stop. I don't know what to check, any ideas where to start?

sudden partial loss of power and loud clacking noise 
My mercuiser 3.0 had a sudden partial loss of power and started making a clacking noise.

Honda BF150 switch panel harness diodes and resistors gone bad 
Trouble shoot switch panel wire harness that connects to main engine wiring harness (14P) and control panel wiring harness. It appears there are two in-line …

1985 carver. All of a sudden both engines won't start, after running fine all season 
Engines ran fine all season. All other systems on boat receiving 12 volt power. One morning engines won't start.

boat shut down in low idle 
i have a 28 ft bayliner 350 5.7 liter runs good at hi speed but when i go about 5 miles out and slow down to trolling it shuts down and wont start back …

stalls out at full throttle 
2001 75 hp merc/mariner 4 stroke. starts up with no issues and will idle with no issues. gets up on plane and runs good for about 30 seconds then it starts …

350 mag 5.7l mis sing. And backfire  
2006 rinker 350mag 5.7l change water séparateur -plugs- cap and rotor-coil-TPS and still miss and backfire ta 2100 rpm to 3200 rpm .....

1979 mercruiser impellar installation 
i changed impellar on 1979 mercruiser and after it works fine on water hose but in the water it seems to be pumping water into the engine compartment and …

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stalled, won't start 
I have an optimax 115 dfi 3 cyl 2004 with 177hrs. It has been faultless in the 3 years I have owned it. A few weeks ago I took it out and it had a good …

Motor won't run at throttle 
I have a 1987 Glastron with a 2.5l GM inline 4 cylinder. The motor is hard to start and once it does start it idles ok. When you try to give it more throttle …

my 86 Merc 3.0 wont charge good...altenantors fine?? 
I have 86 merc cruiser 3.0 ...the altenantor is fine... when positve cable is hook up to battery it barely put out 12 volts... when positive cable is disconnected …

2008 mercury 4 stroke with 187 hrs on it. 
I take off and hammer down and dont get very far and the a solid alarm goes off and then it spits and spudders for a while then it will run again and do …

57 Evinrude 7.5 outboard pull cord slips one notch when pulled 
I pull the cord and it slips one notch. So I pull the cord a little then it catches. This is annoying. Any ideas of what it might be?

Power trim problems 
I own a 1997 stratos if u put it in reverse and give it any throttle the motor will come up about 4inches when I let off it falls back down the same thing …

seaswirl 190 volvo penta 4.3 litre 
I have a 190 seaswirl bowrider with a 4.3 litre volvo or merc. Volvo leg.. the fuel gauge is stuck at half. Ive read the wires rot out and sometimes the …

New battery but no power please help 
I just got a 1977 glastron sporster with a 85 hp motor I put in a new battery and it won't crank and I have no lights. Can someone pint in the right direction …

115 hp Mercury stalls while driving 
I have an 1988 115 HP mercury motor that runs fine when I get it cranked up, which takes a few times to crank. When I am traving across the water at about …

motor locks up at 60 lbs. compression 
I bought a 1986 Bayliner conquest from a guy for a fairly decent price I drove it from Seattle to Everett on one engine on the port side assuming that …

Glastron Merc 4.3 
When I turn off the boat after the motor is hot, it will not restart. I put in a new starter and a neutral relay that's on top of the motor, but am still …

45 HP 4 CYL Mercury Serial # 0C132444 leaky top carb 
I am posting here because I don't know where else to turn. I have a Mercury outboard serial # 0C132444 with a leaky top carburetor. My problem is that …

2007 larson 186 4.3 litre inboiard/outboard 
Has had a tune up, plugs ,wires,rotor, cap, oil/gas filter, but has no power and can't get up on plane

Mercury runs half speed until hot 
My Mercury outboard thunderbolt 50 hp runs at half speed for about 20 min then it takes off like a bat out of hell. It has new plugs sprayed the carbs …

97' glastron 175 se volvo 3.0 issues 
Hopefully some one can help me with this issue i am having. I have a 1997 Glastron 175 SE with a volvo penta 3.0 in it. the other day i had a hard …

4.3 Tahoe starter won't ingage and fuel doesn't prime when trying to start the boat 
I'm helping a friend work on his 215 Tahoe boat it won't turn over when we try to start it. My boat with the same engine when you turn the switch on you …

2001 mercury 4 stroke 25 hp, not giving me full power in forward? 
I purchased this motor on my boat. 2001 Mercury 25hp Big Food 4 stroke when in idle it sounds like its getting gas when in forward, pushing a load and …

Mercruiser - why wont it stay running? 
Help! I bought a 1974 mericruiser 4cyl. inboard boat and it runs great until you are on the water for about thirty minutes. It then starts cutting out …

boat trim problem 
I have a 1990, 20' Sting Ray, 175hp Merc., inboard/outboard. My trim motor hums but does not move the prop. It seems to be stuck in the down position. …

Pontoon motor runs and goes in forward and reverse but will not go faster when engine revs up. Why??? 
We have a 24' 1987 Funtoon Pontoon. It has a 25 horse Mariner motor. The boat refuses to speed up in forward or reverse even though the motor revs up …

hard to steer 
I just bought a used 2000 glastron sx 175, starts and runs great, problem is the steering. is extremely difficult to turn in either direction. does nor …

mercruiser 5.0 has power on hose but no power in water 
My 5.0 mercruiser will run fine on a hose but on water no power and won't go over 10 miles an hour

5.7 chevy mercruiser starts but wont stay running  
i changed carberators and it still wont stay running or idle ,cant figure out. cant find vacuum leaks either

alpha one mercruiser - water leak 
I have a 1994 crestliner sportfisher with a 3.0 litre lx alpha one mercruiser. at 2700 rpms water starts pouring out of the steering gear box behind the …

1975 Johnson 115hp 
Hello. I am new to boating and revelry acquired a 1975 Arrow Glass from a buddy. It needed a water pump and two coils but other then that was supposed …

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60 HP Chrysler 1974 
Model 609HA. Boat ran great when first purchased but got hot. After changing out impeller, fuel diaphragm, and cleaning out carbs....runs great at idle …

3 out of 4 coils arnt firing 
hi I have a 1974 135 Johnson outboard and 3 cylenders arnt firing anyone have any ideas ?

1993 Johnson 150 HP Jerks and won't get on plane. 
Tonight coming back from fishing I was running 50 mph and almost back when my engine began to lost power and it began to jerk on me. I stop and it runs …

Leaking water from the thermostat mercury 115 94-95 
I have an Mercury 115 1994-95 it is leaking water from the place the thermpostate is, other owner told me it was becouse water here in the north is so …

Mercruiser 5.0 is not charging battery. alternator is good 
I recently purchased a 1995 Chapparral boat with a Mercruiser 5.0 in it. It doesn't appear to be charging. Pulled alternator and had it tested. It is …

1988 evinrude v6 150 hp 
I have a 1988 evinrude v6 150hp and the water wasn't circulating out of the motor just put new water pump on and still no water coming out . I suck a water …

motor will only run while choked 
90 hp tracker will start and run for few seconds and then die unless you engage and disengage the choke repeatedly

1990 mericruiser 4.3l 
engine cranks has spark and fuel sprays into carb. but still doesn't start

4.3 merc 175hp wont go over 25mph 
have a 1987 merc 175 hp and it wont go over 25 mph. i put new fuel filter in and still wont go. I went from a 19 pitch to 21 pitch prop but dont think …

Original selling prices 
Where would I find the original selling price or MSRP for a 1999 Horizon 70' yacht? Thank you

Boat won't die after being started 
I finally got my boat to running and running well. But I went to turn the key off and the boat kept running. What do you think could be my problem?

boat wont start 
boat hasn't been started for some time. batteries are charged up, everything works but will not try to start. why???????

1992 Chaparral Prop Stopped turning 
We took the boat out for the first time this summer and we were doing about 35-40 mph and suddenly the boat slowed down and the engine sounded like it …

electrical problem on 115 mercury 4 stroke 
When I have every thing turned off on my boat with a 115 4 stroke mercury engine I still have a current draw on the battery.

trim 
my tilt suddenly went to full up sitting in the yard and the tilt motor would not stop running. If I lowered it using the switch on the engine it would …

85 hp mercury starts right up but dies when you let off the key 
I took my boat out on Saturday it ran great i started it 10 or 15 times threw out the day when i put it in the water Sunday it wouldnt stay running, it …

Won't start with new battery and new ignition switch 
I have a 1997 Four Winns 200 Horizon I bought new and owned for 17 years. It is well maintained and has been an awesome boat. The problem started when …

1987 merc crusier 4 liter 
found small round cup like brass fitting on bottom of boat, after oil change started boat water coming from right hand lower side where we asome part went. …

1996 Honda 50 hp 4 stroke don't turn, any suggestions? 
I just de winterized and engine start but wheel don't turn and the water don't come out from engine

1987 Four Winns with 4.3 Merc. Engine Clacking 
The motor purrs beautifully when running at lower rpms. but as soon as you plane out putting a load on the engine,it starts to clack, as though one lifter …

2008 tracker avalanche with 150 optimax trouble planing and porpoising 
purchased a used 2008 tracker avalanche with mercury 150 optimax engine.prop is ss23 pitch first time I took it out it had difficulty planing with just …

Johnson 60hp Can't get started after a complete overhaul 
Took boat to shop in March for an overhaul. It will start at shop but when we get it on lake it won't start. Take it back and the guy replaces something …

Engine get high Rpm in neural. But in gear dies 
1987 four winns v6 inboard engine Can get to high rpm but when put to forward or reverse it dies. Any one know whats the problem or suggestion .

150 HP Yamaha OB will turn over but won't start. Kill Switch issue? 
My 2001 Yamaha Ox66 OB turns over but doesn't fire off. I can mess around with the ignition switch wire terminals and the kill switch wiring terminals …

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Alarm going off 
Everytime I turn on the key to start my 115 h.p. mercury I get a alarm coimg from the forward and reverse control box. The oil injection and water pump …

STARTER STAYS ENGAGED AFTER SWITCH RETURNS TO RUN 
My 1969 292 gm 6 cylinder -- the starter keeps engaging after the key returns to the run position. I have replaced the keyed switch, pulled the starter …

1991 Johnson 200 starting problem 
I have replace the starter switch and starter solenoid on my 1991 Johnson 200 gt. All gauges work and the tilt and trim work. The solenoid does not click …

30hp Mariner running too fast 
After rebuilding the carb. on Mariner 30hp, the engine now races as if it's going to blow up. Fuel getting to carb ok. Any ideas? Thanks

change steering cable on 1986 searay seville 
I need to replace my steering cable on my 1986 sea ray Seville 19.5 foot boat with 140 HP mercruiser

Starter won't engage 
We are trying to start our glastron 1990s boat. It hasn't been started in 2 years. The battery is fresh the gas and oil are new and the connection between …

mercury 340 inboard stays running with key off 
1990 cruisers twin340s start fine when you turn key off engines stay running. If you turn key off and back on they shut off replaced both ign switchs disconected …

Bogging 
I have a 1983 25 hp sea horse and it. Cranks up and when I give it the gas it Boggs choke it comes alive and pull the primer then at about 3/4 throttle …

120 Force Outboard by Mercury 
So I just bought this boat from a buddy and it has a 1996 120 HP Force. The problem is to get it to idle while it is in the lake... It will idle all day …

Evinrude starts then wont start 
My 40 HP 1989 Evinrude motor is odd, I can crank it over and over and it will not start, I have checked for spark and there is no spark. I let it sit for …

Warning Alarm on 1999 Mercury 125 2 Stroke 
A constant beep goes off when the key is in the on position. . .motor starts up fine. hard stream of water, oil resevoir is full.

40 hp outboard yamaha wont pee very well 
When I first bought this yamaha motor 12 years ago it peed a steady 45 degree stream. For the last few years now it barely pees. A very weak stream. I …

40 hp mercury force slow cranking while plugs are in. 
I have a 40 hp 1996 mercury force outboard that will hardly turn over. If I take out the plugs she spins like mad. I have checked and cleaned all connections …

Mariner 50 boat engine no petrol to carburator 
Good day, I have not started my boat for a few months, now it wont start at all. Its a 3 cylinder engine. I have checked spark on the plugs and …

2006 Johnson 30hp misfiring, water in bottom cylinder. 
I have had this boat only one week! Prior to purchase, I ran the engine pup with muffs attached. All seemed ok. When I first took it out, it would run …

Outboard motor runs but won't plane 
2003 Trophy 2302 with 200 HP EFI Mercury saltwater outboard -- running along today at 32 mph on Puget Sound when boat suddenly lost power (kept running, …

Glastron Livewell Problem 
Just bought a 2007 Glastron Fish/Ski. Problem is the live well isn't working. First thing is there is no plug. Can someone tell me the plug size I need? …

water in the oil 
I am looking at buying a 1989 vip boat with a omc 4.3 cobra inboard engine.but it has water in the oil.What is the most likely cause?

Boat Revs and Bounces 
So I just bought a used boat and having some issues that nobody seems to know how to fix. When I hit the accelerator the boat starts out fine. Once it …

1979 20 hp chrysler o.b wont shut off 
when engine starts and runs when u turn key off engine will still run and wont stop running

1994 ranger 374v 175 mercury 2.5l xri losing prime 
my ranger runs fine,but everytime i turn it off i have to use the primer bulb to start it then it takes off and does fine.it has new fuel pump,primer bulb …

1989 Tracker transom separating from splashwell 
I have a '89 Tracker DV which has developed about a 1/4" separation of the transom to splashwell & a slight "bow" to the transom. What is the recommended …

Low rpms in starboard engine 
I have a 2000 Sea Ray Sundancer 340. My starboard engine, a Mercruiser EFI V8, 260 HP has lost rpms. Will only go up to 3200 RPMs at full throttle. …

honda 40 hp No full throttle response 
I have an 02 honda 40 hp, It will not go full throttle unless I pull the choke out half way, it also sputters at idle. Any ideas how or what to do to cure …

3L mercruiser i/o 
After taking boat out of winter storage, I attached hose and boat ears turned on water and started engine. It runs if above 3000rpm, but anything less …

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Live well Problem 
I recently had a live well pump replaced on my bluewave. The PROBLEM is, I have to run the bilge pump and the live wells at the same time because the …

1976 70 HP Evinrude won't go past 2000 RPM 
I have a 1976 &) HP Evinrude that was stored for 7 years. It only has 470 hours on it, as the previous oner kept a complete log of all the fuel used. …

Boat Will Not Start and/or Stay Running 
1990 Four Winns, 195 Freedom, 4.3 V6 Chevy engine, have changed fuel pump, water seperator filter, hose from gas tank to filter but there is not any gas …

Propeller pitch 
I bought a 18 ft javelin renegade fish and ski it has a 1999 Johnson 115 horse 2stroke I took it to dealer to have it prepared for winter he told me …

Crown line trim stuck in up position 
2002 crownline 29 Cr currently dry docked , power trim is stuck in the up position , Would love to nw get her in the water this weekend. does anyone …

voltage drop when accessories are turned on 2007 mercruiser 5.0 mpi 
when engine is running, any accessory turned on causes voltage drop. (blower,lights,stereo amp,bilge pump) drop is from 14 volts down to 12.5 to 13. I …

Need wiring diagram for a 2004 Lund Pro V 18ft - -where can I find one? 
My electical power to my dash an other places in the boat are not working. Its dificult to track anything as to where it goes. Can anyone send me a diagram …

Rewiring 1995 Suntrcker Pontoon /Merc 90hp 
Ihave to rewire pontoon boat as I am installing new swats and wiruing is a mess. I have all ordered exc ept wiring harness from moter to console. I …

1989 Tracker Magna 17 
looking for the fuel capacity of the below deck gas tank of my 1989 bass tracker magna deep-v 17

My boat try's to turn over when the key is not in it 
I tried to start boat for the year and it wouldn't turn over. Then again but now it won't stop trying to turn over. I disconnected the positive wire just …

Ranger Z520 Electrical Short 
It appears I have a short somewhere in the system. I have no interior lights or horn. When I push the button to turn on the interior lights, the LED indicator …

94 25hp evinrude outboard 
has a miss and to keep it running you have to keep working the choke in and out then when i put it in gear it usually quits then have to choke it again …

Throttle power trim switch not working 
The power trim switch on the throttle handle is not working. It works fine at the outboard motor, just not at the throttle. What should be checked out …

40HP FORCE GOT HOT AND QUIT 
I HAVE A 40 HP. FORCE THAT GOT HOT AND STOPED RUNNING..IT SOUNDS LIKE THE STARTER IS WORKING BUT MOTOR IS NOT TURNNING OVER..ANY IDEAS WHERE TO START???? …

mercury outboard problem 
40 hp for stoke efi bogs at full throttle and starts stalling back off throttle will idle fine

Ranger Z20 control panel 
I punch in my 4 digit code and hit start and the control panel will die and the motor shuts off. Sometimes it wont even light up when i hit start or stop. …

1985 johnson 70 tuneup specs 
manual says see the sticker on the motor. can not find any timing info. HELP

water draining from outboard motor 
I recently purchased a 17 ft. Bass Boat with a 2004,75 HP Mercury 2 cycle outboard. Before buying the boat the seller and I took it to a boat ramp and …

1994 Evinrude 70, cuts out when the key is released 
Initially the engine battled to start but once run ning it started everytime - almost like flooding. Now if the key is held in the start position the motor …

mercury optimax jet 210 
no acceleration at high revs; at low revs boat will move forward but not able to get up on its plain.

need a picture and owners manual for a 1996 bayliner trophy 2002 ff. 
I bought and i need the following: a picture and how to get a owners manual for a 1996 bayliner trophy 2002 ff.

1984 Trojan Tri-cabin - engine 
I have acquired a 1984 Trojan Tri-cabin motor yacht which went all of last winter not being winterized. I'm told they need to pull the engines out thru …

Rebuilding yamaha 40 hp outboard 
My pressure check reads about 85 per cylynder. Friends say yamaha 40 are work horses. But my pressures should be higher 100+ is good. Motor still runs …

magnun 454 7.4 v8 
my boat starts and runs fine out the water,B ut when in water it finds it harder to start,wont idle good,then wont go over 7 knots and cuts out in revers???? …

engine starting problems 
I have a 1978 sleekcraft executive with a ford 460. I got the boat for free knowing it needed work. It ran ok when i first got it, but would die once it …

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Newman Fine Boat Inc. 
I just purchase a Newman Bass mate. HIN NEWBX201M84B I cant find any info on the boat builders history, nor can I find any info on the boat....what's …

Yamaha Outboard Motors 
I have a 2007 yamaha 50 horses outboard it will start will rav fine in neutral and in gear out of the water but when in the water and in gear it won't …

Starcraft engine just clicks... 
i own a starcraft 17' with merc 4 cyl 318 cid. i replaced starter last fall because of "clicking" and inconsistent starting, this week again just clicking …

Won't turn left 
Hi we have a Sea Ray 180 and it struggles to turn left. It turns right as it should but to turn left it is very very slow and sometimes will not turn at …

trim does not come up all the way 
I am looking at purchasing a 91 chaparral 1900SL. the trim goes down fine but stops coming up at about the half way point. I checked the fluid and it clean …

steering problems 
The boat will not go in a straight line. Low speeds are worst, but even at high speed must be turning steering wheel half way around. If you don't correct …

77 Mercruiser in line 6 fuel problems 
Hello, my77 glastron 165hp after shut down suddenly started to start for a second and then stall out leaving me getting towed home. I replaced the fuel …

1989 Mercruiser 4.3L Power steering pump Replacement Part numbers non oem parts 
I recently bought a boat with a 1989 MercCruiser engine. We had in for its service and now the power steering pump is just bleeding fluid. The tech at …

1977 36' trojan how to switch fuel to run just off of generator tanks 
I am getting ready to run offshore for a 3 day fishing trip. What I want to do is fill my two tanks that run my generator which is a total of 80 gallons …

motor runs great but shuts down ? 
i can start it up, run full throtle sometime about a mile then it shuts down ,then before it shuts off i go back to idle posistion on throtle and if i …

Boat alarm 
every time we turn the key to start the boat, before the motor starts an alarm goes off. We do not know why it comes on. we have added automatic trans. …

1967 aristocraft  
hi i was wondering if any one can help me i have a 1967 aristocraft with a 120hp mercruiser will go i reverse fine but wont go in forward the control handle …

fuel tank removal on a 1989 sunbird spl194 boat 
i need to remove the fuel tank on a 1989 sunbird spl194 boat.can i just cut out a section of the floor(if so,what size)or do i need to remove the entire …

FUEL PROBLEMS 
I have a 40 hp force and a 15 hp yamaha outboards and they are tied in to the same inboard fuel tank on my 1996 spectrum. At low speeds they both spit …

Glastron SX170 list 
I have a 2002 Glastron SX170 which has developed a list to starboard, about 1 1/2 inch in 4 ft. We suspect that water has got into the flotation foam …

how can i start my 50hp johnson after flooding it 
i have not run this engine for about 2 years have new gas checked spark cecked comp. everything ok but hard starting help please

slipping gears 
boat idles along fine but when you apply power the motor revs up but it acts like the gears or something is slipping. the motor speeds up but boat doesnt …

1999 Lund ProSport Transom Replacement - Cannot remove livewells 
The transom is completely rotted on my Lund ProSport. Lund provided me with a new wood transom (in place of fixing it under warranty). I cannot get …

1984 ranger 
Bought an '84 ranger but none of the gauges work. Where can I find a wiring diagram? Thanks

1962 Upson jet mariner 
I have a old boat and can not find "Anything" on it. I have a motor manual and all the data I thought I needed, But come up empty on all my serches. Can …

1984 Ranger 
Where can I obtain a wiring diagram for a 1984 Ranger. I recently bought this boat and some of the gauges do not work.

motor will not turnover ,  
motor will not turnover. fuel gauge working, power trim just humms but motor will not move. Batteries checked at parts store and o.k.. fuses all o.k.. …

johnson 115 v4  
i have a johnson 115 v4 an when i give it full throttle it bogs down but when i back off a little it spit an sputers an trys to go an when i back off a …

johnson 1999 propeler only goes slow speed higher rpm spins out 
i was on ocean going 35 mph and oll the sudden engine reawed up and now only works on slow speed

Dissolving switch coatings 
Hi Guys, I recently purchased a 1997 Maxum 30, and I have a puzzle I am trying to figure out. The helm switches for lights, instruments, pumps, etc. …

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what should the compression be on a 1988 yamaha 150 pro v 
I bought a 1988 yamaha 150 pro v it has been setting for a year It started up fine a little cold nature but after a minute or two smoothed out running …

1989 Sea Ray bowrider hydraulic steering problem 
I just purchased a 1989 Sea Ray 18'8" bowrider that has hydraulic steering. There is quite a bit of play in the system and I would like to know how I …

engine seems froze on my 87 Larson 
I recently purchased a 1987 Larson with a V-8. The previous owner swears the boat started normally. It hadt been started for about 8 months prior to my …

I have a 1992 Bayliner Trophy PDGPR22, it has a Alpha One 5.7 V8 230 hp  
I have a 1992 Bayliner Trophy PDGPR22, it has a Alpha One 5.7 V8 230 hp with a Mercruiser Alpha One out drive. I purchased this boat I got no history on …

where does the oil go 
I new to boating and I'm trying my hand at restoring a 1983 VIP runabout ski bass boat with a 4 cylinder outboard motor (chrysler 90 charger) i think. …

Need Help with boat audio system 
Hello im trying to figure out i have and old 70s series evinrude motor and im trying to see if there is an alternator or something on the engine that charges …

2003 regal 2200 skiboat steering 
had to cut the cable to get it out,looking how to reroute the new one.

power trim 
Power trim started working slow coming up. It went down at normal speed. I opened plug and fluid looked white and watery. Put new ATF in and lifted …

Runs & Starts Great out of water, But not in water. Why? 
I have a '87 Mercuiser 140 hp I/O with points and condenser ignition and it is carberated. I hook the out drive up to ear muffs and it start right up. …

engine will not start 
It sounds as if its not getting any gas. sport jet 90 engine 1993.

to much fuel  
the craburators flooding out 91 evinrude 50hp how do the fuel solenod work

1986 mercrusier 20ft imperiar fires up but wount stay running  
fires up but acts like it running out of gas bit its not also seems to have weak spark at times i just put a tune up kit on the points and rotor and cap …

Boat Problems 
My boat has set for 12 years I stared eng. up then I clean up carb. now when you rev eng up to 3000 to 5000 rpm. it will not come back to idle and key …

2005 sea ray 185 4.3 will not idle 
When try to idle engine keeps shutting off. If you push both buttons to start and pump it will start but won't run under 2000 rpm. Ran at 2000 and it surges, …

play in steering 2007 90 hp merc 
I have 3 maybe 4 inches of play in my steering cable before the motor moves, how can I fix?

how to prevent motor tip up in reverse gear 
I have a 2000 Johnson 115hp outboard which tips up when put in reverse unloading at the launch ramp.

1996 Chris Craft Concept Cuddy 21 
Hi....purchased this used boat 2 years ago. Seem to have alot of problems finding parts for the older CC boats. Currently, have an electrical problem …

50 hp. 1989 johnson not run in 8 years  
what do i need to do before i run it

Downriggers on a 2010 Lund 1650 Renegade 
I just bought a 2010 Lund 1650 Renegade and i love it! My problem is that i Salmon fish and i need to mount my Cannon downriggers which have a 4" mounting …

Ranger R77 with 125 h.p.- 17' 
Can't get boat to run on pad. Is my motor set at the wrong heigth in relation to the bottom of the boat or what? Should this model run on the pad?

1950's skeeter boat 
I need info. in restoring a 1950's skeeter boat. Where can I get some info.?

1986 sportcraft 
boat runs for 2 to3 min. and then acts like its out of gas . i have changed the distrib its electronic, new coil cheked out fuel pump took out the check …

1989 Sea Ray 19 ft 
Were out with the family over the weekend, running up river, nice day... All the sudden we heard a noise coming from the engine compartment. We shut it …

2005 Mercury 6Cyl. 175Hp  
My bayliner have no problem 'till now. Now, if the engine is cold, is very hard to start, don't hold idle until the temperature not reach the normal …

no start on 91 dixie bowrider 
91 dixie bowrider i put a new deep cycle and a new starting battery in and all the lights, pumps and my blower works but when i turn the key all i get …

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glastron gs249 volvo penta 5.0 
I have a glastron gs249 volvo penta 5.0 with 220 hp and a carb on it ,,it starts great and idles great and running slow it is great but i can slowly …

hard to get on plane 
try to come out of hole n takes a while prop starts blowing air n i have to let off for it to catch water n start again i have a 2001 tr21 triton with …

crazy boat battery problem 
sunday I took the boat to the lake boat ran fine for about hour and half. we stopped and at lunch on the lake started boat up and got ready to take off …

1995 Lund Tournament V, Livewell Pumps 
My Lund has the pumps for the two livewells up by my feet, in the center of the boat. { 10 feet from the transom pick-up ports}. Pumps were replaced last …

motor wont shut down 
my 1990 200hp johnson outboard won't shutdown anyone have any ideas we tried everything

volvo penta 5.0 holding back from 3/4 to full throttle 
i have a glastron gs249 with a volvo penta 5.0 220hp and a carb. starts great and idles great but but when i hit it up to get on plain if i go slow …

4.3 L not reaching max rpm and uses ecessive gas 
1989 4.3L will not reach full rpm and now burns about 12.5 gph after new prop installed same prop as old.

wiring 
Blowing fuses and pumps don't work. How do I get to the bottom of the problem?

1990 SUNBIRD -STINGER BOAT. 
I AM TRYING TO FIND THE SPECIFICATIONS FOR THIS BOAT. ANY HELP YO CAN GIVE WOULD BE GREATLY APRECIATED THANKS. ( bawbo44@yahoo.com )I BOUGHT THIS BOAT, …

Opinion Requested? 
I recently came across a 2002 125 hp mercury outboard for an unbelieveable deal and i have a 1986 lund tyee 4.9...16ft aluminum v hull. I was looking for …

84 mercury wont run at top speed 
have a 84 mercury on a 84 skeeter boat runs great for 1 to 2 miles and them starts to slow down and want run above 1500 rpms try to thottle it up it well …

engine up and down button and trailer button 
So i put the boat in the water up north for the first time this year and everything worked great.We used the boat practically all day and the last ride …

Trim and Tilt - 2005 Yamaha 
Motor is getting power, making the usual noise...but is not going up and down?

Remove Outboard Motor 
I want to repair my trailer and transom on a 1984 Skeeter Starfire w/150hp Mariner. I have repair manuals for the motor and have purchased DIY manuals …

Ranger 519 won't swap fuel tanks 
My Ranger 519 won't swap fuel tanks. When I turn the knob from tank 1 to 2 no fuel gets to engine and it dies. When I swap back to tank 1 it fires up. …

83 Bayliner Capri 
The boat motor runs great but seems like it is being held back (dragging) it seems to cava ate when I give it more throttle. Prop spins but is not pushing …

1996 Bayliner Jazz 
Have a 1996 Bayliner jazz 120hp the boat runs fine out of water and at low speeds in the water but when at full throttle and when the boat just gets on …

fuel gauge 
have 2001 triton tr21. the gas gauge is on empty, bought new gauge still on empty; took sender wire off touched to ground still on empty, can anyone help? …

1997 johnson 88  
the engine will turn over a rev up a little, but is shotty and then stalls out, just bought it, hasnt been used for 2+ years, gives me the feeling like …

1993 caujan 1950 150 fast strike 
The steering is a little hard to turn. Can i just grease the cables or do i have to replace it?

fishing boat  
i was wondering if there is anyone out there that has a old steel hull fishing boat all i want is the hull at a low price is there anyone out there with …

86 Seaswirl no spark - 3.0 L / 4 cyl 
Boat in storage for winter. Turns over but no spark Help

Mercruiser Alpha Drive Leaking Water in Engine Compartment 
My engine has begun leaking water when running from the right side of the compartment as you face the stern of the boat (port side). Prior to the leak, …

Marine Battery problem 
A/C won't hold a charge on my 1999 Larson 254 Cabrio. Alarm keeps going off If battery wont hold charge then its probably sulfated and needs replacing …

Lund Livewell problems 
Lund Gran Sport/Tyee 2002 19.5' ... both livewells not operational First time out on the water this year. With the first walleye caught, placed in …

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dead batteries 
How do I open the engine hatch on a baja boat with dead batteries?

Outboard Motor not turning off. 
I have a 1984 Yamaha 40 HP ELN Runs great after a complete rebuild. However it will now not turn off with either the key or removing the clip from the …

Boat won't shift out of Forward or turnover 
I have a 19,5 Sea Ray 1986 with a 140 H.P. 3.0 with a Mercruiser outdrive. The boat was winrterized and has been sitting on a trailer for a few years, …

2005 175 Bayliner with 4 cyl, 3 litre Mercury engine 
Can someone tell me how to add leg oil to this motor?

Formula 252 hatch wont open 
Can someone tell me how to get the hatch opened on my 1995 formula 252 with a power hatch. The battery is dead and I have no idea how to open it to get …

1984 20 foot sport-craft, walk through windshield, with a v6 3.8 engine 
I bought this boat, really nice boat. The people told me it needed a starter. They cleaned the one on it, and it cranks and run good. When I got home …

Water leal in a 88 omc 4.3  
I want to buy this boat 1988 Sylvan 209 Barritz the boat has sat for about Five years. I started the boat and it ran fine no water in oil. or anthing but …

Power trim/motor on 1989  
Need to remove motor and check for problems.How do you take this motor out.?Can only get to one screw in front.Has 3 jack system and side fill.50 hp.Mariner …

Boat won't crank 
My motor turns over but turns over slow(2007 Mercury 90) like the battery is dead but its not. I tried a new battery and jumping it but nothing works. …

Volvo AQ145A Engine stalls. 
Hi everyone im in need of some help please with a problem i have with my one of the volvo penta aq145a engines, when i fire it up it will run for 10 minuets …

Boat wont start when in the water 
My husband and I just boat a john boat with a 55hp Merc outboard motor. He cleaned and adjusted the carbs already. He then hooked it up to the hose and …

1975 MFG 
I recently purchased an old 1975 MFG boat with an inline 6 cylinder and I'm trying to find out what motor it has in it so I can replace parts. The motor …

2000 Johnson 50 hp 
The motor starts and runs out good for about 5 seconds. Then it starts acting like it is starving for gas and dies. I changed out the gas line and the …

SHIFTER CABLE ADJUSTMENT 
last year i had my shifter cables replaced.By the end of last season, both drives were dying when i shifted into reverse.Adjustments are needed but how …

hydraulic cylinder seal repair 
have a 1988 sea ray seville with 135hp outboard. it has a leaky hydraulic steering cylinder. want to know how easy this would be to fix mysef.

Trim gauge on 2004 SKEETER stuck in up position 
Trim gauge on 2004 SKEETER bass boat stuck in up position

140 mercruiser wont reach full speed 
have a 1986 mercruiser inboard starts and idols fine runs to about 1800 rpm and falls out when increased throttle rapidly what is the problem? I can mess …

1999 JOHNSON 150 OUTBOARD 
I can take my boat out and run it a while it works fine even if I start and stop alot. But if I stop and troll a while when I try to leave it will start …

Boat does not move forward  
We have a 1993 Electracraft baycruiser. It will go in reverse but does not go into forward. All electrical seems fine and it has new batteries. What …

wiring problem 
i have a 1975 sea ray sundancer 24 ft i got it with no engine and its missing alotta the wiring to hook up the battery and stuff all i have is the main …

Saltwater Resistant Switch Panel for Blue Wave 160 V-Bay 
My switch panel which has 4 switches (4 black & 1 red) and the labels are worn away. Does anyone know what each of these switches is for? Please let me …

98 Formula 252 SS oil leak? 
I have a 98 Formula 252 SS with a 7.4 mpi Mercruiser, Bravo 3 outdrive.....I bought the boat 3 years ago and have been restoring it slowly...Ive been very …

bench seat on a 1994 364V Ranger boat 
I am trying to find out where the screws are that is keeping my bench seat on my 1994 364V Ranger boat from being pulled up. I have looked in the live …

2004 Glastron engine problem 
very quick over heating engine in 2004 Glastron SX175 volvo 3,0 l engine to small??? please help!!!

No Power 
1975 Bayliner It ran great No power to anything battery ok No power to dash help thanks james

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1988 175 HP Mercury 
I have just been given a 1988 Ranger bass boat with a Mercury 175 HP motor. I know very little about boat motors. I can not get it to start. It did …

my motor has no power but runs fine 
Can your help me?? I have a 1990 omc cobra 4.3 v6 and it seems to run fine but has no power. I dont hear any unusual motor noise, but the local marina …

83 searay peta volvo 240  
full throttle across lake ,60 feet of water suddenly motor revs after prop stop forward motion motor run great, boat won't go foward or reverse

steering problem 
I have a 1978 orrion 17ft tri-hull with a 305 chevy omc 800 series out drive and when I am going slow,not on plane it steers right to left constantly,so …

v6 to v8 swap 
i have a sea ray sundeck 190 4.3 v6 engine and was curious if i could swap a chevy motor in its place as yall should know the 4.3 is eccentially the same …

loud squealing upon engine start 
loud squealing when engine starts

2002 Yamaha two stroke 50 hp outboard won't get up to full speed 
I am unable to get the motor to open up to full speed. I changing out the fuel line bulb and cleaned the fuel filter. The motor runs smooth, without missing. …

1978 Bayliner Electrical System 
I have this bayliner mentioned above. After running hard for 20 or so minutes (full throttle), all and I mean ALL electrical system shuts off, radio, radar, …

1990 Four Winds Freedom 19' Open Bow 
I have one of these boars and I'm seeking a schematic for it? Can any-one help me?

2008 Triton runs too slow. 
Three months ago we bought a (new)2008 Triton Cypress Cay Tritoon with a 115 Mercury. We got the boat from "Sport Boats USA" Ozark Mo. When we took …

OMC 3.0 Liter 4cyl engine 1979 OVERHEATS when slow or stopped in water 
I have a 87 bayliner, I had to replace the engine with a new block..(OMC 3.0 liter 4cyl, drive unit is a OMC cobra)I found 1979 block and head. The engine …

My boat falls over in the corner. 
I have a 96 2050 bayliner. I just bought the boat. When skiing or wakeboarding and loose a skier when you make a hard left hand turn the boat will start …

1978 Cajun bass boat wiring diagrom 
I need to locate a wiring diagram for my 1978 cajun bass boat. The wires are all disconnected and we have no idea where they go.

NEED TO KNOW VALUE ON OLD OUTBOARD MOTOR: 1952 Wizard model wh7-10HP 
I have an outboard motor that I am trying to look for the value on. It starts up on the first pull but I don't need. I am guessing that it will be a good …

Reverse Boost 
I am mechanically inclined but did one of the stupidest things in a very long time. I went to boost my battery and reversed the positive and negative by …

Stern drive problem? Wierd! 
Alright, I have a 18' 1986 seaswirl open bow with the 4.3 and omc outdrive. A couple weeks ago I went to the lake for some skiing, after about 3 hours …

trailer lights 
To replace, remove the trailer light from the trailer do I cut the wire then splice the new light back on? It is my right rear directional, brake assembly …

Dead Appliances 
I had a new boat delivered Friday. System is 30 amp. Hooked up to shore power with a 30 amp cord with an adaptor because marina only has 50 amp. Also had …

boat not getting up to speed 
dear John, I just bought a 1986 regal ambassador 255 and ive been doing work to it .I have a problem with it getting up to speed.My fishing partner is …

1985 75 hp Merc won't rev in water 
we just bought a 1985 75hp merc. we had the motor company where we bought it put it in the tank and all was well. we then took it to the water and started …

Engine Volvo 4 Cylinder 
I recently purchased a 1983 Bayliner with a 4 cyl volvo engine in it....It has been sitting for 20 years...My question is if I have to rebuild motor,If …

Port side gauges on counsel do not operate. 
I have a 32' Carver Mariner, the port side gauges were functioning but now none of them come on, oil pressure, temp. checked all of the connections and …

1998 lund pro-v 1800 
I bought this boat and it had no trolling batteries in it and all wires laying in the floor ! Problem is I have no clue how to hook wires to batteries …

trolling motor wiring 
I recently purchased a used boat that needs some wiring repair. I have a 12/24 volt foot control Motorguide. I also have two foot switches mounted in …

marine electrical school 
how do i enroll on a course at the electrical school, everytime i try i get an eror page?

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Boat Motor hard starting when cold 
OMC Cobra 4.2L Very difficult starting when cold. Once the engine is warm starts immediately. I'ved replaced points, plugs, dist cap and plug wires. Choke …

bad gas guage and motor dying... 
87 Lund ..90 hp evinrude I was driving boat about 3/4 throttle and it acted like it was out of gas, when i let off the throttle it came back up. It …

Problems with my Mercruiser 350 MAG MPI 
So a few weeks ago I was on my 2005 Chaparral Signature 240 equipped with a Mercruiser 350 MAG MPI with a Bravo Stern drive. I used the boat only about …

Boat will not start. burnt fingers...... 
hello, i was just trying to take my boat out and it would not start. I had been having the problem a lot sense I had gotten the boat. It wants to crank …

autopilot 
Good Morning, I am interested in either a Simrad or Raymarine basic unit complete. I do no require anything too fancy or complicated. Based on my boat …

Boat wiring diagram for a 1976 Sea Ray 
We are looking for a wiring diagram for a 1976 Sea Ray boat with a Ford 302 inboard motor. This is a restoration project that does not have any of the …

boat radio 
MY BOAT RADIO IS PLAYING BUT THERE IS NO SOUND COMEING FROM THE RADIO.IT'S WORKING BECAUSE YOU CAN SEE THE SOUND BARS MOVEING ON THE RADIO FACE. ANSWER, …

loss of power  
I own a 1988 21' larson cuddy. I do a lot of wakeboarding with it and it normally has a pretty decent hole shot. However for the past few weeks, when …

Generator problems 
I have a kohler generator on my boat and i have been having problems with it. Sometime the generator can be hard to start up so i have to get in the engine …

Generator problems 
I have a kohler generator on my boat and i have been having problems with it. Sometime the generator can be hard to start up so i have to get in the engine …

electrical problem on 1990 4 winns 4.3L omc cobra I/O 
Cannot start engine or raise or lower outdrive. Have a new fully charged battery. Starter was dragging the last few times I started engine but it would …

Motor won't trim up 
I was fishing the other day and all of a sudden the motor would not trim up. It makes no sound when I try to get it up but when I do it down it makes …

WHAT MODEL IS THIS LUND- LUNZZ020A191 
WHAT MODEL IS THIS LUND BOAT? HIN LUNZZ020A191

No Main Power 
I took my Lund 1700 Fisherman out of storage today and fired it up.. However while boat was running I notice the Main power switch which runs Graph, Livewell, …

Trolling motor spinning backwards 
I just purchased a new minn kota edge trolling motor and I think the motor is turning backwards. It was installed at a dealerhip. Is this possible?? How …

Power Trim Gauge Not Functioning 
I HAD THE POWER TRIM UNIT REPLACED LAST YEAR. AFTER PUTTING THE BOAT IN THE WATER I NOTICED THE TRIM GAUGE WAS NOT FUNCTIOING. COULD IT BE SIMPLY A BLOWN …

corrosion test meter 
I have one of those portable analog corrosion test meters. It has three zones, one for steel, aluminum and bronze, that shows the green area for correct …

steering cable issue 
I own a 1978 Tiara Sport Salon 25' Flybridge model. My last time on the boat, in October, the steering cable broke. She is powered with an OMC 800 outdrive, …

Shore Power Electric Power Conversion 
Hello. I have a 2005 Bayliner 305 with 2 gas Mercruiser 5.0 liters mpi and generator I will cruise pretty far away and will have to dock where power …

Yanmar 3YM20 circuit diagram 
We have recently had a Yanmar 3YM20 diesel engine installed in our Westerly Centaur. Does anyone know where I can get a circuit diagram for the engine …

Eagle 351 fishing boat 
I hope you can help me? I just bought my first boat and it's an 1987 Eagle 351 15' fiberglass v-hull fishing boat with live well, trolling motor, pedastal …

Starter Problems HELP 
I have a 1996 Chris Craft Concept 17. It has a Volvo Penta 3.0 I/O. I am about to put my fourth starter on the boat. The first 3 would run for a while …

Boat Charging Problem 
OK then John Payne - I've paid the £35 and bought the "Bible", but I still can't find an explanation to my charging system!! I have recently aquired …

Shore Power Problems 
I own a boat bought from the US (110V) and transported via container to Greece (220V) where I reside. It has two shore AC input lines (30amp each) and …

HF Grounds and AC/DC Grounds 
My question is about grounds. In particular whether radio grounds should be “isolated” or at least separate from The normal DC ground (negative terminal, …

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Autopilots destroyed by spikes? 
I have had 3 Raymarine Type 300 autopilots electronics destroyed in 3 years. With the help of Raymarine I have determined thatit is possible that the electronics …

Autopilots destroyed by spikes? 
I have had 3 Raymarine Type 300 autopilots electronics destroyed in 3 years. With the help of Raymarine I have determined thatit is possible that the electronics …

Wind Generator Problems 
I am not sure about this appliances that place high loads on the system. Here is s what happened. After a recent cruise my wind generator seemed to bombed …

Delco externally regulated alternator 
I have a Perkins 4-108 in my sailboat. I wanted to upgrade the alternator from a Delco (12si, I think) to an externally regulated unit of about 100 amps. …

Tachometer and Battery Charging 
I have a 1986 Evinrude 60HP Outboard motor, and I notice that the tachometer Gauge is not registering and seems to be stuck on ZERO, the battery charge …

Shore Power Problem 
I have a 1969 pacemaker with single 30 amp shore power. I have added a microwave and a few other high draw items and would like to add a second 30 amp …

Inverter and reverse polarity 
I'm trying to get my inverter to power up my shore power system. (just temporary). I'm using a short cord from inverter to shore power receptacle and the …

Challenging Boat Electrical Question 
1-We are given a system -Circuit- consisting of two black boxes. 2-One of the two black boxes is on the right side and the other on the left. 3-The two …

Voltage Drop Calculations 
Reading the Marine Electrical and Electronics Bible, I got to the section on calculating voltage drop and was curious if the formula for finding voltage …

Boat alternator problems 
I have an I/O Volvo Penta 4.3 l gasoline engine and I have for more than a year a problem that the diode of my alternator goes bad. Each time when the …

Boat Electrical Problem 
When on shore power or using the genset my batteries are drained running the frig/freezer 12 VDC motor for belt driven compressor. It is a Grunert system …

Fishing boat electical accessory problem 
I've got a Lund Pro-V fishing boat. It has a new automotive type starting battery. I have no problems starting my 150 Evinrude or my 9.9 Yamaha, however …

Positive Ground Boat 
I have what I guess is one of those rare boats with positive ground. It is a 1947 Matthews Deluxe 38. Although some documentation I have indicates a negative …

Searanger Information Wanted 
I have just bought a SeaRanger 5600 on Ebay and apparently it has a manual and I would be happy to exchange scans, pdf's or photocopies. Your postings …

Boat Repairer Problems 
I'M A NEW BOAT OWNER AND I TOOK MY 24' BAYLINER IN TO GET THE WIRING REPAIRED AND THE TOYS PUT ON IT (STEREO,GPS AND VHF RADIO)I GOT THE TOYS PUT ON AND …

motor tilt 
I can not raise the tilt on the motor. It is a 2.5 omc I/o. Is their a way to raise it manually.

Furuno GPS 
I have just purchased a 2nd hand Furuno GP-31 GPS for my yachts. I wish to know about grounding the unit. I have the power with 1amp inline fuse going …

Negative Grounds 
I recently installed a small fire alarm panel into a fibreglass hulled vessel. I’m kind of new to marine electrics so excuse me if my questions are naive. …

Boat Battery Problems 
My 41 Gulfstar sailboat has a battery setup I think needs changing. House bank is 4 -6v gels series/parallel for 12v output, the starting is 2 12v deep …

Tachometer does not work 
I have a 2000 Glastron SX 175 Runabout that is starting to have electrical problems with the gauges. When I bought the boat about a month ago, all worked …

boat not starting after sitting all winter...battery is fully charged 
I have a 1995 maxum 3.0L that doesn't want to start. Battery is fully charged...what other things do I need to look at...I'm a new boat owner as of last …

1969 Fiberform 18 foot Continental 
Hello John- we recently bought an old Fiberform that we want to restore. The stringers look good and the hull is in great shape too. It needs some TLC …

Minn Kota Trolling Motor Problem 
I have a Minn Kota 74# thrust TM that sometimes jumps to full power when the variable speed selector is at a much lower setting or off. When my foot hits …

speedometer  
As soon as my speedometer quit working the boat started to take on some water- need help?

evinrude etec 40hp squealing noise  
my 2009 evinrude 40hp makes squealing noise much like loose fan belt when acelerating out of the hole, once it stops you can let off or acelerate without …

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Mercury 115HP ELPTO Electrical 
I have a Mercury 115HP ELPTO (1989) it runs terrific for almost exactly 40 minutes than dies, it won't start or fire for about an hour than takes right …

Tilt and trim will not go up on 1989 mercury 
Tilt and trim will not go up. I checked both relays with ohm meter and both works. Trim will go down and up every once in a while. Checked wires to trim …

Acceleration 
Boat starts well when first started. Take half hour ride shut it down to have breakfast when restart cannot get the rpm's over 1800 or it stalls out. …

Water temp gauge on 1979 29' Columbia/engine water 
My buddy has a 1979 29' Columbia sailboat, and the water temp gauge is still exceeding 180 degrees after running the motor for only about 5 minutes. Still …

Hook up dual batteriesl 
How to hook up dual batteries on pontoon boat with 150 evinrude

1999 5.7 EFI electrical problem won't start 
1999 Mercruiser 5.7 EFI won't start. Have had this problem multiple times. One time it will be the distributor module, one time the distributor pickup …

boat wont start with key? 
took the boat out to the lake turned key wouldnt start. turned key to run and pulled the rope on motor and it starts right up. the trolling motor works …

Bass tracker pro team 170 2007 Fuel gauge stop working 
Bass tracker pro team 170 2007 fuel gauge stop working

black wire from ignition getting hot 
We have 88 model Glass Stream and we are trying to replace the igition switch that was broken, but the black wire in the switch is getting very hot.

can't get nose of boat out of the water 
have a 1990 15' Fisher Marine V Hull WITH A 1990 15 HP Mercury stick steer . 9"diameter X 9" pitch. I can not get the nose of the boat up out of the water …

1989 40hp johnson . 
Used my 40hp johnson all day on the water today, got it back home to flush the outboard and while the motor was getting trim down it stopped suddenly, …

85 horse johnson, bawgs down at open throttle 
I have a 69 Glastron fish/ski boat. It has a 85 horse johnson, that has always ran perfect for me since ive owned her.. (about two - three years). …

water in hull 
Hi i purchased a 4.9m markham whaler(sharh cat) with under floor fuel tanks. On inspection of tanks i noticed water in the hull i lifted the front of the …

What hight should my evinrude moter be set at 
I'm having trouble setting my outboard up on my tinnie. Water is spraying up at the back so im thinking the moter is too low in the water. can anyone …

1981 rinker I/o motor raider speed boat Not rated yet
We where trolling around in lake Michigan and motor revved up the died. It started up in neutral and would run but when put in forward or reverse it would …

1993 50hp Johnson no spark on one cylinder Not rated yet
Recently purchased a boat with 1993 50 HP Johnson (Model J50TLETF) and do not have any spark on one cylinder, what is the best way to check the coil?

2003 60hp 3cyl. 4 stroke outboard serial OT683773. Not rated yet
I have replaced too many parts to list but my problem is when the motor runs for 10-15 min. it acts like it is starving for fuel. The final result is it …

outboard motor turns over slowly Not rated yet
I have a 1977 55 Johnson outboard motor it turns over very slowly it will crank with bottom plug out and just hit with the only the top plug out. the starter …

outboard motor turns over slowly Not rated yet
I have a 1977 55 Johnson outboard motor it turns over very slowly it will crank with bottom plug out and just hit with the only the top plug out. the starter …

Inboard 305 Not rated yet
I can't get my 1978 searay with a inboard 305, I've heard you push in on a button and lift up but that doesn't seem to work?

Yamaha 225hp no power under load Not rated yet
Yamaha 225 hp engines run and start right up, but don't have power to even get the boat on plane Throttle sensor??

454 inboards inboards Not rated yet
Starboard engine will start but key goes to run position engine dies will run with key in the start position

acceleration problem with 1995 ford omc 5.0l 302 engine Not rated yet
I'm having acceleration and top end power out of my 1995 ford OMC 3.0l 302 engine that is in my Fourwinns Candia 214.

Nothing happens when I turn key Not rated yet
My battery is fully charged and all the gauges move like normal when I try to start, but nothing happens with the engine. I was out cruising just fine …

1983 220 Crusader hard starting Not rated yet
They used to start up with a couple of pumps of the throttle. This year takes 4 to 7. Have replaced air and gas filters, plugs and wires, distributor cap. …

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Beeping in my throttle control box Not rated yet
I have a 1979 Crest pontoon with a 1989 Johnson 60 horse 2 stroke engine and after a few minutes running I have a beeping coming from my throttle control …

Chrysler 360 won't start Not rated yet
I have a 1980 Chrysler 360's in my boat and the starbort engine will not start at the ignition switch. However, if I jump the selinod or the ingition switch …

Chirping noise in throttle box on a 1994 60hp outboard Not rated yet
I have a chirping noise in the throttle box of my 1994 60 hp mariner. There is a steady stream of water. I put oil in the gas and it still chirps. It isn't …

2008 Hurricane with 5.0 MPI I/O has a continuos beeping and will not idle Not rated yet
I have changed the fuel filter but still a continuos beeping and will not idle in neutral racecheerdad@gmail.com

Exhaust elbow Not rated yet
Hi I have a thundercraft magnum express 1985 260 v8 and I need the parts number for the Exhaust Tube for it. I can't seem to find it nowher ?? Please …

Harris Kayot beeping while running, what's up? Not rated yet
2012 Harris Bowrider.. Starts up no problem, but then has a continuous double beep while running.. Similar to the annoying seatbelt beeping in the car! …

Johnson 35 sea horse outboard Not rated yet
Starter turns and tree teeth catch the flywheel but they seem to slip and not catch the flywheel fully to start it

1999 sea ray sundeck 210 looses power Not rated yet
Hello, my name is Kim and I have a 1999 Sea Ray Sundeck 210. I have an issue with my boat loosing power. Recently, after loading the boat into the water …

2008 Stratos 176XT with 25 HP Mercury throttle stuck full throttle  Not rated yet
out fishing on Monday and half the day gone and had moved 5 times to new spots on the lake and last time heading into the dock the throttle stuck in full …

Hour meter quit working 2009 Starcraft Classic 180 Suzuki DF40 Not rated yet
The hour meter quit working on my 2009 StarCraft Classic 180. The boat has a Suzuki 4-cycle engine. Any ideas? The tach works fine.

2000 Lund 1950 Tyee with 5.0 liter GM Inboard Not rated yet
Thought I had a dead battery! No power anywhere! Replaced battery with new one and all I have is tilt / trim on the big motor! No power to little kicker …

Porpiosing and doesn't jump to a plane. 89' Rienell 5.7 Not rated yet
I received a boat as a trade for some work I performed. Rebuilt the carb and fixed a few minor issues. Took it out but it doesn't want to get on to a plane …

Porpiosing and doesn't jump to a plane. 89' Rienell 5.7 Not rated yet
I received a bat as a trade for some work I performed. Rebuilt the carb and fixed a few minor issues. Took it out but it doesn't want to get in to a plane …

1977 johnson 115 hp outboard fuel problems, a little help please Not rated yet
1969 sidewinder lo-pro 16 with 1977 johnson 115 hp outboard. starts easy idles a little rough when cold idles good when warmed up. will take off realy …

1993 bayliner classic cuddy runs good till I turn the water then starts mifiring Not rated yet
If I start the motor without the water running and let it run for ten seconds engine will idle perfectly if I turn it off and go turn the water on to run …

Not going faster than 15 mph Not rated yet
Our boat will not go faster than 15 mph and we don't know what is wrong with it. Any things we should look at?

no power! Not rated yet
I have a 1988 Procraft 19 ft. bass boat. Boat was taken out of the water last week and was running fine. Went to put it back in and nothing has any power. …

Beeped, bogged out, now won't turn over Not rated yet
Hello, I have an 03 vip boat with Mercury motor. We were out on the water and we hit a bigger wave, the boat then beeped and bogged out. It starts but …

Back fire while cranking with ear muffs Not rated yet
We lost the fire in two cylinders at the end of the year last year. It would run on two cylinders. but not all 4. This year we diagnosed the problem to …

Sea ray 195 sport 2008. 4.3 mercury engine Not rated yet
I have to constantly correct steering just to keep the boat on a straight line on calm water. With 2 adults on board Scott

2010 18ft trophy cc keeps Alarming Not rated yet
While out on water boat started alarming and drain battery . jump start battery worked for less then mile tried a new battery and alternator and its still …

I have oil in my freshwater Not rated yet
I have oil in my freshwater I have a 250 Cummins diesel and I am getting oil out of my crank case in to my freshwater can somebody tell me what my problem …

Engine Noise Not rated yet
Hi! I have a Manitou Pontoon boat. Once leaving the lift, the boat started & drove fine as well. Once parking it in the lift and turning off the engine, …

boat won't start. 1982 galaxie tri hull 115 2 stroke OMC drive Not rated yet
tried to start the boat for Memorial weekend and the starter motor didn't turn over. Checked the solenoid, it worked jumped the starter it turned over( …

89 Evinrude 225 Not rated yet
Engine seems to have an electrical issue, if I cruise around the lake for a bit and try to go wide open it feels like there's a rev limiter at 3100, if …

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my 22' champion boat "sometimes" feels like it looses power while trying to plane it out.  Not rated yet
my 22' champion boat "sometimes" feels like it looses power while trying to plane it out. One day it ran great and next day same lake ran bad. It was having …

pressure sensors Not rated yet
what would cause the pressure sensor on a yamaha 115 hp to keep popping...has done it twice and when it occurs it shuts down motor and will not restart …

Steering wheel will not turn to one side Not rated yet
Steering wheel will not turn to one side. Turn the wheel to the right and it stops in the center will not turn to the other side does this mean I need …

Pull knob on 1970 sea ray srv 180 Not rated yet
Cant figure out what that pull knob does next to horn

Electrical problem on Glastron SX170 Not rated yet
We did a reverse connection when hooking up the battery. Now there is no power to the dash or the motor or motor life. The only thing that works is the …

crossed wires on battery smoke coming from alternator Not rated yet
crossed the wires when hooking up the battery on my mercruiser 4.3l inboard. Smoke started coming from the alternator. Have i ruined the alternator. Need …

Boat motor bogs down when trying to take off Not rated yet
Mariner 1982/83 115hp straight six, carbs just rebuilt, fuel pump rebuilt. Boat will run great 5,500 rpm 37mph at 5,500ft elevation. If brought down to …

losing oil in reserve tank Not rated yet
i use the boat all day no problem next day start boat alarem goes off reserve oil i losin the cap on reserve tank fill oil level up and use boat all day …

89 force mercury 125 outboard motor  Not rated yet
I have a 89 bayliner capri with a 125hp outboard motor and I just replaced the entire overhead because the motor was bad now I'm a first time boat owner …

Cobia parts Not rated yet
I'm having trouble finding a lid for the glove box on a 1994 Cobia Monte Carlo 188. New or used would work. Any suggestions?

2011 merc 4 stroke trim issue Not rated yet
I have a 2011 mercury 90 4 stroke the trim is intermittent on up tilt, have replaced trim relays, checked switches all to no avail. Need help

Year built. Not rated yet
I've owned a aluminum 14 foot boat with Larson's Watercraft on the metal plates at the corner of the transom for around 12 years. Recently I strip the …

2007 Crusader 6.0 Port Engine Stalls Not rated yet
I have a 2008 Carver 36SS with Crusader 6.0 Captains Choice Engines. The port engine starts stalling at low idle after running 25-30 minutes. It seems …

F150 2005 quick kill buzzes shifting fed& rev. Not rated yet
The quick kill buzzes when I shift forward or reverse. Engine never stops no starting issues. What is the cause? Kyle. Kyle@tdrcontractors.net

2009 Bass Tracker Pro 17 Not rated yet
I would like to find out the weight of the boat along with the trailer that would have been bought from the dealer. I would like to tow it with a 2016 …

4.3l has power all the time Not rated yet
have a 4.3l mercruiser that the power to everything is constantly on.key off n wire harness disconnected.battery dies because fuel enrichner is on.changed …

Honda 150HP loses power under load Not rated yet
I'm excited to have found this site! I’ve been fighting an intermittent problem on my 2005 Honda 150HP outboard and am wondering if you have any suggestions. …

1990 Fiesta 29' Pontoon specifications Not rated yet
Where can I find the passenger capacity recommendations for a 1990 29 foot Fiesta pontoon boat? The manufacturer is looking but so far, no luck.

Mid 90's mercury 25hp boat motor  Not rated yet
Motor jerks and misfires under load only

new battery new solenoid trun key no clicking sound Not rated yet
i have a 2004 60hp mercury outboard. i had an electrical fire last spring and replaced most of the electrical parts. i got it to start last fall i run …

Motor shuts off when put in forward Not rated yet
When I put the boat in forward drive the engine will stall down, but when I put it in reverse it runs fine?

hard to handle Not rated yet
Why does it take 2 men and a boy to operate my 75hp Yamaha 4 stroke at any speed other than slow and on plane?

1993 champion DCR elite w/150 mercury 2.5L XRI outboard Not rated yet
Went to lake to run the motor and after making less than a lap around the lake my engine just died while cruising. Try to re-crank but couldn't get anything. …

Rinker captiva 206 with a 350 magnum Not rated yet
Thinking about getting this boat it was runing in lake water but i need to tske to salt wster can i do tgat and what do i need to do to prep it for salt …

150 mercury 2.5L XRI outboard motor Not rated yet
Was on the lake running my 150Mercury 2.5L XRI outboard on my 1993 champion bass boat when it just died and fell on its face. Tried to start it back and …

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60hp Mercury 4 stroke splutters when accelerating Not rated yet
I have a 2005 60hp Mercury EFI 4 stroke, and sits on a 4.85mtr Stacer. So far its been reliable, quiet and economical (done 180hrs) but its just started …

2005 bayliner 3 ltr motor wont die Not rated yet
I have a 05 bayliner with a 3 ltr 135 hp 4 cyl motor run & idles good .but when I try to kill engine with key the motor spits & sputters & wont die. sometimes …

Getting oil warning light @ 5000 rpm with 2001 Johnson 70 hp. Not rated yet
Just bought this boat that had been sitting for almost a year. Ran it full out with seller on a very rough day for about 12 miles without incident. Tore …

80 hp mercury mid 80 impeller Not rated yet
Hello, I have a mod 80s 80 hp outboard on a chapparal. I'm trying to find the correct impeller kit a it needs changed. Please help.

no power Not rated yet
i have a 1982 seaswirl with 185 omc v8 engine out of water engine reves up good 3000 rpms but in the water no power changed oil sparkplugs and cables cap …

1991 Mercury xri power trim problem Not rated yet
I lifted the motor all the way up and now it won't come back down ??? The trim motor is running but it won't budge.

How to unlock steering of sabre bass cat Not rated yet
About 11 yrs ago i locked the steering so no one could steal it. Now i don't remember how to undo this . any help please. Thanks

350 mercruiser wont start. Not rated yet
I have a 1985 chris-craft 186. It was running fine, I idled up on a sandbar and it cut off. I can't get it started again. Changed coil and ignition switch. …

My 1987, 115 evinrude outboard trys to start, when I hook up battery cables? Not rated yet
My boat engine needs help, could someone tell me where I could find a diagram to rewire my boat. My buddy in my absence unwired it and rewired it unsuccessfully. …

1997 90 HP Honda Four stroke Not rated yet
I have a pair of Honda 90HP four stroke, when doing oil change one of the motor oil is totally burned or black while the other motor oil comes out almost …

2005 Sundancer 340 twin Mercruiser 8.1s. Not rated yet
I have just changed the water temperature sensor on the port engine at the front above the drivebelt. When i try to reset the Smartcraft screen using the …

hydro repair Not rated yet
2005 270 amberjack stern drive 6.2mpi. hydrolic line leaking in bilge. cannot reach end to tighten or replace.how do you get to line mh0lmes940@gmail.com …

switch will not shut off engine  Not rated yet
switch , dash mount , works for everything , start , run , and choke, but will not stop engine running in off position . Have checked and with key off …

Horn Not rated yet
I can't get horn to work. Changed the fuses 1990 Four Winns cubby cabin. I have no manual on this boat for wiring diagrams. Could you help?

Outboard wont start. Not rated yet
1977 Johnson Javelin 85hp cylinder #3 wont fire. What should I test first? All #1,2,4 fire but #3 wont fire.

how many grease zirts are there on a stern drive 6.2 mpi mercruiser sear ray 2005 in clude steering Not rated yet
how many grease zirts are located on a 2005 270 amberjack 6.2 merc. mpi with bravo 3

Steering on bass tracker yanks to right. Not rated yet
2010 pro team 170 50hp. Will all of a sudden yank to the right. Driving straight and calm water, was told there should be a brake system on steering, that …

Yamaha Ox66 2 stroke 250 water coming out of exhaust port on Lower Unit Not rated yet
I have water coming out of the exhaust port near the top of the LU. It is still peeing strong. Is this a major concern?

Heavy smoke, oil in exhaust Not rated yet
I used the boat last about 5 years ago and the last time it was in the water it almost sank due to a lower below being broken. I am finally getting around …

Outboard bogs when i give it gas Not rated yet
I have a 1996 Mercury 150 offshore (carburated).My problem is that when i start my engine at the boat ramp, it idles and runs fine. When i stop for awhile …

Rough cranking Not rated yet
I have an 18' sea ray and it cranks good when flushing the motor. When I put it in the water, it does not want to crank and gives me fits. I use the 93 …

2001 Johnson 150 Ocean Pro and grey sludge around lower unit Not rated yet
Motor has low hours on it. Gas tank drained last fall and all new fuel added and treated with Marine Stabil. Boat started hard first time in driveway …

75hp Force starter Not rated yet
75hp 1999 outboard Force Got my boat out of storage for the first time and hooked 2 new batteries up. Went to start it and the starter just spins. Will …

Lund radio wiring Not rated yet
Just bought a 1995 Lund 1650 Tyee and would like to put a radio in it. In the glove box there are wires for a radio but where are the other end of the …

Engine swap from 1984 celebrity to a 1965 dorall Not rated yet
I have a 1984 celebrity 17 foot open bow with 140hp mercruiser. The boat has bad bearings in the outdrive. Is it possible to swap that engine to a 1965ish …

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1975 IMP Aztec W/302. Only 292 hours Not rated yet
I came across a 1975 IMP Aztec sitting in a garage at a clients house. This boat has been garaged from day 1 to current 41 years in all. I began to inquire …

1988 Skeeter boat control panel Not rated yet
I have a 1988 sf 175 skeeter. I have had some work done to the electrical system apparently there has been other wiring done before I purchased it in …

Boat stranded in shallow sandy bottom  Not rated yet
I have a sea ray 400 sun dancer and I occasionally get stranded . Should I always try to go forward or is it ok to try reverse ? It has direct drives …

need advice - first time boat owner Not rated yet
Hi, I am about to buy my first boat. I want it for fishing mostly, but also to scoot around with my family. I am looking at a 17' 1985 Glastron Conrad …

Can't reach max speed  Not rated yet
We just bought a 24ft inboard pontoon sundancer 2001 model...we took it on water and can't keep motor in water to obtain max speed. Mechanic said it is …

engine want tach past 3000 rpm Not rated yet
boat was running good cut it off about an hour cranked it back up was heading home and want it tach past 3000 rpm it is a 115 mercury optimax dfi 2 stroke …

Engine accelerating erratically  Not rated yet
I have a 2011 chaparral with a Volvo Penta, 4.3 liter engine. Just put it in the water and the engine is accelerating erratically, but not over heating. …

40hp merc 4stroke runs fine then starts loosing power  Not rated yet
My 2011 bass tracker 40 hp four stroke mercury will start up and run fine for a while then it starts losing power and bogging down to nothing , You can …

Need info for mid 70 s Evinrude fiberglass boat Not rated yet
My brother has a Evinrude fiberglass tri hull closed bow glass windshield..60Evinrude on back..right side steering 16 ft boat...do you have any info on …

Mercury 25hp 4stroke cranking issue Not rated yet
I have a 2009 mercury 25hp 4 stroke EFI. It has been sitting for about two years with no fuel in the system. Now it will not turn over. The flywheel …

outboard motor needing tune up Not rated yet
I have a 1989 boat motor and trailer due to illness boat hasn't been in water in probably 6 or 7 years how much approximately how much should it cost to …

Please help asap. 1978 mercury shift/throttle Not rated yet
I'm replacing my shift/throttle cable on my 1978 sportcraft with a 1978 mercury 800 80 HP. This is my first boat and my first time working on one. I popped …

No power to console on 1988 champion bass boat Not rated yet
Can't get power to the console of my 1988 champion bass boat, I have power to the motor but nothing else. I have a new battery so I know that's not the …

lund livewell problem on 1990 predator  Not rated yet
livewell does not fill unless boat is moved backwards. livewell has drain thru the bottom of the boat. also have a second pump I can switch on at the …

1995 king cobra 7.4 compression test? Not rated yet
Hi guys i'm new to this forum, quick question about a king cobra engine I'm trying to find what a good compression would be for the cylinders can you …

No forward only reverse on 3.0 mercruiser i/o  Not rated yet
Just bought a used 2003 maxum has a 3.0 mercruiser in it. Launched it for the first time went up to park my trailer came back reversed out of the dock …

No flywheel rotation when pulling cord Not rated yet
I have a 9.9hp mercury force that i was trying to start. The flywheel was turning, but after about 10 pulls it quit spinning while pulling the cord? I …

Yamaha 150 HPDI Not rated yet
With engine off the shifter works smoothly but when it is running it is difficult to go to neutral from either foreward or reverse could this be from idle …

Battery location  Not rated yet
New boat owner. Got boat back from storage. Paid and receipt showed battery charged etc. Got home and found batteries dead. Thought well I can charge them. …

Buzzing from control box with key on Not rated yet
Was going good gave it gas and started buzzing from control box even with motor off and key on 2002 oil injection Mercury

1986 Yamaha outboard box mated to a 1996 Yamaha outboard Not rated yet
I have a 1986 40hp Yamaha that needs attention. I came acrossed a 1996 50hp Yamaha and am wondering if the throttle box, cables and such use the same mounting …

Neutral interrupt switch Not rated yet
I have an older Stingray, 1985 model with a 3 Liter Mercruiser. It starts fine, & runs well, but Dies when put into reverse. Any thoughts on what the …

Mercury motor leaking gas Not rated yet
I have a 1999 mercury 100 hp that will run great at low speed but top end will bulg down bad I put it in garage and the lower carb is leaking gas bad …

1991 yahama 90 2stroke mix oil not oil injected  Not rated yet
I was running down the lake at about 43 mph today and it was running good just like always and just outta nowhere boat went to missing very bad and wouldn't …

2000 90hp mariner alarm sounds off when tilted down then stops when on plane and motor is trimmed up? Not rated yet
2000 90hp Mariner 2 stroke oil injected. The alarm goes off (steady) when tilted down (in take off position). When tilted up after boat planes off the …

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Triton bassboat motor 2005 won't lower due to battery is dead Not rated yet
I cannot get to my battery box to charge it because electric lowering device will not work. I'm just trying to charge the battery

Starter engages after turning key several times. Is it the key switch or other problem Not rated yet
Trying to start mercury 250 pro xs. Have to actuate key several times to get starter to engage. Not so bad after motor warms up but still have the problem …

Yamaha 9.9 4 stroke power loss Not rated yet
Hello. I have a 2001 Yamaha T9.9ELHZ outboard. Starts and runs ok, gave the carb a cleaning etc as it stalled sometimes at low rpms and now it runs and …

Modor cranks but doesnt stay on. 200 suzuki 4 stroke Not rated yet
Won't crank over. I have 4 batteries one for the engine and it won't click over. It beeps and cranks up but then does not hold and just dies. Full of …

Boat motor turning Not rated yet
I use a 15hp motor to troll with. Every time I let go of the handle it wants to keep turning, usually to the left. Is there anything on the motor that …

Wiring problems nothing works Not rated yet
I just got a 1986 phantom lightning ski boat with a 3.0 in it and i dont know anything about boats this is my first one i hooked a battery up today for …

1994 Basscat Not rated yet
My Basscat shuts down while running down the lake. First I start out it does fine, when go to move to another spot it shut down like I turned the key off. …

Tilt and Trim Not rated yet
Tilt makes noise when you try to lift it but it doesn't lift.1997 mercury force 90hp elpt

Boat engine Not rated yet
Will a 1992 55hp yamaha 2 stroke bolt onto my 1995 star craft? The motor that is on the the star craft is a 50hp Johnson 2 stroke. And I'm trying to buy …

Boat engine Not rated yet
Will a 1992 55hp yamaha 2 stroke fit onto my 1995 star craft. The star craft is a 15 ft fiber glass. And the original motor that is on it is 50hp Johnson …

1992 60 HP Evinrude appears flooded after sitting in dock for a week Not rated yet
The boat is docked in the water. Intermittently after a week or so sitting, the engine appears to be locked up. Removed a spark plug and water or gas …

Losing power Not rated yet
Hello Derek here my 40 hp oil injection 2 stroke mariner all of a sund en just dropped to half the speed I used to get I can get the proper speed in reverse …

150 johnson fast strike wont plane out,bulb wont stay primed Not rated yet
Went out today , The motor idels fine runs fine on idle speed,but when I try to open it up it sputters,also top port carb is leaking,and bulb won't stay …

1985 Galaxy 209 with mercruiser 140 ???s Not rated yet
My kids and I ran across this boat a few weeks ago so we got it as a family project. The interior is in rough shape and was told the engine ran but had …

1985 evinrude 30 hp outboard over revves and and wont go when in water Not rated yet
I just bought a boat with a 1985 evinrude 30 hp which runs pretty good but when I took it out and ran for a while about half speed then throttled up engine …

Squealing belts on start up 1995 4.3 LCD Not rated yet
I have a 1995 sea ray 180 it has a 4.3 Lx mercruiser engine the belts started squealing for a few minutes when I start it. Any ideas?

Overheated on the garden hose  Not rated yet
I overheated my 120hp last night on the garden hose. I am a new boater/owner. The loud alarm went off but I ran it for at least 2 more minutes. I Shut …

wiring harness for trolling motor Not rated yet
I have a Freedom Twin Troller fishing boat that has two trolling motors built in underneath the middle of the boat. The harnesses are connected to a battery …

5.7 murcruicer oil usage  Not rated yet
Iv got a 1988 wellcraft aruba 25' with a 5.7 murcruicer. I took it out and it fired up with about 25psi oil pressure drove about 10 minutes it wouldn't …

1993 Johnson Fastrike Not rated yet
Boat will start with key switch on when it goes back to run it Dies

3.0 Merc cuts out  Not rated yet
1993 3.0 Merc I/O cuts out advancing throttle and returning to idle. Carb was rebuilt fuel checked no water. Not sure if it is a fuel pump or a compound …

Reinel. 1999 185. Trim / balance problem Not rated yet
4.3 Mercruiser. Bow wants to dig into water (broach) when decelerating. Also is very hard to balance with passengers on board. It's my 5th boat and …

Transom mount trolling plate Not rated yet
I want to use my 87 Bayliner capri as a trolling boat. There is a weird angle on the transom of the port side so I can't just mount my trolling bracket. …

1977 ranger monitor panel Not rated yet
I have a 1977 ranger bass boat and I am in the process of rewiring it. The only trouble is I have no idea what the front monitor panel is suppose to include …

2012 Hurricane deck boat Not rated yet
My deck boat has a 115 Yamaha engine and has no light or buzzer for overheating or low oil? I purchased it used a month ago, the only think i can tell …

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1982 Sea Sprit "Throttle Only" Switch Does Not Work Not rated yet
Hello everyone. I own a 1982 Sea Sprite and the "Throttle Only" button on the throttle lever does not seem to work - therefore the boat will not start. …

Steering problem Not rated yet
Well Everytime I'm riding I got keep steering towards the right bc it keeps pulling me to the left

chysler bass runner pulls to one side Not rated yet
I have a older Chrysler bass runner boat, with a 25 hp engine. It pulls hard to one side. Tried to adjust trim tab. Checked to make sure engine was centered. …

How hard is it to change from a 318 with a Volvo Penta outlive to something newer Not rated yet
I have a 1973 fiber form 23 ft hardtop and would like to know if I can remove the 318 with the out drive and put something newer into the boat? Thanks, …

1987 Force 50 HP coil pack has hole in back, What can cause this Not rated yet
I picked up a 1987 Bayliner 14 foot with 50 hp four Force outboard motor on it. The person that sold it to me could not get it to start I found that he …

Motor wont start 1994 60hp mercury 2stroke Not rated yet
I have a 1994 60hp merc 2stroke the motor turns over fine but the only way to get it started is by putting the motors throttle in gear going forward as …

Live well Not rated yet
I have a 2006 sea ray 185 boat I want to install a live well ! Where is a good place for it and how much cost would it be?

1996 115hp evinrude backfire won't start Not rated yet
Last time I took the boat out the motor killed while riding wide open a few times. We were out all day so... Well, today motor started rev'd up real …

Is 2014 tracker pro 16 ignition wire grey? Not rated yet
Attempting to install a Minn Kota MK-1-DC on board DC charger. It says connect grey wire to ignition wire. My question is what color is the ignition …

Merc outboard spits green oil Not rated yet
I saw this boat for sale today. It's a Merc 6 cyl, 175hp. When the owner starts the engine green oil spits out if the exhaust. I don't know if the engine …

1989 johnson 150 fuel or lower unit  Not rated yet
1989 johnson 150 I go to take off no power push choke in finally feels like it jerks has all kind of power any help

Owners Manual Not rated yet
I have a 1976 Fiberform Cuddy 24 and I am looking for the original owners manual for it....

low motor rpm Not rated yet
My 2007 Yamaha 70 outboard only turns 2400 rpm at full speed. Coming out of the hole it is a dog. I've had a new prop installed and the carbs adjusted, …

2017 bass tracker boat Not rated yet
can I use pivot bar on my trailer on 2017 tracker instead of the bunks.. an if so the the weight of the boat pose any problem from the pivot bars to the …

Starter wont engage  Not rated yet
I am considering purchasing a 1989 Renken Seamaster 2488 WA Cuddy equipped with a 175hp 5.0 Yamaha closed cooling system sterndrive. The owner states the …

Oil leak from where lower unit meet upper unit and a small hole in lower unit Not rated yet
Looks like I have a very slow and small oil leak but it looks the boat engine oil. It's slowly coming out from a small hole in lower unit and also looks …

Warning buzzer intermittent Not rated yet
I'm not sure if this has anything to do with the fault. Recently I had my carburettors serviced on my Yamaha115C saltwater series oil injected 2 stroke. …

Switched out impellar, boat wont start.  Not rated yet
I have and outboard 1986 fisher bass boat with a 1986 50 horse mercury motor. I recently switched out the impellar then I raised the lower unit back into …

What are the pros and cons of being able to start you boat in gear when surf launching Not rated yet
My boat motors were idling to low when I did a surf launch...when I a gaged into gear the motors cut out. I want know if I took the neutral switch out …

rust popping thru deck on shallowsport Not rated yet
rust popping thru floor deck of shallowsport. is this a sign of saturation below deck or the fact the boat is an 03 model?

yamaha 25 20 jet motor 2 stroke Not rated yet
Last friday I was out on the river duck hunting. had no problems with the motor, ran like a top. on Saturday I went back out and started to cruise up river …

Locating the Balast Resistor on a 2001 Reinell Bowrider  Not rated yet
My name is Steve and I'm having trouble with a 2001 Reinell Bowrider with a 4.7 V8. I've left it for ages and finally got around to running it. I've got …

my 75 hp mercury keeps blowing the fuse when we stop the motor where can i look please Not rated yet
hi i have a 75 hp mercury and when we are going on the plain we stop and it has blown the fuse please help

Dead place half throttle Not rated yet
I have a 50 hp evinrude around 1985 -at about half throttle it cuts out push the throttle more and it picks up again.

Will start on either not run on gas. Not rated yet
1999 mercury 30hp 30elo New fuel pump kit, new electric seloned. getting no choke activity when pushing key in. motor low hrs runs like a top then …

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Johnson 1978 model 70hp  Not rated yet
Hey I have a 1978 70hp Johnson took the boat out on the weekend and the prop broke I have now taken the prop off it says in the centre that it's a 14 x17 …

Winter problem 1998 pro 18 jet bass tracker Not rated yet
I ran seafoam 50 50 through my fuel lines the other night to fix a possible clog the next morning I went out to test it out but now my steering seems locked …

15hp yamaha  Not rated yet
i have a 15hp yamaha i went to run it today it was pumping water perfectly fine in neutral and reverse but when i put it in forward gear it would stop …

low compression 2 cylinders after rebuild Not rated yet
Bought a 2000 Searay sundancer. marine dealer sales sheet stated "New/Rebuilt motors very low hours" I took that to mean 1 new and 1 rebuilt motor, both …

9.9 chysler dropping one cylinder Not rated yet
I have 1982 9.9 Chrysler outboard. The motor starts up good and idles great but after a while on the water.it seams to drop one cylinder. Out a new carb …

Top pin on hydrolic ram on 90 HP Mercury Optimax Not rated yet
I would like to know what is the procedure for installing the top pin on the hydrolic ram on a 90 hp Mercury Optimax trim unit.

Help with tilt and trim switch wiring Not rated yet
I have a 1995 40hp force engine. The tilt and trim is mounted on the center console and it works great. But due to traveling alot and after paying a couple …

Free spinning steering wheel?  Not rated yet
My steering wheel on my mercury thunderbolt 115hp is just free spinning and I don't know what to do. Please help? Evansumner@gmail.com

Ignition  Not rated yet
I have a 1985 115 hp Suzuki , lost power, discovered that 1 coil was not firing. I swapped coils and found that the problem is not the coil. Any ideas? …

Searanger 6000 Not rated yet
can anyone tell me how to solder three prong plug on back of the radio to a three wire plug...the two left side show neg- and the one show pos + can …

2003 5.0 MPI won't start and then backfires Not rated yet
Hi I have a mercruiser 5.0 MPI that suddenly won't start. It's always been very good and starts immediately. It will turn over, and over and over, but …

horse power rating Not rated yet
My motor blowed up on my 2001 skeeter with a 225 Yamaha vmax and I want to put a 250 yamaha sho on it but the coast guard sticker only approves it for …

turning circle Not rated yet
I have a mercury 115 brown band outboard on a belmont hull I am have trouble with turning circle in one direction

2013 Yamaha outboard 20 HP, 4 stroke - Model F20 SEHA - tilt problem Not rated yet
I live in Costa Rica and own a 2013 Yamaha outboard affixed to a 13 ft Caribe semi- rigid boat. The motor is not equipped with a electric trim/tilt system …

Need help we got sold a dud Not rated yet
Hi there we brought a bayliner capri of a guy who said it was the bees knees it did run well for about the 30 min we tried it. Then xmas eve we put it …

engine quits Not rated yet
The engine runs extremely well 99% of the time. The other 1% it will intermittently cut out and die but will always start back up instantly. This happens …

Picking Right size Outboard for 1997 Sundance f 16 Not rated yet
Hi from Ny, need to know where to start when choosing a used outboard for my skiff, it's main purpose will be putting around South Shore bay areas. 30hp, …

Boat turns it self off and tone comes from console Not rated yet
Got a rebuilt outboard mercury 2009 never been ran since the rebuild tried to get it running. Replaced injectors and lower end pump propeller but every …

Boat turns it self off and tone comes from console Not rated yet
Got a rebuilt outboard mercury 2009 never been ran since the rebuild tried to get it running. Replaced injectors and lower end pump propeller but every …

replacing the power pack on 1992 evinrude Not rated yet
how do you get the upper shroud apart? took the 3 bolts out and can't get it to come apart

Need someone near Rochester, NY to creat custom mount for trolling motor on my Stingray 195.  Not rated yet
Need someone who can design a stainless steel mount to support a Minn Kota Terrova 80 with 60 inch shaft. boat is fiberglass.

Voltage Reading Not rated yet
I have a 2005 Mercury 115 EFI Four Stroke outboard. With the wire harness going to the engine unplugged, the positive cable removed from the battery and …

Electric fuel as back up Not rated yet
This sounds like a stupid question, so here goes. I have a 1978 Wellcraft Cuddy with a Johnson 140 and the VRO has been removed. Ok so why ask this question …

240 Seary 2001 model sports cruiser Not rated yet
I had my boat at marine mechanics, they just replaced sea water pump, replaced distributor cap and rota tor button all leads and spark plugs, replaced …

40 hp 2 stroke tohatsu prop Not rated yet
I have a 2003 two-stroke Tohatsu mounted on a 16 foot 48 inch flatbottom aluminum boat With a jack plate would like to know what the best prop size …

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Back fire and pops above 2000 RPM Not rated yet
Bought a 1988 Sea Ray Weekender to try my water camping experience. Had the Manifolds, Risers, One head, Water Pump and all oils replaced when purchased. …

2009 150 hp on 21' striper boat Not rated yet
I have a 1994 21' Striper boat with a 2 stroke 115 hp motor on it. Motor burned up and I have found a 2009 Honda bf150a that I would like to replace it …

Engine height for23 ft prolin sport cc 250 suzuki outboard  Not rated yet
Just bought proline 23 ft cc sport with 250hp zuzuki outboard need help with prop . Have 16x18.5 5500rpm max shuld be 6100 rpm.khaos

2005 chapparal 256ssi Not rated yet
Iam the new owner of 2005 Chapparal.I have a couple of questions, I hope you can help. First the engine compartment only opens about a foot. Is this normal. …

Depthfinder troubleshooting Not rated yet
I bought a 1992 Thundercraft Express 240 I/O. The original built-in depth finder has no display, and the speedometer doesn't work. I am guessing the …

Hour meter Not rated yet
I have a fairly new boat. About 4 months old. I just installed a digital hour meter wired to the ignition. My question is, if I just have the ignition …

Power to coil but no output Not rated yet
Replace complet ignition system from distributer forward. 1989 Bayliner Capri with GM 305 OMC I/O. Engine started great after the work. Boat sat for …

no fire at high rpms Not rated yet
I have a 1987 1.6 liter omc sea drive that runs good till about 2500 - 3000 rpms then I loose fire on 2 cylenders on one side. thanks for any help don't …

Concern about exhaust misting oil. Not rated yet
1990 60 hp Evinrude with the VRO not used for oil, but mixed manually. Hit something a few days ago taking a chunk out of the propeller. Replaced the …

1996 Evinrude 88hp 2 stroke outboard motor Not rated yet
Looking to buy a boat with this motor. Owner says original engine. Only starts when power trim puts it out of water. When put back down, works okay! Problem? …

2002 mercury 60 hp 2 cycle no power to tilt and motor Not rated yet
Hi everyone. 2002 mercury 60 hp 2 cycle no power to tilt and motor motor won't crank but the choke button on starter key still clicks. I am getting 12.64 …

Outboard motor change Not rated yet
I have a 1988 Ranger 373 and would like remove the 1988 yamaha 150 pro version and replace it with a 1988 mercury black max 150 that I have. Will the steering …

100hp evinrude missing  Not rated yet
Hello I am having a problem with a 1989 Evinrude E100STLCEM 100 hp motor. When cold the engine is missing on what I think are 2 cylinders. It is very hard …

boat won't fire Not rated yet
Just bought a 2007 Carolina skiff boat with a 50 hp suzuki 4 stroke. It has been sitting for 5 years. Cleaned out fuel system and got it right but now …

4.3l mercruiser Not rated yet
Just wondering how many hours on average you can get out of a 4.3l mercruiser 2006 model before needing a rebuild??

O4, Johnson115 saltwater series Not rated yet
When motor running on water it bogs down like it going turn off but in quick short spurts then it runs fine after while it does it again. It won't turn …

Seadoo challanger Overheat alarm Not rated yet
First time post, I live in Brisbane Australia. I have a Seadoo Challanger mercury 210hp M2 Jet. Launched boat at low tide and and started motor in to …

transom 1992 sportscraft Not rated yet
i would like to buy this boat im worried about its a 2552 sportscraft hardtop should i have a servey done the owner said it is very good shape

Mercury 850 turns over wont start until I let off key then fires in reverse rotation Not rated yet
I have a 1976 model mercury 850 85 hp outboard its been stored for years has great compression but you could see where someone had patched in some replacement …

flywheel up and down movement Not rated yet
When i started the engine it sounded deep wasnt a normal sound for a engine idling. flywheel has a up and down movement. is it the bearing and which one? …

Oil 4.3 GXi G volvo penta Not rated yet
I have put in both my stern drive and engine Quaker State 5 W 20 synthetic oil. I realize that I should have put in 90 W75. It looks like I should …

Knocking noise when put in gear Not rated yet
When I put my 135 v6 mariner into geat in has a knocking sound when at low revs but if I increase the revs it goes away it does 4 to 5 knocks then when …

Need of guidance  Not rated yet
I recently bought a 91' Glastron 1700 (17") from a buddy of mine. Boat is in great condition but in need of a new engine since the current one has a cracked …

2005 mercury 115 4 stroke leaking oil  Not rated yet
I have a 2005 mercury 115 4 stroke that leaked a small amount of oil down the lower end cases. the oil level is 1/2 qt low. can anyone tell me where the …

1995 120 hp force hums with ignition off. Not rated yet
I was fishing with the trolling motor and heard humming from the Force 120 hp engine. When I tried to start it the battery was too low to turn it over. …

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lund 1999 fishing boat? Not rated yet
Trying to figure out what the forward compartment is, in the floor deck. Was told it was a live well but specs say only 1 live well for this boat. Possible …

2003 Mercury 150 carbed saltwater series will not carge Not rated yet
The motor will not charge, but will run while battery is disconnected. Hook up amp meter probes to disconnected cables and shows no voltage??? What can …

2016 Tracker Targa - no power Not rated yet
Hooked up the boat, packed up the gear and went to place the motor in transport position using the trim adjust on the 2015 Yamaha 150 4-stroke motor. …

Replacing shift cable on 2002 larson cabrio 254 Not rated yet
I have recently bought this boat.My mechanic can't get into the lower end to replace it. By the looks of it, this has been an issue for other mechanics …

Rpm varies while cruising. Not rated yet
My name is Randy. I have a 2008 Mercury, 50 hp, 2 cycle outboard on a pontoon. While cruising along at 3,000 rpm, the motor will at times (not always) …

Yamaha four Stoke boat motor was submerged Not rated yet
My 15 HP Yamaha four stroke got submerged during hurricane Got it out washed it drained it checked the oil no water in crank took out plugs sprayed WD …

Blue water switch Not rated yet
New to my 1993 29' Baja cruiser. In the engine compartment between the motors is a switch that is white about an inch and a half by 3 to 4 inches long …

1980 chrysler 85 hp outboard won't start Not rated yet
Hi, need some advice. I have a 1980 85hp chrysler outboard that won't start. It turns over but won't start. I'm getting spark and I changed fuel filter,I'm …

Starts good but dies Not rated yet
I have a 1998 Nissan outboard, it starts real good after it warms and you start to depress the warming handle on the remote control it will die. I have …

Suzuki 115 2 stroke outboard  Not rated yet
My name is Dean I can't even get my 22 foot boat to go any faster than about 10 knots 3 spark plugs are very dirty and 1 is very clean is there a seriou …

Trailer up button on shifter works down not up Not rated yet
I replaced the trim tab switch with a new one. In the process the drill bit I was using to enlarge the hole, came out of the drill. It fell down inside …

Mercury outboard motor will not start Not rated yet
I have a 2006 mercury 60hp bigfoot 4 stroke efi that will not start. Went fishing today and the motor started fine, and ran great. Turned it off to fish …

2005 johnson hard starting Not rated yet
I have a 2005 johnson 115:-P that very hard to start and keep running until it starts and stop many times. But run good after it starts and run a little …

No idle mercruiser 5.7  Not rated yet
I have a 1986 sea ray 230 with a 5.7 mercruiser. It doesn't want to run at idle at all. If you let it warm up a lot it will allow you to shift to drive. …

04 240 Sundeck SeaRay Head Operation Not rated yet
Purchased boat, have not found anyone to 100% tell me how my head works, I turn on water, lift lever to put some water in bowl, the part I don't know is …

long shaft mercury to short shaft Not rated yet
ok,here is my question... i have a 1982 mercury 115 with a 25''shaft,this is the motor that runs.. i also have a 1979 mercury 115 short shaft,this motor …

Bayliner Capri 212 Not rated yet
My led display (trip, hours temp etc.) on the instrument cluster is flashing wildly, and the alarm is on continuously. Engine runs OK, temp normal, oil …

Motor dies when you let off the key? Not rated yet
I have a 2000 glastron gx205 with a 5.0 Volvo penta inboard that will not run unless you hold the key on but then the starter stays on. I have replaced …

gauges froze Not rated yet
While driving at around 35rpm we hit a wave hard and all the gauges froze at the speed and tach they were at

Yamaha 50hp 4 stroke intermittant trolling speed stall Not rated yet
My Yamaha 50hp 4 stroke starts, idles, & goes from low to high speed fine, but when I let it idle for 15 minutes it dies, acting like a gas problem. If …

Battery won't stay charged and motor runs rough at higher RPM  Not rated yet
2005 Triton 190 FS with 2005 Mercury Optimax 200 HP- After a few starts the battery no longer has enough cranking amps to turn the motor over I found after …

backwards throttle Not rated yet
i have a 1986 galaxy boat and the previous owner said the throttle is backwards, as in it will go full speed in reverse and only idle forward

Loud squeal when attempting to crank Not rated yet
When my husband turns the key to start the motor, it emits a high pitched squealing. After it cranks, the squeal continues. We have an oil injected …

Johnson dies after 5 seconds Not rated yet
Can't figure out why my motor starts and then loses spark after 5 seconds

2016 Yamaha F150XB Hour Meter Not rated yet
I bought a new Key West with a Yamaha F150XB fitted with the Yamaha digital multi function meters at the beginning of summer. It's now three and a half …

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1976 Johnson 70hp prop slop Not rated yet
I have a 1976 Johnson 70 hp that I noticed has a lot of play fore and aft on the shaft. I have a manual for this motor but couldn't find any specs on what …

boat wont crank Not rated yet
had boat on lake coming back to boat ram boat ends up dying would not start back. brought it home replaced fuel line and primer bulb and fuel pump but …

1999 Mercury 125 hp 2cyc 4 cyl outboard problems Not rated yet
Starts but will not stay running. Changed all gas components, stator, trigger, plugs, choke actuator...it seems one plug does Not get hot and has no wear. …

1989 130 volvo penta Not rated yet
replace a bearing drive on 1989 130 volvo penta boat. cost & how much work involved.

1990 Johnson traker 60 pro series bogging half throttle Not rated yet
My motor starts surging just as its about to plain out. Took vro pump off and repacled it with a premix pump still doing it. Bypassed all injection safety …

Baja steering Not rated yet
I took my boat out this weekend and when it's in gear and throttling up it will not turn to the right. Now if it's just barely going or I throttle off …

Boat Problem Not rated yet
How do you replace the senor in an Evinrude Humminbird Select Direct Injection 150 H.O. Motor (2006 Model)? Motor is skipping.

2002 yamaha 60TLRA 2stroke, no power under a load Not rated yet
the motor has no power under a load. Its not missing it just bogs down.the boats been to three mechanics and they've all done the same things then given …

1970's Apollo  Not rated yet
It has a Chevy 2.5 140hp motor I can't seem to to it to crank hard enough to start I just got the boat for free original owner was rich and didn't want …

Prop for a 90 hp force outboard motor Not rated yet
I have a 17 ft maxum boat with a 90 hp force two stroke engine. I recntly damaged the prop and am in search of a new one. I see some made of aluminum …

2013 yamaha 25 hp 4 stroke .. hit a submerged 2" steel pipe motor rattling and made a belt squeek sounding noise right before i cut it off Not rated yet
2013 yamaha 25 hp 4 stroke .. motor rattling and made a belt squeek noise right before i shut it off ...it seems off balance but the prop looks fine (stainless) …

lund pro v no spark to both engines Not rated yet
lund pro v no spark to both engines both engines were running fine then no spark to both engines engines turn over but no spark engines getting gas but …

1993 whaler lost power trim and instruments after center console was let down too far Not rated yet
control wires were too tight and center console went too far forward when i opened it now i dont have power trim or instruments what wire or wires do i …

1982 Johnson 60hp no spark Not rated yet
hi justchanged coils on this engine still no spark can anyone tell me where i can find a wiring diagram have a cut off black/green wire dont know where …

1977 Johnson 70 hp outboard Not rated yet
I changed the pump impeller lower unit seals thermostat as I was having over heating issued so I got it all back together and went to start it and now …

1983 Mercruiser 260 bogs after running 15 mins from 3200 rpm to 2000 rpm? Not rated yet
Hi, I am a Finlander here in beautiful Wisconsin! Bought an older Carver Santa Cruz 26 (1983) and restored it with care to it's original beauty! I love …

2005 Johnson 90 HP 4-stroke shuts down after alarm Not rated yet
My motor gave an alarm and then shortly thereafter limited the rpm's. The check engine light came on first and then the "No Oil" light. I got my boat …

busted ignition safety  Not rated yet
I have a 96 crest pontoon with an 88 johnson. The safety switch on the ignition broke and now I can't start the boat. I was wondering drink if there was …

5.8 liter omg loses power at wot Not rated yet
I have a 1995 FourWinns 258 Vista I purchase this summer. I'm the third owner, the first was an engineer for FourWiins who ordered it for his daughter. …

Johnson no spark Not rated yet
2000 60 hp. Johnson vro 3 cylinder 2 stroke has very faint spark on middle plug on a spark tester. Has no spark on top and bottom cylinder. Disconnected …

Need help Not rated yet
I have a 2005 reinell 185 and it shakes when slowing down almost like it has a certain spot in the throttle that it does it any answers?

Engine Not rated yet
I have a 91 Mercury 60 that runs really good once I get it started but can take forever to start. Makes me think it's broke just about every time. Anything …

1986 Yamaha 40 horse 3 cylinder 2 stroke alarm Not rated yet
Upon turning the key I get an audible buzzer the engine starts well and the buzzer does not turn off, the oil reservoir is clean and full with a green …

Trim problems Not rated yet
Just purchased a 1998 BR230 Doral with a Bravo three twin props hit a log last weak not too hard no damage to props or skag brought it back for the day …

warning buzzer Not rated yet
I have a 1996 Lund Rebel Adventure series with a 30 hp Merc 2 stroke. As soon as I turn the key to the on position there's a warning buzzer that comes …

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motor change out 86 cobalt  Not rated yet
Changing motor on my 86 cobalt bow rider with 86 chevy truck motor. the motor that was in boat 260 hp . Are there any changes i need to do to this motor …

fuel problem 95 johnson 175hp looper v6 Not rated yet
Straight to the point, I have an Johnson looper v6 that runs beautifully, but ONLY if you pump the key choke(push to choke key switch) while its running. …

Engine / Prop. power loss Not rated yet
I had to change propeller awhile back and now the boat run fine with 1-2 people but can't get on plane with more than that. Yesterday I had 4 people on …

Yamaha OX66 battery issues Not rated yet
I replaced the batteries in my boat and in a hurry accidentally switched the leads. I fixed it and replaced all the burnt fuses including the ones under …

2002 Mastercraft x30 possible caught gears Not rated yet
I just bought 2002 Mastercraft x30. It runs great when I am accelerating and idling. When I attempt to first shift into reverse or shift into drive it …

Beeping gauge Not rated yet
I have a 1970 Proline 21' boat with an out board motor. The last few times I have taken the boat out, after about an hour of being on the water, a gauge …

Crestliner Sterndrive 2050 Sportfish bilge blower location Not rated yet
Does anyone know where I will find the bilge blower on this boat as I may need to replace it? Will I need to remove part of the flooring, or wall coverings? …

225 yamaha vmax smoking at startup Not rated yet
My 2000 225 hp yamaha vmax idles fine and runs fine but smokes alot more than normal at startup

minn kota not working after hitting rocks Not rated yet
I hit some rocks with my minn kota maxxum w/us2 built in transducer and now it will not do anything.

2006 225 Yahama VMax HPDI problem Not rated yet
I have a 2006 z21 Ranger with a 2006 Yamaha VMax HPDI motor. When trying to plane the motor will die before it gets on plane. It shuts off like you would …

Engine accelerates on its own at idle Not rated yet
I have an 86 40hp johnsone. Replaced fuel lines, rebuilt carbs, ran fine for awhile then recently began racing on its own when put in neutral. At first …

no power first 15-20 minutes then runs fine Not rated yet
mercury 135 v6 out board when i first get on the water when i go to full throttle nothing happens it barely gets up to 5mph like its only running on 2 …

1979 mercury 70 hp 3 cyl Not rated yet
1979 70 hp 3 cyl outboard i lost forward gear i have replaced all the parts needed shimmed correctly put back together reverse ( gear selector all the …

Steering for boat Not rated yet
I bought a 25ft deckboat 95 chaparral I need to know what's the best steering to put on it. It has no steering.

rpms Not rated yet
I have a 1998 5.7 mercruiser and out of gear my top rpms is 3400 rpm's in gear 3200rpm;s and plenty of throttle left ,the engine sounds like it's bogging …

90hp Mercury Outboard Over revving Not rated yet
I have a 2005 Mercury 90hp 2 stroke Outboard. I noticed earlier this season that the boat was running at higher RPMs than usual and not reaching top speed. …

need to know size of fuel tank on a 2000 challenger radical one pro bass boat Not rated yet
i just bought a 2000 challenger 280 radical one pro bass boat from a young man who knows nothing about it. I have looked on internet to see if i can get …

Steering cable Not rated yet
I have a 1991 Ski Centirion Falcon I noticed the steering had been getting tougher for years I just changed the steering cable and the problem was solved …

1989 johnson outboard model- j40telcec Not rated yet
I don't know much about boats, but I'm a fast learner and a mechanic of sorts. I didn't know when i got it, that it had trim for the motor. I took it …

1989 OMC Cobra "chugging" while moving.  Not rated yet
Recently purchased an old town Aquarius 170 with a 3.0 liter OMC Cobra. When I'm "driving" it chugs and seems to want to stall. If I put it in neutral …

1993 well raft excel Volvo penta 4.3 starts up won't excel Not rated yet
Boat has been great. Just went to take it out driving with no wake then went to take off and heard a noise and it went no where. It won't engage in gear. …

Mercruiser 170 conversion to an alternator  Not rated yet
I converted my Mercruiser 170 to an alternator and now my fuel gauge does not read correctly. Does the alternator have an effect on this system and what …

Overheating Not rated yet
1980 140 omc over heating at any Rpm over 3000 other wise sits at 140, I've replaced water pump impeller and housing and reseated Iam getting a huge amount …

Fuses keep blowing Not rated yet
We have a 2007 Baja and almost every time we take it out the fuses blow for the lower unit. We have talked to a mechanic concerning this problem he stats …

1992 Johnson 200hp top end surging  Not rated yet
I have a 1992 charger that I bought used for a know it all..... I've rebuilt all 6 carbs replaced the water pump and now I have troube plaining out and …

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fuses soaking wet after trip Not rated yet
Grady 25 CC 2003 single 225 outboard: GPS wouldn't boot before a trip, saw that all fuses and connections in electronics area were wet and corroded. Cleaned …

2004 Mercury 50 HP 2 stroke oil site glass fell out. Not rated yet
I just rebuilt carbs, adjusted timeing, etc etc etc . boat running better than ever than suddenly the boat sounded like a Harley Davidson. loud as hell. …

OMC2.3 fresh water cooling kit Not rated yet
I am looking at installing a fresh water cooling system on a '90 OMC 2.3 Cobra. My first problem is my exhaust manifold has internal crack/s, which is …

Wiring diagram for 96 Lowe Not rated yet
I am not having much luck locating a wiring diagram for my 1996 Lowe L1920 Fish-N-Pro. Put on a new motor and it looks like a tweaker was under the dash …

1995 mercury 75 hp bogging down Not rated yet
hello my name is Jamie and I have been having problems with my boat. It ran fine and all a sudden started bogging down under load. it would only pull around …

350 magnum oil level detection. .and safty switch  Not rated yet
Does a 2000 donzi zx with twin 350 mags have a thing that shuts the motor off if it start loosing oil to protect the engine from seizing up

Engine Bogs on plane  Not rated yet
Here is the problem, When the boat is idling its fine and does fine on low speed it even planes out fine when there are only two people in the boat …

2001 sea swirl striper starter replacement Not rated yet
Does engine need to pulled to replace starter, 2001 striper, 5.7 Volvo Penta I/O

1982 larson 470 Not rated yet
My boat leaks when I raise the motor but does not leak when fully in water is that a bad boot?

140 merccruiser dies when tilt down in lake Not rated yet
So I bought my first boat and well after cleaning the carb well and adjusting the idle I got the boat to run great while on muffs. I took it out the other …

Ignition key switch rubber melted and oil alarm came on Not rated yet
have a 2011 transport and the rubber on the ignition key switch melted the oil alarm came on and motor shut down. would not start back up. about 3 hours …

key ignition rubber melted Not rated yet
have a 2011 transport and the key ignition rubber melted and the oil alarm came on and shut down motor. would not start again. after 3 hours put it on …

outdrive conversions from 75 omc outdrive in slickcraft boat Not rated yet
Would like to convert old 75 omc outdrive to different system on 75 slickcraft ss206. Is it doable and if so explain best option.

shift and stall Not rated yet
I have 1990 sundowner 225 mortor starts and runs good in nautralsoon as you shift to frw or reverse it stalls been messing with adjustments on cables …

guage access on 1979 chapperal model 167 Not rated yet
I have a Chapperal model 167, made in 1979. Im not sure if I have a problem, but recently I had to have a drive shaft installed and during the process …

1999 Rinker 232 Missing/Stumbling under load Not rated yet
I have a problem weather its fuel or firing that is intermediate on a 350/300hp Mercruiser. I have changed the fuel filter, checked cap and rotor, wires. …

no reverse Not rated yet
we hit some rocks with the bow of our master craft boat the other night at an idle and now the boat will not go into reverse. It will shift and work in …

Can't find where the leak is coming from Not rated yet
Hi all, I have a 2003 Sea Ray 245 WE w/Merc Cruiser and looked in the engine compartment yesterday and i saw a good amount of yellowish/greenish slimy/oily …

trouble idling Not rated yet
boat starts right up but when u click it back to go in drive stutters stalls runs great when u get on it just wont idle when u want to go in neutral runs …

to much gas Not rated yet
Problem with gas just running in a stream out of carb changed carbs still does it

1996 merc 9.9 4 stroke with no choke issues  Not rated yet
hi there, i have an older merc that on a recent trip started no problem first pull it would run all day for a couple of days then next morning nothing …

motor issue Not rated yet
I have a 79 reinell 19' with a 5.7l chevy 4 barrel holley 650. Been running great, last time out it developed a problem. Fires up idles great, when i get …

motor issue Not rated yet
I have a 79 reinell 19' with a 5.7l chevy 4 barrel holley 650. Been running great, last time out it developed a problem. Fires up idles great, when i get …

i have a 1997 yamaha 115hp. power trim is hung up in up position. will not work with either control. can hear motor running when you press trim button but will not go up or down. any suggestions? r Not rated yet
i have a 1997 yamaha 115hp. power trim is hung up in up position. will not work with either control. can hear motor running when you press trim button …

volvo 230 don't know which starter to use Not rated yet
Need help I can't read my model numbers on the boat I need help on it it is a 4 cy my name is Justin justincox1127@gmail.com

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Bravo 3 won't shift back to nuetral Not rated yet
97 350 mag mercruiser w bravo 3 out drive. Went out Thursday for a day at the lake. Have owned a boat for 32 yrs. I did everything as usual. After …

50 Horse Honda freshwater motor 2009  Not rated yet
Never a problem. After huge tornado like storm with pontoon in water 100 feet of dock ended up in a twisted mangle. Pontoon saved the rest of the dock …

1997 Harris Kayot deck boat  Not rated yet
1997 Harris Kayot deck boat - the reset button on engine is stuck - it won't reset . Any ideas - help

engine wont start on key Not rated yet
my boat is a Larson with a 260 hp mercruser installed new starter, I can start it on the solenoid with a screwdriver but it wont start on the key

1994 Sundancer 260 Legend tritoon tube offset Not rated yet
Greetings, I am about to purchase a 1994 Sundancer 260 Legend tritoon. I am wondering if a fiends trailer that is setup for a 5 1/2" tube offset will work …

bilge pump 1989 spectrum 1700 Not rated yet
Need help on where to locate....pump cut off in the middle of lake Ontario! Can't get a sound out of it .has worked great up until now for the past 6 months..I …

How to fix the hydraulics on a 91 baja 260 Not rated yet
Every time I hit try to lift the sun deck up, the left side hydraulic doesn't want to lift.

donzi z20 fuel problem? Not rated yet
I have a donzi z20 that is driving me crazy. It runs great than barely holds idle. Seems like it is not getting fuel. put a timing light on it when it …

87 sea ray twin 4.3 starboard motor cuts out while cruising  Not rated yet
Started both motors with no problem stopped to get gas then could not get starboard motor to crank so I jumped it at the starter went on my day made a …

2014 mercury outboard Not rated yet
ran out of gas and my 2014 115 hp mercury outboard only runs at idle

Battery/radio issue. Regal BR2300. 2015 Not rated yet
We recently purchased this boat and have had a local marina winterize and summer-ize for us. We have had it out 3 times this summer and on 3rd time out …

2002 yamaha f250 running rough after 2hrs. of operation at slow speed? Not rated yet
Any suggestions as to why this has become a problem? It has new spark plugs, fuel stabilizer, and the water separator is empty and clean.

2007 Sea Ray 5.0 EFI bogs down and comes back up? Not rated yet
2007 Sea Ray 5.0 EFI will run for about 5 mins at 3000 rpm then the rmps drop down and come right back up....Its like someone is dropping the throttle …

merc silent six Not rated yet
motor did not run when bought replaced old coils with new one I now have spark motor only backfires ck'd wires they are on right plugs points are set …

Hard starting boat Not rated yet
I can run my boat up and down the river forever, then when we turn it off to swim and take in some son the boat is very hard to start sometimes it will …

1992 Galaxy motor leaking  Not rated yet
We were putting our boat into the water and did not have it in deep enough and scraped the motor now its leaking what looks like oil or gear lube? Anyone …

97 Volvo penta radio and acc power down when I trim Not rated yet
My 97 four winns Volvo penta 3.0 runs good, and I have a brand new battery and brand new alternator. My problem is that when I trim (up or down) the accesories …

How to start my boat Not rated yet
Just bought a 1989 Statos 1700XL and I'm embarrassed but I can't get it to start. Is there a valve ( petcock) that needs to be turned on to provide gas …

2009 yamaha 40 hp for stroke issue  Not rated yet
I have a 2009 Yamaha 40 horsepower Outboard 4-stroke. When I was using it 2 days ago I started it as usual got up on plane and it usually runs around 58 …

hydra sport 171 oil tank location Not rated yet
where do I find the oil tank on hydra sport 171 keys boat looked in battery compartment under seats found fuel tank fill but no oil tank fill has evenrude …

Boat Stalls after taken out of gear Not rated yet
I have a 1979 Mercury 80 HP 4cyl replaced fuel lines, spark plugs, impeller, gas, battery. The boat was running fine while in gear then when put in neutral …

Insturment panel lights Not rated yet
What is the green light with the bulb with the tear drop in it and should it be on all the time

50hp Johnson will not fire has spark, fuel.l Have rebuilt Not rated yet
Rebuilt carbs had warped plates on both. It started and ran but when shut off would not start. It has fuel to plugs and spark but does not fire.

Beeping noise and red light in tach Not rated yet
Have yahama 10 micron fuel filter Almost ran out of fuel. Did fill up and finally did prime system and boat began to operate properly. Red light on tachometer …

Pickup module on 89 Rinker 4.3 liter v6 Not rated yet
We have replaced the module 3 times in 1 1/2 years. When running the boat runs good but when you slow down to idle if it dies, its done. Any idea why this …

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installed new tachometer Not rated yet
1998 Suzuki 150hp,2cycl,6cyl, I installed a new tach,sure of connections,however,fuse blew,replaced.i did this with batt off,however,after turning batter …

alpha outdrive Not rated yet
my alpha outdrive stops trimming after going boating once we stopped for couple hours it worked again. by the time I got back to dock the drive was not …

mercury 150 SR2 reverse shifting problems Not rated yet
when shifting into reverse it grinds and will jump in and out of gear. Is the detent adjustment where i need to look?

boat has no power to get on plane Not rated yet
I have a searay 2009 w/mercruiser 5.0L alpha. Just did carb job on it thinking old gas had messed it up. Still runs the same as before,it idles fine but …

Electronic throttle for a 20ft Four Winns? Not rated yet
Do you know if anyone makes a side mount electronic throttle for a 2007 20ft Four Winns? My throttle has always been sticky just above the lowest idle. …

4.3 litre mercury Not rated yet
Boat cuts out when slowing down. First backfires a couple times then cuts out. Then can't get it firing again. Got the sensor replaced and ignition module …

2006 yamaha 225hpdi Alternator Not rated yet
I was on the lake yesterday and turned my boat off, after a few minutes went to start it back and not enough power. I hooked my starting cables to my trolloing …

no go fast Not rated yet
I have a Glastron 235 GX with 5 liter injected motor. This boat used to go 48 to 52 miles an hour. But now the best I can get is 40. I change the fuel …

volvo AQ125A coolant in raw water discharge Not rated yet
1983 Volvo AQ125A engine running at 200 degrees (about 20 degrees above normal)lost some coolant from resevoir radiator cap. changed thermostat refilled, …

water in the oil, not in the cylinders on Mercruiser 350 cc 5.7L small block Not rated yet
My port engine started well but had a clicking sound when I started it for the 1st time this spring. I shut it down and my neighbor suggested it might …

engine stalling Not rated yet
inboard/outboard engine stalls when speed is increased from 10mph to 15-20.would it be throttle cable or carber

Boat not going more than 3000RMP and 10MPH on the water Not rated yet
Hi. Just looking for some help here. I have a 1996 Seadoo Challenger Jet Boat. When the boat is out of water I can rev up to 7500 RPMs. Boat starts right …

1989 johnson out board  Not rated yet
power tilt trim need to know how to replace rod & eye had seal kit replaced & it leaked rod has nick on rod do i need new seal kit or can i just replace …

Mounting a 12" chart plotter  Not rated yet
I just purchased a 2016 Nitro Z7 Sport and need help with how/where to mount an hds 12 gen3 lowrance. I have tried nitro and lowrance but no help with …

3.0 mercruiser won't throttle up past 2000 rpm Not rated yet
I have a 1987 ebbtide with a 3.0 mercruiser I have replaced valves rocker arms cam shaft rebuilt carb plugs wires points condenser cap rotor button …

Hooked battery up backwards on volvo penta 7.4 L engine Not rated yet
Hooked battery up backwards on volvo penta 7.4 L engine. it starts and runs for awhile then quits and also the captains calls works for a little bit then …

1983 Jonny 90hp will not shut down Not rated yet
I just bought this boat and the Motor shuts off well when cold. After running and motor is hot I turn the key to off and the motor still runs.I can still …

Need help with 2007 mercury 90 hp efi  Not rated yet
I have a 2007 mercury 90 hp efi. Runs good for about five minutes then it sputters and dies. I have changed fuel sources and fuel filter. As it dies I …

air conditioning Not rated yet
need any help to remove air conditioning unit from 1988 searay express forward unit is buried in closet in 2nd bedroom their must be a removable panel …

Fuel problem ? Not rated yet
I have a 97 stratus 285 pro v. Thanks boat acts like it is starving for gas at 3/4 throttle. Carbs have been rebuilt, new fuel pump,and new gas lines all …

1993 350 magnum  Not rated yet
boat was running great water was a little ruff pulled back trottle fastto slow down then accelerated again started to backfire and lose power at about …

Motor dies when put into reverse Not rated yet
1997 mercury two stroke dies when put into reverse then it's hard to get out....help

1979 Chrysler 75 ho  Not rated yet
I've charged the batt and my boat rolls over good for 20 seconds then dead I can't track down a short or draw any ideas??

motor swap Not rated yet
trying to find out if a 350 chevy motor can go in place of the ford motor in a 1979 starfire

115 sun tracker 1998 beeping at low ilde. Not rated yet
At low idle hear a beeping sound what could it be.

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1988 17' Stingray I/O 4 Cyl. Not rated yet
My dad gave me and my brother the boat, we all had the boat out on the lake back in 2007/2008, no issue back then at all ran top notch and the boat well …

Alarm driving me to deep end.... need help!!! thanks..... Not rated yet
1995 200 evenrude vro disconected, new waterpump, drained gas tank replaced water pump, from gas tank removed a small shop rag, yes a shoprag from

Speedometer  Not rated yet
My speedometer doesn't work what's the best way to fix or find the problem?

50 HP Evinrude won't go full throttle Not rated yet
50 HP Evinrude won't go full throttle 4 stroke fuel injected

Dash lights Not rated yet
I have a 1986 galaxy with a 140hp in board. My issue is my dashboard lights stay illuminated on rpm and the odometer.my email is mos7418@gmail.com

1989 OMC inboard motor on Bayliner won't fire. Not rated yet
My boat was overhauled two years ago. It was not used last year. When I went to start it yesterday it wouldn't fire. The battery is good and the spark …

2005 chaparral 180ssi Not rated yet
Our temp gauge is not reaching anything. Also the speedometer isn't workng and the rpm is not accurate. We noticed the temp gauge first The boat seems …

Boat starts and dies Not rated yet
I have a 2002 35 Reggie Fountain Special Edition with Twin 575 efi hp. The starboard engine has about 100 hours on it since the engine was completely gone …

Boat motor won't shut off by key or disconnected lanyard Not rated yet
2004 cobia 115 four stroke. Changed the ignition switch and have the same problem,i t won't shut off by key or kill switch. It will also start with the …

2002 Bayliner 20' c/w 4.3 L Mercury inboard/outboard engine.  Not rated yet
Went to lake with my 2002 20' bay liner 4.3 L Mercury and forgot to remove the plastic wrap around the prop when unloading to the lake, started the boat …

1975 9.9 Evinrude runs on one cylinder Not rated yet
My 9.9 starts to run on two cylinders then after a few minutes, the top cylinder stops firing and it continues to run on one cylinder. Both coils and …

Alarm sound in dash Not rated yet
Alarm sounds when engine is on in rinker 250 Fiesta vee

trim tilt Not rated yet
I have a 1998 fisher ski bass boat with 200 mercury FX. when on the lake while running motor, on once in awhile the outboard motor tilt trim will rise …

Boat stalls going from neutral into full throttle Not rated yet
I have a Volvo Penta I/O. The boat starts fine, runs fine as Im cruising the lake. I can accelerate slowly to full throttle and all is good. However, …

Fuel gauge  Not rated yet
Fuel gauge is workig intermittently i suspect the float is sticking in tank. If i remove it to check will i need to replace the gasket.

1983 Searay Seville 180 bow rider Not rated yet
I have an '83 sea ray seville that was given to my gf and I from her mom. I've been fixing up the boat for a couple months now and I finally was able to …

Timing Marks Not rated yet
Just bought my son and skiff with a 2006 honda 20hp outboard ran great first time out second time out he breaks down i go and get him bring boat home …

Alarm and no water out of pee hole Not rated yet
Hi,we have an evenrude 70hp outboard motor on our pontoon. We took it out for a spin around the lake and as we were headed into the no wake the power bogged …

Boat not wanting to plane out  Not rated yet
I have a 1991 skeeter with a 200hp Mercury that was running just fine the last time I went out then took it out a couple months late and the boat would …

Suddenly motor is loud but seems to run fine Not rated yet
I have a 2006 Boston Whaler w/60hp Mercury Bigfoot 4 stroke. The motor has approximately 100 hours and has been a great engine. I changed the Impeller …

89 chapparell 2350 5.7 vortec efi Not rated yet
Replaced motor cost 5300.00 got it back and now at low idle the one injector doesn't spit fule cuts off get it up to 1000 rpms and works fine check ground …

1977 Mercury 150hp Tower of Power bogs under load Not rated yet
Over the winter I rebuilt the fuel pump cleaned carbs paying very close attention to mixture screw locations, replaced fuel tank and fuel lines also replaced …

Trouble keeping my boat motor running. Not rated yet
My son has a 1998 24ft bayliner. it starts fine it revs up but it only runs for 25 to 45 seconds. it has a new fuel pump @ a new gas filter. It then dies. …

Floor replacement Not rated yet
Can someone give me an estimate of what price to expect to pay to have the wooden portion of the floor in an 18ft. Skeeter Starfire 160 fish and ski boat …

30 HP, Four Stroke Mercury Won't Plane My 16 foot Alumacraft w/Console Not rated yet
I replaced my prop last season and since then my boat won't plane and with two people and gear won't exceed 8mph. Can a prop make that big a difference? …

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a 3.0 liter mercruiser over heated now it wont start Not rated yet
i over heated my boat now it wont start it does turn over but it shoots water out of no 2 cyl seems to have water in the oil also carb dumps gas after …

Dropping out of gear Not rated yet
My 1968 merc200 20hp runs great but drops out of gear about the time it is on plain. When I throttle back it goes back into gear. Have replaced the foot …

1974 50 horse evinrude model# 50473M Not rated yet
I ran my outboard out of gas and now it won't start. Seems to be getting plenty of fuel and spark. I just replaced the coils and plugs last week and it …

2001 Mercury 90hp 4 stroke outboard motor Not rated yet
Engine idles fine, but when I try to put it in gear (forward or reverse) it stalls out. I noticed when I move the trim to 1/4 up, it will go into gear …

260 mercruiser,5.7,1985 model Not rated yet
engine starts and runs good up 3000 rpm,over 3000 starts missing.if you back out of throttle runs fine.

bilge pump continual run Not rated yet
2008 Glastron 185 GT I/O. Automatic bilge pump quit working. It would work normally with the dashboard switch. Found a broken wire in one of the connectors …

New mercruiser 6.2 v8 serpentine belt fault Not rated yet
I have a brand new cobalt R7 with a merc 350 6.2 v8 Seacore stern drive fitted. Only covered 17 hours and I have found remains of the serpentine belt …

1986 mercury 75hp outboard lower unit  Not rated yet
I just bought the boat and the prop won't spin counter clockwise when it's in netural and clicks turning it clockwise. Does anyone know hot to fix this …

2008 evinrude heat light came on and started missing but pumping lots of water Not rated yet
have a 2006 evinrude 80 horse heat light came on and started missing but its pumping lots of water what can it be

1998 Mercury 200 hp outboard Not rated yet
Boat starts and runs. Just changed trigger. Stator. And switch box. Anyways, when I put it on the water. It pops right up out of the water. Then it won't …

sputtering engine Not rated yet
I have a Glastron 195sx with a volvo penta 5.0L engine when I start it the engine conks out after 10 seconds. The same thing happened a couple of years …

IAC / solenoid valve issues? Not rated yet
Ok so I just bought a boat from a family member that hasn't taken it out in the last year. The engine is a 2006 40 HP efi 4 stroke mercury. Model # …

motor cut out Not rated yet
motor will troll all day starts fine. when go to speed up it starts to then just cuts out

1979 90hp Mercury inline 6 tower of power won't go into forward gear Not rated yet
My 1979 90hp inline 6 tower of power won't go into forward after I dropped the lower end and changed the water pump.. I can't even move it to forward manually …

40 hp why top speed so slow  Not rated yet
I have 2001 16 aluminum deep v fishing boat has side console live well 3 seats trolling motor etc with a 40hp Yamaha 2 stroke motor only goes 10 mph …

40 hp 2 stroke  Not rated yet
I have 2001 16 aluminum deep v fishing boat has side console live well 3 seats trolling motor etc with a 40hp Yamaha 2 stroke motor only goes 10 mph …

Markham whaler 4.2 Not rated yet
Hi there, have a Markham Whaler 4.2. Twin 35s that are just about stuffed. In other words they are stuffed. Would like to replace them with a single 70-80 …

1968 120 mercruiser  Not rated yet
Hi I've been getting this old boat going been kinda fun with the family. Today we took it out on the river and going at a good pace 20 mph and all of a …

Beeping noise resolved!! Not rated yet
I posted earlier about a beeping noise coming from the console of our Four Winns 240 Horizon. It turned out to be low on lubricant in the reserve. We …

beeping from console of 2004 Four Winns 240 Horizon inboard outboard Not rated yet
There is a beeping coming from console. Anyone know why this is? We put 15 gallons of gas in and it's still beeping.

2006 Glastron won't idle Not rated yet
We recently purchased a 2006 glastron. It starts fine and runs fine at high speed, but once we try to idle, it dies. We are new to the boat ownership thing …

How do I install the seats in a 1979 Galaxie?  Not rated yet
I have taken on my bosses unfinished project which is a 79 Galaxie, I have laid the new carpet and can't find any I formation on how to put it back together …

Gas shooting out of top carberator Not rated yet
I went to crank my boat and it seems like electric choke is sticking it will crank but shoots gas out of top carberator and ain't getting all of the power …

power trim won't shut off Not rated yet
power trim is stuck running in downward motion, had to pull fuses quickly before it burnt up.

No power to dash on 1991 4.3 mercruiser  Not rated yet
Replaced slave seliniod turned key to start heard popping noise .now have no power at dash ,no horn ,blower,gauges,or trim. I have 12+volts at battery …

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Mercury classic fifty outboard stalling Not rated yet
I recently received a 1988 Bayliner Bass with what I believe is the original Mercury "Classic Fifty" 45hp outboard. I was told by the previous owner that …

Engine bogging down under load Not rated yet
Hi I have a 1989 yamaha 225 hp engine at idle or in neutral engine rins great but when it's under load its bogging down and stalls

impeller shaft is threaded  Not rated yet
I have a 90 horsepower mercury sport jet in a bass tracker boat. Impeller shaft is threaded and Im told they do not make a threaded impeller any longer. …

Stopped pulling like it went to neutral Not rated yet
Was trying boat out and did fine at first then maid loud scratching noise then stopped pulling

Mercury 90 hp does not advance in full throttle  Not rated yet
My Mercury 90 hp runs well in idle and reverse at full speed. However in forward full throttle it seems not to advance. I have replaced the gas, used sea …

Recently purchased a new boat and not familiar with inboard engine and out drive.  Not rated yet
Couple questions. 1st question. I recently bought a 1985 aero craft with Mercruiser 170. Should their be water in the bottom of the engine compartment …

Won't stay running! Not rated yet
We just re-apholstryed my boat and after getting every thing back together the engine won't stay running. It will start and run in starting position but …

2002 Evinrude 225 - Starboard engine won't trim up Not rated yet
My starboard outboard won't trim up, but will trim down. Trim motor does not run when trying to trim up but will going down. I have had the batteries …

1977 Glastron with Johnson 115 outboard fuelpump Not rated yet
My name is David, I replaced my hard fuel line from the gas tank pick up tube to the primer bulb to a 3/8 rubber line. the primer bulb to motor is still …

High pitch noise Not rated yet
I have a 2000,1800 series Capri that made a high pitch squealing noise, wondering what it might be. It didn't sound like it came from the motor, it sounded …

engine staled out would not restart unless jumped starter Not rated yet
I was towing in another boat who had issues was going good my temp raised up then went down and I just died silent.I tried to turn key nothing.I then pooped …

idles up and down from 850 to 1000 rpms or 2000 to 2200. Not rated yet
hi have a 1998 mercury 225 efi. starts and runs at wot ok. has new plugs,beeler hoses,stater,cleaned injectors. its been speeding up and down for years. …

115 hp mercury idle too high Not rated yet
I have rebuild carbs sink and link distributor but still idles too high and when idles goes up and down.

60 HP Mercury Outboard Alarm Not rated yet
We have a 2006 Sun Tracker Party Barge 21 pontoon boat with a 60 HP Mercury 2 cycle outboard. I am getting an alarm when I increase the speed/rpm up over …

Buzzer went off for 30 seconds  Not rated yet
I have a 1989 force 85 hp outboard ... Yesterday as we left the marina the buzzer under the dash went off for probalbly a minute then it went off? What …

1997 evinrude 35 hp Not rated yet
Hi I have a evinrude 35 hp power three cylinder engine that acts like I its starving for fuel intermittently .changed fuel can and hose out for one with …

1999 Mercury 25 HP 4 stroke alarm and cutting out Not rated yet
Iam having problems with my 1999 Mercury 25HP 4 stroke and I am hoping someone can help me. I purchased this boat yesterday and the motor worked as it …

1996 120 sport jet xr Not rated yet
just bought this boat "as is", they replaced the rev limiter because the engine would over rev to 6000 rpm's and the engine wouldn't shut down with the …

1999 mercury optimax 225 Not rated yet
Hello All? New here. I was going across the lake today going about 45mph. I heard a clunk. Slowed down didn't hear anything no alarms sounded fine at idle. …

Scarab 195 ho dies while on lake Not rated yet
Hello while on the lake driving the boat it had died while in full motion down the lake and still have battery power just doesn't want to turn over does …

87 275 hp Johnson bogs down Not rated yet
My motor seems to run fine at quarter throttle, but when I try to get on plain at all or any more throttle it bogs, when I back off again it runs fine. …

Motor starts but when you let key go back to run position motor turns off Not rated yet
I have a 225 wellcraft 1981 I took and put in water today. I go to start engine and fires up but when I release the key to run position the motor shuts …

Power steering not working Not rated yet
2002 230 bow rider. Power steering pump appears to be working but no power assist. Can hardly turn the steering wheel

capacity / HP rating plate info for Hydrasports 230 sea horse Not rated yet
I am the owner of a 2000 Hydra-sports 230 sea horse cc , it currently has a 2000 Johnson 200 2 stroke on it . I would like to re-power it with a new / …

Trim problems when loading boat. Not rated yet
When loading my boat with motor trimmed up some, the motor will drop back down when I give it some gas to help load boat. I don't know what is going on …

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1974 50hp johnson Not rated yet
have recently became a boat owner of a 1974 starcraft. it has a 1974 50hp jphnson motor on it, I waswondering if it had a pee hole like most of the newer …

50 vs 70 Yamaha carbs Not rated yet
I have a 2006 Yamaha 50 tlr looking to have work done to it I want to change he carbs to 70s what are the differences in the carbs anyone know?

Volvo out drive will not stay up on plane but there is no oil leakage Not rated yet
Thompson 240 with 4.3 - is there a stop adjustment so it doesn't keep dropping all the way down? It works fine when boat is not under power . It also has …

johnson 200 will not start Not rated yet
this is the story. i replaced the water pump now the motor will not start, i had to take the carbs off to get to the bolt that holds the shifting shaft …

Beeping Not rated yet
Why does my engine start to beep (115hp Mercury IO) when I get up to 3000rpm or when I tilt the engine down?

Tilt motor wiring Not rated yet
I have a 1983 bayliner Capri. I need to know where the yellow wire with green stripe connects to tilt switch or does it connect some where else? It's a …

1998 Yamaha 90hp Not rated yet
1998 Yamaha 90hp runs great while idling and then when I power it up it runs great for a minute or so then alarms buzzard comes on and engine slows down …

Why is my boat only doing 5 mph with a 55 hp motor on a 21' pontoon Not rated yet
recently purchased this boat. I'm only getting 5mph on the lake. I'm being passed by row boats. What can I look for? I've changed the spark plugs. It has …

1992 OMC 5.8 Cobra Sterndrive Spark plugs don't match Specs.  Not rated yet
My 1992 OMC 5.8 Cobra Sterndrive is running great. Although I put very few hours on it each year, it's been about 8 years since I had someone replace the …

Inaccurate tachometer readings Not rated yet
I recently purchased a used 2002 Searay 230 Bowrider. It has a 6.2 Mercruiser I/O when I start the engine the tach is reading between 3,000 and 4,000 …

1997 mercury 225 stalls out after running on plane for about 60 seconds  Not rated yet
225 Mecury idles and runs great at the dock at higher rpms. Once underway ok at idle but will stall out after about 1 to 2 minutes on plane. All fuel …

1990 Sea Ray 160 OB Not rated yet
I have a 1990 Sea Ray 160 OB, I have a 1999 Evinrude 115 I would like to run on the boat, does anyone have information on interfacing the wiring? Also …

Boat stopped running Not rated yet
I have a 2008 22' Sea Ray sundeck 210. We were out on the water today everything was going fine, we were cruising at around 25-30 when all of a sudden …

Dashlights come on, gas gauge goes off  Not rated yet
Dashlights come on and the gas gauge goes off, then erratically changes to dash lights go off and gas gauge comes on.

2005 chaperal sunesta 235 will not go in gear. Not rated yet
Will not go forward or reverse. Can rev. engine forward and reverse. what to do to unstick transmission?

1986 Yamaha prov 150 Not rated yet
I have a oil draining into intake when the engine is shutdown, I'm pretty sure it's coming from the oil reservoir on the side of engine, how do I stop …

wiring harness to all the instruments and starting switch Not rated yet
It has been sitting 3 plus years, someone disconnected most of the wires and there is no diagram.I know the red is hot and black is ground.

20hp Johnson carb Not rated yet
Does all 20hp Johnson carb have a high and low speed idle. Mine has an idle speed Needle up top and a plug in the bottom

1974 mercruiser  Not rated yet
The lower unit stern drive has a new pump and new rams. It raises real slow and keeps dropping on it's own. I've been trying to fix it for almost a year, …

1998 Volvo Penta GL 4.3 V6 disappearing power steering fluid ? Not rated yet
I bought a 1998 Wellcraft 210 coastal when I first took a look at it I noticed there was no power steering fluid in the reservoir I asked the owner …

2000 four winns horizon 200 with 5.7 liter volvo penta won't run with power Not rated yet
The boat was last ran last fall and has been sitting up full of gas. The boat idles great and you can get the rpms up on the water hose. Put the boat in …

2000 yamaha F115 Not rated yet
boat runs great for first 1/2 hour then loses power shut off restart runs good for a while then does same restart and away it goes for awhile again and …

1980 evinrude 115 hp dropping lower end Not rated yet
I need to change the water pump and my book says to disconnect the shift wires and it says they are blue and green but I can't find them. Picture in book …

Boat won't stay running  Not rated yet
Bought this boat 2months ago , everything ran good , I replaced the fuel filter, and then I hooked the hose to the lower unit. Drained the fuel cell …

Overheat light Not rated yet
What would cause my overheat light not to cycle at startup on a 07 Skeeter ZX225 with a Yamaha 225 HPDI?

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454 mag mpi died doing 35 mph Not rated yet
Well I was having problems about dying while loading the trailer then it would hesitate and backfire when taking off took it to the shop they said fuel …

2005 chaparral 236 sunesta Not rated yet
I am looking at buying a 2005 chaparral 236 sunesta that has about a 2'x3' area that the fiberglass has been tore off. I can probably get this boat …

1996 115 Evinrude Not rated yet
After the motor is warmed up , it's hard to start. I have to run through cold start procedure even if the engine is hot. Please help.

Outboard overheating Not rated yet
I have a 2003 75 HP Yamaha 4 stroke outboard that appears to be overheating. Last year it overheated and melted a part. I had it fixed by boat mechanic …

98' Yamaha 9.9 4-stroke idle up on its own Not rated yet
I have a 98' Yamaha 9.9 4-stroke when you first start it idles fine, after a minute or so it idles way up on its own. Also when I am using it it will be …

Engine crank  Not rated yet
I having use my boat in three years and I replace the gas and now having a hard time start

Tach for Mercury 135hp on not working except when tilting motor Not rated yet
I recently had much of my ignition system and stator replaced and when I took it out for a test drive.-- the tach would not work. Everything else seem …

Engine won't start low voltage  Not rated yet
My engine won't start do to low voltage or ground problem. Battery is fully charge

Manufactured hole in bottom of Rochester carb float bowl is letting gas drain out why Not rated yet
Fuel drains out of a manufactured hole in carb float bowl. Why is this happening

boat id Not rated yet
I have a seaswril boat 18 ft long mercruser io s/n418540v what year and model is it

1988 30hp johnson 2 stroke Not rated yet
It is fine when idaling and a little more but when given any more throttle it will cut out. Just tried cleaning carbs but its still happening. Any suggestions? …

Fuel leak Not rated yet
1992 V6 150 Evinrude fuel leak. When I squeeze the fuel bulb to get fule to carburators the fule leaks from the fuel manifold port entrance. It has two …

front motor mount on 78 crestliner, 19 ft. with mercurey 165 hp. 6 cly. Not rated yet
replaced motor in my boat, took engine out, but got in a hurry didn't keep track of how many washers were on the front motor mount. Tested it out, ran …

Engine, sea Ray sundancer Not rated yet
So my parents bought a 1999 sea Ray 260 sundancer, we are not boaters. We never have had a boat but everytime we get on our boat (3 times so far) we always …

Where's my power? Not rated yet
Hi! First year with a 1979 Sea Ray Sundancer 260. Just got it in the water, and I cannot find the electrical panel! All I found is 2 black switches in …

Ranger LS Tachometer woes  Not rated yet
I bought a new Ranger 2050LS with a 250 Verado, I have tried all the recommended settings for my tach however nothing seems to be correct, where do i go …

1998 Fisher Bass Boat gauges  Not rated yet
I have a 1998 Fisher Bass Boat. It has a gauge below the throttle arm that has a dial on it and you can move to right or left. The gauge says "empty"(to …

1981 OMC hot start troubles Not rated yet
I bought a used boat this spring having issues, I believe with fuel. Boat starts no problem first crank when trailered in. Then do a loop get boat to operating …

Need to replace or rebuild lower unit Not rated yet
Ok i just recently bought my first boat, the motor is an 86 inboard mercury 3.0 150 hp the person i bought the boat from had taken the lower unit off because …

1987 Johnson vro 140 lower unit Not rated yet
Am I missing something? I have all the bolts off plus the linckage disconnected and the lower unit still won't come off. I am trying to get to the water …

control panel light flashing and graphs shutting down while running Not rated yet
I have a 2012 Nitro Z9. I have never had this problem before but this past weekend while fishing a tournament i had this happen...as soon as I took off …

Power steering 2001 bay liner capri Not rated yet
My steering is very hard and I watched a video that shows steering should be easy and take a couple of fingers to turn the wheel, it takes both arms to …

Engine possibly mounted to low Not rated yet
1990 cape horn 16 with 1988 evinrude 90 hp vro v4 13×19 prop 20 inch shaft it is mounted in lowest position seems to struggle to get on plane then can …

1987 astroglass bass boat trim Not rated yet
The motor will go up and down as long as the boat is in nutural once it is put in gear it will not?

Motor starts at full throttle when it shouldn't be Not rated yet
I just bought a used boat and the motor turns on right away. The only problem is that when it is turned on it shouldn't be going full throttle already …

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Robalo r24 performance Not rated yet
I hVe a 2007 r24 robalo with twin 150 Hondas. The boat cruised only at 23-25 mph. Two years after trying to find out why it is so slow I was told it is …

How to drain the gas out of a evinrude 88 special  Not rated yet
Having gas problems and I figured that draining the gas out of the engine would be the simple answer how do I do that on an evinrude 88 special

Fuel Primer Pump  Not rated yet
I have a 1996 Evinrude 130 outboard. I replaced my fuel primer pump. What is the purpose of the red lever? What is the start up sequence? Thank you. …

Cockpit alarms Not rated yet
Maxxum 2900 alarms sounding when icreasing throttle temp at 185 ,oil level in engine good.

i am getting no fire Not rated yet
i am getting no fire but have brand new plugs but no fire from coils cranks great getting fuel just no fire

1985 mercury 75 hp 4 cylinder not sucking gas through lower carb at idle like the top carb does Not rated yet
Need help I'm just curious if this is normal as I just got the boat and after tuning it i noticed the top carb at idle you can clearly see it pulling fuel …

tilt and trim doesn't work Not rated yet
I have a 120 hp Evinrude that the tilt and trim doesn't work. It's in the raised position and won't go down. The motor seems to work o.k. Thanks

low speed engine noise in new Mercury 60 HP 4 Stroke Not rated yet
We just purchase a new Mercury 60 HP 4 stroke for our pontoon boat. It has a loud squealing/grinding noise that starts at 1700 RPM and completely …

2006 mercury optimax 115 2 stroke alarm problems @ 4100 RPMs Not rated yet
I have a 2006 Mercury Optimax 115 2 stroke on a 2006 Triton Tr176 which everytime I run it I get an alarm at 4100 rpms.I can sometime run through it,with …

swapping 1977 omc outdrive into a 1984 omc boat Not rated yet
broke the outdrive casing on my 1984 Century when I hit a bolder underwater at the launch ramp. want to know if it would be a lot of trouble swapping an …

24 ' Hallett with 454 mag bravo drive Not rated yet
Boat has been sitting for a year due to flooding here at the lake, today I took it out the motor started right up. After we got past no wake zone, we …

Interchange legs on 88 to 99 mercury 150 hp Not rated yet
I have a 1999 Mercury 150 horsepower EFI oil injected engine short leg I would like to put my 1988 Mercury 150 horsepower oil injected engine leg on the …

Propeller stuck in forward Not rated yet
I changed to water pump out, now it works fine but i cant get the propeller to stop or go in reverse

25 hp nissan quits pumping water after it warms up Not rated yet
Hi! Folks im having a little water pump problem my 1991 MC2 NISSAN 25HP Pumps water fine for bout 2 min till motor warms up then it just quits peeing have …

Suzuki DF225 engine loss of power Not rated yet
I have a brand new Suzuki DF225 outboard and it is less than 12 months into service on my boat and done 28 hours total. Its had its first service and has …

5.7l mercruiser knocking when you open throttle on 96 sea ray 240 sundeck Not rated yet
my mother in law just purchased a 96 sea ray 240 sundeck with a 5.7l mercruiser engine. Her boyfriend test drove it 2 days before purchase and everything …

Mercruiser 5.7 alpha 1 pees but still getting hot Not rated yet
So my family and I were going to have a day out on the boat, an 88 Searay s23 open bow. Before we left home., I checked out the boat and cranked it up …

1990 140 hp johnson outboard-model #J140tlase Not rated yet
Just bought this outboard to put on my boat from a marine service center. Compression is 145 per cylinder. Starts up every time after launching. The first …

stalling when trying to get on first plane of the day Not rated yet
I have a 1999 Johnson 200 hp (j200pleen). I have a very confusing problem that nobody can help me with. She fires right up in the morning and idles great. …

90 hp Johnson stalls Not rated yet
Just recently my 93 sun tracker started stalling out while drive across the lake. Once I restarted it, which seemed to not want to turn the motor over. …

1968 formula batteries charging Not rated yet
Need to know how to charge the dual battery system with a charger on a 1978 formula with two four cylinder mercs

1984 Johnson 150 gt not running in water Not rated yet
I have a 1984 tidecraft bass boat with a 84 Johnson 150 gt in it when I have the lower unit out of the water our runs fine I can full blast the throttle …

1989 Johnson 40hp alarm ringing a low rmp Not rated yet
I have a 1989 Johnson 40hp outboard motor. I get a alarm ringing at low rpm. The alarm stop when I increase the rpms. What is the problem and how do …

Engine will not start  Not rated yet
I have a 1999 5.7 mercruiser with efi and throttle body. Last year the economy unit went up and I replaced it and all seem to be fine. Then towards the …

Suzuki 115 won't steer Not rated yet
We have a Suzuki 115 outboard. It will only turn one way. How do you fix this and what is wrong.

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rubber end cap to trim cylinder Not rated yet
i am missing the rubber end cap on my trim cylinder. will it hurt anything if i take the boat out without one?

mercury outboard over rev on startup Not rated yet
50 HP Merck, 2002, 2 stroke 3 cyl revs to about 2500 RPM on startup, won't shift into forward.

alumacraft livewell control stuck to aft livewell Not rated yet
Livewell control stuck in poistion , too apart and lubricated. Could it be the cable?

High reving  Not rated yet
Motor revs high when first cranked 1999 150 evinrude Also revs high after being tilted

Yamaha outboard 200 hp. now power  Not rated yet
i have Yamaha outboard 200 hp. motor was run okay suddenly engine shut off i try to start the engine back but starter not turning at all only click sound …

Motor missing when trimmed down??? Not rated yet
,94 Johnson v4 cuts out until you trim motor up...checked all grounds an wires.. Can't see anything wrong

1972 Johnson Outboard lost 50% power Not rated yet
Over the weekend, I ran my 1972 2 stroke outboard on my 15ft classic fiberglass boat. I ran it for about an hour and she ran great. Later in the evening, …

audible alarm on 1994 Javlin 379 Not rated yet
There is an intermittent alarm when boat is not and not running. I suspect battery power or fuel level, but batteries are all 100% and fuel is 1/2 full. …

no power to my accesory switches on 2005 lowe 18 ft boat Not rated yet
i have no power to my horn switch livewell switch nav light switch and accesory switch on my lowe 2005 could someone please help me

my boat stalls at high altitudes Not rated yet
I have a 2002 sea ray with a 4.3 liter chevy. It runs at idle to troll no problem at 4200 ft and below. However if I take it to 5000 ft or higher it stalls …

1969 Evinrude 55 hp dies hot then won't restart. Not rated yet
I have a 1969 Evinrude 55 hp that dies when hot and then won't restart. Only thing not replaced is the amplifier (now called CDI). Did find wire from …

89 Johnson 200 gt V6 dies when given gas in forward  Not rated yet
I've got an 89 johnson 200 gt V6 that I just purchased that had been sitting for 4 years. I changed all the plugs fuel filters and cleaned the carbs and …

'94 40hp mercury force  Not rated yet
I have a '94ish mercury force, haven't had the boat long, it ran great for awhile, then where it would run around 4500-5000 rpm it dropped to 3000 rpm …

77 Tohatsu water spitting issue Not rated yet
I have a 77 Tohatsu 70hp that ran great through all throttle but while trolling would sound alarm after about 25min so checked impeller and it was missing …

2004 tracker 90hp 2 cycle 3 stroke Not rated yet
Took my boat out that had been stored in a garage all winter. Was also properly winterized. Well I took it out for the first time started up great. drove …

90 hp mercury stalls  Not rated yet
2008 mercury 90 hp EFI four stroke stalls after shifting back into neutral.This happens from forward or reverse to neutral. Replaced IAC valve and temp …

Best motor 24 Harris pontoon Not rated yet
I have 1985 24' Harris pontoon boat and two outboards one is 79 100 hp Johnson javelin and the other is 79 115 ELPT Mercury what would be best for my …

engine Not rated yet
Ihave a 85 horsepower older model , it will crank but wont start

2000 Mercury efi 200 Not rated yet
I charged my batteries for a dry test the other day and both motors turned fine took for sea trial and right engine shut down as soon as I have throttle …

False rpm reading Not rated yet
When I start my 96 mercury 115 hp the rpm's show 4000. It is only setting around 700 rpm

Evinrude ocean pro 150 hard skip issue 1993 Not rated yet
Runs great until I reach normal temp then it's like a hard jerk like it shuts off n starts right back in about half a second and it's sequential but on …

stuck in reverse Not rated yet
replaced water pump on 115 hp mercury outboard 2 stroke 2002 now it is stuck in reverse

Turn the ignition key and electric fuel pump will not engage Not rated yet
I have a 1996 Chris Craft 21 concept. I had to replace the dash panel (plastic dash gauge holder)and that meant removing all the gauges. Put everything …

Motor won't try to crank and trim don't work, hot battery Not rated yet
Battery was going low so I parked the boat and charged the battery, put battery back on and I get power to fish finder, lights and radio but no power to …

Water in the engine compartment 2007 Sea Ray 340 Not rated yet
Last fall I removed the entire rub rail and original caulking, then re-caulked with 3M 4000 and 5200. I even caulked the screw holes as I replaced the …

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Causes for alarm to sound on 2000 Evinrude 200 engine on a 93 Stratus Bass boat Not rated yet
Engine and boat was running fine until we slowed down in route to the boat ramp. All of a sudden the alarm came on and boat stopped running. Started …

14' cajun w/2006 25hp only getting 9mph max Not rated yet
New to boating. Purchased a 14' 1985 cajun boat has 2006 25hp mercury. Only getting 9 mph at full throttle. Normal?

Ranger 185vs won't start Not rated yet
We have a used Ranger 185 vs. just put gas in and now won't start. It turns over and clicks but won't start. Any suggestions??

1976 55 Evinrude wont go full speed till tank is almost empty  Not rated yet
I have a 1976 55 Evinrude thats runs good and gets on plane but will not go full speed untill the fuel tank is almost empty then it will throw you back …

1976 evenrude 55 runs better when fuel tank is almost empty Not rated yet
I have a 1976 55 evenrude that runs great but won't go full speed until gas is almost empty. It gets on plane and is usable but when the tanks almost empty …

Idles too high Not rated yet
Hey, I have an 86 bayliner Capri with a 2.3 Volvo penta motor and outdrive, when it gets warm it seems to idle at around 1000rpm and when I shift from …

1984 Mercury 115 hp power trim & tilt problems  Not rated yet
I have a 1984 Mercury 115 hp outboard. it was a little low on fluid. After adding fluid it worked ok a little temperamental at switch but it worked. This …

1999 50 hp mercury Not rated yet
My motor seemed to run just fine last week until i was getting ready to leave and she wouldnt fire up. It was like i had no spark and was flooded. Once …

1991 force dies when put into gear  Not rated yet
Got 1991 force it dies when on the water when I put itin gear but if ran off garden hose it goes right into gear...solution's?

1986 sea ray seville 19 ft steering cable Not rated yet
Need a stearing cable but don't have owners manual any one know size/type I need

alarm going off as soon as i start my 150 opti stuck in limp mode ? Not rated yet
My 1998 150 optimax has an alarm as soon as i start it up .beep beep beep continuous, it won't take any fuel at all you can work the hot foot but it just …

2003 150 Yamaha four stroke Not rated yet
I turn the ignition switch to the start position starter engages but will not turn fly wheel. I can turn fly wheel by hand. It has new battery. Email cowboyfanrick@gmail. …

1978 Johnson 115 hp back firing Not rated yet
1978 Johnson seahorse 115 hp outboard. Have rebuilt carbs, replaced plugs, replaced coil packs, replaced power pack, checked flywheel key and it is fine. …

javlin bass boat Not rated yet
when I turn the recirculating pump on the livewell fills to the over flow

Squealing when throttle full open Not rated yet
Have a 454 Merc Cruiser Big block. When at full throttle I get a squealing nosie from the engine, Almost like a loose belt on a car. When I back off the …

40 HP Mercury outboard idling real high  Not rated yet
I tried to start my Mercury up for the first time this year and found that one of the coil s were bad, I replaced it and it cranked fine but all of a sudden …

200hp mercury optimax 2007 Not rated yet
I was going down the lake and my mercury 200hp started losing power and then it made a noise and it wouldn't crank back up and there was no beeping warnings …

Misting 150 V6 johnnson outboard  Not rated yet
1984 150 V6 johnson outboard, cranks good but when Idol's has misy to it, I can place my hand over the top carb just a little and it will pickup and run …

propelling through water Not rated yet
1976 85hp. mercury propel through water fine at low rpms. but when throttled all the way acts like it want go.

a 2000 Lowe 170w boat Not rated yet
Is it hard to remove a cockpit on a 2000 Lowe 170 w boat? I am replacing the carpet

How to clean high speed jets 1990 60hp evinrude Not rated yet
Runs OK at times but shuts down after full throttle but will run if chocked over and over

1989 Bass Tracker with 110 hp motor Not rated yet
I have a bass tracker with a 110 hp motor when I take off from a dead stop the slip clutch on the prop slips some. Can it be adjusted?

Sea Ray 185BR Leaking Steering Fluid Not rated yet
I have steering fluid leaking from the steering assist system on my Sea Ray 185 BR. I have tried to locate the source, but the pump is located behind the …

Can't find Forward Not rated yet
2002 6hp Mercury will not slot into Forward from Reverse. No problem finding Reverse or Neutral, but refuses to slot into Forward, the tiller handle holds …

My 2014 evinrude etec starts great but when I put into gear it won't speed up Not rated yet
So my 2014 25 evinrude etec starts up great but when I put it into gear it won't speed up any suggestions??? Maybe water in fuel... sensor maybe set off …

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Hard to steer Not rated yet
Boat easily turns right, but is extremely hard to turn left. How do I fix or adjust this. 2009 Skeeter SX 180 with a 115 Yamaha 4 stroke.

1989? ( the blue) 115 hp mercury outboard.  Not rated yet
1989 mercury 115 hp has no spark on plugs 1,3 and 5 after the motor stopped peeing for about 5 min. It did not stop running or over heat all the way but …

Skeeter 195zx w/ 200 Yamaha V-max Not rated yet
I have suddenly lost power to my big motor. My trim switch stopped working at the same time. It's like I have blown a fuse or breaker but I cannot find …

90 hp johnson V4 right bank runs at 45degrees C left bank at 65 degrees C - Cause? Not rated yet
Looking for help. Right bank cylinders run at 45 degrees C left bank at 65 degrees C - left bank is the nominal 150 degrees F. Looking for cause of lower …

Boat problems Not rated yet
I'm having technical problems. I have a 1986 mariner 115 hp engine. when i take it fishin it will run at a idle but when I put it in gear it goes dead …

1993 mercury 175 xri losing prime Not rated yet
I've got a 1993 mercury 175 xri that seems to have a fuel issue.. I can prime the bulb crank it and it idles great an will run half throttle an even full …

mercruiser 120 low rpm's at wot Not rated yet
I have a 18ft galaxy with mercruiser 120 I/O. boat revs great (4000-5000 rpm's)but only getting 2200 rpm's in gear at wot. currently has 23 pitch prop …

98 220 Horizon. Engine stalling out under load Not rated yet
Boat idles great at the dock. Go out into the lake under normal driving conditions it starts stalling out or even die. Replaced module Plugs Fuel …

Bout cranks but takes 20 cranks start and now overheating  Not rated yet
Mercury 175hp cranking but not starting after 20 attempts it starts . So was thinking old fuel run the bout at 8 knots for a bout 30 mins have a fish for …

What engines? Not rated yet
I own a 1984 Bayliner 3270 that has been well taken care of, but like all older boats I need some small pieces and parts. First, what engines are in it? …

Motor Tilt problem Not rated yet
My Johnson outboard tilt powers down but not up. I installed spotlights for steaming but didn't connect to any motor wiring. did I blow a lift up fuse …

1997 electra craft 18 will not go reverse Not rated yet
1997 electra craft 18 will not go reverse. it was working last week and we had some rain last few days. the boat is docked in channel islands, california. …

1997 454 mpi backfires when throttled up. Not rated yet
My 27' Baja 1997 mpi ideals and starts fine but when you give it gas backfires then I work throttle and it finally stops backfiring an run ok but then …

1995 basstracker mercury 40hp motor issues Not rated yet
i have a 1994/1995 bass tracker with a 40hp Mercury 2 stroke motor. we recently had the carbs cleaned out as the boat sat for about 4 years with no use. …

Question about a short shaft lower unit from a Johnson  Not rated yet
On a 1990 Johnson 140 v4 hp long shaft outboard would that long shaft unit fit a Johnson 1985 v4 90 hp is that possible thanks rich

Trim tilt gauge not working Not rated yet
Trim tilt gauge on my Johnson 115hp two stroke not working. The tilt trim itself works fine, just the gauge not working. Why ?

Mecury 200 hp raises up in reverse Not rated yet
Everthing works fine, but if i give it power in reverse, the motor raises up. Also, when i use my transom saver, it doesnt keep power down while trailering. …

1965 Chris craft motor Not rated yet
I have a 1965 Christ craft 17 ft utility boat the needs a engine, it had a 283-H #837562, motor in it but the heads went bad, I have a chance to buy a …

Strange noise on my 2003 mercury 60/40 jet Not rated yet
I never had a boat with a jet motor before. So today I went for my first run. Boy was it fun!when at full throttle she was nice and quiet. Then when I'm …

Will a 17' Sunbird Cuddy I/O handle a V-8 engine Not rated yet
I have a mid 80's 17' Sunbird missing an engine along with some other things for an OMC Cobra set up. I have a mercruser compleat. The Sunbird had a 2.3L …

V8 bayliner issues Not rated yet
I have a 205 bayliner bowrider fitted with the 260 mpi 5.0 (injected) v8. This thing is doing my head in. I can take it out and it runs fine all day. Get …

Mercury 4 stroke 150 HP keeps going into gaurd mode Not rated yet
My Mercury is a 2013 model and my workers ran 2 stroke fuel for a day then I changed it, it ran fine for a couple of days then in idle it overheated and …

2005 115 Mercury optimax running rough at idel  Not rated yet
My 115 Mercury optimax is running rough at idel but runs fine at high speeds.i cleaned fuel pumps changed 1 hose on fuel rail and check the diafram on …

Yamaha 1998 175hp fuel pumps cracked Not rated yet
Both fuel pumps on my Yamaha 175hp 1998 have cracked in the plastic part of the body in the same place causing leakage. Does anyone know what may have …

Can connection to mercury trolling motor Not rated yet
I have an alumacraft trophy and am going to install a 9.9 pro kicker. My boat has a three valve for main and reserve. Can I just connect the trolling …

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mercury 150 efi/ wont get on plane, bogs down Not rated yet
have had problems with my boat for a while. Have tested and sent to a shop and total tests include: trigger, stator, powerpacks, switch boxes, throttle …

boat wont get on plane/ mercury 150 efi Not rated yet
have had problems with my boat for a while. Have tested and sent to a shop and total tests include: trigger, stator, powerpacks, switch boxes, throttle …

boat wont get on plane Not rated yet
have had problems with my boat for a while. Have tested and sent to a shop and total tests include: trigger, stator, powerpacks, switch boxes, throttle …

1994 30hp yamaha intermittent loss of power Not rated yet
30 yamaha has intermittent power loss.It is the three cyl model but doesnt feel or sound like any cylinder is missing power just drops for a second or …

Boat wont start Not rated yet
Hi my name is Sheldon. I have an 120 hp Evinrude, I think it is an 1985 model. I tilt it all the way up and it started linking fuel, I Trimmed it down …

sea rayder f 14 stucked corroded spline shaft Not rated yet
have to separate motor from jet pump. no way . i undid the 8 bolts holding the motor. now it is free but i could only 1/8 inch separate it from jet pump …

starts first time on trailer then 1st time in water but after that Not rated yet
I have a 1998 50hp Johnson. it starts 1st time on muffs and 1st time in the ocean. I drive to my fishing spot about 20 mins at 20mph turn it off then after …

Engine won't turn over  Not rated yet
I was flushing the motor out on the trailer. The overheat buzzer went off. I immediately turned it off. Now it won't turn over at all. Please help. It's …

1986 bayliner capri bilgeblower size Not rated yet
What is the proper size bilge blower for my 1986 Bayliner Capri 1650? The boat has a 2.3 Volvo engine.

Water problem in the very front of the bow Not rated yet
Hello my name is Glenda ggn1024@gmail.com First off thank you in advance!!!!! Here's my problem? I have a Hunter 21.5 Sailboat …

bayliner won't start Not rated yet
I blew the belt on my 88 capri. 4 cylinder a d was told the pulley walked..I paid 750 and boat hasn't started since..will turn over but no fire. Plugs …

alarm sounds constant at 1/2 volume 1996 searayder 120xp Not rated yet
When i turn the key on i get a 4 second alarm and fuel gauge pegs full, then drops. when I start the boat the alarm starts to groan as the boat fires …

my 2003 Sea Ray 340 keeps shutting off Not rated yet
I have a 2003 Sea Ray 340 Sundancer with twin inboard 8.1 S Mercruisers. In August was coming back from Marathon Key to Homestead (About a 78 mile ride)when …

v belt needed to winterized? Not rated yet
2004 Mercruiser 3.0 l just had winterized at a marina but they told me the v belt had blown, my question is how did they winterized it if it had a blown …

Replacing fuel tank vent cap on an alumacraft 185 tourney sport Not rated yet
How does on go about replacing the vent for the gas tank? I broke mine off on the boat dock and cannot see a way to get to the sidewall to screw a new …

looking for seat to go with my 1989 bass tracker Not rated yet
Having a hard time finding seats to fit this model boat. There has to be something out there, helppppp please

Brand of i own is unknown Not rated yet
I have a 14ft jon boat I got from a friend and I am unable to find out what kind of or what brand of boat it is it has no name plates on it the inside …

Water leaking throuh drain Not rated yet
I have a 2004 blue wave boat water leaks in the two drains at the back of boats.

2004 lund 1800 explorer tiller  Not rated yet
The switch on my aerator isn't working right. Works fine in the manual position but in auto position there is a clicking noise coming from the switch panel …

grey sludge coming out the leg of a 150hp seapro every trip for years Not rated yet
for years i have grey sludge coming out the leg, the motor is oil injected and i use to think water in the gas but have drained the tank etc, and i think …

My Sea Ray 2007 175 sport sounds like it is sucking in air and blowing it out Not rated yet
Took our boat out yesterday and it was making a funny noise first I thought it was a squeak but upon listening closer it is like and air leak. I don't …

Mercury 200 HP 2 stroke issues Not rated yet
I have a 1996 Merc 2 stroke that is having some issues. The motor starts regularly but when I put the throttle down it just seems like the motor is bogged …

1978 johnson 35 hp wont start Not rated yet
Need help. Motor will crank but not start. No spark at plugs atleast most of the time. I shered the flywheel pin and it had a bad backfire fixed that now …

fuse box on 1997 ranger r80 boat  Not rated yet
The reset button on my fuse box is up and will not allow me to push it back down. How do I fix this or where do I need to start looking to find out what …

Mercury 35HP outboard motor cooling Not rated yet
I have an older model 35HP Mercury Outboard motor. Did not use it all year due to health problems. Started it today, 9/27/15, to get it ready for winter …

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#5HP Mercury Outboard Cooling System Not rated yet
I have an older model 35HP Mercury Outboard motor. Did not use it all year due to health problems. Started it today, 9/27/15, to get it ready for winter …

Timing marks Not rated yet
Hello,IU have a 1969 35hp 350 mercury outboard, Motor serial number 2672267. I had to remove the flywheel and did not mark where it was.The outer part …

Hard starting when cold Not rated yet
I have a 1997 cobalt 190 and it is very hard starting when cold. After it warms up it is fine. Any help would be appreciated . Thanks jim

2000 nissan 50 hp 2 stroke wont plane off Not rated yet
im having problems with my nissan 50 2 stroke 3 cylinder planing off.ive had problems fouling plugs ngk especially causing this slow to plane issue and …

Bogging down Not rated yet
The motor will bog down on take off an after about 30 seconds it will kick in an then take off

Mercury 60 hp 4 stroke misfires over 2200 revs and alarm Not rated yet
Got Mercury 60 hp 4 stroke 2009 model alarm started sounding last trip 4-6 beeps then goes off - repeats later again motor started running sluggish seems …

83 bayliner caprie Volvo penta 125. Will not full throttle, revs fine in neutral.  Not rated yet
The boat will not full throttle. It revs up in neutral just fine, but will only go not even half throttle. And in reverse the outboard jumps out of the …

1974 johnson 70 hp how to ck water pump Not rated yet
1974 Johnson 70 HP I got a1974 Johnson 70 HP and it have not run in 4 years I have took the Carb apart the wear clean now I need to ck the water pump …

I have a 1974 johnson 70 hp it have not run in 4 yrs ck carb all clean now i need to know how to ck water pump Not rated yet
I have a 1975 Ranger 17 ft bass boat win I got this boat there was no motor on it found a 1974 Johnson 70 HP the Eng have not run in 4 yrs ck Carb they …

1992 30' Sea Ray Weekender Not rated yet
Getting back into boating and trying to find out if the Weekender has aluminum tanks and if it's a closed or fresh water cooling system.Any other +/- would …

03 johnson 115 wont stay running@ idle Not rated yet
just to start this boat is a 03 vip bay stealth with a 03 Johnson 115 2 stroke.it sat for approx 3 years when i acquired it.got the bad gas out got it …

1982 johnson 115 hp motor flooding too much gas Not rated yet
I just bought a 115 hp johnson outboard and it idles well but will not plain and seems to be getting too much gas.

70 HP Force engine won't start after shutting down Not rated yet
The engine (1996 Force 70 HP) starts fine when starting cold. Idles good and runs excellent for as long as you want until I turn the engine off to fish …

Mercury Full Jeweled, what does it mean Not rated yet
I have a Mercury Thunderbolt engine, it says full jeweled. I was wondering what full jeweled meant. Thanks.

2006 25 hp four stroke Not rated yet
I have a 2006 merc 25 hp four stroke and the motor runs fine but after running it across the lake it want restart but you can let it set four about 3 hours …

Alarm sounding under throttle Not rated yet
My boat has 2 Volvo Penta I/Os. When I leave wake speed and throttle up to full throttle alarm sounds in about 3 to 4 minutes and the engines back down …

boat will not plane Not rated yet
I have a 87 johnson 110. starts with no problem, but will not plane, it almost appears that all the carbs are not working.

1975 Johnson Outboard 55hp Not rated yet
I have a Johnson outboard 1975 55 hp. Question: When the spark jumps from coil pack to engine block, does that mean I need a new coil or is it the spark …

Do I have enough horsepower Not rated yet
Wondering if a 70 horse Johnson will have enough horsepower for a 17' Bayliner trophy cc, it is rated for 85 horse

new battery started to crank but click click wont start Not rated yet
my 1988 star craft 5.0 mercruiser wont start engine goes click click i forgot to pull the plug when i did water started draining quickly did i mess up …

Honda 200 4 stroke starved for fuel  Not rated yet
Engine starts great! Runs well at low speeds, after throttling up it begins to shut down. Bulb for fuel collapses and engine acts like it is fuel starved! …

115 mercury outboard 1986 2 cycle hard starting Not rated yet
2 nd year of owning 1986 procraft bass boat 115 hp 2 cycle.mercury outboard,Runs like a dream,lately though having hard starting.Changed new plugs,noticed …

No spark to the plugs Not rated yet
Was boating yesterday for first time in new ( to me of course) 92 rinker w 3.0 mercruiser. Ran fine then today tried to star without safety beside ignition …

1987 5.0 OMC Cobra, I changed the distributor (points) won,t stay running at low speeds Not rated yet
I have a 1987 bayliner cieara,5.0 OMC cobra. I changed the distributor, from points to an electronic. I bought it on line, it has the base timing, to total …

1987 5.0 OMC Cobra, I changed the distributor (points) won,t stay running at low speeds Not rated yet
I have a 1987 bayliner cieara,5.0 OMC cobra. I changed the distributor, from points to an electronic. I bought it on line, it has the base timing, to total …

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90 hp Force outboard with trigger arm broke Not rated yet
Question, the arm on the trigger (which is located under the stator which is under the flywheel) has broken off, the motor still runs. Will the motor …

25 hp mercury bigfoot will not go over 5000 rpm Not rated yet
I have a 2000 25hp mercury bigfoot. It does not go over 500o rpm on the water.If I put the ear muffs on it will go to 7000 . But it seams under a load …

25 hp mercury bigfoot will not go over 5000 rpm Not rated yet
I have a 2000 25hp mercury bigfoot. It does not go over 500o rpm on the water.If I put the ear muffs on it will go to 7000 . But it seams under a load …

Boat stalled in lake and won't start Not rated yet
We had this boat for not even give minutes and while breaking in the motor at about 2000 rpms the boat shut off and joe won't even turn over. All other …

1987 mercury 45hp classic 50  Not rated yet
1987 mercury classic 50 has no spark. I went out one day and it worked fine then the last time I went out and wouldn't fire up at all. There is no spark …

1984 115 hp evinrude stalls when choke is released Not rated yet
I think my boat is upset with me. I bought a new house and have not taken the boat out fishing for 6 weeks. Last weekend I went out on the lake and tried …

blowing ignition fuse Not rated yet
I have a 1997 four winns horizon RS with a 4.3 GL. The ignition fuse blows as soon as you turn the key to start. This only happens sporadically, maybe …

want start Not rated yet
Have 1978 305 inborad engine that hits but want start

Towing Capacity Not rated yet
I have a 1996 24 ft Bayliner Classic Express. I am looking at buying a new truck and was wondering what towing capacity and tounge weight I need to tow …

Volvo Penta Gears Grinding Not rated yet
I have a Volvo Penta 4.3GL D and the gears grind when I go to neutral either from forward or reverse.

Loud noise when hot water turned on Not rated yet
2000 seaway 410 express when the hot water is turned on it makes a very loud hammer /pounding noise? I have changed everything I could think of . Any suggestions? …

150 evinrude stalls after cools off. Not rated yet
Hello , 1995 150 hp on 22.6 hurricane fun deck. When cold or still hot starts fine. When it's in between it won't sta running stalls.

Boat has no power!! Not rated yet
I have a 2005 Glastron MX175 with a 3L Volvo Penta motor. My problem is that it has no power, it will not pull itself out of the water. It will not rev …

Water coming into seating area behind drivers seat. Not rated yet
We recently purchased a 1989 215 Bayliner Capri in great condition. However, when we go boat riding, water comes into the boat by the back seat behind …

2012 4.3 missing on 4000+ top end Not rated yet
the boat pulls good runs good until I try to trim it out a little. I changed the water filter- did not help

Boat won't start Not rated yet
I left the switch on and drained the battery. Before that the boat had started and run great all summer. I took the battery out and charged it to 100%. …

2001 Yamaha 50 hp.oil injected  Not rated yet
Which direction should the arrow be facing on the breather valve that vents the oil tank on a 2001 yamaha 50hp oil injected outboard. I replaced the old …

How to install new ignition switch in 1997 Ranger Comanche 461vs Not rated yet
I need help with installing a new ignition switch on a 1997 Tanger Comanche 461vs with 1997 Mercury V6 150 hp motor. Colors of 9 wires on new switch do …

choke problems Not rated yet
boat wont run under load unless I keep choke on key engaged then runs fine.....have noticed that the motor ground is broke in to....could that be the problem? …

Warning horn on 1996 Mercury outboard 225 hp motor beeps continuously. Not rated yet
Hello, Been having an on-going issue with my boat motor that nobody can seem to resolve. Motor is a Mercury 1996 225 hp outboard that has keeps having …

Lost ignition keys for 1989 250 V Rinker boat Not rated yet
I have lost my ignition keys.Also when you plug into the mains does it charge your batteries ?

Engine 283 Chris Craft  Not rated yet
1967 corsair 283 new block 100 hrs . Warm up at dock runs ,starts great 3400 rpm 15 mins start bogging down slowly then no power . Throttle back to 900 …

odor in the cabin area of my boat. Not rated yet
Just purchased a 2003 3470 Cruiser Yacht. There is an acid like odor in the cabin area. The odor goes away after the boat is aired out but returns if …

2005 suntrackr pontoon/engine mercury 40 hp Not rated yet
I have a problem with the engine tried everything,dont know what it could be...motor seems to run great.but when I go full speed something beeps and the …

location of sofa control module 2001 searay sundancer 410 Not rated yet
need to find location of sofa control module for a sea ray 410 sundancer 2001 I think it is behind breaker panel in salon but don't want to take it off …

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15hp Yamaha Four stroke doesn't run with tank connected ok otherwise Not rated yet
I've got the above motor that wasa leaking gas from the carb overflow when starting it. We removed the hose, got the mot running and it goes fine. When …

95 175 hp evinrude Not rated yet
The motor runs good at the house just had a new water pump put on but when u get to the lake it runs good for about 30 yards and dies won't start time …

new battery no power Not rated yet
I bought a used bass tracker with a 15hp mercury outboard that had been stored for 3 years. I put in a new starter battery and get no power anywhere. Test …

Overheating  Not rated yet
2006 YAMAHA 50 TLR that I Just replaced water pump complete kit started peed steady hard stream took it for a test run and ran ok at 4000 rpm ok then full …

Port engine only starts with emergency start button Not rated yet
My 01 Sea Ray 340 DA with twin Merc cruisers(6.2) has been great up to this past weekend. I fired up the star oard engine with no issues and attempt d …

volvo penta outdrive trim problem Not rated yet
outdrive trims up and down with switch fine but when in up position and accelerate trims drops....difficult in shallow water....looking for possible problem …

Outboard motor revs for no reason. Not rated yet
I have an older pontoon with a 25HP Johnson (1989). Lately the motor has started racing with no increase in forward speed. Have to decrease throttle to …

can i run a mercury prop on a johnson motor Not rated yet
i have a johnson 150 model #j150plees powering my bassscat saber the boat use to have a mercury 150hp on it so i have spare merc props my favorite prop …

70hp Johnson runs rough and won't speed up Not rated yet
Runs good most of the time but increasingly often it won't increase rpms over 3000. When this happens it shudders and shakes and smokes. Some days it …

two red and two Black wires Not rated yet
Wires running to back of Pro Crappie 175 which is motor and which is trolling or accssries.

possible to replace shift shaft on a 2003 mercury 8 hp 2 stroke without removing bearing carrier Not rated yet
possible to replace shift shaft on a 2003 mercury 8 hp 2 stroke without removing bearing carrier it just slid out as I was replacing top water pump …

Stingray was cruising and then went to neutral Not rated yet
Stuck in neutral. Stranded in the river. Was traveling at 20 and heard a faint whine and then the boat slowed to a stop but the engine still rev'd at 20. …

Outboard will not restart Not rated yet
I have a 1997 40HP Yamaha Outboard engine that will start and run, but after sitting for over 30 minutes, it will not restart. We thought it was vapor …

Outboard will not restart Not rated yet
I have a 1997 40HP Yamaha Outboard engine that will start and run, but after sitting for over 30 minutes, it will not restart. We thought it was vapor …

Misfire Not rated yet
I have a 97cobalt 220 with a 454 Volvo penta engine. We replaced the engine and now have 4 cylinders that aren't firing and have no spark. Can anyone help …

2000 Wellcraft Martinique 3000 Not rated yet
2 problems: 1. not getting enough power to get up on plane. I have twin 305's and tried messing with the trim but definitely not getting full power. …

93 MARINER 25hp 2 stroke is only going 5PMH at WOT?!?!? Not rated yet
Throttle is wide open, and I'm lucky to get 5.5MPH. My boat was so smooth up to 23MPH last night on my way in. I have: Changed prop(had new one anyways, …

changing belt Not rated yet
how do you change belt on 1978 OMC 120 hp inboard motor when the power tilt frame is in the way? help

85 force pushes 17ft boat hard to left Not rated yet
1989 17ft spectrum boat with 1989 85hp force motor has a 17 pitch prop boat pushes hard to the left not steers to the but pushes the hole boat to the left …

13.6 volts to both sides of the coil with key on Not rated yet
Have a 1987 4 cylinder 165 horsepower Mercruiser with an aftermarket electronic ignition. I am getting 13.6 volts to both sides of the coil with the key …

shift rod adjustment Not rated yet
What is the shift rod height for a 1984 90hp evenrude outboard.

Beeping noise Not rated yet
98 bay liner Capri when I put it in forward and going across the water , I get a beeping noise! Sometimes I can let off the throttle and it will quit . …

merc outdrive wont acelerate feels like its slipping Not rated yet
1994 bayliner 3.0 merc alpha 1 outdrive wont acelerate feels like its slipping

ran out of gas, refueled, boat won't start Not rated yet
I have a 1994 Four Winns, OMC Cobra 5.0 engine. I have not had any trouble lately. The engine is in good condition. I cleaned the carborator last year. …

1983 black max 200 won't turn over Not rated yet
Hello hope someone can help Had the engine running after fresh carb clean and spark plugs ran for about 5 seconds fine and then stopped dead and won't …

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Need help with buying a. Boat Not rated yet
Went on a test run of a 2002 Larson 213 deck boat today but had a problem with stalling a number of times as boat ran between 35 and 40 mph as I am a first …

Need help with buying a. Boat Not rated yet
Went on a test run of a 2002 Larson 213 deck boat today but had a problem with stalling a number of times as boat ran between 35 and 40 mph as I am a first …

Pro Craft stringers Not rated yet
What year did Pro Craft boats go from wood to composite stringers ?

Boat humming noise Not rated yet
When I turn the engine off on my 125 Mercury outboard motor it makes a humming sound and will not restart normally.

25 hp johnson j25telsra prop slips at high speed Not rated yet
My engine will only run at low speed. When I increase the rpms the prop feels like it is slipping.

Pitch of prop Not rated yet
I have a 17 foot rebel fund fishing boat with a 850 85 hp Mercury outboard. I recently upgraded the prop to a 17 pitch, will only go 26 mph with rpm's …

Fuses  Not rated yet
I was putting in a new stereo when I plug one wire and I got an arc No I have no radio and only a couple lights on my dashboard Do I have in-line fuse …

5AMP ACC Fuse keeps blowing Not rated yet
I have a 2007 Lund Tyee 18.6 with a 135 verado mercury engine. This year I noticed my horn was not working so I opened fuse panel and checked horn fuse …

Fuel pump on 90hp Johnson 2stroke outboard Not rated yet
Hi. The VRO only boat went bad so my boyfriend, on recommendation from a local boat mechanic, installed a fuel pump. I'm not certain as to the size, pressure, …

2007 Mercury 4 Stroke 115 Dropped from 6000 rpm to 5000 Not rated yet
While driving my 24ft Bentley pontoon boat, all of a sudden my max rpm and max speed dropped. I was getting around 6200 Rpm at 27 mph. Now it won't get …

89 johnson gt 150 starter stays engaged Not rated yet
I have a 89 johnson gt motor that when started the starter stays engaged. Is this normal? Took it out yesterday and ran for a bit then won't start. Pulled …

tilt motor runs constantly Not rated yet
my tilt motor 175 yamaha 4 stroke started to run constantly

1999 trophy 22 ft cuddy  Not rated yet
My hour glass warning light keeps coming on no alarms was told had a little water running by the sensor in the fuel filter changed the filter went out …

1990 70hp outboard overheated Not rated yet
While out with my family we were idling through a no wake zone for about 10 minute at around 800 rpm the motor shut off.Thinking it was because of low …

07 9.9 Bigfoot never has held prime even with new bulbs Not rated yet
I bought this 9.9 mercury big foot new in 07. From the beginning it has not held prime very will. Will need to prime it off and on while trolling, etc. …

Spun hub or bad clutch dogs?  Not rated yet
I bought a used pontoon. It has a 90 HP Tracker motor. On my first visit to the lake I found I had a problem. Every time I attempted to speed up, I would …

1995 OMC King Cobra top speed only 35 Not rated yet
My 22 ft FourWinns Horizon used to do about 48 now she runs not more than 35 - 38 depending on fuel load, passengers etc. I maintain everything very well, …

1987 Ebbtide Dyna Trak Cava instruction manual/book Not rated yet
I just purchased a 1987 Ebbtide Dyna Trak Cava boat and don't know what all the switches do. Is there anywhere to get a book that will tell me about the …

Acceleration warning horn Not rated yet
Chaparral 236 mercuries r engine. When I accelerate past about 2500 rpm, warning horn goes off which stays on until I take it out of gear. All gauges read …

Trophy troubles Not rated yet
i have a trophy boat with a 150 hourse outboard motor...after about a few minutes of full throtle it sarts to sputer sounding like it hits the rev limiter …

Random Loss of power Not rated yet
I have a 96 Johnson 88 spl. It has ran great for the year I've had it but it randomly with just drop off to an idle from full speed. It generally does …

2006 270 rinker tilt sw Not rated yet
2006 rinker 270 fiesta vee - sitting middle of lake -2 hrs- boat starts good - try to plane- hit tilt switch up - loud beep - engine stops for a split …

about a boat that wont run good Not rated yet
I took my boat out today ran good for about 5 minutes and then fell on its face took gas hose of while running and after a short while jumped on plane …

Autopilot Not rated yet
I have a boat with a garmin autopilot and every once in a while the autopilot will turn the boat in circles and then flash low hydraulic. We have had it …

converting dash controls to more visable controls Not rated yet
I have a boat with a lcd display screen thatis very hard to see the fuel level and voltage and general display. it is a flat dark panel with low grade …

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4.3L mercruiser  Not rated yet
My boat starts at the ramp and runs fine. Then when I kill the engine and try to start it again it won't start. After 30-45 minutes it will start and run …

4.3 merc dies after it gets hot and then will only fire when i hold the key in the on postion  Not rated yet
i was out pulling my kids on the tube everything was good then it just died when i was on plane i tried to restart and it would fire up when im cranking …

shift cable length for 185 nitro fish and ski with 120 force outboard Not rated yet
need to know length of shift cable for 185 nitro fish and ski with 120 force outboard

how to find faults in wiring Not rated yet
The battery was dead and is recharging on our Glastron 175 ssv, however there is an electrical drain somewhere in the system. We suspect it is in the …

Forward controls not working Not rated yet
Just rebuilt transom. Hooked 84-89 Yamaha 90 back up and turned key. Nothing. So long story short, the tilt/trim on the side of the motor works but not …

1978mercslowsafterrunningafewminutes Not rated yet
motor runs fine right off the trailer for a half mile then slows to ten mph and won't go any faster, doesn't miss or run bad just slows down... any ideas?? …

throttle and gear cables Not rated yet
So i went out on the lake. After deciding I was going to go out to the big water I passed a few boats in idol not to make a rude wake for them. When passed …

Engine question Not rated yet
My boat has a bad 305 motor can I use a truck or car motor to replace and is there any such thing as reverse rotation do I need this thanks

2007 Four Winns 180 Horizon.  Not rated yet
I had been out about 2/3 hours. Boat was running good as normal, drove alot and anchored out a few times too. Went to start it and it didn't want to run. …

Squealing Sound Not rated yet
When I start my boat up, I get this high pitch squealing sound. After a minute, it goes away. It is my understanding that this could be a belt problem …

sunbird sizzler 1994 owners manual Not rated yet
I can not find an owners manual for this boat. the service manual is not doing me any good. I just acquired this boat. After sitting for 2 years it …

2009 Suncruiser Pontoon by Lowe Evinrude 70hp 4 stroke Not rated yet
Just bought boat & the first time taking it out, the alarm went off. It had only ran approx 5 minutes, the temp light came on when trimmed engine 1/2 way. …

stalling upon acceleration  Not rated yet
I have a 1997 Johnson Fast Strike 175 hp. Vin. J175GLEUC, The motor ran great however float bowls were warped and leaking so I changed them after that …

Fuse blows when trying to start Not rated yet
I have a 1998 four winds horizon with a 4-cylinder volvo engine. All of a sudden very time we try to strt it the starter blows th 15 amp fuse?

150 yamaha 4 stroke will not exceed 2700 rpm Not rated yet
My yamaha 150 four stroke won't put out but 2700 rpm. Running very sluggish and shuts off in idle. Any suggestions what's causing this?

Out drive problems  Not rated yet
While boating one day I hit a large rock with the propeller and bent it real bad. I replaced the propeller with the spare. I spent the rest of the day …

Out drive problems  Not rated yet
While boating one day I hit a large rock with the propeller and bent it real bad. I replaced the propeller with the spare. I spent the rest of the day …

2oo5 sea ray select 200- 5.0 Mercruiser MPI-Engine start issue Not rated yet
Boat started fine, was on the lake for 2 hrs and stopped to swim for an hour. Upon attempting to re-start the boat, it would not. It will turn over but …

Minn kota trolling motor stopped working Not rated yet
Have a 2001 four wins horizon 170 fish N ski. Went to use the trolling motor the other day and will not run. Battery reads 1/3 full still. Odd also …

trim up not working Not rated yet
I have a 2000 Baja 212 Islander 7.4 Mercuser. The problem is that the trim up will not work, it will only trim down as well as theres a 20 amp fuse that …

1972 Reinell RV-2420 Cabin Cruiser Not rated yet
Hello everyone, My name is Steven Lowe and I recently acquired this boat. I am not sure if the engine in it is the original engine, and if it is; who …

1990 350 Mercruiser barely starts intermittantly Not rated yet
I have a 1990 Bayliner with a 350 and a QuadraJet Carb. It runs great at times, but at other times I cant even get it off the trailer. I have learned …

1984 20 hp mariner mercury needs to be primed to keep running Not rated yet
When we take the boat out it starts fine(electric start)it will idle and then when we put in gear and go it will start to quit then he will squeeze the …

2008 195 tahoe will not idle  Not rated yet
Had the boat for two years and now the boat will start but not idle. Any suggestions?

Power/Electrical issue Not rated yet
I have a power problem on my Mercruiser 4.3L Alpha. I was on the water and my battery started losing power (old battery). I used a jump box on the battery …

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high idle on a mercury 225 offshore Not rated yet
boat overheated i changed thermostats and impeller now boat idles high and crunches when trying to put in gear also changed water temp sensor and new gaskets …

rpm gage not working Not rated yet
about 2yrs ago I had oil injection problems so had injection system removed and my rpm gage has not worked since suspect something not connected but don't …

shrill alarm sound Not rated yet
When we turn on our Kayot the noise it makes when you turn the key will not shut off as it normally does.

1996 mariner 40 hp 2cyl. Not rated yet
motor is sluggish out the hole and i am not getting full top end.. changed spark plugs, put new fuel in tank, changed fuel hose and bulb,dipped carb. still …

Propeller don't rotated  Not rated yet
I have a boat with volvo penta xs cobra, last week I was on the lake and for some reason something pop in the out drive and the exhaust bellows it's damage …

86 arrow glass in board 170 mercruser takes on water  Not rated yet
I have all bolts tight no holes in boat why does it take on water when I go In the water for an hour it has 15 galons water in it. I don't run bildg pump …

moeller fuel sensor Not rated yet
Is a moeller fuel sensor compatable with a Yamaha fuel gauge ?

60hp evinrude won't go to high speed under load Not rated yet
have a 16' Hydra Sports Skiff. My son Hank started working on before we lost him in a motorcyle accident 07/09/2014. The boat had been sitting for a couple …

I ,Ken, get a no-oil alarm on my 1998 evinrude 90hp. last year it worked fine Not rated yet
Last year I bought a1998 lund adventure 17 foot aluminum boat. 90hp Evinrude with separate oil tank, I guess its called vro. It worked great. Frist time …

2002 250 yamaha outboard problems Not rated yet
My motor wont go above 2900 rpms without breaking down to 1200 rpms than they go back up to 2900, and repeats. But out of gear i can rev them perfectly. …

1976 evinrude 70 horse cranks but no spark Not rated yet
Well here it is. I bought this 72 starcraft.so far I've had to rewire ignition and run new power to everything. Motor wiring looks sound. Previous owners …

2007 glastron gl 185 cockpit gauge wiring schmatic Not rated yet
some how i goofed while changing a gauge on my 2007 gl 185 does anyone know where i can get a color coded wiring diagram of the cockplit gauges

1979 evenrude electric shift problems Not rated yet
I have a 1979 Evenrude electric shift. It is stuck in forward. I suspect the shift control and been told that part is no longer available.

Gauges freak out then rpm loss Not rated yet
I bought a 2004 Chaparral 210ssi earlier this year and have put almost 30 hours seemingly without issue. I did notice an occasional alarm beep but thought …

Mercury 75 hp Not rated yet
Hi Darren here I got Mercury 75 1990s alarm started beeeeeeeeeep soon as I turn key wivout starting it but it keep beeping constantly until I turn key …

bow window separation Not rated yet
there is a gap, wider at the top narrow at the bottom. window doesn't reach across. What caused this and what would you recommend to fix it?

1976 Ranger tri-hull with 302/mercruiser 888 Not rated yet
Boat runs good on muffs but when in lake it dont rpm and lugs to 15mph maybe. I cleaned fuel tank,changed filters, new carb and cut rotten floor out and …

fresh water holding tank Not rated yet
How to find fresh water holding tank on 1975 21ft Reinell

Fuel gauge problem Not rated yet
I have a 2003 ProSport 2000 Pro-Kat. It is powered by a 150 hp Yamaha V-Max..The fuel gauge will does not register. Is a Moeller sending unit compatabale …

86 150 evinrude carburetor problem Not rated yet
My motor runs but I have to pump bubble more than I should have to and noticed it was losing prime. So I investigated and noticed gas continuously runs …

86 150 evinrude carburetor problem Not rated yet
My motor runs but I have to pump bubble more than I should have to and noticed it was losing prime. So I investigated and noticed gas continuously runs …

95 Mercury 60 hp solid alarm occasionally comes on and tach quit Not rated yet
My 95 60 hp Mercury outboard get a solid alarm in the ignition . it only happens every once in a while also my tach quit working about the same time . …

My boat won't start Not rated yet
Had my boat on the water over the weekend and when I went to start it up to leave it wouldn't start. It thought it was just a dead battery but turns out …

2005 Skeeter ZX 225 Fuel problem? Not rated yet
Ok guys I have a 2005 Skeeter ZX 225 with a Yamaha 225 HPDI on it. When running of the Port side fuel tank we boat will slowly lose power and only run …

88 searay seville 100 hp outboard shifting problems  Not rated yet
I recently removed the lower unit on my motor to replace the impeller. And friend that has done this before helped me out and forgot to put the motor in …

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Alarm sounded and low oil light went on Not rated yet
I was going about 30 mph and depth finder showed 12 feet. I hit something in the river, probably a sandbar and alarm sounded and low oil light went on. …

1992 sting ray zpx 295 Not rated yet
I have a 1992 stingray that stalls when you go from no wake on the shifter to Nutro the boat stalls out

Johnson out board fuel pump  Not rated yet
I have a 15 horse 1998 johnson the fuel pump relief valve keeps coming apart. I know I need a new fuel pump but they dont make them. So has anyone figured …

choke Not rated yet
The choke will not click or engage when the key is pressed.motor will turn over and after a while start but, it's much easier with the choke.

1998 Johnson 15 horse fuel pump serial number j15frelecm Not rated yet
the fuel pump relieve valve keeps coming a part in the fuel pump. they don't make this pump anymore. Any body come up with a fix

Help!!! Not rated yet
I have a 1987 Stratos Mercruiser inboard. It will crank but won't stay running. Any suggestions??

4.3 mercruiser backfire Not rated yet
I have a inboar/outboard 4.3 mercruiser. Newer motor with about 40 hours on it. This is the first time in 3 years I took it out. Fired right up and ran …

Inboard four winns fling  Not rated yet
Took the boat into a patch of Lilly pads. Turns over but won't fire up. Cleaned it out but where to go from there?

bayliner 195 runabout light switch wiring Not rated yet
Can you tell me how to wire a running light toggle switch - it has 8 wires. The switch runs the bow and stern lights

boat stopping on the way home Not rated yet
we have a 2003 glastron. Only 215 hours on the Volvo engine. Ran perfectly last season. We winterized it, stored it inside, then refueled this spring. …

1986 Johnson 40 will not get up to full rpms. Not rated yet
Not long ago, I hit a large wake and all of a sudden my Johnson 40 hp came down from high rpms and will only go back up now and then. Each cylinder has …

23 foot fourwinds overheating after running awhile Not rated yet
Ran it for tubing then had it open up awhile alarm went off temp. was buried at 220

Cannot remove the ignition key won't idle  Not rated yet
I have a 96 nitro with a Mercury 120 hp motor ran great this year so far we went to fishing hole buddy turned off key while trolling now only way to even …

2003 200 HP evenrude outboard Not rated yet
Engine runs for 30-45 minutes. Then engine dies out, get a quick whistle and the oil, overheat and check engine lights up. Wait 1/2 hour restart, run at …

Steering actuator Not rated yet
I just took delivery of a new boat with twin Volvo Penta (430 hp) Duo prop stern drives. The boat is equipped with the Volvo Penta Joy stick. At the …

Steering actuator Not rated yet
I just took delivery of a new boat with twin Volvo Penta (430 hp) Duo prop stern drives. The boat is equipped with the Volvo Penta Joy stick. At the …

Button on bottom of throttle is hard to push in on cold start  Not rated yet
The first start of my boat is very difficult, I try to push the black button in but i for the coldstart but it takes me a long time how do you properly …

Warning beeping Not rated yet
1993 see swirl you have plenty of oil and oil and gas mixture and after a few minutes I cannot get the boat to stop

lack of power Not rated yet
I have a 1986 Larson with a 170 HP 4 cylinder. I can seem to get full power at full throttle. Only will go up to 3200 rpms under a load but when its in …

90hp Mercury knocking, but running fine Not rated yet
My 1990 Mercury, 90hp has been purring like a kitten....until yesterday. While out fishing the motor started knocking, or more like "clacking". Runs fine, …

mercury 3cyl 60 hp will not turn off. Not rated yet
I just change the starter , voltage regulator, Igintion switch & solenod. Motor ran like a kitten. I ran it for five minuties than I went to turn it off …

2014 SEA RAY 240 SUNDECK STEERING BROPLEM Not rated yet
I JUST BOUGH A 2014 SEA RAY SUNDECK WITH 300HP MERCRUISER BRAVO 3 AND 22 HOURS OF OPERATION. THERE IS APPR. 4-5" OF LOOSE PLAY ON TOP OF THE STEERING WHEEL …

Motor won't turn Not rated yet
I winterized the heck out of my Four Winn's Horizon 170 last winter. Now the motor won't turn?

1996 Crusader 454 xl engine shuts down Not rated yet
My port engine shuts down randomly but starts right up again. Looking for answers. I've put in all new fuel lines and vent hose, electric fuel pump, new …

5.0 mercruiser Not rated yet
when I crank my boat I get 2 beeps and every 45 seconds after that,if I get my boat above 3000 rpms I get a steady alarm and my boat goes into the limp …

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OMC quiet rider 115  Not rated yet
I am trying to remove the lower unit to replace the water pump impeller. I pulled the pin on the shift lever and moved it in every direction I could think …

Windows Leak 2004 Chaparrel signature 240 Not rated yet
Need a fix for leaky windows on my 2004 Chaparrel Signature 240. The windows open for ventilation and have twist pressure locks.

2006 Nissan 9.8 Not rated yet
Ran fine for three years, ran good all day . End of day ,unhooked fuel line and let run till fuel ran dry. Go to start next day and won't start. Help …

Four winns hydralic  Not rated yet
What kind of hydralic fluid do i put in a 1992 four winns 200 horizon with a 5.8 cobra motor inboard?

starcraft pontoon will not start Not rated yet
Dropped off my pontoon boat in the lake, started up the motor and moved the boat to the dock. Went back a week later and the motor will not start. The …

shift linking for 1978 Orrion 18' boat Not rated yet
I just got this boat and it will not shift into reverse. I am looking for advice on what and where to look for the problem.

1995 nissan 90hp outboard won't restart after running river in high waves for 8 miles  Not rated yet
Running down river in high waves got to fishing spot. shut the 90hp Nissan engine off for about an hour. Tried restarting and it would turn over but …

power trim motor replacment on a 150 Hp Johnson Not rated yet
how hard is it to replace the trim motor on a 1988 Johnson 150 hp motor? Is this something that can be done without removing the motor?

Live well pump Not rated yet
The pump for the livewell in our 1995 Starcraft does not shut off. Have replaced the switch and still keeps running. It only stops when battery cable is …

3.0 L Mercruiser I/O 2009 Tahoe Not rated yet
I recently had my boat winterized by my local marina. Took the boat out 2 times this year. The first time the boat ran OK got up on plane and sputtered …

Switch panel malfunction on a Sea Ray 185 Select Not rated yet
My switch panel has been malfunctioning since putting in this spring. I have changed batteries and replaced my positive lead post connection. The switch …

1975 140 johson outboard lower unit leaks Not rated yet
I have a 1974 boat and a 1975 johnson outboard that's leaking oil from behind propeller.

Stalling when you put it in gear Not rated yet
2004 Lowe sun cruiser 22foot pontoon with a Johnson 40HP 4 stroke, fuel injected motor. Start it up, engage shifter-stalls. It stalls in forward and …

2014 triton with 250 Mercury  Not rated yet
I'd like to know if the radio is ran off of a separate battery than the operating battery. Didn't want to leave radio on for awhile without knowing for …

Manually drop outboard Not rated yet
I have a 1979 Orrion omc and I want to know if the outboard motor can be dropped manually?

Starts and then dies Not rated yet
Runs for a minute then dies, dies when put in gear . New filters, lines, rebuilt carb, rebuilt fuel pump, New plugs. Idles fine starts fine then dies like …

Need a wiring diagram for 1985 Ozark tri hull Not rated yet
I just brought a 1985 Ozark. I need a wiring diagram as they don't have the main switch on the dash wired up. This one has the two small wires and is not …

Dead battery maybe blows dash board fuse, where do we start Not rated yet
Trickle charger on 2012 Tahoe 225 battery, turns out battery cell is bad, when new battery put in place, dash controls do not function. Where to start …

150 Even rude starts at home but difficult on the water and seems to smoke exsesivly. VRO2 system not working properly? Not rated yet
I'm trying to trouble shoot my outboard motor. I have heard good and bad reasons for eliminating the VRO2 pump and mixing in the tank. Unfortunately I …

1994 Mercury 40hp Thermostat Location Not rated yet
I have a 1994 Mercury Pro Series 40 hp 2 cycle 4 cylinder. I can not locate the thermostat and the temperature sensor. Any help would be appreciated. …

what would make my 06 90 elpt mercury outboard keep blowing altinators Not rated yet
I put 2 and the customer put 1 altinators on boat and it keeps blowing them are they a relay or switch that goes bad just put one on 2 weeks ago lasted …

1987 Sea Ray 250 CC Interior Problem Not rated yet
I am trying to take off the back piece of upholstery on my 1987 Sea ray 250 CC the part behind the engine cover. It is the main piece of upholstery that …

mercury motors help Not rated yet
I have a boat with a 350 5.7 mercury motor, would a 305 motor fit in its place.

larson boat motor froze Not rated yet
I am looking a 2000 Larson ski boat. I was told the motor froze and busted. Not sure if it was the block, the exhaust, or what. JUst looking for some …

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2012 south Bay flashing lite on tachometer Not rated yet
On the lower left side of my analog tach there is a flashing light that resembles an hourglass. The manual does not show the particular tach. Motor is …

no water out of the tell tale 1993 75hp mercury outboard motor Not rated yet
My son's have a boat that belonged to their father who passed away two years ago. He was a blind, paraplegic so he had to rely on others to manage the …

1990 four winns freedom 170 with 2.3 ford/omc  Not rated yet
even with the key off and out it wont stop cranking until I unhook the battery. all wiring is correct, can anybody give me a clue?

evinrude 40 hp won't turn over Not rated yet
my friend had his motor in reverse hit a rock or something and killed the motor he thinks it is in neutral now but motor will not turn over tried to do …

1986 mercury classic fifty  Not rated yet
The motor boggs down in water at full throttle but runs great out of water

1988 3.0l searay cuts out after 20 minutes Not rated yet
1988 3.0l searay runs great for 20 minutes than cuts out and eventually dies. starts back up after it cools down and does the same thing. Have replaced …

1998 Chevy 350 votec throttle body problems  Not rated yet
I have a striper with a 350 Chevy Vortech motor that just did a full rebuild on. The boat runs great. Start up first thing purrs like kitten. You can run …

i have iniboard merine motor omc lut drive Not rated yet
I'm putting a pickup 350 engine in a speed boat I took out merine motor out I need a crank hub

5.7 litre wont rev up under load Not rated yet
i have a 1989 5.7 litre engine in my boat that won't rev up under load especially when its warm. I changed the carb but it still won't work. Please help …

Pontoon boat Not rated yet
I have a 15' pontoon boat with 20h Honda motor and 80lb trolling motor. It has 2 lounge chairs in the back, a console seat and 2 seats next to the console …

Bilge Pump Not rated yet
bilge doesn't seem to drain after a heavy rain. The pump runs and seems to run back in the starboard side of the rear of the boat?

Crown Line boat Not rated yet
Started to drive boat and a alarm went off it was a long continuous beep temperature was up a bit, any ideas new boat owner has never happened before

Boat motor problems Not rated yet
Ok so I bought a 77 hurricane 15 foot bass boat with a 77 Johnson 70 HP 3cyl motor on it well the motor runs great when u run the hose through it and run …

350 Mercury hard to turn over trim won't go down? Not rated yet
Just purchased 1993 Four Winns with 350 Mercury with 100 hours on it. Engine has diffult time turning over once in the water, now trim won't go down? …

Yamaha 115 HP speedometer stuck at 24 mph Not rated yet
I have a 2005 18.5 foot Seaswirl with a 115 hp four stroke Yamaha outboard and this afternoon the speedometer stayed at 24 mph the total mileage traveled …

blower won't work Not rated yet
I have a 1990 sylvan sport ski boat. I put in a new blower and it still does not work. Also have to jiggle wires occasionally because it stalls. After …

Trim and Tilt Not rated yet
I had my boat guy install a trim and tilt gouge on my 98 90hp mercury tracker motor and now it is blowing the 30 amp fuse to the motor every time i try …

Boat starts runs great and then begins to miss Not rated yet
I have a mercruiser 3.0..my boat will start up great every time, it will idle and it will take off and come out of the hole nicely, as well. After driving …

19991 Mercruiser worked then stopped Not rated yet
I was doing my spring mainenance then when I went to crank the motor nothing not a click no guage reading i must have tripped a circuit breaker i have …

Fuel pump I think  Not rated yet
4.3 liter Chevrolet V6 inboard. Runs great for about 30 minutes. Then will just go to idle. No more. Does this sound like a fuel pump?

2015 Yamaha 150 4 stroke stalling Not rated yet
Picked up boat from winter storage, they winterized it and did an oil change. Yamaha 150 4 stroke has 20 hours. Went out idled fine for about 15 minutes. …

1978 evinrude Not rated yet
Our 1978 evinrude boat motor keeps popping out of forward gear, can anyone help?

25hp Mercury 4stroke efi Not rated yet
Motor jumps slightly after 1/4 throttle

How to reset a misfire alarm  Not rated yet
i have twin merc 5.0 EFI DTS axius with the vesselview 2011 100hrs A missfire code with alarm on STB engine sounded after 20 minuts of slow moving at …

Losing power after planes off?? Not rated yet
Hi, I am thinking about buying a used sea Doo challenger. However the seller tells me that the boat runs fine except it loses power after it planes off. …

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First day on the river curse AKA Murphy's Law Not rated yet
My fiancé had invited her friends up a nice weekend on our 83'Tahiti its hasnt given us any problems.so why on this day of all days it wouldnt start.Full …

60 hp jonson wont start Not rated yet
Have a 1985 cobia w/60 hp jonson. It wont start. when turn key nothing. Batery charged. Found couple wires hanging wherw console is. Have no idea what …

cant turn steering wheel Not rated yet
I bought an old bass tracker w/28hp Johnson and after sitting for a couple years can't turn left or right.Will greasing all the fittings help fix the problem? …

1979 70 hp johnson wont turn over or start Not rated yet
bought used 1979 ebtide w/1979 70 hp replaced power pack & ign.switch still wont crank over or start

240 Searay Sundancer with 5.7 electronic fuel injection  Not rated yet
Just had engine replaced and used the original fuel injection. The engine runs fine after starting and taking it on a run. It's when coming off a cruise …

got my prop caught in a cray pot rope now when i trailer it around the 135 merc leans to one side where before hand it would stay straight have i broke something Not rated yet
got my prop caught in a cray pot rope now when i trailer it around the 135 merc leans to one side where before hand it would stay straight have i broke …

Motor won't start Not rated yet
Motor won't start or run unless I push plunger button and hold it down next to key switch. Why is this happening and what is the button? Thanks

over heating four winns 21.5 sundowner 350 omc Not rated yet
my boat over heats at idle and at full throttle cools down at 1800 rpms

mariner outboard motor starts up then shuts off after key is released Not rated yet
my boat motor is a 75hp mariner outboard.just put a new starter on and now it will start up but shuts off when key is released

Suzuki 2014 DF50 weird intermittent squealing noise Not rated yet
Hi, I have a 2014 Suzuki DF50 with around 20hrs on it. Last trip out I noticed an intermittent squealing/sucking noise. It sounds like it's coming from …

is it a 77 or 78 merc700 or just the 70hp?....2-stroke 3-cyl....Serial 4977323 Not rated yet
What got me started in this was buying a boat that "ran good". Took it out a few times then it started dying on me and wouldnt start back up. Now if i …

yamaha 2002 130 outboard grey wire Not rated yet
I found a connector on the right side of the motor and it has a grey wire with a crimp connector that I cant find a place for.

Have a 1981 Mercury 70hp bogs at full throttle ,  Not rated yet
So I took my boat out for its second outting this year , the first time outting we were on the water for 4 hours motor worked awesome , second outting …

Sazuki outboard grinds when going into reverse and won't stay in reverse. Not rated yet
I just bought this 1986 pontoon and I am new to boating. My first voyage was a little disapointing. I launched the boat ok but the motor made a grinding …

yamaha 200 v max  Not rated yet
my name is tom I have a 1999 Yamaha 200 v max that will start and idol perfect. when you give it throttle it will just start to try to go and stall or …

How to remove starter 1998 115 hpJohnson outboard Not rated yet
Can not swing the bottom of the starter out so as to pull it down and free of the fly wheel. The solenoid is attached to the bottom and the two small bolts …

2006 yamaha 90 hp two stroke missing on third cylynder Not rated yet
I rebuilt carbs. installed new plugs, changed coils around, checked compresson, still number three missing any help out there?

89 four winns won't start back up Not rated yet
Boat ran last summer at the end of the summer it stalled out and wouldn't start back up what could be the problem

25hp outboard motor Not rated yet
motor starts but throttle won't turn at all. Suggestions?

want to install electric bow mount on a 97 bayliner capri.is this possible on a fiberglass deck Not rated yet
looking for help as i don't want damage the fiberglass front...help!!

Motor jerks at wide open throttle Not rated yet
70 model 25hp Evinrude on 14ft fishing boat, take off slow then wide open throttle I get a clunk clunk like you hit a stump, slow down and it quits. Any …

Murcury 50hp 2 stroke motor Not rated yet
When i try to go forward with my murcury 50 hp 2 stroke baot the motor has to be wide open but will only stay at an idle and go forward top speed about …

Prop selection  Not rated yet
I have a 1993 Glastron SSV 175, 3.0 litre Volvo Penta 230 with a standard aluminum prop. I'd like to install a stainless steel prop but have no idea what …

2003 Mercury EFI 250 HP Not rated yet
Hi recently purchased boat went out eran fine Next time out drove 20 min than idled for 20 went to take off no power trimmd motor up to check if any thing …

Tapping noise  Not rated yet
My see Ray MerCruiser inboard motor six cylinder has a loud tapping noise at Idol and at higher rpm's

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searay merc 5.0 spits and sputters after ab out 20 min running Not rated yet
I have a 99 searay sundeck 5.0 mercriser that's runs great for 20 minutes then spits and sputters like a bad feel pump But does not die I found that when …

Searching for owners manual for 1988 Hydrasport DV200FF Bass Boat Not rated yet
I just purchased a 1988 Hydrasport DV200FF Bass Boat. I have been out of the country for 23 years doing mission work in South Africa, and have lost track …

75 horse mercury jerking  Not rated yet
At around 4000rpm my boat jerks like a skip or pop in engine some time if I drop that to bout 3800rpm it want pop or jerk for ten mins or longer only does …

mounting a cannon downrigger on a 2009 sylvan 1700 pro sport Not rated yet
need help mounting a cannon downrigger on a 2009 Sylvan 1700 Pro Sport on the left side gunwell

75 hp mercury won't start Not rated yet
75 hp mercury has been sitting for six years. Drained the fuel, cleaned the plugs, fuel filter, and injectors. Put in fresh fuel. Won't start

My tm want move the boat Not rated yet
I have a min-Kota-Endura-C2-Transom #55 trust the battery is fully charged my prop spins but will not move the boat its a 14 ft

props Not rated yet
looking for the right prop for my 1989 17ft basstracker with a 1996 60hp johnson ?

2000 Maxum 2300 CR windshield Not rated yet
Looking for a replacement windshield for a 2000 Maxum 2300 CR windshield

Water in oil of my Nercruiser Not rated yet
When we launched our boat we forgot to put the plug in. It was our first time we owned a boat with a inboard engine. ( always had a pontoon). As we drove …

needing to go faster Not rated yet
I have a boat that has a 4 blade propo on it and it has a v8 305 mercruiser in it but will only run about 35 mph will putting a 3 blade prop on it make …

engine problems Not rated yet
I have a old bass boat with 1986 175 6cly magnum motor it idls good but when you put her in gear and punch it it feel like the engine wants to go but something …

trim or something running constantly when I hook the better up ?  Not rated yet
Ok we were changing the battery on our boat and when my husband hooked the new one up we could here the tilt or trim running constantly so what do we do …

Radio comes on very loud after a week since I was on it Not rated yet
I awoke this morning to my boat radio blasting music from the radio on my boat. I am perplexed why that would happen. It has been a week since I was on …

Any information on battery cable size to move batteries 12ft from back of boat to the front. Not rated yet
I have a 20ft Bayliner Trophy with both batteries located in at the back of the boat. I need to get rid of some of the weight due to the addition of a …

2004 Sea ray 225 weekender Not rated yet
My fuel gauge has been reasonably accurate, yesterday I filled it 3/4 full at the end of the day, today it shows 1/4 full ? anyone has ideas ??

Engine on commercial fishing vessel Not rated yet
Hi I have a 6 cylinder ford engine on my vessel when the engines hot and it's stopped or the engine stalls I can not get it going again until it's cooled …

Bravo 3.0 I/o drive Not rated yet
I was driving by boat and then the engine rpm went up and out was not spinning what could it be

!985 Yamaha 150 boggs down under load Not rated yet
I just got this motor about 6 months ago it will run fine in the yard but when I put it on the lake it idles good but just boggs down when I try to run …

Yamaha 115 ob turns over will not fire. Not rated yet
When I turn the key the motor turns over. If the two small dash lights come on it will start. I was able to turn key on and off until lights came on then …

battery size for my 1986 ebbtide dynatrak 166 Not rated yet
I bought this 1986 ebbtide boat with a 1987 100hp mercury motor;power trim & tilt,the boat has full inst.dash,2 live wells.What size battery should I purchase …

Miss at 3800 rpms and higher like hitting rev limiter Not rated yet
My johnson 150 gt runs great until it gets to 3800 rpms and the misses like it is hitting the limiter anyone have an idea what the problem is

FUSE? Not rated yet
Question to all my boat mechanics out there.....if the power pole and the jack plate work for a minute or two after turning all batteries on then stop …

Blown fuses Not rated yet
Boat starts easy. When the switch is turned off, it throws the 20 amp fuse breaker. Mercury 115 4 stroke 2003. ELPT 4 stroke. I have not had the boat running …

electrical problems in pontoon ignition, trim and gauges. Not rated yet
Went to start my pontoon boat before putting it in the water. Charged the battery, hooked up the cables, went to start and it has no power to the ignition, …

hard steering with new cables Not rated yet
1985 18 ft stratos installed new cables . steers good till in water then steers hard.

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Tachometer Not rated yet
I have a 1999 Lund Pro Sport with a 90 hp Johnson motor. I hooked it up to the ear muffs and started it up for the first time this year and it idles very …

Boat want stay runing Not rated yet
I have a 1980 something mercury 90 hp 2 stroke either I have to idle high or press the key in to keep it runing please I put new plugs in new gas new …

start / run problem Not rated yet
I have a 1986 25' Bayliner with a volvo penta 225 I/O. It will start but will only run as long as the starter is engaged, once the key is returned to the …

1991 johnson 60hp 3cyl. Not rated yet
at trolling speed (3mph) it seems to get too hot. i already replaced the water pump about a month ago. i"ve trolled in the past and did"nt have any problems. …

Need Loading Data for Grumman Outlaw 170 BB w/70HP Johnson Not rated yet
You know the yellow sticker that gives the maximum number of people, gross weight, etc.? Well, mine on the boat I just bought needs to be replaced, …

electrical. short at dash panel Not rated yet
Only half of my accessories are working and the reset button will not reset. If I straight wire any accessory then everything works.

replacing top plastic case on Minn Koto Maxim Not rated yet
Was fishing in cold weather. in hast to get warm forgot to pull up trolling motor and when I stomped on the hotfoot boat took off like a shot. trolling …

1974 johnson boat engine Not rated yet
My boat start up run good across water for while then it like you pull throttle back like to ideal.where do I start to fix it

2002 mercury saltwater carb will not run above 2200 Not rated yet
changed the following, control module ,stator ,spark plugs ,fuel filter , carb kits ,impeller kit ,and will not run above 2200 rpm unless alarms are unplugged …

trying to fig out what this thing is on the back of my boat Not rated yet
Trying to install GPS on my boat. There is a small white thing on the back of my boat that has a hose running to it that I would like to disconnect, so …

2007 Galaxie Boat Works 1800 Deckboat Dlx Not rated yet
trying to sell a trolling motor to a guy with a 2007 Galaxie Boat Works 1800 Deckboat Dlx. he wants me to tell him if it will fit his boat. I'm trying …

Thank you 1995 Javelin 18' Bass Boat Not rated yet
Help how do I remove fuel tank from 1995 Javelin 18' bass boat? The gasoline tank is a below the deck 24 gallon tank. I have removed the gasoline from …

Need help in part name Not rated yet
I have a 40 hp Mercury the part I'm looking for is a cast aluminum part that attaches to the throttle cable and is what actually engaged to coward and …

i have a 86 bayliner volvo penta 470 it wont get any spark?  Not rated yet
i have a 1986 bayliner with a volvo penta 470 inboard its my first boat it looks really nice, its pretty much well kept i just replaced the interior. …

Moter in electracraft will not restart batteries are good Not rated yet
We had 6 people out in our Electracraft for about an hour. then we stopped and picked up toe more people. now it will not restart.

12volt to 24 volt trolling motor Not rated yet
I have a 3 bank 12volt system in my older bass boat. Just got a 24volt trolling motor. Can I make 2 of the batteries a 24volt bank without messing up the …

2007 mercury optimax 150 Not rated yet
alarm goes off after running awhile and the water pump was replaced maybe 20 hours on it. curtsim66@gmail.com

issues Not rated yet
i have a 1993 cheenoe 35hp stick steer great boat love it bu as im running down the river when it trims out or i think its trimmed out and i go to full …

1986 40 HP Johnson buzzer sounds off when going slow or idling after 3-4 minutes. Not rated yet
My motor runs great and is very dependable in starting. When I sit in the water at the boat ramp and idling for awhile or am going slow through a no wake …

Yamaha 60hp/year mod Not rated yet
How can I tell what year model my 60 hp Yamaha outboard motor is

Optimax 225 water pump Not rated yet
Started my 225 optimax for the 1st time this year and noticed the water was not pumping out of the pee hole. Someone told me it needs to warm up before …

2004 140 hp Johnson the oil light goes off while running. Not rated yet
The oil light goes off while running at open throttle and 5500 rpm's when I reduce speed the horn goes off a couple of times and then it did this while …

Power trim and tilt....single ram system Not rated yet
power trim on 1996 merc 40 has internal bypass...won't lift the engine....won't hold the tilt position. Will operate the cylinder up without a load...... …

150 johnson v6 outboard motor Not rated yet
my boat motor cranks and runs fine but when I bring the rpms up it will take off good and about the time the rpms come up good it will die. it will idle …

Starter just clicks when trying to crank engine Not rated yet
I have a 93 Johnson fast track 150hp. When trying to crank the engine it just clicks. I have proper volts on battery and starter. The red fuse holder below …

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motor bogging down Not rated yet
Have a 75 H.P Mercury outboard. Starts fine and idels fine. When I put it in gear it moves fine at low speed.When I push the throttle forward to speed …

tohatsu stall at full throttle Not rated yet
My 2002 25 HP Tohatsu will run fine for about 5 minutes at full throttle and then stall out. appears to be running out of fuel. fuel filter is not obstructed …

Starting my boat. Not rated yet
I have a 2003 175 hp merc. optimax and a merc 9.9 4 stroke on my boat. I bought them new on my new Tundra 20 boat. Becouse of health reasons I have not …

Boat won't come out of gear sometimes unless you turn the key off Not rated yet
I have a Johnson OMC outdrive and sometimes when I start to slow down the pull the shifter back to neutral it won't come out of gear. I then turn the boat …

1986 115hp merc on a 17 ft rienell Not rated yet
This motor falls flat whenever i try to open the throttle. If I push the button on the shift lever, the cold start button, to give it more gas, it will …

switch panel gone bad Not rated yet
have a 204 tr-21 triton,it has 2 oval switch panels on dash,right side is power,accessory switches,the right one is ive well,pump out,recirculate,etc. …

Mercury Optimax 135 Not rated yet
I have a 2000 Mercury Optimax 135 hp with only 50 hours on the motor. The motor idles great, but when I advance the throttle in accelerates for about …

my boat sits low in the front when stopped Not rated yet
My sits too low in the front when i stop to fish why?

accidental reverse polarity  Not rated yet
I have a Blue Wave 160 with Suzuki60hp 4 stroke. I accidently reversed the battery polarity. It will do nothing electrical now. Can anyone help?

motor stays revved up Not rated yet
I have a 96 hurricane fun deck boat with a 150 hp mercury motor we were on it today as we idled out it seemed fine we were heading out the channel markers …

Switches on the dash for Bayliner Trophy Mo. # 2002FF Not rated yet
We just bought this beautiful boat but unfortunately the names of the switches have been removed so we have no idea which ones are which so we can label …

suzuki 115 2 stroke question Not rated yet
Will a 1997 Suzuki 115 2 stroke have the same wiring harness as a 1993 suzuki 115 2 stroke

50 hp evinrude 1972 wont crank Not rated yet
electric choke work =s but no crank. Jumped positive to starter and kicked,unplug big red plug and loked for power but couldnt find any even when starter …

Alpha 1 drive stuck in the up position. Not rated yet
I have a 2006 boat with 4.3L engine and an Alpha 1 lower/drive unit. The problem is, the drive unit is stuck in the up position. When trying to lower …

Tilt trim switch in remote 1996 omc on 115 Johnson need one Not rated yet
model j115tleda 115 horse Johnson. tilt trim switch at remote is obsolete and I am looking for one or an alternative if you know one. tilt is ok at motor. …

Tilt trim switch in remote 1996 omc on 115 Johnson need one Not rated yet
model j115tleda 115 hors Johnson. tilt trim switch at remote is obsolete and I am looking for one or an alternative if you know one. tilt is ok at motor. …

1989 bass tracker pro 17 rpm gauge not working.  Not rated yet
RPM gauge not working checked out the wiring all looks good power to the purple wire when the keys on gauge needle flickers. I'm not sure what the gray …

Prop for 120 horse force motor Not rated yet
I'm trying to find out what degree prop to use on my boat 1989 bayliner Capri 1900 with a 120 horse force out board evey one tell s me a 24 degree can …

misfiring,sputtering at 2300 rpm Not rated yet
changed fuel filter and put dry gas in but hard to start and sputters and bogs down at 2600 rpm

horn goes off sometimes Not rated yet
when running about 5000 rpm horn goes off sometimes I have a 60 hp mercury 4 stroke 2004 water stream very strong oil full and clean

boat bogs down pulling just riding it goes 35?? Not rated yet
I have chrysler tri hull boat when just riding the boat goes 35 it has a johnson 88 hp motor I just put on my chryler 70 hp stopped working sso I put this …

1993 mericruiser 4.3l Not rated yet
I have a ski boat with 1993 mericruiser 4.3 v6. Took it out for the first time yesterday since last summer. Started fine but once it warmed up it would …

Motor dies Not rated yet
We have a 140 Suzuki 4 stroke... So we were out crusing around on Saturday and our motor suddenly died. It started again OK but did the same thing under …

1991 Four Winns 220 Horizon 5.0L (ford) HO horse power rating? Not rated yet
Looking at a 1991 Four Winns Horizon 220. Can't uncover boat because of snow. Owner knows it is a 5.0L (ford) HO OMC Cobra but doesn't know the horse power …

1999 johnson 200 Not rated yet
cleaned carbs.runs great at home. ran great when put boat in water. ran for five miles and sat it down. now it wont idle or take any throttle. what could …

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fuel gauge alarm stays on continuously. Not rated yet
1999 Sylvan pontoon boat. When I turn on the key everything starts and all gauges seem to work fine but all the while the key is on the fuel gauge alarm …

Not getting up to speed Not rated yet
Have a Johnson 55 hp outboard. I had the propeller come off and became lost. I got a second hand one 13 spline 11 3/4 x 17 right hand propeller. Went out …

Engine Hatch won't raise when the switch is pressed. Not rated yet
I have a 2006 Rinker 320 which has an electric engine hatch. There is a switch box on the starboard aft which has power switches and fuses. In the box …

1987 120 hp evinrude outboard Not rated yet
champ for 3 to 4 miles then shuts down. Fuel line was clogged but replace it and still does the same thing

Power trim and tilt  Not rated yet
I have Honda bf 50hp motors with power trim and tllt Can they be released anyway when I intend to land on a beach with boat? Thanks John

shifting solenoids ,how do you adjust them to shift? Not rated yet
4 WINNS CUDDY CABIN . 5.7 V8 1988 how do i adjust the shifting solenoids so it will shift ?

Yamaha 150HP Motor Not rated yet
This is a 1986 engine. I bought it over the summer and it ran very well, plugs had been replaced and carbs rebuilt prior to my purchase. Today on the …

running 2 yamAha 2000 v6 150hp one motor starts one turns over but don't start what could be wrong? Not rated yet
running 2 yamAha 2000 v6 150hp one motor starts one turns over but don't start what could be wrong?

New motor and engine back fires. Can't get over 7 knots Not rated yet
Had a new motor put in our Sundancer and now engine backfiring and can't get above 7 knots going forward. No trouble with reverse

Trim stopped working starter will not work Not rated yet
I have a 1984 mercury 90 hp. It was running fine. When I loaded it in the trailer and started to lower the tilt it stopped working and now the key will …

1986 60hp.Evenrude on 20ft.pontoon. Not rated yet
In high gear will not go faster than an idle.And really drinks the gas.Rebuilt carburetors and changed the prop no help.

no start Not rated yet
my sea ray sundeck 260 won't turn over. there is power to the outdrive and fuel pump. Am I missing a master kill switch somewhere? The kill switch on …

1968 55hp evinrude 3cyl  Not rated yet
I have a 1968 55hp 3cyl evinrude outboard I have replsced the points and condenser ouverhauled all three carbs overhauled the fuel pump checked …

Max hp for 87' bass tracker/jon boat Not rated yet
I have a 1987 15' aluminum bass tracker/jon boat and was wondering what the max hp engine I could potentially put on it? I have tried searching for this …

Electrical problem Not rated yet
No power at console no tilt power. Trolling motor has power. All batteries at full charge except one. 2006 ranger z20 225 yamaha

2003 Triton TR22 Yamaha 250 VMAX random starting problems after running Not rated yet
This has happened 3 times. Launch and run to a spot, fish for a while, and then the boat won't start. Engine turns over and over but wouldn't start. …

motor Not rated yet
I have a 1990 75horse power mercury is misfiring when I give it throttle it sound like it is sucking air and pushing white smoke out from underneath the …

Boat outdrive froze and motor stalled  Not rated yet
Was going @35 mph and the bravo 1 froze and the motor shut off got towed 20 mile back to dock. When I tried to restart my boat it would not turn over …

Motor not getting to high enough rpm's to engage cylinders 3&4 Not rated yet
I have a 2004 Mercury 115 elpto, ser#OT856541, mod#1115412cd. I believe this motor should push my boat at aprox 40+ mph however, it seems to only push …

Hard starting boat Not rated yet
I've got an 19ft 2004 Chaparral that is giving me trouble starting. I took it to a shop and they rebuilt the carb, cleaned out the jets, replaced the fuel …

My 5 hp mercury Not rated yet
Someone Gave me this motor after they learned mine had been stolen.the first thing I did was clean the carb then gave ita test start. started up like a …

Need to clean gas tank, clogging carb, is it a problem to remove gas tank Not rated yet
could not get my 1995, 18.3', 180 hp Chaparral boat to stay running this past summer. Marina i took it to is telling me the gas tank needs to be cleaned …

engine wont stop when key pull out Not rated yet
hi guys plz help today i try to start the engine it running smooth, but when i pull the key to stop it, its refused to shut down, i have to unplug the …

1990 bayliner 3.0 trys to start but will not stay running Not rated yet
I crank it over and it trys to start the whole time but just will not stay running! I replaced the spark plugs but still the same thing...I think the coil …

alarm going off and light on Not rated yet
I have a 1998 ranger 519 DVS Comanche. I was out fishing Sunday. The alarm went off and the light that looks like a throttle handle lit up on the gauge. …

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60 degree omc powerhead porting Not rated yet
can a 1995 60degree 150hp omc engine block be used to replace a 175hp 60 degree engine block ?

why won't the l-drive go up on my 2002 chris craft runabout Not rated yet
The L-drive was working fine until a few day ago that I decided to winterize my boat. I went to check on the L0drive now it won't work. Does someone …

johnson 175 fast strike motor Not rated yet
i have a johnson 175 fast strike motor that hasn't been starter in over two years. What do I need to do before i try to start it. the motor was completely …

50HP mercury outboard won't start Not rated yet
I have 2002 50HP 4 stroke mercury outboard motor and can't get to start. It has a very weak crank, seems like a poor battery. But, I have new marine battery …

motor turns but does not start Not rated yet
I have a 1987 Mercury 60HP oil injected 2-stroke outboard motor,when i turn the ignition the flywheel turns once and then turns again but very slowly as …

60hp Johnson continues to revup without touching throttle Not rated yet
The motor will idle fine and when shifted into forward or reverse will continue to run. Moving the throttle will increase speed. The engine will run at …

Bad gas in tank Not rated yet
How can I clean gas tank in toon in my 2013 sylvin mirage. Got bad gas some dirt in it

Electrics Not rated yet
My 190 crown line wont do anything when I turn the key, but radio/ horn lights work

help Not rated yet
I have a 85 mercury 50 HP 2 stroke it idles fine and runs great when hooked up to water hose runs full speed but when put in water it bogs down when I …

steering wheel stuck on one side and will not turn. Not rated yet
How to replace steering cable on 1998 18 ft bayliner Capri.

cranking voltage  Not rated yet
what is the proper cranking voltage on a 1996 Johnson 115 ocean runner

1997 evinrude 175 outboard -why is it clunking into reverse? Not rated yet
I'm getting a loud clunk when shifting into reverse...and once in awhile it won't actually go into reverse unless I try two or three times. Otherwise it …

trying to lower outdrive Not rated yet
2004 bayliner mod 195br trying to lower outdrive without motor running pushing switch on on shift lever not working? help please

honda 20 hp 2002 motor problems Not rated yet
motor runs for 5 minuts and stalls

priming johnson v4 1985 motor Not rated yet
How do you prime this motor-

1975 johnson 9.9 won't run without choke halfway out Not rated yet
75 johnson 9.9 won't start or run without the choke halfway out. Once running it will stay running if It's full throttle , but once you let off it will …

Larson Cabrio 280 Electrical problem Not rated yet
The batteries on my boat went completely dead and I can't open the engine hatch. How can I get the hatch open?

1989 starcraft select 17s fuel tank capacity? Not rated yet
1989 starcraft select 17s fuel tank capacity? omsrof@gmail.com

Act like started is dragging Not rated yet
I have a 2005 Yamaha 225 4 stroke outboard. When I go to start it, it act like the started is dragging. You have to turn the key a few times until the …

Beeping sound running at 3400 rpm boat on plane Not rated yet
I had my Trophy out on Saturday for a slow cruise for about an hour and also ran on plane for about 30 minutes. Beeping sound started (beep beep beep). …

boat steering fluid refill Not rated yet
2003 ranger with 200hp outboard Bombardier steering fluid is Dry. Need to find out how to refill

1985 v6 inboard 185 hp chugging when put under load Not rated yet
The motor idles no problem - the carb is completely rebuilt - the guages all replaced - low speed is fine but when the throttle is brought up - it chugs …

Internal gas tank size? Not rated yet
I have a very nice Tracker Magna 19. It has an internal fuel tank. Does anyone know how many gallons this tank holds? I have heard everything from 12 …

hard starting Not rated yet
Engine difficult to turn over with plugs in New piston rings and bearings fitted bores honed Turns over with plugs out

Trolling motor problems Not rated yet
I just bought a 2005 Z20 Ranger. Today after arriving at my favorite fishing spot the trolling motor acted as if there was no power to it. I tried several …

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1989 sunbird 4.3 cobra gets hot Not rated yet
boat got one day. since i have changed impeller water pump an thermostate . no change,but boat runs cool in driveway.when it gets to lake under power heats …

Steering very tight Not rated yet
Just purchased a 2004 Sylvan 18 ft I/o with a 3 ltr mercrusier motor and have found the steering to be very tight. Would like any ideas as to how to resolve …

continues beep Not rated yet
i have a 2003 135 2 stroke. it starts fine and idles fine, but when I go to put it on plane the continues beep comes on and the engine is limited on power, …

steering cable hole cover Not rated yet
I have a 2011 nitro z7, i need a chrome cover like the one that covers the hole where the steering cables exit to the motor. I dont what they are called …

steering wheel seized on one side? Not rated yet
I have a 1998 mercury force, the engine starts no problem but , the steering wheel is solid frozen pointing on the passengers side chair, PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!! …

50hp 2007 mercury boat motor Not rated yet
I recently bought a boat with a 50hp mercury motor. When it is running no water comes out. I had a new watr pump installed and still no water comes out. …

question on 1992 18 ft. Searay Bow Rider I/O Not rated yet
I'm looking to purchase a 1992 18 ft. Searay Bow Rider I/O, does anyone have any feedback on what kind of boat this is? Good boat, bad boat, lots of issues, …

engine will not start Not rated yet
I have a 75hp mercury marine 2 stroke engine that will not start.When you turn the key to the start position the solenoid just clicks.

Reversed polarity Not rated yet
accidentally reversed polarity on my bayliner 195. The trim works but I have no other power (horn, ignition, blower, etc.)

2004 120 hp Mercury/Force Not rated yet
I have a 2004 120 hp mercury force, it has run well all summer than while cruising at almost full throttle out of know where a sudden loss of power and …

2004 120 hp mercury/ force sudden power loss. Not rated yet
I have a 2004 120 hp mercury force, it has run well all summer than when cruising at almost full throttle out of know where a sudden loss of power and …

White stuff on one of my spark plug Not rated yet
I was checking my plugs and seen white stuff on one I think number 5 it's a 1990 manier 90 hp thanks

steering wheel stuck on one side and will not turn. Not rated yet
my steering wheel is stuck on one side and does not turn on bayliner 120 hp mercury force?

1999 175hp Mercury Mariner: Fuel Primer won't prime and feels like it's only sucking air Not rated yet
I have a 199 175hp Mercury Mariner that the fuel primer won't prime the engine and feels likes it's only sucking in air. The problem occurred a year ago …

boat wont take off Not rated yet
I have a 1974 chris craft with a 305k motor and out drive I just put brand new carb fuel lines cleaned fuel tank freash gas and tune up run great sitting …

mercury 50 Not rated yet
Only done 8 miles and used 30 litres me fuel also eng???ine dies if I give it full throttle

small boat with only a trolling motor. Not rated yet
Is it legual to operate a 10 foot boat with only a trolling motor without being registered?

Loss of RPMs at WOT Not rated yet
I have a 1994 chris craft concept with ford efi 5.0l with cobra sx outdive. Boat ran fine for an hour and then would not go above 3500 at wot. It would …

1989 bass tracker 60 hp evinrude Not rated yet
I have to attempt to start the motor a minimum of four or five times before the motor starts to barley idle, even still cuts of a few times after that …

95 Ranger R70; Speedo issues Not rated yet
My speedo just quit working. On a Johnson Fast Strike 115. Matched to the boat. 1995. Very clean and low hours. Anybody know how to trouble shoot or repair? …

84 Volvo penta 4cylinder flooding it self out it seems Not rated yet
I was on th boat th other day had it runnin good. I had it goin an it began to get close to runnin hot so I pulled in to a cove to let it cool Down. When …

2010 Sea Ray Sundancer 240 (240DA / Mercruiser 5.0 MPI) Not rated yet
Just purchased boat with 89hrs (2010), prior it wasn't used much, and stored on a lift, above-water. Had some trouble planing (trim tabs, and I/O trim …

1998 nissan 50 HP Not rated yet
At full speed the temp alarm will go causing the engine RPM to cut back. When I bring it back to idle and start over it will run fine. The engine is putting …

1987 Ranger with Mariner 200hp Not rated yet
Boat runs fine and like a rocket. but not for long... every time I run it wide open a solid buzzer goes off. I slow down and it stops, but the problem …

fuel tank Not rated yet
Benji, I have a 1990 model bullet bass boat that's 17ft 8in long with a 150 mercury my ? Is what size fuel tank came factory in this boat?

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1988 mariner 115hp Not rated yet
Engine has no power at wot first ten minutes of running wot. Then runs immaculate rest of the day. Can here while running like crap for split second couple …

hydrolock starboard engine Not rated yet
my 2005 formula 330 ss with twin 496 engines . first i am car technician own my own repair shop for 30 years.my good friend owns a marine repair business.at …

1985 evenrude Not rated yet
1985 evenrude vro 40hp doesn't have power on the water but when hooked up to the water muffs in the back years motor works finej

Fuel tank guage is reading is full. Tank is actually less than half full. Not rated yet
Want to know if the issue is related to a blown fuse problem or broken fuel gauge.

454 heat exchanger end cap blows off Not rated yet
After running for a short time the rubber end cap (dog dish type) gets blown off.

I have a mercury 120 hp 1998, it start but the steering wheel isstuck frozen on one side fully? Not rated yet
I have a mercury 120 hp 1998, it start but the steering wheel isstuck frozen on one side fully?

operating manual for 1979 glastron with 85 hp evinrude Not rated yet
I just bought a 79 glastron bass boat and would like to find an operating manual for it

1990 4.3 Mercrusier starts but stalls after a second Not rated yet
I have a 1990 4.3 mercurusier it's has a two barrel carburetor I just rebuild it. The boat hasn't been started in a couple years. Any Thoughts of what …

1989 Johnson VRO 200GT Not rated yet
Motor is hard to start, you have to choke it every time. The ignition sticks when you try to start it sometimes. When you put it in gear you can feel …

Windscreen  Not rated yet
My GT225 windscreen started to detach its self from the hull. Is there some kind of glue or proxy required to re- screw / fasten it back into place?

Boat is hard to turn left Not rated yet
Just purchased a used SeaBoat - runabout - fiberglass. I've noticed that the boat is very difficult to turn left - especially when you fill it up with …

1998 mercruiser 5.0 can't get more than 1600 rpm but will surgeocassionally to 2000 max Not rated yet
recently purchased a 1998 bayliner 2252 with a mercruiser 5.0 305 engine, was told starter was bad, well starter was replaced along with fuel pump, fuel …

Check engine light comes on after 2000 rpm and voltage rises to 16 volts Not rated yet
Check engine light comes on after 2000rpm and voltage rises to 16 Volts... It's a Suzuki df50 engine

bilge pump on lund 1990 renegade II 1650 Not rated yet
Where is and how do you get to bilge pump on lund 1990 renegade II 1650. Can hear pump no water comes out???

Motor revs high Not rated yet
I have a 2007 Mercury 25hp and the last trip that I made with it, the motor starting idling high, so when I go to put it in forward or reverse with the …

1996 50 hp johnson outboard motor Not rated yet
problem: there is no electrical power to my engine when I turn the key on. also, no power to the trim motor. the battery is connected and charged. I …

what engine do I have Not rated yet
I just bought a 1985 sea ray sundancer 270. The flame arrestors say 260 hp and the valve cover gives serial number and says 228. Is there something …

Prop od prop shaft? Not rated yet
My bayliner 185 Capri is losing power at 10 mph. Engine revs high and sounds like prop shaft is spinning out. Any help??

shifting problam Not rated yet
i just replaced the engine 89 omc cobra 4.3 . so the problam i am getting, its not shifting in to nutral or rev it on works in ferward. so i someone …

power hatch not working Not rated yet
1990 baja force. The power hatch isn't working, everything else is. How do I get into it to troubleshoot, with the rams I can't lift it manually. Anyone …

1985 90 hp. murcery o.b. Not rated yet
starter bearly turns engine over when trying it a couple of times and then it turns over ok. Also get spikes in the amp.gauge and then things go back to …

power trim and ignition not work I ng Not rated yet
bennettbrooksm@gmail.com I have a bass tracker pro team 170 with 40hp 4stroke. 2010.cranking Battery went dead. Recharged. I now have power to everything …

1995 Sea Ray 5.7 4brl quits Not rated yet
After starting and running fine it will quit at idle or de celerate as if out of gas. It seems to flood out trying to restart. After waiting 10-15 minutes …

1989 Johnson 150 GT runs good on idle but will not plane Not rated yet
I bought this boat and the boat starts fine idles and revs up good took it to lake started out on idle pressed the hot foot and it pull the front of boat …

1989 merc 75 3 cylinder 2 stroke starter won't engage unless charger connected  Not rated yet
1989 merc 75 3 cylinder 2 stroke new battery - starter won't engage unless battery charger is hooked up - over 12 on voltmeter when checked battery ???? …

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1993 Yamaha 115 H.P. runs fine with ear muffs on but wont go past 2,300 RPM's in the water. Not rated yet
So, we have a 1993 Ranger 330v Apache with a 1993 Yamaha 115 H.P. Pro V oil injection. We were out on the lake a few weeks ago and we lunched out and the …

92 four winns. Power loss Not rated yet
The boat is down on power. Rebuilt carb because it wasn't winterized and it didn't fix the problem. As soon as you hit any reasonable size wave the power …

All inaccurate gauge readings Not rated yet
1988 Formula SR 311, 454/420's, TRS, inaccurate gauge readings (all gauges, both motors, temp.,oil press., volts, and fuel.), seems to be accurate more …

1992 bayliner boat with 125 hp force motor wiring problem Not rated yet
Just bought a 1992 bayliner capri it is 19 foot and it has a 125 hp force motor on it the wires from the boat to the motor were not hooked up and the color …

out drive lift Not rated yet
Upon returning from boating the outdrive would not come up. We could hear clicking but the motor will not raise. We turned the screw on the motor port …

2000 glastron 175 with 5 cylinder gas motor turns over but won't start. Not rated yet
Thanks for reading. I have a 2000 glastron with a 5 cylinder Volvo Motor. It turns over but does not start. Took off fuel line before the carburetor …

Electrical  Not rated yet
I am trying to put in a new switch for my white lite when I get it all wired up and turn the power off it blows a fuse what could it be its seem to be …

trouble starting my outboard motor Not rated yet
i ve got a 79 ranger bass boat thats been all redone it has a merc 140 hp 2 stroke motor batteries are fully charged and it will not start and will drain …

1999 Glastron  Not rated yet
I'm looking a buying a 1999 glastron gx185 and need advice. Its been winterized every year but has my been on the water in the last 2 1/2 year's. What …

Problem getting back into the 1999 Glastron boat from the ladder, any solutions out there? Not rated yet
We just recently purchased a 1999 Glastron boat. It has an attached ladder but is almost impossible to re-enter the boat without major assistance from …

fuel tank location 1993 rinker 186 Not rated yet
fuel tank location 1993 rinker 186,and how to access to replace sending unit.

intermitant stalling or chugging when backing off from full throttle Not rated yet
My name is Carl and I have a 2003 mercury 115 4 stroke efi, when backing off on throttle to quickly from a cruising speed motor will either stall or kick …

Owners manual  Not rated yet
I am in need of an owners manual for a 2007 Creat Tritoon

88 4 winns shifting problem  Not rated yet
Put in a new lower shifting cable ,now it won't shift int forward or reverse .I think it has something to do with solenoids but I don't know now to adjust …

175 evinrude falls on its face full throttle Not rated yet
I have a 89 evinrude 175xp outboard boat motor starts and runs great I changed sparkplugs and cleaned carbs will idle up just find and will take about …

Tilt and Trim fluid? Not rated yet
I have a 1990 200hp Mercury Marine Outboard and need to know what the recommended tilt and trim fluid is? I bought this boat used and it did not come with …

1997 115 hp Johnson, turns over but will not start Not rated yet
I haven't had this motor long. It is sometimes hard to start but was told that was a "Johnson" thing. It turns over fast enough just won't start. any ideas? …

Screeching sound upon start up and trimming Not rated yet
I have a 2000 glastron sx175, with the 3.0 Volvo penta, when I ever I start the boat there is a loud screeching sound last for about 10-20 seconds, and …

steering locks under full throttle Not rated yet
I have an 85 bayliner inboard volvo 4cyl and under full throttle steering locks solid. When I'm cruising its fine throttle up it gets stiff then full throttle …

Loss of RPMs Not rated yet
I need some help here. I have a 1985 sear ray sundancer with twin 190 mercruiser motors. Recently the port side motor has been giving me some issues …

coil replacement on a 3.0 Mercruiser Not rated yet
I would like to know on a 1996 3.0 Mercruiser, can I use an automotive coil and which one is the proper substitute

79 mercury 85hp shifting problems Not rated yet
I changed the water pump impeller , I am having a lot of trouble getting the shifter splines aligned so the shifter works properly. I have spent hours …

1992 chaparral,with yamaha inboard  Not rated yet
My 92 Chaparral with Yamaha inboard, New fuel pump, rebuilt carb, will not stay running....it does fine when idling, and even when put in gear however …

Grinding noise when turning. Any ideas? Not rated yet
Have a 1992 Rinker Cativa 186 with 3.0 liter engine. It makes a grinding like noise when turning. Does not have power steering. Any ideas?

60 HP Johnson stalls Not rated yet
I can take my motor from starting to WOT. Runs great at around 5000RPM. If I stop the motor to float a while then restart it I can again go WOT BUT then …

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Engine electrical problem? Not rated yet
Motor will not stop when key is turned off. It is a 1985 115 hp mercury. It has been working very well until last two times used. I have replaced the ignition …

1988 Johnson 120 won't start Not rated yet
I am getting spark to the spark plugs, have compression and the fuel is getting into the cylinder, but the motor will not crank. It won't even missfire? …

won't keep running Not rated yet
1997 4.3 rinker starts but dies right away

exhuast hoses Not rated yet
I am looking to buy a 26 ft 1976 searay with a 5.7 mercruiser and was told the exhaust hoses had broken and needed to be replaced, he said it had flooded …

loss of rpms Not rated yet
My johns evinrude 120 v 1988 runs great around 4000, but each time I ran the engine up to 5000 for any length of time, it lost power and I had to drop …

1994 johnson fast strike 150 alarm Not rated yet
I bought a ranger bass boat that the alarm sounds off once the boat planes out. It also bogs down and I noticed the primer bulb flattens out. What would …

Motor dropped to about half power and electronics failed Not rated yet
I checked my lights and bilge before taking off and all was fine. I ran my boat, i have a 1987 Mercury 60 HP, about 5 minutes when this happened. There …

propeller selection for a 1992 sunbird cosair  Not rated yet
I am having a hard time.figuring out the right prop for my 1992 sunbird corsair. I ran a 14 3/4 x 19 pitch 3 blade and can only. Get 32 mph. I switched …

trouble firing up merc 115 6 cyl. Not rated yet
Just had the gear case replaced, the company that fixed it said they fired it up and when I brought it home I bought a new battery and hooked up the hose, …

No dash, courtesy or navigation lights Not rated yet
I have pulled the switch panel and there is power going in but the lights don't work. The boat is a 98 formula ss280

1989 Thompson Daytona 225 will not start Not rated yet
A week ago was out fishing and put boat in nuetral (just adjusted throttle as we were heading to fishing spot) and boat died and would not start back up. …

i have johnson 200hp with no spark on the 6 cly Not rated yet
i have check the spark while run has spark on all cly but cly 6 an need a little help did a oms test it check ou an an volt test an it check but no spark …

Normal? Need to put gas in carburator for Cold Start Volvo 170 HP (4.3L?) Not rated yet
We just bought a boat (first time) and we know nothing about them. It is a 17.5 ft 1991 Glastron runabout with a 170 hp Volvo inboard motor. We haven't …

Plane process in question Not rated yet
Have a 1989 120hp Johnson motor on a 18' Fish & Ski Javelin boat. The motor always starts, the advice I need is when running the boat you can start going …

Water coming into the transcom of my pontoon boat Not rated yet
I have a 2012 manitou pontoon boat. I test drove the boat with a 90 HP motor on it. It ran awesome and had unbelievable power. It went 29-30 mph according …

Mercruiser 454 loses power Not rated yet
I have problems and not sure whether they are fuel related or electrical. The engine loses power after initial thrust where it uses around 4,000 rpms to …

Intermittant Electrical Problem Not rated yet
2001 Searay deck boat with Mercruiser. Boat is in boat lift out of water. I can lower boat into water hit ignition and boat will start immediately. Turn …

Minn Kota maxxum spitting at full speeds Not rated yet
I have a minn Kota maxxum 55 lb with foot control and built in maximiser. When using this motor at full speed for prolonged (6-10) min it will begin to …

Problems starting, don't think it's the battery Not rated yet
I'll try not to confuse people here, but I know the more specific the better chance of troubleshooting. I have a 50HP 4 stroke Mercury on a pontoon boat. …

1990 40hp Mariner won't idle or run a low rpm...what's wrong? Not rated yet
I just had the carbs rebuilt, same problem. Adjusted the idle higher but when shifting (especially reverse) the idle drops and engine stalls. One running …

removing the starter on a 2003 25hp mercury Not rated yet
having trouble removing the starter on a 2003 25hp merc 4 stroke

Exhaust manifold has some water leak at bottom Not rated yet
1986 SeaRay 4.3 W OMC drive. Boat is a recent purchase. After checking or changing all fluids I used a large barrel to test fire it. Started right …

2002 seadoo challenger 2000 with mercury jet drive Not rated yet
My boat works fine when cruising around the lake. When pulling a skier however, if skier falls and I have to stop to pick up, the boat will not start …

Yamaha 150 2 stroke 6 cylinder ignition or electrical problems Not rated yet
Motor runs good at idle, once on a plane motor will run good for about 100 yards a continous beep alarm will sound and motor starts acting like its running …

fuel gauge not working Not rated yet
i have 2000 lund 1650 explorer ss the fuel gauge stopped working.checked fueses. don't know where tank is located do not have diagram of boat or wiring …

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Ticking noise on 2002 Optimax Not rated yet
Was going about 4500 rpm and all of a sudden my 2002 150 hp Optimax starting makinf a loud ticking noise. Didnt seem to lose power but of course I slowed …

over heating while trolling Not rated yet
While trolling for salmon my engine is overheating. Changed thermostat and done same thing. Help please

90 tracker by mercury not peeing at all Not rated yet
Jus bought this boat motor seems to run good. But it's not peeing

1990 Larson 170 Fuel tank Not rated yet
What is the fuel tank capacity of a 1990 Larson 170?

1997 cobra boat how to close off the live will Not rated yet
I would like to close off the live will to have more storage

Motor hits deck seat when trimmed up Not rated yet
I have a 2001 25ft Bennington pontoon. It has a Honda 115 4 stroke. The problem is when I trim up the motor, the motor hits the deck seat. So if I lift …

90 hp 2 stroke yamaha engine bracket Not rated yet
How do I remove the engine bracket on my yamaha 2 stroke 9 hp engine. Trying to get the trim tilt assembly off. Thanks in advance mike

what prop pitch do I need for my 5 litre merccruiser Not rated yet
I have a 21 pitch prop on a 5 litre merccrusier and I cant get full rpms what do I need to do

2006 Yamaha F150 making clacking/tapping noise when under a load Not rated yet
Whenever I throttle up to get on plane, my F150 starts clacking and it continues to make this noise all the way up to full throttle. The motor does not …

1991 evinrude 70 hp won't start after running for awhile ? Not rated yet
My 1991 70 hp evinrude won't restart after running great for awhile while fishing . After using a trolling motor to get in and the 70 evinrude cools …

Mercury 200hp blackmaxx efi failing Not rated yet
I have a 1990ish mercury 200hp black max efi that starts up and idles great then shuts down no studder when getting up on plane and the alarm goes off. …

Recuriculating Pump Replacement Not rated yet
I have an 1985 starfire skeeter bass boat that the recirculating pump needs to be replaced, but I have no idea how to get to it in the tournament live …

Mercury - oil alarm  Not rated yet
how do i disconnect oil alarm on 2006 150 efi mercury outboard running pre mix gas and oil. Alarm sounds at high RPM Have removed and ground wire on oil …

Won't quit Not rated yet
My 2005 Crown Line bow rider has a 4.3 merc doesn't want to turn off after you run it up the lake. If you crank it and just let it idle it turns off fine. …

1983 Nitro Bass Boat - Control Box Not rated yet
1983 Nitro Bass Boat won't shift into gear. Side mount control box. How do I replace the cable or control box?

engine sputters Not rated yet
I have a 1986 140 Mercruiser alpha one , after I run it for about 9 miles it starts to sputter slightly then slowly continues to get worse it continues …

fuel tank Not rated yet
I own a 1984 cuddy cabin angler boat 2.5 mercruiser in/outboard I was wondering where the fuel tank is located on boat? its a 21 foot

my power steering is loosing fluid but i can't find the leak Not rated yet
my power steering is loosing fluid but i can't find the leak

2008 200 hp Merc inboard - hydrolock Not rated yet
While boat is self draining after being removed from the water, some water gets into manifold and lower cylinders causing hydo-lock. To get the motor …

70 hp Johnson Won't go into high speed untill idling for 10 minutes or so Not rated yet
After fishing for a while my 78 Johnson my 70 hp starts readily but won't go to high speed, almost chokes out but finally picks up good speed, if I stop …

200 gt johnson outboard. making noise and then lost neutral and reverse. goes foard in all three positions. Not rated yet
Tonight coming back in motor started knocking. Shut it down and found out it would only go forward in all three positions. No neutral or reverse. Metal …

1997 cobra corel fish n ski Not rated yet
my name is dennis I live in Colorado I have a 1997 cobra corel fish n ski boat 21 ft 225 EFI they say it Is a race motor but not sure. I have a 24 pitch …

20ft regal bowrider, mercruiser enging Not rated yet
when excelerate alarm goes off. All gauges are perfect. When slowed down, alarm went off.

evinrude 90 - My boat won't run right Not rated yet
My evinrude 90 won't let me get above about a few mph when at full throttle it just won't go , rpm won't even rev up,,is it some safety , it seems to …

1987 Yamaha pro v 175 Not rated yet
Can anyone tell me what the compression should be on the cylinders?

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150 mercury blackmax Not rated yet
Boat wont plane out. When i give it full throttle it shuts off

Replacing the wood floor in 1972 Ozark Not rated yet
I was given a 1972 Ozark tri-hull boat. The floor was soft so I decided to replace the floor. I removed the seats and the bumper around the boat as the …

1983 80hp Mercury  Not rated yet
I have a newly rebuilt motor and I just rebuilt the deck, replaced carpet, and other items on the boat including the throttle and cables. The boat ran …

200 tracker/30 hp merc. Not rated yet
wont turn over or tilt/trim

2000 Chaparral 305 looses power at high rpms Not rated yet
Just put stern drive back on a Chaparral 240 with a 305 Mercruiser, had been sitting for 4 months. Runs good at low speed but at full throttle, looses …

75 HP Mercury - Oil alarm Not rated yet
We have a 2003 75 horse merecury outboard it has plenty of oil when we go real slow our oil alarm comes on when we go fast is goes off what could be wrong? …

Mariner 2 stroke 75 HP - Hard to start once sitting Not rated yet
My Mariner 2 stroke 75 horse engine is a hard start. I have to spray starter fluid to get it started. Once it starts it runs good. What could be the …

4.3 Volvo penta fuel pump Not rated yet
My fuel pump keeps blowing fuses! It starts just fine but then when you go to try to throttle keeps blowing fuses! Put new fuse in and start and fuel …

90 hp Force outboard RPMs surge in cool air Not rated yet
Motor runs fine around 5500rpms then will suddenly surge up into 6500-7500rpm range. i reduce throttle to bring rpms into safe range. after around a minute …

silver colored oil in crankcase Not rated yet
Found oil in crankcase of mercruiser 120 inline 4 silver and watery

short circuit in wiring Not rated yet
I have a 1985 starcraft 170 17"6" bass boat I have bad short in the wirering someware looking for a wirering diagram for it EDITOR NOTE. You don't get …

1995 chaperal losing power Not rated yet
The chaperal boat will run fine for a while then it will act as though it is.not Getting enough gas. It did this last year and we replaced the fuel pump …

50 horse yamaha seems like sheer pin but works at slow speed Not rated yet
50 hp yamaha outboard takes off then revs without power almost like a shear pin issue. reduce rpms and will travel slowly under 5 mph

85 Merc 150 XR2 oil alarm after first starting Not rated yet
Turn the key on, alarm chirps as it should. Recently though, after starting, the beep beep oil alarm continues. Checked both oil tanks, and the remote …

2005 Mercury 200 with running issues... Not rated yet
I have a carbureted 2005 2.5 mercury marine 200. I have an issue with starting/idling after shutdown following a short period of cruising. Ex: I go for …

parker 18' yamaha 115 4 stk don`t plain w/load max rpm 3500 w/out load 5500 rpm Not rated yet
motor starts and idle ok, low speed runs ok,but don`t get on plain max rpm 3500 w/load.no load 5500 rpm

1998 50hp vro evinrude goes into s.l.o.w mode Not rated yet
Have disconnected the vro, checked compression(150 both), new power pack, thermo ok. Sometimes runs ok. Sometimes goes in s.l.o.w mode. No alarms. …

3 cylinder 90hp mercury Not rated yet
the motor idles fine but will not get up and go. ran fine last year when i put it up. getting spark to all 3 cylinders.fuel pump looks fine when i took …

40 hp Merc runs fine but is super loud only at about 2/3 throttle Not rated yet
I bought a used Tracker bassboat (1999)with a 40 hp Merc motor. It runs great across the entire powerband, but at about 4200 rmps (2/3 throttle)gets super …

Tachometer Removal Not rated yet
Is there an easy way to remove the tachometer on a 2000 Trophy, model 2302. There is not enough room, it appears to remove from under the dash, does the …

gas sending unit Not rated yet
where is and how do you repair a sending unit 1995 charparl cudy

Shifter beeps Not rated yet
I have a pontoon with a 70 horse power evinrude the oil injection system has been removed. But when at higher throttle ranges the shifter beeps like beep …

engine temp. when running Not rated yet
I'm trying to find out at what temp. the boat should be , when running at 3200 rpm. It's an 87 searay seville cuddy with a 205 alpha one merc cruiser I/O. …

Ranger 481v with johnson fast strike 150 plane problems Not rated yet
I just bought a 1994 ranger 481v with a johnson fast strike 150. Looking to change prop back to three blade from the aftermarket four blade previous owner …

How to turn off alarm after running low on oil on Mercury 90hp  Not rated yet
While on our pontoon boat we ran low on oil the alarm came on and we added oil. The boat is running great but the alarm is still on. How do you turn if …

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Leaking livewell Not rated yet
I have a 1995 StarCraft 190 fishing boat and the front livewell leaks while filling. It leaks possibly thru a hose as the floor becomes wet while filling …

Johnson 60 Hp 1992 Model Stalling Problem Not rated yet
Earlier today I asked a question in regard to my Johnson Outboard Motor, in that it stalled on take off if cold. I said it was a 60Hp 1974 Model, It is …

shifting Not rated yet
I have a shifting problem ,it starts and idles fine.You push the lever forward and it bogs down and stalls,the same in reverse.It has shifting solenoids …

150 Yamaha - propeller size Not rated yet
have a 1998 bayliner trophy. 18 ft cuddy cab with a 150 Yamaha. boat will not jump on plane. with the old mariner 120 it would jump right up on plane. …

twin mercruiser 350 engines - occasional beeping noise 2002 formula 28br Not rated yet
2002 formula 28 br 50 twin i/o mercruisers, This past weekend there had been a beeping noise occasionally ( sounds like a smoke alarm when battery is going …

60 hp Johnson - Motor stalls Not rated yet
My 1974, 60 hp Johnson stalls at take off is this just that the engine is not warmed up? It also does it at restart when moving around at sea to a new …

Trolling Motor Fuse? Not rated yet
The Minn Kota trolling Motor began to start and stop continuously for about a half hour, then quit working entirely. Since I recently purchased the boat …

motor shuts off Not rated yet
I have a 1995 40 hp force mercury that runs great for about a mile then suddenly cuts off like you pulled the kill switch but starts right back up. Please …

Electrical Problem Suzuki 115 4-stroke Not rated yet
The problem started with the motor spontaneously trimming up without use of the switch. Occurred while running full speed and while in slip with switch …

5.0 stalling out after a half hour but runs fine in neutral Not rated yet
boat stall out after about a mile or so idles fine runs fine in neutral but when you put it in gear and start to rev it up stalls wait 5 minutes or so …

How to drain oil on a Yamaha 3.0l L4 inboard Not rated yet
Need to know how to drain oil on Yamaha 3.0L L4 inboard

Johnson 20 hp, mixed fuel, alarm went off and now won't start Not rated yet
I have a Johnson 20 hp, mixed fuel motor. Was running great right up to when an alarm went off. Shut if off and fished for a bit, and it would not start. …

Johnson 20 hp, mixed fuel, alarm went off and not won't start Not rated yet
I have a Johnson 20 hp, mixed fuel motor. Was running great right up to when an alarm went off. Shut if off and fished for a bit, and it would not start. …

over heating problem Not rated yet
1969 Fiber-form w/225 buick inboard overheating. when idling it cools fine, when a little off idle it cools, but at half throttle it overheats. The lower …

130 Johnson blows out when turning Not rated yet
we just bought the boat and it runs great. It has a terrific holeshot. When you get it on plane at high speed it runs great soon as you turn one way or …

Power trim not working  Not rated yet
When I throttle up my power trim doesn't hold the motor up

shaft coming out of motor is slipping Not rated yet
Out riding on the water boat was running perfect and all at once the motors ROMs went all the way up and the boat came to a stop. Smoke was coming out …

2000 70 hp Evinrude starts great but only runs for a few seconds Not rated yet
I have a 20' pontoon boat with a 70 hp evinrude on it. It has been hanging in a boat lift since last July. Went to get it started and clean it for the …

Donzi w/ 4.3 liter omc idle and shifting issue Not rated yet
I just recently purchased an 88 donzi ragazza 19'. During the test drive everything ran like a champ. I bought this off the original owner who had it maintained …

Tach stopped working Not rated yet
My 96 bayline capri 1950 with the 3.0 merk can not get the tach to work light to it works but not reading rpms

2000 mercury 40 hp loss of power Not rated yet
I have 2000 mercury 40 hp and when I launch it's runs fine about 24 mph then I till for a few hours and on the way in it will only go 8 mph and not plane …

1989 40hp Johnson 2 cylinder outboard Not rated yet
I have a situation where on tower on the coil pack has a weak spark and the other has no spark. I removed the coil and wold like to bench test it. Does …

1985 115 Yamaha Not rated yet
have a 1985 115 Yamaha that runs fine for about 13 minutes and then shuts down. Very little warning. Wait about 3 to 4 minutes, starts up and runs for …

76 merc 900 runs rough Not rated yet
I have a 90 hp merc 1976. was running great for several days and then would beging to run very rough at all trottle positions (even idle). Starts fine, …

1985 Johnson no power when full throtle Not rated yet
My brother has a 1985 Johnson 140 vro and it runs great at idle and even full throtle, but at full throtle it don't seem to have any power to move the …

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YAMAHA V6 150 - Engine not going Ahead Not rated yet
my boat engine YAMAHA V6 150 started but does not engauged in Ahead while engauged in Astern, pls tell me what i should do

yamaha lf250 Not rated yet
Check engine light came on the starboard motor above 5200 rpms... What could cause this?

shifting Not rated yet
I have a 21' four winns with a 5.7 motor. The lower shifting cable was replaced last year. The mechanic hired to put it in is no longer around. It will …

Electronics not working /motor is Not rated yet
One day I was speeding with boat in 4ft swells then electronics stopped working ? All connections to batteries are good no bad fuses under dash I am so …

Constant alarm on my 2000 Ranger boat when switch is turned on. Not rated yet
While I was fishing yesterday the alarm started to sound on my 2000 Ranger bass boat. Now any time I turn the key, the alarm starts to sound. I need some …

Steering fluid Not rated yet
Can I use auto transmission fluid in Volvo inboard outboard in place of Volvo steering fluid? NOT ADVISABLE, different viscosity and different properties, …

85 hp Force motor trim and tilt  Not rated yet
My tilt and trim is not working correctly, it lifts the motor however it comes down as quickly as it went up. Would this be an O ring problem? Or something …

Ranger bass boat solenoid problem Not rated yet
Trim goes up fine doesn't lower makes buzz sound but doesn't go down

1996 Merc 60 hp  Not rated yet
1996 60hp outboard starts and runs great, won't re start . We just purchased a used pontoon boat. It has a 1996 Merc 60 hp. The thing starts first attempt. …

2012 230 wake boat - digital speedometer works sporadically Not rated yet
I bought a 2012 230 wake boat 1/20/13.So I bought a new battery for it this year an OPTIMA BLUE TOP. Ever since I installed it my digital speedometer and …

Audible Alarm Mercrusier 5.0  Not rated yet
Can anyone tell me what could be causing my alarm to sound on my 2005 5.0 Mercruiser, it will beep twice every few minutes at low rpm, if I open up the …

suzuki 99 dt140 Alarm issues Not rated yet
I have a repair shop and I have been having this issue for about a month or so. Originally the boat had a no start issue and after removing water from …

3.5 mercury outboard won't start Not rated yet
I rigged up my mercury so that it could stay on my tender. It is mounted so that it is laying down just like it should be transported. At first some excess …

1980 thunderbird formula with a chevy 350 and a mercruiser 260 out drive Not rated yet
I have a 1980 thunderbird formula with a chevy 350 and a mercruiser 260 out drive. We were out on the lake and it ran great till we went to leave. When …

2004 Mercury 25 HP 2 stroke engine only runs on one cylinder  Not rated yet
My 2004 Mercury 25 HP engine only runs only on one cylinder. The bottom cylinder works fine and the engine will run with only the bottom firing. If I …

81 Evinrude 60 hp - tiller hard to steer Not rated yet
81 Evinrude 60 hp is hard to steer especially at full throttle.

Sea Ray Signature series 200 with the 5.0l mercruiser inboard - charging system concern Not rated yet
It's a 94 Sea Ray Signature series 200 with the 5.0l mercruiser inboard and the alpha 1 outboard. Currently the amp meter is reading 0 or not working while …

starcraft merc control switch problem Not rated yet
How do you get control handle apart on 1995 starcraft merc control handle. It has the button you push at the pivot point to start out of gear.

johnson 200 hp 1998 outboard Not rated yet
went fishing the other day. cranked my motor and headed out. got to my first spot and fished for about an hour. when I cranked up it was a drag on my motor …

150 horse power suzuki outboard engine Not rated yet
My Suzuki engine has been completely serviced. When going about 4000rpm for about an hour and then docking for let us say 2 hours when I start the boat …

115hp efi 4-stroke high pressure fuel filter Not rated yet
replaced fuel filters one low one high pressure and it engine rune fine at idle but chokes/alarms above 6 knots. Is there something special to installing …

1986 200 GT cuts off when warmed up Not rated yet
When engine is cool planes out perfect after it warms Up will not plan keeps cutting off when I do finally Get it up runs perfect

Stalling and dying when decreasing speed and only goes 40 miles per hy Not rated yet
We have a 2001 2000 challenger with mercyr 250 hp engine. Starts up fine goes only to 40 miles per hr. and when we reduce speed to half way it dies …

3.0 mercruiser Not rated yet
The engine will start, idol and run through all the rpms but when it's in the water under load it will not power up and run above 10 mph. It will not …

50 Horse Power motor, no power in foward gearAngelo Not rated yet
Having problems with my 50 Horse Power Johnson motor, no power in forward gear

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i.o. stoped moving in the water motor runs good Not rated yet
i.o.cobra stop moving in the water moter runs good no f/r ?

OMC 3.0 Misfiring after being ran under a load  Not rated yet
I have a 1987 Starcraft 3.0 that I am pulling my hair out with. My issue is that once the boat is run under a load for about 20-30 mins it begins to misfire. …

150 evinrude throttle problem Not rated yet
Throttle goes back to neutral hard while motor is running

99 searay 18' open bow 3.0l  Not rated yet
No power at key. Was running fine then nothing after I went to start again. Trim works but nothing else. Is there a wasy to test the kill switch or ignision …

rpm trouble/stalling out Not rated yet
i have a 1997 sea doo challenger1800 .with 2 110 motors supposedly rebuilt. the boat runs great at 50 to 65 miles per hour. but as soon as i try to idle …

mercury 120 1994 Not rated yet
Well it started about a 3 months ago and I havnt ran it sense then. It will not start I think I may have mixed my fuel to rich I emptied my tanks got new …

135 mercury Not rated yet
My motor revs up fine in neutral and does fine in reverse but as soon as I go forward and full throttle it boggs down. What could this be? I've drained …

how to fix a 75 horse merc outboard motor that wont run in water Not rated yet
My 75 horse Merc outboard motor starts hard and then runs good outta the water but won't run once it's in the water??

Misfire on 2012 mercury 115 Not rated yet
We got in the water today and had a bad misfire. We pulled the boat back out of the water and did some troubleshooting. I found the miss is on numbers …

1994 200hp johnson Not rated yet
runs good at low rpms when you give it gas it will get up on plane for a minute then it will just stall out

force 150 - Phantom kill switch Not rated yet
Ok so so my force 150 will start run great all day. Out of nowhere it will die turn key start up go again. Can't get it to die idle speed.

yamaha 60 alarm Not rated yet
I have a 60 hp yamaha. 2 cy. After idling out of the harbor, an alarm in the console went off. Eventually stopped, but we had power loss when we had run …

140hp Mercury - Engine Stalling Not rated yet
I have a 78 Renken cranks up with no problem. Out of water you can go into forward or reverse no problem but in water the engine shuts off when coming …

1994 Johnson 150 running cold Not rated yet
I have a 1994 Johnson ocean runner 150 that is running cold. The thermostats are ok and it get up to temp at Idle, however as soon as you bring the rpms …

mercury 65hp alternator problem.....DRG..... Not rated yet
80 year old friend has a 65hp Mercury panther. my research with out serial# (for now) is a 1967 to 1971. put new good battery or 2 in boat eventually battery's …

1986 evinrude starts but dies quickly Not rated yet
i have an 86 evinrude that will start but it wont run for more than a few seconds I replace the spark plugs fuel pump and the rebuild a carburetor water …

Yamaha 8 horsepower Not rated yet
This engine will not run unless the choke is out , Why ?.

Spark jumping somewhere Not rated yet
I have a mariner 140 and I can start it but I hear a spark somewhere and keeps it from running

Trim and tilt will not work at all  Not rated yet
Trim and tilt are not functioning. No clicking or noise at all. Was working but only down, then I had to use.the trailoring switch to bring the motor …

Steady buzzer in throttle area/ inherited boat last year and first ever owned Not rated yet
I have an older bass tracker alluminum boat with a 2000 yamaha40 2 stroke outboard.... Runs fine for about 5 mins then an alarm sounds in the throttle …

Chokes and Dies with any acceleration / de acceleration  Not rated yet
Took our 1988 Sunbird out for the first time since last season. Started off with some smoke from rear but cleared out quickly. However, when we try to …

1978 pisces v hull 15.4 with 1978 mercury outboard 70 hp 3cyl Not rated yet
Had to replace throttle cables now it doesnt shift right keep looking for diagram for assembly on key switch gear box throttle control but no luck.help …

low comp Not rated yet
i have a 100hp merc elepto 1996 comp readsfrom top 90 90 90 50 on lower cyl, fuel blowing out of lower cyl.. can it be a reed problem? ran great last …

Outboard 25hp water pumping then stops pumping then engine smokes white? Not rated yet
My Evinrude outboard 25hp water pumping then stops then engine smokes white? I have placed the thermostat but still the problem exists. If anyone can help …

i got a 1975evinrude 115hp i think its a 75 Not rated yet
Its hard to explain but it will run fine for a while then it starts to miss and losses all power. I have it on a 16ft fiberglass boat the previous owner …

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Water leaking in my bottom cylinder on 1979 mariner 25 Not rated yet
Water is leaking in bottom cylinder not a lot just when I check spark plug it's a lil milky runs fine wot I guess it burns it off easier that way but at …

90 hp yamaha 4 stroke Not rated yet
Boat runs fine for 500 ft than bogs down a little than back to normal than down on and on

2001 mercury 150 saltwater series throttle problems Not rated yet
Juicing up out of a no wake zone, motor stalls unless I choke it at the same time. Too end used to be 45 now 22. I need some ideas on what the issue could …

low compression on bottom cylinder yamaha 25hp 2 stroke 2 cylinder Not rated yet
was using the boat when the outboard made a funny noise and lost power, continued to run rough and almost had no power and stalled a few times till i made …

Plane engine in a boat Not rated yet
My Grandfather from a European fishing village, lived during the second world war. A war plane crashed nearby and he went out in a truck with a few of …

Lund 2001 1775 pro V Transom haul paint blisters problem Not rated yet
Hi, just took my lund 2001 1775 pro v out of inside storage for the winter in Illinois. I was washing it and found around 8 paint blisters between 1/4 …

starter solenoid on my 1984marlin 140hp omc keeps shorting out Not rated yet
ever since we bought this boat new we've had this problem. the starter solenoid will short out when I use the power trim and forget to disengage it after …

60 HP Suzuki - clicking in blades Not rated yet
I hear a clicking noise on my blades on my 60 hp suziki outboard motor

6 HP Yamaha starts, runs for 30 seconds, then shuts down Not rated yet
My 3 year old 6 HP Yamaha with low hours starts, runs for 30 seconds, then shuts down. Doesn't sputter, just shuts down. Vent screw on external gas tank …

1986 johnson 28 SPL inconsistant start Not rated yet
I just bought a pontoon with this motor that just came back from the marina "ready to go". She started and ran fine for a day or so. Now she doesn't start …

boat wont get on plane Not rated yet
1995 pro line 240 walk around cuddy has a hard time getting on plane and will not get on plane in rough seas.also bilge pump release ports sit under the …

how to disconnect shift rod on a 1997 Mercury 50 hp 4 stroke Not rated yet
how to disconnect shift rod on a 1997 Mercury 50 hp 4 stroke. Mine does not have a connection above the lower unit like most outboards have. I need to …

Blocked fuel line? Not rated yet
I have a 2012 17 foot bayliner. Last year when I put fuel in, the tip of the fuel line came off and it went into the gas hole where you put the pump in. …

Johnson 25 hp manual start motor that wont start. Not rated yet
I have good fuel, cleaned carb out, changed spark plugs and try to start and it sounds like it fired but wont stay running. Then i pull the 2nd plug out …

1997 Mariner 250 OB - high rpm Not rated yet
I have a 1997 Mariner 250 OB, never had a problem or issue always ran about 5900 RPM at 48 max perfect conditions. Suddenly high RPM +1k and loss of speed …

2006 johnson 60 hp four stroke suddenly quit running Not rated yet
I have a Carolina skiff with a Johnson 60 hp four stroke. Recently the high pressure fuel pump quit working, it was diagnosed as ethynal fuel sitting too …

2005 Tracker Pro Deep V 16 - Boat lists to the left Not rated yet
My 2005 Tracker Pro Deep V 16 lists to the left in open water. everything else is working fine. What could be the problem? Thank you

1993 JOHNSON (TRACKER) 40HP Not rated yet
I was having an overheating issue with my 1993 Johnson (Tracker) 40hp. I installed a new water pump kit (with housing), motor still got hot. Had somebody …

mercury 60hp outboard 1983 - Fuel choking off after 10 min of run time in water. Not rated yet
I have a mercury 60hp outboard 1983 motor. I recently had the mid-casing replaced because it was cracked. The motor is running very well but after approx. …

1998 mercury 200hp efi starts and dies Not rated yet
I have a 1998 200hp mercury efi. Owned it for five years. Two years ago I began to get an extended crank but it always started. Last year it started …

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The primer solenoid switch has to be turned to manual and an audible click heard. before setting it back to the auto position to start the 1990 40HP Johnson …

evinrude 200 hp 1979 motor Not rated yet
when idleling it idle good but go to take off it sounds like it not hitting on all plugs very slow getting on plane I have check the gas its getting gas …

evinrude motor 200 hp 1979 year model Not rated yet
when idleling it idle good but go to take off it sounds like it not hitting on all plugs very slow getting on plane I have check the gas its getting gas …

1987 OMC Cobra shut down while running on the lake and won't turn over Not rated yet
While running on lake it was just like I turned the key off. Now she will try and turn over but I only get about 1/16 of a crank. Battery is good and …

boat not running right Not rated yet
I can start the boat fine, it idles fine but when I go all in the boat will start off and plain out, then about 500 to 600 feet or a little more it will …

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115 HP Evinrude - Motor looses power when hot at high speeds Not rated yet
115 HP Evinrude outboard motor When warmed up running under a full load (top speed or pulling a skier) the motor pulsates momentarily slowing down then …

Starter alarm stays on after putting boat in gear Not rated yet
My starter alarm stays on after I put it in gear

Boat Fuses Not rated yet
I'm pretty confident I have a blown fuse. Some things are functioning while my gages are not. I have a 92 Rinker Cuddy Cabin but can't locate the fuses …

1986 evinrude 150 hp outboard motor not coming to temperature at idle Not rated yet
my motor 1986 150 hp evinrude outboard motor does not come to temperature at idle Why would that be?

1992 marlin 4 cylinder Not rated yet
engine starts, then stalls right away. where is fuel pump? acts like it is not getting gas.

8 HP YAMAHA 1997 - I NEED HELP Not rated yet
I HAVE AN 8 HP YAMAHA 1997.I PUT A NEW CARBURATOR KIT. A NEW COIL.I CHECK THE FLAPPERS. I DID A COMPRESION TEST.AND IS 120 PSI.I MEAN I WENT TO EVERY …

shifting to different gears is very hard Not rated yet
when trying to go to neutral or reverse. or vise versa our boat shifts very hard and you need alot of muscle to do so. we just bought the boat and it …

Wiring diagram for a 1995 Lund Pro V DLX SE 1775 Not rated yet
Somehow the wiring that was on this boat when I bought it used. had been painted over and there was no real clear marking of negative and positive. So …

live well on 1997 sylvan 17 ft how to operate Not rated yet
Just purchased a 1997 17ft. sylvan boat, has no manuals and do not know how to get live wells to operate.

Problem with OMC 5.7 liter Cobra engine; bogs down at higher RPM. Not rated yet
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95 mariner 25 hp - skips Not rated yet
I have a 95 mariner 25 hp outboard motor. it starts out running fine but it wont sit there and idol. the other problem is when I run it wide open it seems …

Suzuki 50 hp 4 stroke Not rated yet
motor shuts down and temp light comes on restart and its fine for a while. new impeller works fine.

2010 mercury 60 hp - Engine locked up Not rated yet
Got a 2010 mercury 60 hp was running fine all of a sudden just died. While looking motor seemed hot and would not turnover to start. Days later tried to …

1962 Classic 75hp electramatic super sea horse. Not rated yet
I need to know if my engine is a 2 or 4 stroke? Its a 1962 classic with a 75hp electramatic super sea horse.

ford ranger tow a 16 ft cobia with 90 horse outboard?? Not rated yet
Can my 6 cylinder ford ranger pickup tow a 16 ft cobia outboard with its 90 hp engine

90 HP Yamaha dies and makes ticking noise Not rated yet
My 90hp Yamaha outboard was rebuilt after doing a cylinder and on first taking it out to run it in it ran beautifully for an hour then the motor just died, …

1989 25hp mercury only firing on one cylinder Not rated yet
I took my bootsto my regular mechanic with firing issues. He did a bunch of voltagetests and the determined that the trigger was bad so we replaced it …

Yamaha 90HP ticking noise Not rated yet
My 90hp Yamaha outboard was rebuilt after doing a cylinder and on first taking it out to run it in it ran beautifully for an hour then the motor just die, …

shifter sticks in gear have to turn boat off to get back in neutral Not rated yet
When I Put Boat in Gear Rather It's Forward Or Backwards I Have To Cut Boat OFf To Get Back In Neutral And Put In Other Gear Any Suggestions It's A 1988 …

2011 Galstron w 4.3 inboard noise Not rated yet
When I start the engine on the boat there is a loud audible tone. The tone i snot coming form the boat but is obviously an alarm of some sort. The noise …

rpm limits on my 1990 5.7 stern drive Not rated yet
Are there built in RPM limits on my M. M. stern drive 5.7 Chevy V8

Johnson 90 outboard - Engine Cuts Out Not rated yet
Hi, I have a Johnson 90 outboard engine for my boat. Was running it in low tide last weekend... ran into some shallow water and mud/muck at a low speed …

75 Mercury Black Max boggs down Not rated yet
The motor runs great out of the gate for about half an hour then when I go to throttle down it boggs down, you can tell that it really wants to run when …

1983 Evinrude 9.9 speed issues Not rated yet
I have a 83 evinrude motor that starts with one pull but that's about it. it goes into gears both reverse and forward but it doesn't speed up for some …

boat seat base Not rated yet
I am having trouble finding replacement boat seats. I have a older 1991 or 1992 25' four winns. The lounger boat seats on it have an 18" base, I am replacing …

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94 150hp 2stroke mercury outboard trouble starting when warm Not rated yet
Starting my engine is super easy but when I run it for a while and turn it off and wait about a half hour and go to restart, it will start but it takes …

Rpms going up on boat Not rated yet
Was out on river with 6 friends ran good at first then it was like the hub was slipping I could take off fine but right before planning out the Rpms would …

1991 sea ray 185? - kill switch Not rated yet
Anyone know where the kill switch is located on a 1991 sea ray 185?

inboard outboard leg will only lift intermitantly Not rated yet
have a 1982 236 omc inboard outboard the boat leg wont raise all the time have replaced switch fuses and solenoid will work then wont any ideas on how …

Mercruiser 4.3 will not accelerate past 3000 rpms but idles great. Not rated yet
My Mercruiser 4.3 will not accelerate past 3000 rpms but idles great.

motor make a loud popping noise and jumps Not rated yet
We have a jon boat that was set up for a jet motor, we cut the transom down and switched it to a prop. It is making a loud pop and jumps when it does …

2000 Johnson J150pls Not rated yet
Motor runs and starts great 90% of time but sometimes when leave sit for a little bit while fishing has a had time starting. Will crank over but won't …

marine generator powers down when I turn on a 220 Volt unit Not rated yet
I have a westebeke 4.5 generator on a cruiser, all runs well as long as I only have minimal power needs but when I turn on the a/c or the water heater …

Force 75 is making an odd noise when i hook up my battery charger Not rated yet
Force 75 is making an odd noise when i hook up my battery charger. My battery was dead and i was trying to charge it. After an hour or so I tried to crank …

Force 75 is making an odd noise when i hook up my battery charger Not rated yet
Force 75 is making an odd noise when i hook up my battery charger. My battery was dead and i was trying to charge it. After an hour or so I tried to crank …

i bought a 1978 115hp evinrude, it has a relay that screws on besides the batt Not rated yet
i bought a 1978 115hp evinrude, it has a relay box that screws in by the batt box, the guy i got the outboard from said i had to use the relay but i dont …

boat wont start Not rated yet
Have power to the boat and gauges but it wont turn over its a 1993 sylan sunchaser

1978 baja19ft jet foward/reverse adjustment Not rated yet
is it right to have to move lever on boat backwards to get it to move fowards

Shift interupt switch Not rated yet
I have a 260 on a Bayliner and I am having trouble with the shifting. I believe it is the shift interrupt switch that is causing the problem. It shifts …

Tilt/trim starting problem 89 evinrude 110hp Not rated yet
1989 bass tracker with 110hp evinrude. I just replaced the voltage regulator. Now I'm having an issue sometimes it runs and charges fine. Other times …

89 Cobra 3.0 litre sputters Not rated yet
My 3.0 litre 1989 cobra ran real well for about 45 minutes and then started to sputter at high end, but not at mid or low speeds. thoughts? I am pretty …

1978 evinrude 70hp. - engine revs hi and prop won't engage  Not rated yet
1978 evinrude 70hp. Outboard was going along fine then engine revs really high and boat wouldn't accelerate like the prop is design gaged. Not running …

steering very stiff on inboard motor Not rated yet
I have a problem with the steering inboard motor. I don't think it's the cables, could it be the hydrolic piston or power steering pump.

2003 mercury 40 efpt not shifting into gear Not rated yet
I was out put boat in neutral and tried to reverse. Now it won't go into gear either way. Looks like a pin is missing from a coupler down by the lower …

230/v8 1987 mercruiser - no reverse Not rated yet
We have a 230/v8 1987 mercruiser with an alpha one leg. we changed the lower shift cable and bellows. Hooked to the controls it wont go into reverse …

302 ford omc cobra won't run underload Not rated yet
Runs perfect at idle and high rpms ok, but won't go over 2000 rpms underload. Fuel pump is 25 yes old but seems to work. Carb was rebuilt, new coil, plugs, …

engine hose diagram Not rated yet
I have my boat professional winterized by the dealership last year and when I put it in the water this year the engine compartment is flooding faster than …

how do you use this site Not rated yet
am I the only one having problems using this site, I have answered questions or givin my opinion on boat motor subjets, but never get any feed back or …

Triton bass boat - alarms while running Not rated yet
I have a Triton bass boat. While running the alarm beeps on and off. Plenty of oil and good stream from water pump. One person said his boat was doing …

70 HP Evinrude wont rev up under load Not rated yet
Engine idles fine, then when you put it in gear and start giving it gas it starts to bogg down. If you keep trying to throttle up sometimes it starts …

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POWER TILT TRIM Not rated yet
THE POWER TILT TRIM ON OUR MERCURY 75HP OUTBOARD MOTOR WILL MOVE THE MOTOR OUT OF THE WATER BUT WILL NOT DO ANYTHING TO PUT THE MOTOR DOWN INTO THE WATER …

How to wire 7 prong rocker switch for live well pump on a 1997 nitro 700lx Not rated yet
How wire a 7 prong rocker switch for live well on A 1997 nitro 700lx

fisher marine warning buzzer Not rated yet
I have a 15 ft Fisher Marine aluminum fishing boat. I get a warning buzzer from the shift control. any ideas

1999 15hp mercury 4 stoke manual tilt on power tilt and trim  Not rated yet
My kicker moter on my lund tyee is stuck down. Get nothing out of power tilt and trim. Should have screw in side for emergency up or down. I can …

evinrude 110 - engine dies when placed in gear Not rated yet
My evinrude 110 runs great when out of the water and hooked to a water hose. But when at the lake it dies everytime I put it in gear. Whats wrong with …

scout dorado187 leaning to port side Not rated yet
I have a scout 187 w/150hp Yamaha. I am a 300 lb person. when driving the boat it leans to the port side. if I have a passenger riding on the port side, …

94 fourwinns 190 horizon - hard to start Not rated yet
I have a 94 fourwinns 190 horizon with an omc 305 engine. last year the oil pump went out. had to rebuild. Ouch! now its hard to start especially in the …

Boat pulling hard to left Not rated yet
I have a bass boat with a new 225hp motor. When I'm running 60mph or faster and back off the gas the boat pulls hard to the left. What can i do to help …

1988 25 hp mariner Weak spark Not rated yet
1988 25 hp mariner 2 stroke does not run wot at wot And weak spark sometimes no spark on 1 cylinder

Honda 150 Blown Fuses Not rated yet
Honda 150 outboard starts and runs, but most always when thottling up blows the 15 amp fuse in the motor. If in neural and thottling up, no problem, just …

1999 yamaha 2 stroke - Outboard keeps shutting off Not rated yet
Hello, I have a 1999 yamaha 2 stroke and she starts up but keeps shutting down on its own. The carbs were cleaned not to long ago. Also the rpm is staying …

fuel pleaser problems Not rated yet
I have had several fuel problems over the years that has cost me a great deal of money. To include changing out a high pressure and low pressure fuel …

1974 Mercury 500 5o hp wiring Not rated yet
I was having a problem with my boat that when I turned the key it would turn but not start, and I was not getting spark from the plugs, so I ask someone …

2002 Bayliner 212 capri Boat only getting spark while turning key Not rated yet
I have a 2002 Bayliner 212 capri, when i turn the key the motor starts but then shuts off soon as i let go of the key and it returns to run/accessory …

15 hp evinrude  Not rated yet
my 15 hp evinrude feels like its popping out of gear at full throttle

high voltage merc 125 Not rated yet
Im trying to diagnose what appears to be an overcharging situation on a 01 mercury 125 4cy. the voltage meter is reading about 16-18 volts at idle and …

electra craft boat wiring diagram Not rated yet
I have electra craft 16 foot catamaran series boat that I need to replace all the battery leads on and would like wiring diagram on the boat

1988 Mercury 50 HP Boat not getting up to full speed with full throttle... Not rated yet
I recently bought a Bass Tracker Pro 17 with a n 1988 Mercury 50 HP (no longer oil injected)(they did a conversion to make it a mix set up) Long story …

warning alarm on 225 yamaha 1995 Not rated yet
My alarm is now constanly on the minute I turn the key, I have check the oil in the on board and reserve and both are filled is the a way to reset the …

1975 Mercury 500 50 hp No Spark on plugs Not rated yet
Hey Guys, I have a 1975 Mercury 500 50 hp, I have no spark at the Plugs, I was told the switchbox was bad So I bought one used and still same problem? …

cajun boat wiring  Not rated yet
Yesterday i went out to start the boat to see if every thing worked while running the boat everything worked ok.then the gas and rpm guage and livewells …

blown fuses Not rated yet
My Mercury 40hp efi motor keeps blowing fuses. After cooling down I replce fuses and it starts up fine til after take off again.

Mercruiser 175 I/O Hard Steering Not rated yet
I have a 1988 Blue Water 18 Ft Eagle Runabout with a Mercruiser 175 I/O and the steering has become hard, not locked up but difficult. I've checked the …

350 crusader pops and miss after 20 min cruising speed Not rated yet
one engine will pop and miss lose power after 20 min of cruising speed i have swapped carbs changed plugs wires coil and distributor motor only has 145 …

Mercury 4-stroke 60 hp shrouded relay clicking when engine is off Not rated yet
My Mercury 4-stroke 60 hp outboard motor has a clicking noise coming from one of the shrouded relay switches. Anyone no he cause and should I replace it? …

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ignition problems 1986 suzuki 40 horse Not rated yet
The starter on the motor doesn't turn over. Connected power directly to starter and it turned over. Could this be a solenoid problem and if so how do I …

honda dies Not rated yet
I have a Honda 130 that starts but dies after 10 minutes at idol. I pump the bulb and it starts again but dies when I give try to rev it up. It will …

60 hp. 2 stroke 2003 yamaha depressed can't go boating Not rated yet
my 60 hp. 2 stroke 2003 yamaha eng will ramp to high RPM's in idle but will not go above 2000 RPM in gear. i replaced the fuel pump and the primer bulb …

Honda 115 Four Stroke Out Board Hard to Shift into forward gear. Not rated yet
Hello, I just took my 23Foot 2008 Pontoon out of storage and I'm finding it hard to shift into forward.. I checked the cables going into the motor and …

stratos bass boat electrical problem Not rated yet
the motor runs fine, but the bilge pump, the aerator pumps. and the tach don't run.

1989 454mag manaco 21ft. eliminator  Not rated yet
engine acts like it is not getting enough fuel at full throttle. all fuel has been changed out and carb has been rebuilt. starts fine and idles ok but …

1985 Newman Bass boat Information/history Not rated yet
1985 Newman Bass boat S/N BX201M84B Mercury 140 S/N 6704510 I can find any information on this boat.

90 evenrude beeping codes Not rated yet
My 2000 sundancer has a 90 evenrude on it and it has started beeping with the check engine light and oil light flashing. changed plugs, oil is full, runs …

140 hp johnson  Not rated yet
hi just wondering on my 140 it hesatates a bit when you go to take off what could be the problem and where the gear case bolts to the bottom leg it leaks …

2003 Mercury 75 HP no reverse Not rated yet
I have an 2003 Mercury 75 HP 3 cylinder outboard, I dropped the lower unit to change the water pump impeller, reassembled everything, but now have no …

Can I adjust shift cable on my 2001 bass tracker 175 jet drive Not rated yet
Can I adjust shift cable on my 2001 bass tracker 175 jet drive

95 Johnson v4 120hp Not rated yet
Boat ran great all day, later when to leave and as we were headed to the dock the boat died. Restarted a few times but then eventually it wouldn't. We …

1995 johnson 225 beeping alarm at low rpm Not rated yet
My outboard motor has a intermittent beep at low rpm. Not sure what it is and if it goes away at high rpm or if I just can't hear it.

no oil sensor on my 2007 etec 225 Not rated yet
I have a full tank of oil and the engine is burning plenty of oil when i run it, however after running for a minute or so the no oil sensor goes off. …

350 merc I.O. motor wont turn Not rated yet
went out for a slow ride 350 merc I.O. motor died after 20 minutes started 2 more times just for a few seconds , had to be towed in. Motor will not turn …

1994 40 Mercury. Tilt and trim  Not rated yet
Have a 1994 40 Mercury. The tilt and trim works but will kick off. It will reset and then kick back off. Acts about same as reset

My Mercury 5.0 Litre I/O keeps stalling when at low speeds Not rated yet
I have a Sea Ray with a 5.0 Mercury Inboard/ Outboard. When I start her up or if I am maneuvering slowly around the docks the engine just cuts out. At …

1999 glastron 175 sx Hard to Steer Not rated yet
It is very hard to steer any suggestions. Just bought this boat used

johnson 97 model 115 hp Not rated yet
water dripping under the bottom left cylinder on a johnson 97 model 115 hp. could this be a head gasket ?

1985 merc 175 v6 Click when starting Not rated yet
1985 merc 175 v6. New batt. Just a click when attempt to start

fill tube for lower unit 2003 searay wknd 5.o Vollmer a outdrive Not rated yet
I just bought a 2003 searay weekender and the reserve gear oil reservoir tube is disconnected from the lower unit inside of the transom at the back of …

lost power to console  Not rated yet
Battery shows 12+ volts on the multi meter and not showing any voltage at the ignition. lost power to console after turning ignition from run to Start. …

1996 48 horse Johnson pontoon Not rated yet
I have a 1996 48 horse Johnson on a lowe pontoon a buzzer sound a lot of the time and low oil light is on. on a 48 horse you mix your own oil

90 horse mercury boat motor Not rated yet
bought my first motor boat an 89 preditor with a 90 horse mercury and has sat for two years but was started and ran the day I bought it have kept it covered …

Mercruiser I/O Trim/Tilt Not rated yet
We had to replace the lower unit to our Mercruiser I/O last year (because my husband didn't lower it after winterizing and it filled with water, froze …

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engine cuts out on idle but runs fine on full throttle Not rated yet
universal atomic diesel engine runs fine on full throttle slows down as throttle taken off then dies at idle

runs on the ears dies under load Not rated yet
dont have a story everytime i think ive fixed it go the boat ramp and under load it dies

my tach and speedometer dont work Not rated yet
my tack and speedometer dont work on 1994 starcraft bow rider 125 merc out board M606321 serial# also doesnt appear to be charging on volt meter on dash …

24.5 Four Winns Vista pulls to the left Not rated yet
Hi and thank you in advance for your help, we have a 24.5ft four wins boat it has a 5.7 OMC King cobra engine on it, we are having a problem with the boat …

Tilt & Trim issues with 2012 Evinrude 60hp eTec. Not rated yet
Tilt & Trim issues with 2012 Evinrude 60hp eTec. I can't find where the up/down relays are located so I can replace the bad one. Any help would be appreciated. …

2003 70 hp yamaha running rough Not rated yet
I have a 2003 70hp 2 stroke Yamaha that runs rough and misses while in the water but when I hook it up to the hose at home it runs fine

How to tell a reverse rotation engine from a standard rotation engine. Not rated yet
I have a 1989 38 ft Sea Ray Aft Cabin with a 7.4 330 HP Mercuiser engine that needs replaced. Its the port engine and I am looking for advice because I …

live well pump Not rated yet
We just bought a 1997 Lund Pro V. The live well pump switch just blows fuses. Where is the pump located so we can trace the problem.

Electrical problems i lose over half my electrical on my 2010 Bass Cat Puma ?  Not rated yet
My trolling motor both of my GPS is and half of my other electrical not working ?

mercury 40 wont trim up  Not rated yet
motor sounds weak when trying to lift up but sounds as it should when pressing the button down

1995 Mariner 50hp. Tilt and key will not work at shift console. Not rated yet
1995 Mariner 50hp.Trim/tilt works at the motor but I have no power at the shift console. Key wll not start the motor and tilt does not work. Horn, radio …

no electric to lift and motor Not rated yet
All was well. Went to the lake. Turned on both batteries and the intrument panel would not move. The lift would not work, nor the engine, etc. Accessories …

have a 1996 25hp 2 stroke Mercury outboard and I can't get the primer bulb to stay hard Not rated yet
I prim it hard and all is fine till gas runs out....it seems like all it needs is a fuel pump but you can't get one for this carb. I replaced the fuel …

bayliner trophy 2002ff 1991 fish tanks Not rated yet
How do you convert fish holding tanks to live wells.

oil coming outof exhaust Not rated yet
First tme started this year and a little oil came out of exhaust? What would cause this? It is a 95 horsepower engine

boat seat Not rated yet
where can i find a L shaped seat front passinger seat for a 1987 chapparal cabin cruiser

Mercury 225 Not rated yet
Sometimes most of the time motor starts. But sometimes it might not start. Everything else works. When you turn the key there is no sound. Then later it …

gas gauge needle moves the wrong direction  Not rated yet
I bought a 99 Sylvan F&S with a 99 Evinrude 130 hp OB. It was in pretty rough shape when I bought it, and the previous owner was using an external gas …

motor stalls Not rated yet
I have a new 350 v8 in my boat. runs great then stalls. restarts clean every time, but stalls over and over

tacho 1625 rebel 50 horse Not rated yet
tach is reading 7000 rpm on 1625 rebel 50 horse 2 stroke, just bought boat, wtf! Any help?

how to change the fuel filter on a 260/V8 mercruiser Not rated yet
need to change the fuel filter keeps conking out when going from neutral to reverse.

1995 Mercury Tracker 60hp 2 stroke motor throttle problem Not rated yet
Need your help please! I just purchased a 1995 bass tracker TX17. It has a 1995 Mercury Tracker 60hp 2 stroke motor on it Had it on the lake for the first …

slow to get on plane Not rated yet
I have a 1996 17' starcraft superfisherman with a 2006 mercury 60 hp efi 4 stroke. With my fishing buddy and myself, full fuel tank and geared for a full …

1977 Cobalt with 888 mercruiser Tilt/Trim questions Not rated yet
Got the boat really cheap. Motor runs smooth, most everything else on the boat appears to be working properly. There are 3 buttons on the dash for the …

access to power steering reservoir on 2013 Suntracker rpb254xp3 Not rated yet
I have a 2013 Suntracker RPB254XP3 triton with a Mercury 250L VERADO. I purchase the triton new and have less than 25 hours on the motor. i have just …

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Alternator wiring 12 Volt ford 1989 302 Mando Alternator 4 connectors Not rated yet
Just got a new Alternator for a ford 302 v8 has four terminals Battery E....? Exciter and Stator. The old alternator had four different wires Battery..Ground...Two …

1978 115 mercury out board  Not rated yet
I have cleaned plugs & carbs tightened fuel line it started ran fine shut off started it like five times next day would not even fire

Backwards throttle??? Not rated yet
I just put an older Johnson outboard on my boat. I hooked up the shift and throttle cables and now it's backwards. When I push the throttle forward it …

40hp force prop wont turn Not rated yet
I was going down the river and hit a rock,the motor revved and it quit moving the engine still runs fine,but it will not move in forward or reverse.could …

1982 15hp Johnson pops out of gear Not rated yet
Only at full throttle wil my Johnson 15 hp pop out of gear. Any ideals will help. Thank you.

115hp evinrude 81 model Not rated yet
I own a 115hp evinrude 81 model outboard that is struggling to reach full rpm, it has been recently serviced with a new power pack and coils have been …

honda 50 hp 4-stroke Not rated yet
motor runs good for 20-30 minutes then it acts like it is struggling for fuel or missing. runs rough dies and then you can start it up and it will run …

400 watt DC to ac inverter Not rated yet
I have a 400 watt DC to ac inverter in my boat.. When I accelerate it trips the over voltage safety on my inverter.. Is there something I can get to regulate …

Crownline 268 Batteries Not rated yet
I have my Crownline 268 plugged into shore power and my batteries are not charging. The switch "battery charger" is on but the batteries are dead?

4o hp evinrude 1998 motor Not rated yet
when i put my motor in reverse the motor lifts out of water.is their suppose to be a spring going to ? i did see a spring going into some kind of hydrualic …

35 hp2 stroke outboard Not rated yet
when i take my boat out it will run shortly at full throttle, it will the cut down to half power wnd won't run full throttle again until i get it home …

01 40hp mercury Not rated yet
I rebuilt engine no it wants to pop through exhaust while running its not cross wired, I can manually choke it by hand and it quits popping and runs good. …

15 hp 4 stroke mercury (2003) motor won't go in forward or reverse, prop spins freely Not rated yet
Launched my pontoon boat today, noticed my 15 hp 4 stroke mercury (2003) didn't move in reverse. I tried forward and it worked fine. spent about an hour …

yamaha 25 2 stroke just clicks when I hit electric start? Not rated yet
Just bought the boat, electric start was working awesome then suddenly quit. Pull start works. If I spin the top of the starter it will try to start but …

Fuse panel 91 bass tracker Not rated yet
Out fishing at night and a fuse blew killing lights and guages

Bayliner Windshield wiper won't stop Not rated yet
What would cause the windshield wiper on my 07 bayliner discovery to continue running after the switch is turned off? It's intermittent but almost always …

1997 Maxim 19 foot boat with 3.0L mercruiser engine  Not rated yet
Was running my boat it became very hard to start after I cut it off it turned over very slowly then after it cooled off I got it to crank and all of a …

Mercruiser 350 5.7 Litre Starter Not rated yet
I have a 1997 Rinker Captiva 212, and am having some starting issues. This boat is new to me, and it started the first day I put it in the water. The …

1996 Tracker Panfisher 16 w/ 25 hp Mercury Not rated yet
When I take off the motor bounces off the transom repeatedly. It is getting progressively worse. When the bot gets up on plane it stops dong it. Its always …

1994 mercury outboard. will only pull start wont start with the electric start  Not rated yet
My boat will only start by pull start. The electric starter seems to be rolling it over fine it just won't start. Anybody have a diagnosis for me?

2007 225 e tec want take fuel at times Not rated yet
I have a 225 e tec that at time want do anything but idle try to give it gas makes a different sound but just idles , after 10 r 15 min. Will run great …

1989 Ford 302 Marine engine. Alternator quit. Replacement expensive.. Not rated yet
Have a 1989 ford 302 V8, Volvo-Penta W/ Cobra outdrive. Alternator quit. The replacement Mando brand was quoted at 400.00.. Was talked into putting a …

Battery wiring on a 4.3 LX, Gen +, V6 Not rated yet
One black wire on the Neg post but Five wires on the Pos post? And I am getting shocked on the boat out of the water. Yes, it is fiberglass??

2001 2 stroke Mercury 75 HP Boat motor surges Not rated yet
I have a 2001 2 stroke Mercury 75 HP (3cyl) The motor cranks right up. Runs good. New spark plugs. The problem is when I reach 45 MPH it's starts to …

1983 merc 70hp Not rated yet
Just bought this boat had to change shift cable and do minor maintenance but can't get the I guess you call it the neutral rev button to work I push it …

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1988 40HP evinrude  Not rated yet
wants to steer starboard at idle speed,what adjustment can be made?

1991 4.3 v6 Yamaha Motor won't start Not rated yet
Can't get my 1991 4.3 v6 Yamaha boat motor to start. The boat is a celebrity cx 190. It's getting fuel, and starts the starter, but after checking the …

15 hp mercury 2 stroke cuts out mid throttle  Not rated yet
I've got a 1999 15hp Mercury 2 stroke outboard motor. It starts and idles great. At mid throttle it has a rapid "cut put". Seems like both cylinders misfire …

1999 Evinrude Motor stops but starts back up right away Not rated yet
My 1999 evinrude motor stops suddenly and can't figure out why. It will run for a bit then stop, but it always starts right back up no hesitation. Know …

Changing 30hp OMC Carbs to 40hp OMC carbs Not rated yet
Trying to gain a little more power from our 2001 Johnson 30hp. Is it possible to just change the Carbs from a 40hp and get a little more power?

Chrysler outboards Not rated yet
1966 6hp Chrysler outboard starts fine then shuts off in few min. Then won't start?

25 hp 4-stroke Yamaha outboard very weird trim trouble Not rated yet
I have a 25 hp 4-stroke Yamaha outboard. On yesterdays fishing trip I lost the lift part of the tilt and trim. 1st I lost it when the throttle was wide …

1996 C115TLRU YAMAHA OUTBOARD NO SPARK AT PLUGS Not rated yet
1996 115 Yamaha outboard will turn over but won't start. No spark at any of the plugs. Then all of a sudden it will start and run great. Other times …

loss of electric to starboard engine Not rated yet
The starboard engine starter and related electrical circuits of my 1996 open bow Searay with 5.7 Mercruiser engines, has no power. The port side has power. …

boat want run with gas line hooked up  Not rated yet
So I hook up my gas line pump it up start it and runs good but when it starts to die I unhook gas line and it runs great till it runs out of gas can anyone …

25 hp yamaha outboard won't stay running Not rated yet
i have a 25 hp yamaha outboard motor, 2 months a go a friend and i went to the river and it ran perfectly.I went back to the river two or three weeks ago …

no power to engine Not rated yet
Changed out my batteries now I have power to everything but motor. Have checked all fuses they are good.safety cut out is hooked up, where could my problem …

1997 Yahama 150 OB - No tilt & no Ignition Not rated yet
Tried everything within my limited knowledge base, which is very limited. All accessoried work. Disconnected batter switch and connected everything to …

Bottom two cly. Flooding out on 90hp evinrude 84 v4 Not rated yet
Fishing in ala. Boat ran fine for about one half mile then would idle and run 8 mile an hour checked fire and fuel lines ok checked cly. And bottom two …

Location of battery on sun tracker 20 foot pontoon boat Not rated yet
First year with new boat and I cannot locate the battery to be sure it is charged befor I put it in the water.

97 Mod Johnson wont crank from ignition Not rated yet
I have a johnson 130hp 1997 model. Will not start from key. Have replaced the starter wire to the solenoid and put in new batts and power leads. Worked …

Prop problem Not rated yet
I have a 1985 21' bay liner cuddy cabin and the propellor won't go down. I push the switch and I here the solenoid click but nothing from the prop motor. …

200hp mercury efi motor cranks with the key off Not rated yet
My motor turns over as soon as I turn on the batteries but does not actually start unless I turn the key on then the starter gear does not disengage the …

what is this dial on the dashboard of my 1987 357V ranger bass boat Not rated yet
I bought a 1987 Ranger bass boat. On the dashboad is a electrical unit that says oscale select. It also says: sensitivity and pull for suppression. What …

shifting Not rated yet
21' 4winns ,new lower shift cable last summer .Won't shift into forward or reverse . something seamsto be frozen in the outdrive ,any help to whats wrong? …

Stratos 17XL Bass Boat Electrical equipment on when switches are off Not rated yet
I have a 2003 Stratos 17XL Bass Boat in excellent condition. I used it Saturday and everything worked fine. I came home this afternoon and the bilge pump …

motor not running full speed after hitting stump  Not rated yet
Was going full speed down boat run, and slammed into a under water stump. Prop looks fine and nothing looks wrong on the outer side. My guess is I may …

Won't plane out Not rated yet
1989 mercury 175hp outboard..boat won't go on plane unless a lot of weight is put on bow and then goes fine once on plane..when throttle up from a stop …

Mercury 200 rapid deceleration Not rated yet
I have a mercury 200 that accelerates great but on throttling back hits a point where it decelerates rapidly (30 miles per hour to 10) in the space of …

Four Winns Fish and Ski Not rated yet
I want to get my 12/24v trolling motor hooked up but am not familiar with how to hook up the second battery. Attached are pictures of the battery cables …

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1998 stratos electronics Not rated yet
I have a great 1998 stratos boat. All is perfect on it but my electronics just went out on it. No bilge, no livewell, no depth/fish finders. When I flip …

overheat buzzer Not rated yet
2002 mercury tracker 50hp new impeller,heat sensor ,thermostat buzzer goes off when running over 3200rpm under no problem

cold start adjustment for 1998 johnson sailmaster 8hp Not rated yet
I have a 1998 johnson sailmaster 8hp which starts from cold reliably on the 3rd pull - 1st is with choke out, throttle at 'start' and is like priming it. …

86 mercury - not sure really Not rated yet
So I have a 86 mercury with a 350 in it last year it was not winterized as well as it could have been I had it running well while out of the water but …

1996 Johnson 115 outboard/ just clicks Not rated yet
Been trying to start our motor and when the key is engaged all we get is a click. It did start earlier, but wouldn't run when put into gear. Now, when …

1990 Johnson 90 hp outboard - Trim is not working consistently Not rated yet
My motor (1990 Johnson 90 hp outboard) has recently started to not respond when I try to trim it up. It trims down fine. It seems like an electrical issue. …

40 hp Mercury will only run 2200 rpm when running in gear Not rated yet
When first cranked it seems to run ok in neutral. It will run up around 4000 in Just seems to not have any power at all.

Steering binds in our 1986 Sea Ox  Not rated yet
Steering binds in our 1986 Sea Ox with a 200 Evinrude engine. When turhing the wheel left or right, it "catches" when the wheel is about the middle. Any …

What is the minimum compression on a 85hp yamaha Not rated yet
I know you don't want no more than 10 to 15 psi difference in the cylinders,but if all your cylinders are almost even like mine 89 to 90 psi is that to …

Pro 17 Mercury 40 HP Not rated yet
I acquire a 1988 Pro 17 Mercury 40 HP I never own a boat . My first question is how do i go about starting the engine up. Do I need to mix a certain part …

live well pump replacement Not rated yet
Was fishing on lake mi and turn the pump on the live well and nothing was running. No pump. Likewise my bilge pump stopped running as well.

tach Wii not goto zero with key off Not rated yet
My tach is reading high when engine is running, and will not return to zero when key I off,no when I turn key bachpk on,it will return to zero, can Some …

yamaha 25 hp 2 stroke wiring Not rated yet
1998 I'm putting a 703 control box on it and the box has a 7 pin pug on it. Is the aplug on my motor to just plug in or do I have to slice the wires . …

Need ignition switch wiring diagram Not rated yet
I have lost the only key to my boat. (Actually my wife and I kind of disagree who lost it...lol) Anyway it is a Lowe pontoon with a 2006 70 HP 4 stroke …

mercury outboard shuts off after 15 min run time Not rated yet
i have an 86 mercury 6 hp twin . after a 15 minute run or so the engine will stall . it dies then cranks right back up . the problem is worsening .

Evibrude ETEC 150 HO throttle response Not rated yet
For the first 2 years when I gave the motor 3/4WOT it had a great hole shot. However, a friend was driving the boat and forgot to put it in gear and gave …

stator problem  Not rated yet
the stator is the regualtor has nowhere to push the power because the charging system is failing somewhere so its melting the coils

oil line Not rated yet
on my 50 hp yahama I had a hole in my oil line do I need to fill the new line up with oil or will it prime itself

mariner 1996 2 stoke down on power and using twice as much petrol have recently had carbs and fuel lines cleaned starts well but have power and fuel problems Not rated yet
mariner 1996 petrol 2 stroke have recently had fuel lines and carbs cleaned as motor was runnig rough.replaced fuel tank, now not able to get top speed …

no spark 2nd cylinder  Not rated yet
I have no spark on 2nd cylinder on my 1984 90hp 3 cylinder mercury. I have fitted a new coil and change the leads around. On the water it starts fine …

1996 Johnson 115 fast strike  Not rated yet
1996 Johnson will only run 4000 rpm at full throttle with full tank of gas

1995 merc 175 hp 2 clinder missfire  Not rated yet
i have a 1995 mercury motor 175 hp efi and it missfires on 5&6 change plugs compression 105-110 all cly and spark is good wondering if this a common problem …

1999 25 hp mercury running rough Not rated yet
I have a two stroke, 1999, mercury 25 horse power motor. I've owned it for a year and up until just recently it's ran well. Out of nowhere it doesn't run …

water leak  Not rated yet
I HAVE A MERCURY 50 HP EFI TILLER WATER COMES OUT THE TOP OF THE FRONT LOWER UNIT WHERE TO TWO COME TOGETHER EVERYTHING SEALS NEW WATER PUMP NEW W/P BASE …

Mercury FORCE 120 '90s forwards and backwards wont go into gear Not rated yet
I was driving my boat and I got to the docs and when trying to get my boat onto the trailer it wouldn't go into forwards or backwards. The throttle was …

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100 hp Johnson running fine but suddenly died and won't crank afterwards  Not rated yet
Me n my husband and son took out 100 HP Johnson motor boat out today and we were cruising full speed! Good time sun shining the wind was rough and beating …

Need weight information desperate on ranger Z series along with trail 20 ft max Not rated yet
I need to know if someone could please tell me how much a 1999 with only one winshield on driverside fiberglass hull thats 19'9" long with a 20 ft single …

1979 I/O hard to shift when running  Not rated yet
Why would my boat be hard to shift when engine running but not when it's turned off

200 EFI oil year 1994 Not rated yet
While trolling oil tank on motor gets low on oil. Warning horn goes off. Plenty of ol in remote tank. Rpm between 650 an 800.

87' Mercruiser I/O 165 motor Not rated yet
My starting battery is losing charge when I shut the motor off

how to add an Auxiliary outboard mount on a Four Winn's 23 ft boat Not rated yet
RE: Four Winn’s Sundowner 2 3ft How does an auxiliary motor adapt to the rear of the boat? Can the steering be attached to the auxiliary motor? …

76 evinrude 25hp will not shut off with key Not rated yet
1976 everuide 25 will not shut off with key

mc i drive lower shift shaft seal Not rated yet
how do i replace the lower shift shaft seal/bushing? i have a small amount of oil which appears to be comming from a weep hole on the lower unit

mariner 30hp twin cylinder 2 stroke oil injection 1989? Not rated yet
Rebuilt the carb. now engine starts immediately put races and spits, sounds as if it will blow up if not turned off. Also put new kit in fuel pump. Please …

starcraft sfm 176 wc windscreen model yr 2000  Not rated yet
Looking for a windwcreen for a starcraft super fisherman 176 sc tinted. yr model 2000. This is a molded part for the drivers side of the boat.

extend battery cable to 12 trolling motor Not rated yet
I have a new 12 volt Minn Kota Power V2 with iPilot i'm installing on my 16' jon boat. The unit itself is mounted but I found out the twin (8 gauge ?) …

2000 90 hp tracker stator wires overheating Not rated yet
original complaint- engine mis-fire. found # 3 coil terminals melted and overheated. Replaced all coils. still had problem. at this time found at idle …

69 25 hp johnson acts like only running on 1 cylinder Not rated yet
Changed plugs wires points condensors pretty much everything to do with electrical on motor ran great for about an hour then missed a couple of times & …

Sea ray 5.0 leaking water in engine compartment Not rated yet
Water is leaking from my 2005 sea ray 220 sundeck. The water system drain is leaking when the engine is hot and builds pressure. The water is coming from …

25hp Nissan 4 stroke outboard Losing power at high rpms Not rated yet
I have a 25hp Nissan 4 stroke outboard boat motor. It seems to be losing power when it is under pressure. It has 30lbs of compression in all three cylinders. …

2003 4-stroke 15hp honda outboard question Not rated yet
We just purchased a 2003 4-stroke 15hp honda outboard. It's starts with one push of the button or one pull if the rope. But keeping it running seems to …

Engine hatch dead battery Not rated yet
How do I open the hydraulic engine hatch on 1995 sea ray 200 signature when the battery is dead?

Will not shift .21' 1988 4 winns 5.7  Not rated yet
I start the motor and try to shift it ,will not go into gear ,forward or reverse.

Will a 90hp force lower unit '94 model work on an '89 model 70 hp mercury? Not rated yet
I have 70 hp mercury '89 model. Need to know if '94 model 90 hp force lower unit will work

Twin Merc 275s RPM's drop to 1000rpm with each wave Not rated yet
I have a 30' center console with two Merc 275's. They'll be running strong at 4000RPM but when it's a bit choppy they will act up. As each wave is hit …

mercury 175 early 90's engine problems Not rated yet
Went Out On The Lake Today, Boat Seemed Fine, While Going Over To A Fishing Spot The Engin Reved, Thought It Was From My Dad Was Slowing Down For A No …

90hp mercury four stroke trim and tilt cylinder problem Not rated yet
90hp mercury four stroke - trim and tilt cylinder problem - cylinder motor will start and go down by itself and cylinder motor will keep running - unhooked …

Cobra Outdrive Not rated yet
Will a 1997 Cobra outdrive replace a 1992 the bolt pattern appears the same but, I do know changes in the shifting was made in 94 ?

yamaha boat motor questions Not rated yet
I have a 1987 40 horse power Yamaha boat motor without electric start need to know what id have to buy to put electric start on it

can you put a 200 hp motor on a 1989 stratos 285 pro? Not rated yet
have a blown 175 on it now found a newer 200 model for less than half the price of what it will cost to fix it. Was wanting to know if the boat can handle …

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Yamaha 200 overheating Not rated yet
Took my boat out for the first time today. Ran extremely well, ran about 4 miles and everything was fine. Ran at idle 1/4 throttle, half and full throttle. …

engine problems 305 mercruiser Not rated yet
was quoted a price for a long block from a mercruiser dealer take out and put in rebuilt with 3yr. warranty for 6500.00 is this price reasonable??

1995 25 hp evinrude 2 stroke bogs down Not rated yet
I have a 25 hp 2 stroke evinrude that has an electric start. So the issue im noticing is that when I give it throttle the carb doesn't open up to allow …

engine rebuild of a 454 still in yacht Not rated yet
need to know how or if you can separate the engine from the transmission with the transmission still mounted in the boat.

40 hp mercury jet sounds like it is coughing Not rated yet
Hey guy I have a 2002 mercury 60/40 jet and it starts fine and will run great but when I back off the gas it runs but it sounds like it is coughing and …

Fuel line Not rated yet
I installed a fuel tank to the bow of my 15 ft jon boat, it has about 15ft of fuel line, I have a Mercury 25hp 2-stoke outboard, It worked fine when I …

15hp evinrude 4stroke 2006 epa standard Not rated yet
Sometimes this motor will get fire and crank on the first pull and others it might not crank for hours or days. But when it does crank it runs like a charm. …

87 350 260hp just bought first boat Not rated yet
i just bought the boat i dont have water coming out the exhualt when i hook up water to my alpha lower unit but it comes out up top? how do i fix this. …

Engine Swap Not rated yet
I have a 2001 boat with a 3.0 litre Chevrolet engine with a Volvo Penta outdrive. I have found a 1987 low hour perfectly running 3.0. My question is "will …

want go when full throttle Not rated yet
28 Johnson will go in reverse an foward little past idle but revs up likenot in gear whats the problem?

2 x 150hp Suzuki- problem starting one Not rated yet
Hi, can anyone help? My left engine has problems starting (sometimes). The right always starts. When I turn them on I wait for the beeps to stop then …

1978 Seaswirl Info Needed Not rated yet
I just bought a 1978 16 foot tri-hull Seaswirl. I have no clue about boats. Bought it on impulse for the trailer and decided the boat was worth salvaging. …

compression Not rated yet
have a 1982 4hp evinrude will idle but will not run when powered up was told need new seals or head gasket pistons read 70 psi in both tore engine apart …

1997 hydrasport 20 ocean skiff Not rated yet
are the stringers in this boat "no-rot"about to purchase one.....

Wiring diagram? Not rated yet
I am looking for a wiring diagram for a 2800 wellcraft costal. 1987 1988. All I can find from wellcraft is new boats and they want to sell me a new $80000 …

70hp 4-stoke outbord motor smokeing when running full throtal Not rated yet
we where rideing around today and the motor started to smoke wile at full throtal and we slowed down and it stoped when we where fast again it started …

84 Yamaha 2 stroke 15 HP starts and stuck in reverse Not rated yet
4 Yamaha 2 stroke 15 HP starts and stuck in reverse

Mercury 40hp battling to start and dies Not rated yet
I have a 2005 40 hp Mercury 2 stroke 3 cylinder. I am battling to get it started. Eventually after opening the throttle and about a hundred pulls it fires. …

why did boat drop speed suddenly Not rated yet
Boat was traveling at 45 mph then decreased to 35 mph suddenly. What are possible causes? The Max speed is 35 mph now. Four winns 18ft Johnson pro 150 …

Weak stream yamaha 50 tlr  Not rated yet
After no stream, I replaced the water pump with an OEM kit. Cranked it... Got afair stream for a minute then it all but quit. I saw water coming from …

starting problems Not rated yet
motor is hard to start after it has been sitting around for three days. if u use the boat within 24 hours it usually starts right up any longer and you …

Oil warning horn Not rated yet
1999 searay model 190 OB with a 1999 135 merc OB Turning the igniton switch to the on position and the oil warning alarm not sounding prior to starting …

Yamaha not getting fuel Not rated yet
Hi, I have a early 2000s Yamaha 60z on my flats boat. It turns over but will not start. If I give it a shot Of starting fluid it will run till it burns …

1980 procraft trim problems Not rated yet
the boat has been sitting for many years last year I started the boat trim worked up and down put new battery on boat today motor starts but trim does …

Fuel gauge problems Not rated yet
I bought my brother's 1998 Stratos 285 PEDC and the fuel gauge doesn't work. I was needing to know if it is possible to get to the sending unit and what …

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1989 mercury 115 outboard trim issue Not rated yet
My old trim motor on my boat recently went out, so I replaced it with a new motor and pump. The new trim motor works properly but for some reason when …

problems running Not rated yet
my yahama motor run good for few mins after planes out but it is like someone pulls it back to halt power what could cause it

Owner's Manual for 2007 Z20 Ranger Comanche Not rated yet
Purchased an '07 Ranger Z20 All-American Comanche last fall and it did not come with the owners manual. I've searched the web with no luck. Does anyone …

1980 40hp mercury boggs down when put into gear Not rated yet
My brother bought a 1980 40HP Mercury for his boat. It idled a bit shaky when he first bought it so he put fresh gas, cleaned car and I believe adjusted …

1990 force outboard Not rated yet
i need to know if a 1988 120 4cyl 2 stroke force power head will interchange out 0n a 1990 force outboard i have a bad block and want to build the 1988 …

2000 Nissan 50hp outboard motor it's getting to much fuel in cylinder 1 and 2  Not rated yet
I have a 2000 Nissan 50hp outboard motor . It's run ok but is getting to much fuel in cylinder 1 and 2 when I check the spark plugs they are fouled out …

98 bayliner maxum alternator belt removal Not rated yet
I have a General Motors inboard outboard marine 3 L engine that I bought from Michigan motorz ( no typo ) and it is only one year old now. AM I able …

2000 Mercury 150 oil alarm beeps with ignition switch and keeps on beeping Not rated yet
My 2000 Mercury 150 oil alarm beeps when the ignition switch is turned on and keeps on beeping even after WOT is reached. The oil seems to be making its …

Johnson outboard tacho problem Not rated yet
would like the wiring inst. for a tach I need to mount for my Johnson O/B. The wiring harness is a 3 prong plug in to the control. It has 2 purple(joined), …

fuel distribution Not rated yet
I have an 85 hp,1980 johnson ob, with a primer solenoid, need a fuel distribution hose diagram , any help,greatly appreciated

1985 OMC prop won't turn Not rated yet
I am a newbe to boating.....I have a 1985 OMC stern drive inboard. We were at the lake going about 40 mph when i lost all my prop......I bought a used …

Electrical problems Not rated yet
Hello, I have a 1985 Larson Senza V-175 with an electrical problem. My nav lights and stereo are both wired hot through the ignition. The last time I …

thought it was the prop but nope Not rated yet
what causes motorguide 82 lb thrust great white trolling motor vibrating at high speeds

1999 Triton tr17 squealing noise Not rated yet
Had an opportunity to get out on the lake this past weekend, as I was running along about 20mph I heard a loud high pitched squealing noise. The noise …

25hp Johnson outboard 1970s model does not engage gears Not rated yet
Refurbed a Tinny that i bought a few months ago and was about to take it for its first trip out in moreton bay area. After doing pre starting checks at …

50 yamaha 2stroke Not rated yet
was going down river running 30 mph and engine dropped rpms and I stopped engine still running took off wont plain out runs 3 grand on tach put in neutral …

no spark Not rated yet
well i recently bought a 1982 bass tracker with a 40 hp out board and can not get fire to spark plugs.

trapped water in hull 1996 201 proline Not rated yet
Just purchased this boat.The water appears to be trapped in front of hull. When traveling you can see water traveling to rear of boat, when sitting still …

1993 murcury tracker 40hp is sick Not rated yet
I have a 1993 murcury tracker that wont stay running unless I continue to press the choke. This was all of a sudden thing. If I do get it running and …

whats whats wrong with my motor! Not rated yet
Well I took my boat out today and it has been doing the same thing since the last time I took it out. It starts fine idles fine but when I go from half …

no spark 1980 85 hp chrysler model 856H0H Not rated yet
boat ran great at end of season, went to start, wont start, got spark to distributor but nothing out from there yet,,

after installing a starter in my boat on my 305 chevy.getting a grinding sound ?? Not rated yet
After installing a new starter on my boat 305 chevy.Getting a loud grinding sound when I turn the key ??

ranger Not rated yet
2003 ranger 195vs with mercury 200rfi top speed im getting is only 58mph on gps

trolling motor circuit breaker Not rated yet
How do you reset the trolling motor circuit breaker on a 2007 TR 186?

150 mercury optimax running about 15 mph slower Not rated yet
My mercury 150 optimax is running about 15 mph slower after sitting up most of the winter. Any ideas on what to look for or do to fix?

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1998 johnson 25 3 cylinder Not rated yet
I have a 1998 Johnson 25hp 3 cylinder that is not running right. Every time I start it up it will run fine for a few seconds and then start bogging down …

2002 mercury outboard Not rated yet
I'm having trouble starting my outboard engine on my boat. There is fuel in it, spark plugs are new, oil is full. It seems as though all obvious reasons …

Boats shuts off Not rated yet
I have 90 hp Honda..It starts great and smokes a little on cold start..but sometimes goes down the lake and shuts off and then starts back fine....It usually …

Outdrive oil level sensor Not rated yet
I am losing outdrive oil in my sensor that is attached to my motor. There is never an oil slick on the water or any wet spots when I run the motor on a …

Changing the alternator belt Not rated yet
That sounds easy but it is on a 98 Bayliner with a General Motors in-line four-cylinder 3 L motor. The water pump pulley is so close to the front motor …

Chrysler 100 engine oil? Not rated yet
I have a 1987 chrysler 100 outboard - and I want to do all the right things before we start out. Where do you put in the engine oil?

can't raise engine Not rated yet
Cant raise or lower my engine coming in. Pulled up to dock got it on the trailer and now engine will not start. I bypassed the switch and cut the wires …

Motor won't stay running Not rated yet
Good morning. My name is Lauri McCullar. My Mercury 175hp outboard motors starts but shuts right back off. Can you give me an idea of what it might be? …

1994 johnson 225 starts great then dies out and wont start until next day Not rated yet
went fishing boat started fine and ran great then after fishing for a while and starting it a few times and moving spots we were leaving to go home and …

92 mariner 2.5L no spark Not rated yet
The motor started and was idling then stopped. I checked to see if it was getting gas and it is. Then I checked the spark and found nothing on any of …

trim switch Not rated yet
the trim tilt switch on the motor and the tiller handle are working but the foot and bow switches are not working

steering on a 1989 skeeter bass boat sk1700 how do i replace the cables Not rated yet
can anyone give any info on changing the steering cables on a 1989 skeeter bass boat with a 150 hp mercury xr2 motor

choke problem 1989 sea king 135 hp six cylinder outboard Not rated yet
I have a 1989 sea ray boat with a 1989 sea king 135 six cylinder outboard. you can pump the primer bulb and the motor will fire just for a second then …

Have a sugarsand mercruiser 175hp jetboat. Not rated yet
Nothing but trouble. She goes well for a hour or so. Then she stalls and will not start. Out of water start again. No sirens going off. Oil full, galoline …

motor (boat) trim not enough Not rated yet
94 Javelin 17' 379T 94 Johnson 150 four blade prop Turbo-O 13/3/4 x 24 Boat pulls hard to right trim tab maxed out to the left. Just live with …

2002 mercury 200 efi motor shutting off while accelerating Not rated yet
I have a 23 ft sea fox with a mercury 200 efi motor, I took it out on Sunday and started fine and ran fine until I would get up on plane then it would …

2006 Mercury 30hp warning light Not rated yet
Put 4 blade prop on boat same pitch as 3 blade at fill throttle warning light comes onto

1996 Force 115 bogs down Not rated yet
It cranks and runs fine on land. When I put it in water and give throttle it bogs fire down. What can I do to correct this issue. Thanks in advance. …

Mercury 225 off shore has been sitting for 3years help Not rated yet
Purchased boat and motor that has been setting for 3 years. What do I do 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc? HELP

2006 four winns horizon 220 Blower Problem Not rated yet
Blower does not come on. Light on blower switch doesn't light up. I replaced fuse but that didn't take care of problem. Any suggestions?

mercury outboard Not rated yet
when I start my mercury out board I hear a beeping sound

IO to out board Not rated yet
can take a 18ft sunbird bowrider & put an out board motor on it

wiring problem 19' Stingray w/ 4.3Gl Volvo Penta I/O Unit Not rated yet
Tilt indicator does not work, hour meter decreases rapidly with ignition switch on. When ignition is turned on the normal Warning beep beep does not sound. …

Rotten wood in bottom of fiberglass boat Not rated yet
Rotten wood throughout fiberglass boat

Mercury 40hp 402 Not rated yet
Hi all i have a 1982 40 hp 402 mercury.Took it out a couple of weeks ago and it broke down.. Not sure what the problem is..Has plenty of spark/fuel and …

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1982 40hp 402 Mercury Not rated yet
Hey all took my boat out couple of weeks ago And it broke down....Cruising along at about 10knots it just died. And would not restart.call vmr get towed …

How to clean 2cycle oil out of a livewell? Not rated yet
I just bought a used bass boat and found a quart of 2cycle oil in the live well that had leaked, how do you clean it properly?

Engines Not rated yet
Just purchased a 18' sea ray with a 115 mercury on it. First time out the boat ran great had no problems but the second time out was another story. Took …

wiring scematic needed Not rated yet
my dad bought a 1989 crestliner fishnski boat the wiring was all hacked up i fixed up the wiring but he looses the gauges and the fuel gauge ether says …

Blows 30 amp fuse Not rated yet
Blows fuse when put in drive Suzuki 70 four stroke

Johnson 115 , 1999 stall and not accelerate Not rated yet
My Johnson 1999, 115 hp, wiil work ok all day long at 2000 rpm or less, it also start at firt crank, but when you accelerate it stall and not go over 2500 …

1996 60 evinrude  Not rated yet
Power trim up but will not come back down. Trim motor runs but nothing happens. Suggestions? Ricky

what happens when cut the wires to a hard alarm on a formula boat Not rated yet
what happens when cut the wires to a hard alarm on a formula boat

hatch stucked in down position Not rated yet
280SS Sea Ray. The engine hatch is stuck in the down position. How do I open it manually?

yamaha LF 225 TXR Not rated yet
I just bought a 2007 25' Crest Fisherman tritoon with a 225 yamaha. It idled really nice and when I took it home thru the canals it was great. When I came …

how much is a 76 skeeter 17.5 wranger with 175 merc worth Not rated yet
Trying figure out how much this boats worth before I buy

1976 formula f18 boat with 351 engine and stringer outdrive Not rated yet
hello my name is calvin i bought this boat in michigan bout 2yrs ago it was a barn find with 350hrs on it i bring it home to south ms and do a few thing …

2007 175 Evinrude etec won't start after it's warmed up Not rated yet
Engine starts fine cold but after running 5 minuets or longer it takes 30 to 40 cranking attempts to finely start again.

2 Mercury 225 Optimax, both wont go over 2500 rpm Not rated yet
I bought a Proline 2950 w/dual Merc Optimax 225`s (1999) 0nly 140hours on both. Engines start, idle and shift with no problems. They will not go over 2500rpms …

90 hp Mercury will not start after running fine Not rated yet
I have a 1995 Mercury Tracker 90 hp outboard. Was fishing all day no problems motor was running fine. Returning to the boat ramp at very slow speed and …

motor not staying at 2200 rpm Not rated yet
while trolling, the motor will speed up and slow down on its own. I can't seem to get it to stay at a certain rpm. what could be wrong. It is a low hour …

Steam from pee hole Not rated yet
Hi there. I have a recently rebuilt 1969 Mercury 1000 Thunderbolt engine. The motor runs fine and very smooth and fast and water is coming from the pee …

How do you remove impeller from 1974 omc 170 stern drive Not rated yet
I have removed out drive and just need to know how to remove impeller or how to get to it

warning beeper going off every 60 seconds Not rated yet
I have a 2004 Crestliner 2485LSi with a V6 inboard/out Merc. I have warning beeper in my dash that beeps twice every 60 seconds, Any suggestion as to …

1994 evinrude v6 battery being drained Not rated yet
bought new battery thinking that was the problem. new battery died on me out on the water. back at home, charged battery let run, next day it won't start. …

2002 25 hp 3 cyl Yamaha Not rated yet
This motor starts well and runs great in and out of gear out of the water. But when the boat and motor are in the water and it is put into gear upon throttle …

miss causing idle problems Not rated yet
i have a 1987 bass buggy pontoon boat with a 1987 or 1989 mercury 35hp,two stroke outboard motor. it has a miss. it starts fine but will not idle.it is …

Evinrude motor Not rated yet
My air ajustment screw has vibrated out what does it need to be set at before I silicone it up this is on a 1990 30 hp evinrude

2004 4 stroke 150 hp cooling problems Not rated yet
2004 21ft striper cc. Engine cools fine (strong tell tale) unti I hit 38 mph then it stops drawing water. i replaced the pump assy, flushed motor, used …

electrical issues Not rated yet
Went to start motor and nothing. The tilt on outboard was working but not on the tiller steering. Noticed that fuses were burnt so i replaced them. They …

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50 hp Honda outboard Not rated yet
My motor runs smoothly starts very easy idles fine but has lost about 50% of it's power.

Jet ski Not rated yet
I have a 1995 seadoo bombardier 700cc was riding along today was going fine then all of a sudden it stopped moving motor kept running fine but wasn't moving? …

triton boats Not rated yet
i m buying a new triton 18 xs are their any major problems with these boats. since llc. fish holdings took this company over a few years ago. like gas …

Bad batteries or electrical shortage Not rated yet
I have a 1999 ProCraft Fish/ski with a 125hp outboard Mercury that I have had for about a year. It has two deep cycle marine batteries and marine battery …

Lights and horn not working Not rated yet
I just got a used fisher 200 pontoon. Got the boat home and was checking it out and found out the lights and horn will not work at all. The battery meter …

where is the choke  Not rated yet
where is the choke located on a 2009 trition explorer series bass boat? is it at the base of the throttle handle?

Help Not rated yet
I have a 1997 2 stroke 135 hp V6 mariner out fitted onto my boat that now wont start. I was wondering if there is still a way to flush the salt water out …

91 searay 170 has no forward or reverse drives Not rated yet
out running down the river when after coming to a stop went to pull out and had no reverse gear or forward either just nueteral gimble bearing?

91 searay 170 has no forward or reverse drives Not rated yet
out running down the river when after coming to a stop went to pull out and had no reverse gear or forward either just nuteral

Engine cutting out Not rated yet
I have a Yamaha 150 four stroke (about 7 years old) which runs well other than the fact that the engine has started to cut out. This first started to …

Water in clyinder's marine Cummins Not rated yet
What is the cause of water in cylinders on marine cummins engine

40 hp mercury Mariner shut down in river. No fire at plugs. Not rated yet
Battery is not dead and there is no fire at plugs. Any ideas?

turning left into waves  Not rated yet
turning left into waves with my 2007 fish hawk crestliner with speed at 15 to 25 MPH THE BOW OF THE BOAT SWAYS LEFT and right until I slow down.

Power trim Not rated yet
My power trim go' s up very slow and when giving it fuel it won't go up at all

Motor over rev alarm, Mercury 60 EFI 2004. Not rated yet
The above outboard EP system puts the motor into limp mode when engine revs get up to around 3,000 revs. This only happens when the boat is in the water …

outdrive Not rated yet
what outdrive did they use on a 1990 maxim 3.0 merc engine boat and was it a gen one or gen two

v6 175 hp mercruiser Not rated yet
boat idiles fine in netruel runs great until about 1 3rd throttle then loses power regains power as soon as i let off throttle

1984 searay sundancer 245 nightmare Not rated yet
i need to find out about intake manifold on my motor without being able to get serial number off there built engine its 260 two barrell small chevy block …

lone star boats Not rated yet
does anyone know much about these boats, I just bought a 18 ft cuddy or cabin crusieer, it may be an Eldorado, the registration says 1982 but what I have …

where do i find a replacement owners manuel for my boat Not rated yet
can someone please direct me to a website that i could pay or download a pdf version of a owners manuel for my boat. i have a 2001 larson 186 sei fish …

Volvo Penta trim ram Not rated yet
Ok I have a 1990 Imperial with a Volvo a Penta 290 duo prop out drive on it, the 1trim ram is leaking thus causing the out drive to slowly come down, after …

350 mercruiser starter removal diagram Not rated yet
i have a 1990 28' play craft pontoon boat and i need to remove the starter.

25 hp mercury not shifting into gear Not rated yet
I have a 87 25 hp mercury outboard that will not shift into gear after hitting a rock. I was at trolling speed when it happened. I cannot see a shift …

Fuel consumption Not rated yet
I have just bought a Chris Craft Crowne 33, with a pair of OMC King Cobra 5.8 EFI. I would love to know how many GPH will consume at cruze speed (3200 …

Fuel system problem 2009 6.0L marine power  Not rated yet
Boat will start but after idling for about 2 min high pressure fuel pump starts to warm up and make a high pitched whine then will begin to run rough and …

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Yamaha 50 hk Pro 1998 model Not rated yet
What is the red button who sitting on the right side of the first carpenter.On the button it stands Normal,Emergency,Urgent

Cant find the boat cover i want Not rated yet
Maybe you Guys can help me...i recently got a 1989 16 ft lund rebel pro with a 30 horse Johnson tiller. My intentions are to completely redo the inside..floor, …

Installing a battery charger in a electracraft 18LS Not rated yet
just purchased a used 18ft electracraft w/48 volt electric system. Did NOT come w/charger. What should I be looking for and how difficult to install? …

no start mercury Not rated yet
2005 mercury 4stroke 225hp motor only runs when key is in the start possition only

50 hp johnson 4 stroke fuel problem 2003 Not rated yet
Will run when spray carb cleaner in breather. Gas goes up to and out of fuel pump but no gas in high pressure fuel filter. I suspect the electric fuel …

My 1996 jazz bayliner only goes 10 mph Not rated yet
I just bought this boat last month. I took it to the lake and it went about 20 mph then slowed down to 5. Its supposed to go 60mph. How do I get it to …

oil leak on a 2.5 year old Mercury ME 50ELPT 4S EFI outboard motor Not rated yet
how do I fix an oil leak on a 2.5 year old Mercury ME 50ELPT 4S EFI outboard motor. I suspect that the leak is related to a faulty petrol pump that came …

1990 Force 40 will not shift in to reverse Not rated yet
I have a Force 40 that when you try to put it in reverse it just grinds. I have adjusted the cables until I have had enough. Couple of days now.It goes …

200 Sea Ray Sundeck bilge pump, bilge blower failure Not rated yet
My bilge pump and bilge blower went out at the same time. The bilge pump's fuse is good. Not sure about blower. I recently changed the battery - any …

Evinrude 88hp, Alarming from controls Not rated yet
Evinrude 88hp, 1994, while driving down the lake the alarm went off and stayed on for 15 minutes! It just went off as well. What is that about? Do I need …

boat wont go in gear Not rated yet
I have a 88 searay Seville I traded for had to put a new impellar on it put the lower unit back on and now it won't go in gear. The prop won't spin both …

50 hp johnson 73outboard  Not rated yet
I ran it a week ago and it ran fine! Went back to the river a the other day and it wouldnt crank. Not getting fire to plugs and already changed both coils …

Did Marina Rip Us OFF? Not rated yet
We have a 2002 mercury 60hp outboard engine on a 20 ft pontoon boat.We had it in the shop for a high pitched warning buzzer indicating overheating. After …

Torque Steer Not rated yet
I have terrible torque steer to the right in my 1987 Champion bass boat with a 200 hp Mercury outboard? Any suggestions?

Propellers, how to chose? Not rated yet
1976 chrysler 120 hp outboard on a 1985 larson senza (15' 750# bullet) what's the fastest prop I can use on this setup? on the original 13x9 prop it planes …

Anodes Not rated yet
How many anode's are in a yahama 200 outboard motor?

85 Suzuki slow startor speed Not rated yet
Startor motor turning over very slow motor rebuilt same thing

need a key for my Starcraft American Not rated yet
anyone know to go about getting a key for my 1973 StarCraft American

1994 johnson 115 running rich and filing plugs  Not rated yet
We have a 1994 sunbird fish and ski with a johnson 115 on it beat starts up and runs fine after about three time stopping and starting its filing plugs …

1983 omc 3.8L 6 cylinder runs poor after warming up Not rated yet
my boat is a 1983 Grady White seafarer after the engine warms up the boat runs poor I can barely do 2 miles per hour the engine wants to stall I went …

hole in gas tank Not rated yet
I have a 1988 Gibson houseboat had a hole in one of the gas tanks empty all the gas but some leaked out somewhere in the bottom of the boat.I tried to …

Engine hard to put into reverse Not rated yet
I have a 2007 Mercury 90hp 4-stroke EFI. While out fishing, my wife hit a rock with the motor hard enough to jarr the boat just a little. Didn't think …

what is the 3/8 inch fuel line that runs from bottom of motor to air vents bolted to front of carbs on a 1985 force 85 hp? Not rated yet
I noticed fuel leakage running down back of transom,checked it out and found fuel in the air cover

My Triton SF21 with Honda 225 Outboard  Not rated yet
My Triton SF21 with Honda 225 Outboard was in the rain today while fishing and the Trim Motor is stuck on and won't shut off unless I disconnect the battery. …

outboard Mercury stop running and whont start now Not rated yet
Ran my outboard merc for a few hours in rough conditions. When I got pack too the dock the motor died and noe it whont start. I checked the fuel for water …

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carb loading up Not rated yet
boat starts great but have to floor it after running in from fishing spot to no wake zone. or to start after fueling. if I don't rev high it acts like …

1975 Volvo Penta 280 outdrive Not rated yet
I have a bad intermediate bearing and was wandering if the outdrive off a mercruiser 5.7 volvo Penta 280 outdrive would work ,1975. It currently has a …

135 mercruiser motor is louder than most Not rated yet
we have a 18ft 2001 Maxum boat with a 135 3.0 Mercruiser motor,,,,the design of the boat is seat attached to the driver and passenger seats than in the …

larson senza turning engine Not rated yet
Hi,I have Larson Senza 3.5 mercruiser,1987,engine rebuilt.I justbought it and its in my yard,now can I turn the engin out of water just for couple of seconds?I …

hydra-sports 2000dc shoot thru transducer Not rated yet
where to you install a shoot thru transducer on a 1997 hydra- sports 2000dc

engine hatch won't open Not rated yet
I have a 260 Sea Ray bowrider and the engine hatch won't open. Batteries are fine.

motor will not restart Not rated yet
when i troll the motor run fine till i turn it off and then will not start ??????? 350 chevy twinn port starts right up .. other stries to start but shuts …

Unknown knob  Not rated yet
I have a 89 bass tracker with 25 Hp Johnson with electric start and right under the key to start the boat there's a knob that you can turn and I'm not …

Mariner 40 outboard idling problem Not rated yet
i have a mariner 40 el late 80s model the motor starts up good after 10 min. or about when it gets warm it shuts off and makes a noise out the prop then …

OMC Seadrive 3.8 Not rated yet
When I turn the ignition key, I can hear and feel the sylenoid click but the engine will not turn over. If I turn the ignition on and jump across the terminals …

1980 OMC 120 Ran fine the first day, but low on gas and it died after fulling it up Not rated yet
1980 OMC 120 with a 400 outdrive. Writing this for my husband, but fill like I have had quite the education myself. New boat to us. Replaced part after …

85 evenrude 25 hp runs on ear mufs wont open up in water Not rated yet
i have changed coils fuel pump tank hoses prop runs great out of water only idle in water no power

92 merc 100 hp temp sender buzzer Not rated yet
Last time out 1 1/2 hrs continous busser - tattle tale cool. replace sender, next time 1 1/2 hour sender comes on then stops, finally full on. tattle …

Volvo penta 5.7 motor won't go over 2500 rpm.keeps reverting to safe mode Not rated yet
We have a 2003 Cabrio 257 Larson express cruiser which on August 5 blew a piston. The motor has been rebuilt and on test drives it goes into safe mode …

84 Larson 14' - is my motor to big 4 the boat? Not rated yet
I have a 84 Larson 14' and I have a 85 hp chrystler on the back of it. I think it may be to big for this boat. stickers are all faded and cant see what …

Water pressure guage  Not rated yet
The pressure guage needle is stuck in the middle. Need to know how to fix this or has the guage become faulty?

Electronics shut down when engines start Not rated yet
I have a 1976 Trojan F32. I had a problem with the port engine starting and had a mechanic work on it. He got it running but now when I start my engines, …

outboard Not rated yet
What makes my outboard shutt off on a plain has a little knock as it dies

how to remove tilt and trim off a 1994 -140 hp evinrude Not rated yet
THE TRIM CLYINDER ON THE POWER TRIM HAS STARTED TO LEAK TRYING TO REMOVE TO HAVE IT REPAIRED BUT CANT GET IT OUT FROM BETWEEN THE TRANSOM BRACKETS

200hp mercury runs but not charging bateries Not rated yet
2004 Mercury starts and runs but sputters and backfires under load. Also it is not charging batteries. It acts like it doesn't have enough spark. I don't …

DSC VHF radio Not rated yet
How can I tell if my vhf radio is hooked up properly to my gps? This a used boat.

JC Triton 260 evaluation rpm and hours gauge is flashing weird symbols a wrench In bottom left of hours portion and SEV bottom right what does it mean Not rated yet
I've had this boat since new and it has been great we love it but I did have I outtake boot replaced and they didn't get the hear linkage reset right so …

Ignition Warning Horn Not rated yet
I have a 2005 Sea Ray runabout. The ignition warning horn will not go off when the boat is started.

Mercury 90 boat Not rated yet
I need some help about the subject, Just 2 days ago, I tested the boat by keying the ignition. all I heard is just click everytime I turn on the key. …

no power to boat Not rated yet
my battery died in the middle of a lake and i have no power to raise the out drive up to tow it home so i took the bottom half off. when i got home i put …

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1969 mercury 350 not shifting after lower unit removal Not rated yet
After replacing the pump the forward / reverse gears won't work

2005 chapparral boat problem shifting gets stuck no reverse Not rated yet
2005 Chaparral volvo dual engines with 80 hours had problems shifting. had cables replaced and was told it was due to lack of use. Now boat will not go …

Silly high RPM's on Tach  Not rated yet
Suddenly the RPMs on my 1995 sea ray 17.5" bowrider with a 135 HP 3.1L mercruiser in board are super high , even idling. But the engine is not under …

120 Force Outboard. wiring harness blown fuse Not rated yet
Recently had new stator. new voltage regulator, & new ignition switch installed on a 1996 120 Force Outboard. Took the boat out and motor ran excellent. …

175 johnson ocean pro reverse throttle Not rated yet
Ive been working on a 97 175 ocean pro johnson outboard and took it to the water today went to unload it from the trailor and put it in full reverse the …

starting problems Not rated yet
I have a 1973 18 ft pen yann boat with a 350 inboard engine. When I first start the boat it runs perfectly and if I just ride all day it does great. However, …

mercruiser 3.0 litre engine loss of power under load Not rated yet
mercruiser 3.0 litre engine runs great out of water by major loss of power when in water . wont turn past 1700 rpms, but put it in nuetral and no nproblem …

1994 johnson 2 stroke 175 hp ocean pro Not rated yet
what kind of compression should i see on this engine, i am t third owner andthe prevoius owner didnt know how many hours where on it

Fireboy Fume Detector Not rated yet
My engine room fume detector is squealing. There are no fumes. Dry bilge, but did have water in bilge area today.

5.7 tks popping at high Rpms Not rated yet
New engine ran great 1st season then sat for 2.5 seasons started occasionally. I replaced fuel new cap & rotor and water fuel seperator also checked …

1984 23 foot angler walk around fuel tank location Not rated yet
I am wondering if anyone can tell me the location of the fuel tank on my 1984 23 foot angler walk around boat. I would also like to know if anyone can …

210 h.p. mercury m2 v6 wont rev past 3000 Not rated yet
Got involved with a repo of a Sea Doo Challenger. Parts missing, bottom carb shaft frozen. Not running. Got it running, but wont run above 3000 and sounds …

omc stern drive lower leg reasembly problem, won't shift into reverse Not rated yet
Hi guys, I'm having trouble with my lower leg, it wasn't shifting into reverse. I've taken the gear assembly apart (lower leg, were the cable ends) and …

70 HP Mercury Fuel problems Not rated yet
I have 1988 Forester boat and 70 HP Mercury outboard. The second time I took the boat out this year, it started fine, and when I opened it up it go t …

etec dead zone between idle and accelleration on 225 hp motor with std binnacle Not rated yet
When I start the motor at idle and move the lever into gear it starts propelling the boat at about 500 rpm's to get it to go faster I must move the throttle …

Hard to start 1986 Bayliner Capri Chevy 5.0 with Volvo outdrive Not rated yet
Runs great when it finally starts. Turns over well but always seems to start with difficulty, even after it has been running for awhile and then sitting …

1999 Johnson 90hp  Not rated yet
Question, but not much of a story... Need to add oil. I believe it's 4 cylinders, but is it 2 cycle or 4 cycle?

Sea Ray 205 Sport - I get a warning horn at slow speed. Not rated yet
I have a Sea Ray 205 Sport 2011, I get a warning horn at slow speed when motor is idling and when running in no wake zones. The horn stops when I accelerate …

rewiring 88 trim tilt to 1990 king cobra setup help Not rated yet
I have a 88 bayliner setup go a 1990 king cobra put in and my wiring is way different.

Boat engine is making a ticking sound when it's off Not rated yet
I have a deck boat with an inboard/outboard motor. When the engine is off it's making a ticking noise. The battery isn't dead and it will crank fine. Why …

Searay sundancer 300. Not rated yet
I have a searay sundancer 300 - 1995 - could anyone tell me where I can find the hydrolic steering reservoir? Thanks.

Why does a 200 Suzuki outboard motor stalls when taken from forward or reverse gear to neutral? Not rated yet
I have a 200 / 2005 Suzuki outboard motor that has been serviced regularly stall when taken from forward or reverse gear into neutral ? Has only just …

1987 9.9 yamaha 4 stroke Not rated yet
My motor when used will start out at full RPMs and drop down to half. We change the coil but still have the problem. Starts and sounds fine but drops …

1990 19ft sportscraft bow rider Not rated yet
I bought a 1990 19ft sportscraft bow rider with a aq131d Volvo penta inboard and it has no motor mounts they tell me this is correct can someone let me …

Winterizing sailboat Not rated yet
We have a 45ft cc hunter sailboat, and will be leaving it for an extended period this winter. It will be moored in fresh water in Vancouver. Last year …

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Engine rpms cut down Not rated yet
I have an OLD Johnson 40 horse on my pontoon. Took it out first time this yr and after 4-5 minutes the rpms cut down to 2000 and we limped back to dock. …

MERCURISER BRAVO1 STUCK UP Not rated yet
I HAVE A 2002 CARVILLE INTERCEPTOR OUTDRIVE WONT COME DOWN WITH TRAILER BUTTON OR WITH SWITCH HEAR RELAYS CLICKING HELP

high pitch noise from the control box , kill switch maybe ? Not rated yet
i have a high pitch noise coming from the control switch.its a 2001 fisher fx 18 dv with a 200 merc and a 9.9 merc kicker.the kicker won,t start.maybe …

hydraulic motor working only sometimes. Not rated yet
I have a 50hp Yamaha outboard (1998) on a 26ft motor sailer. The hydraulic moter that raises and lowers the engine works only most of the time. Nearly …

1989 mariner 115 straight 6 starts fine when cold Not rated yet
1989 mariner 115 straight 6 starts fine when cold - but then struggles to start and idle as motor heats up during the day. It also struggles to get over …

2002 Stingray electrical Not rated yet
Hello, I was wondering if someone could share wisdom on how the electrical system of my cruiser works. I have 2002 Stingray 240CS that has shorepower …

saf t mate capacity Not rated yet
MY son just bought a Saf-T-Mate 15'11" Commander boat with out the capacity plate I have been able to get some information about the boat from an "old …

drivability Not rated yet
I have a 1972 ouachita fiber glass boat it is 16 feet long and 5 feet wide it has a 1968 or 69 obc 55 or 60 hp out board it will get on plane almost instantly …

Outboard engine tips up in reverse Not rated yet
My outboard engine tips up when throttled in. Reverse How do you lock it into down position? Should it tip up in reverse?

Gas tank size Not rated yet
We just bought a 1994 24' fiberglass Sun Tracker party express pontoon boat, and need to know the gas tank capacity. It did not come with an owners manual... …

25 hp evinrude problems Not rated yet
I have a 1995 25hp evinrude console steer runs great but some times it acts like a rev limiter is there when going from neutral too half throttle or so …

1987 Sea Ray I/O Short in Ignition Circuit  Not rated yet
I have a 1987 Sea Ray which still runs great. Sometimes when I am trying to start it, I see a voltage drop from 12+ down to 10. I can put a jumper wire …

boat owner and cant drive it  Not rated yet
hi I have been going out on a friends boat for years but never really payed attention to the driving side of it, well I have now bought my own boat and …

Engine alarms keeps beeping Not rated yet
I have a 2013 Larson lsr 2300. When I start the boat it beeps once (which is normal). Theb after I start the engine another beep sounds and it beeps constant …

1193 Yamaha 115 2 stroke Not rated yet
Having trouble with it idling, you have to hold the choke patria ally closed to get it to run.

96 bayliner Capri 1850 v6 Not rated yet
My boat is making a humming noise when everthing is shut off. I've varified that it isn't the bilage pump or the fans because I can turn them on and hear …

Throttle Not rated yet
What OEM throttle was used on a 1996 ranger 374XT bass boat. I need to order the trim switch.

engine wont start Not rated yet
i was pulling a tube off my bayliner 245 and the engine started to lose power and then it would turn over but not start. then it just started to go click …

1989 sea ray 200 die and restart after 20 min Not rated yet
my 1989 sea ray 200 dies and it takes 20 to restart mechanic told me that the ignition control module needs to me replace anybody now wheres located

Yamaha Continues Bassmaster Sponsorship Not rated yet
Yamaha Marine is to continue its sponsorship of Bassmaster events through to 2016. Yamaha is an Official Premier Engine Sponsor of all BASS-owned events. …

Mercury 90 FourStroke EFI intermittent loss of power within first 5 minutes, then runs fine Not rated yet
I have a 2008 Mercury 90 EFI on my 170 Montauk. 4 times in the past two weeks the engine loses all power but within the first 5-10 minutes but still stays …

1992 yamaha 70hp not charging Not rated yet
I have a 1992 yamaha 70hp outboard motor that isn't charging the battery. It isn't putting any charge at all in the battery. I have two batteries hooked …

made it 300ft and boat had no oil... lost power and died.... what happened to the oil? Not rated yet
Can't figure out what is happening to my oil..... under power it disappears... no smoke... no idea

I have a 2004 Sea Ray Sundancer. The blower motor won't stay on. When I hit the button it turns on for a few seconds and then shuts off also I can't open the power hatch.  Not rated yet
I have a 2004 Sea Ray Sundancer. The blower motor won't stay on. When I hit the button it turns on for a few seconds and then shuts off Also I can't open …

Dead top cylinder  Not rated yet
My 1997 40hp Yamaha wont run on the top cylinder ! I have put a carb kit in it and cleaned the carbs twice !! Has spark and seems to have fuel but still …

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2008 Mecury 90 EFI intermittent loss of power Not rated yet
I have a 2008 Mercury 90 EFI on my 170 Montauk. 4 times in the past two weeks when running at different speeds it feels as though the engine loses all …

200 hp mariner on plane quit after 5- 10 seconds  Not rated yet
motor started fine idled fine got on plane and then it slowed and quit after a few seconds batteries fine ball hard turns over either no gas or electrical …

manual tilt stuck in up position Not rated yet
I have a 1989 Johnson 48hp outboard that is stuck in the up position. lever moves freely, cable is frayed and in bad shape. is there a way to bypass the …

motor slows down while it is at full speed Not rated yet
Its a 3.0 merc.Why does it start to slow down. I put it at 1\3 tokeep going. This starts to happen after 5 min. or so. Thanks for your help... if you …

air intake problem? Not rated yet
1997 mercury outboard 9.9 horsepower 4 stroke seems to have an air intake problem. It starts to shut off when I put the cover back on, and won't start …

what damage would it cause to leave key on 1974 50hp johnson Not rated yet
boat sat for 2 years. changed fuel, cleaned plugs. started motor and it ran great. unhooked fuel line when finished. motor ran out of fuel and died. forgot …

1982 15hp two stroke mariner yamaha Not rated yet
After having my engine serviced which did start first time.I took it out after about 15-20 mins it just died on me, trying to start it up it seemed to …

3.0 OMC  Not rated yet
My husband was out fishing, he was returning back to the dock around 22 feet of water. The engine made a sound like clank and cut off. He was able to restart …

1984 larson 3.8l GM with water in the oil. Not rated yet
Son in-law just bought a boat. He started it after he bought it and there is water in the oil. Before I start to disassemble this engine I just need to …

Chaparral sunesta 223 alarm Not rated yet
Engine alarm beeps twice every few minutes. Oil was changed 2 hours ago and checks fine on dipstick. Lower gear lube reservoir is full. Temp gauge runs …

engine runs smooth in nuetral, but rough in gear and no performance Not rated yet
Boat runs great in nuetral, but put it into gear in the water and it almost dies when dropped into gear. have to feather the throttle to keep it running …

Pirates get life  Not rated yet
Three convicted Somali pirates have been lucky to escape the death penalty , as a US jury sentences them to life in prison for the murder of four Americans …

2013 Suntracker pontoon boat - missing sputtering, & stalling Not rated yet
We have a mercury 4 stroke 2013 Suntracker Pontoon - we've had it all of 3 weeks and today we went out and it completed died on us. The pump to prime …

1996 mercury outboard 125 2 stroke power problems Not rated yet
I have a searay boat with a 125 mercury 2 stroke.it has sat for 10 years being started once a year or so to make sure she ran. It runs flawlessly, starts …

1985 186 robalo Not rated yet
i have water getting into my haul. it seem that someone had made a hole that was cap on the floor. i don't believe that this modification came with the …

Why is my boat doing this??! Not rated yet
I recently purchased a 70 hp Johnson. If I put it in gear, it will idle. When I go to give it throttle, it boggs down. If I cover the carb with my hand …

89 OMC inboard motor Loss of power Not rated yet
89 OMC inboard motor 3.0 runs 15-20 mins. then miss and looses power.

trim and tilt question Not rated yet
Have a 1992 Yamaha 40 hp put on a trim and tilt off of a 1993 question is- is it normal for it to run much slower in the up position than when it runs …

pulling hard to the right Not rated yet
i have got a 1981 tri hull 14 foot boat with a 75hp chrysler 3 cylinder outboard motor.OK heres my problem,at some point somebody put a 115hp bottom end …

boat motor sounds seized Not rated yet
We went boating today. The boat had less and less power. When we got back to the marina and tried to start it, it made a horrible clunk noise and now I'm …

88 hp evirude dies when trimmed completely down Not rated yet
i have a bumble bee king bee with a 88 hp spl evinrude that idles fine and runs fine until you trim it completely down it then dies and will not restart …

water blockage  Not rated yet
1985 60 hp mercury loss power .able to putt to dock .checked the tale pee no water.took off pee hose no blockage. placed water into bottom with muff still …

skeeter boat seat cushion Not rated yet
looking for replacment seat cushion for 1996 skeeter dv 18.5 backs are in good shape but seats are showing ware does any body know where i could find replacment …

how to access spark plugs on 93 sea ray 4.3L 205hp Not rated yet
Just bought a 1993 sea ray Bowrider, has 4.3L 205hp with Thunderbolt IV ignition. Was going to change the spark plugs, sure they havent been changed, …

fuel line connector Not rated yet
I got a 1969 650 four merc outboard. it runs fine but the fuel connector wont stay connected on the motor . I cant see anything broken . any idea on …

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Mercruisers Not rated yet
Engine rune great until 30mph then sputters looses power. Back off throttle and engine runs fine again

1996 thunderbolt 190 - boat value??? Not rated yet
I own a 1996 thunderbolt 190 and trying to find the value of the boat and trailer I have searched the internet for many hours with no luck any help would …

1990 thundercraft 1800sd - drain Not rated yet
what is the drain on the left lower side on a 1990 thundercraft 1800sd. it is the same fitting as my bilge pump has exesept its below water level

225 optimax compressor pump pully  Not rated yet
how much play is acceptable on the pully? mine has a slight wiggle of approx. 1/16-1/8".

Mercruiser 170 Inboard/Outboard - Boat Problem Not rated yet
Have a Mercruiser 170 Inboard/Outboard. Runs great for 30 to 45 minutes, decides to stall out and wont start for an hour. Did not appearfrom the …

plugged bilge ? Not rated yet
I have a regal commodore 280 I think I have water trapped under the cabin. The engine compartment drains fine with the bilge but I don't know how to …

lund alarm Not rated yet
i have a 1999 lund pro v.i have a alarm going off that looks like a little tea pot with a drip in front.what is this alarm. thanks

07 maxum with 4.3 electrical problem Not rated yet
have no warning buzzer everything works but ignition hook different power source to it works fine replaced tks switch fuse on starter and fuse panel good …

no spark to plugs on 93 chevy 305 marine engine Not rated yet
no coil output. distributor green coil green- replaced dist.cover & roter coil,elect.moduel,plugs. get 12 v.to coil dropts to7.5 v when try to start. v …

clunking noise during accelerating Mariner 150 EFI Not rated yet
I have a 1998 Mariner 150 EFI on my Sylvain Eliminator 1800 Fish and Ski. When I am accelerating from a stop, I hear and feel a sharp, loud clunk coming …

macerating pumps Not rated yet
lost both macerating pumps on my 2004 2601 seaswirl walkaround outboard and i am looking for the fuse location to check before i replace pumps.

Mercury launch joystick controls for outboards Not rated yet
Mercury Marine now has joystick-control for its Verado outboards and two new VesselView displays. The new Joystick Piloting for Outboards system will …

VETUS joins Yanmar Group  Not rated yet
Global marine engine manufacturer Yanmar has announced that VETUS, a “well-known player in the international market for its in-house engineered boat equipment …

Coast Guard will stop using 2182 kHz as an international distress frequency Not rated yet
The U.S. Coast Guard has decided to terminate its use of radiotelephone "Medium Frequency" (MF) 2182 kHz, which was first designated more than 65 years …

battery draw Not rated yet
I have a 1969 crestliner Norseman. I believe it has a 120 4 stroke mercruiser. My battery has been constently draining so I narrowed it down to the main …

my 1988 90 hp johnson outboard  Not rated yet
At 10-20 mph the motor starts sputtering like it wants to quit. The reves up, then repeats the sputtering. New plugs installed, drained gas tank, put new …

1989 bayliner trophy shifting problems Not rated yet
with key off the shifter goes to the forward neutral and reverse with no effort. When the motor is on I can shift to forward and motor out. When I try …

boat motor size Not rated yet
jset bought a grumman 16 ft v alum boat 2007 it had a mariner 50hp on it but engine was bad seller told me in advance I found a really nice low hrs 25hp …

91 galaxie throttle problems Not rated yet
when I first put the boat in the water it runs fine, but after running for awhile the throttle becomes stiff, and won't go into neutral or reverse, I have …

starter on volvo penta . best way to replace Not rated yet
May need to repalce stsrter. how is the best way to access it, 1998 volvo penta v8 5.7

Acceleration  Not rated yet
I have a 2005 Sea Ray select. This past weekend I started the boat and traveled through the no wake zone. Once through that zone, I accelerated and the …

1975 slickcraft 305 225hp omc Not rated yet
put boat in water today after 2 years whent thorugh everything seemed good, was idling up river, boat stalled out.iam getting fuel and spark boat starts …

engine will not idle it stalls  Not rated yet
can not get my engine to stay running if I give it gas it starts but will just die down It will run at high rpm but stalls if it idles down

HP Suzuki Motor tilt problem Not rated yet
the tilt on my 115 HP Suzuki will not go up. Pushing the switch to lower the motor makes a sound but no sound or movement trying to raise it

boat shakes Not rated yet
I have 1992 bayliner 18ft. 3.0 mercrusier i/o. starts right up but whenever you throole down and put into gear the engine starts to buck and the boat shakes …

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Changing motor size. Not rated yet
Hello all! My undersized engine 3.0 OMC in my 1988 Lund 21ft. Sportcabin went bad. And now I want to put a larger engine in to replace the 3.0 OMC …

runs good out of water, when "load" it bogs down in water Not rated yet
I have a 21 foot Larson. Boat starts right up and runs great out of water. But when in water under "load" it bogs and sputters and won't go. Any suggestions …

boat will run 500 yards or so then stalls. Not rated yet
well i bought a boat off of ebay .i know i know ....but the people were very genuine....this boat sat for two years ,was tuned winterized countless new …

motor quit running Not rated yet
was driving boay and was running great and all of sudden lost all pwer motor shut off took cover off lot of smoke coming out and smell of burnt wires found …

Mercury 35 - loss in primer bulb Not rated yet
Hello I have a 1980’s mercury 35 I prime the bulb and starts right up idles well then it stalls I can keep priming the bulb and it will run fine and in …

volvo inboard heats up after 30 minutes of use to 220 deg. than while die and not start until it colls down Not rated yet
i have a boat with a volvo inboard when iuse it for 30 min. it heats up to around 220 deg. and than dies and wont start till it cools back down

1984 Sea Sprite with 3.8L V6 OMG Engine Problems with Tilt Not rated yet
I am having problems with my tilt on my boat. It is an I/O and I have plenty of battery as my gauge shows 14V. When I try the tilt switch the solenoid …

Boat died, will not start? Not rated yet
We were driving the boat and it beeped three times and would die all three times, so I turned it off and it would not do anything.. Would not start back? …

just rebuilt carbs on 85hp evinrude. acts like its out of gas Not rated yet
I just rebuilt the carbs on my 1978 85hp evinrude because the needle and seat were sticking. Now I pump the bulb to get the gas primed to it and it ran …

1998 procraft bass boat Not rated yet
When using the boat on the water it speratically makes a loud alarm sound around the steering wheel. It's very high pitch sound and only comes on when …

boat will not start at all but battery is good and charged 1988 cobalt 202 Not rated yet
the 1988 cobalt 202 lost all power after turning on the bilge and blower, the ignition caused a snap and all power went away. Battery is fully charged …

Screaching/scraping noise. Not rated yet
I had my 98 Bayliner out Sat. (3.0L with Alpha 1 outdrive)doing about 30 when suddenly it started making a loud screeching/scraping noise. I limped back …

2005 triton 196tr with mercury 150xr6 switch beside the ignition Not rated yet
just bought this boat. the boat would idle, but unable to take off.. when I turned a switch beside the ignition, the boat ran like a charm. it sounds …

1978 350 mercruiser won't crank Not rated yet
1978 campion 350 merc, engine has 85 hourss, but has been sitting for a couple years. Fire it up every couple months. Was running it the other day, working …

water in the oil Not rated yet
I was anxiously leaving to go fishing with my son, and as I pulled out of the driveway, I did not swing quite wide enough and the back left trailer tire …

Driveshaft wont go in right Not rated yet
1994 Mercury Mariner 115hp 4cyl 2stroke Serial# 0G151982. Start off clutch exploded while under load. Removed lower unit. Took out all gears and all shafts. …

outboard motor runs fine until cutoff Not rated yet
my motor stat fine and runs good until the first time I cut the motor off

yamaha L4 3.0 motoor Not rated yet
motor overheating , changed the impeller and the themostat , still ooverheating

no power Not rated yet
Drove my 1999 sea ray sundancer 2400 stopped ad no power anywhere. Ten minutes later turned thekey and problem was gone.

Oil conversion Not rated yet
I have a 1995 Seaswirl 17 foot open bow/My indicator says low oil/ I went to the dealer and he said that this is a common problem. Recommends removing …

No speed Not rated yet
Recently had twin 135 hp Honda 4 strokes (94) on 26.6 work cat. Can't get over 2000 rpm under load but they seem to run great. Throttle is opening all …

1980 Ski Nautique  Not rated yet
My 1980 Ski Nautique runs great for approximately an hour & a half - tubing etc...but afterwards it will periodically die and won't run. I let it rest …

Resealing my outdrive by myself Not rated yet
Hello I just purchased a 1991 four winns horizion. From a privets seller on crags list. The Boston lasted 4 hours on the water till it started taking …

2004 evinrude e-tech 50 hp  Not rated yet
I have a 2004 E-tech 50 hp, it starts and idles great but when you go to throttle up it spits and sputters. I have put new has in and changed both plugs …

rough starting Not rated yet
2001 stingray 200 4.3 mercruiser, drags and clicks when trying to start, sometimes it turns over like it should cleaned battery conections and to starter …

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boat goes slow in foward acts like something slipping high rpms  Not rated yet
I have a 1995 searay 195 3.o when you put it in gear it goes in gear fine butgoes forward very slow with high rpm

Water comes in boat with engine running Not rated yet
350 Chevy Direct Drive ski boat. Water enters boat through engine compartment when engine is running.

My 1976 35 HP Evenrude starts fine and runs smooth to 3000 rpm, but will not go any higher. Still runs smooth at 3000 rpm's why will it not go any higher Not rated yet
Just bought a Demcraft fishing boat with the 35 evinrude for me an my boy to do some fishing. The first time we took her on the lake it started fine but …

2010 Skeeter WX1850 with Yamaha F150 – boat is light in front after installing new prop Not rated yet
I installed a new Yamaha 3 blade 13.75” x 19 pitch prop and now my boat is light in front and starts bouncing at 42 mph. This did not happen until 49 …

Not sucking in water Not rated yet
1988 Fourwinns 205 sundowner with a gm 305, everything runs fine but engine is overheating an looks like it is not sucking in water to keep cool. What …

97 Bayliner Jazz 120xr sport jet Not rated yet
Ive been haveing a problem with it not wanting to plane. The wear ring is good and the impeler is to. I resealed the ride plate with new seal and caulk, …

1985 60 hp Evinrude cutting out Not rated yet
I have a 1985 Evinrude 60hp. The motor appears to have been set up for oil injection in the beginning, but it was all removed prior to me owning it. We …

mercruiser 120 i/o random stall and skip Not rated yet
i have an 83 mercruiser 120 i/o that will start up and run mint for about an hour or more after trolling then motor will quit and sometimes start up hard …

12V system and 12V on the steel- hull Not rated yet
We have got a steel boat, two engines (isolated from hull), a separate electric system (batteries) for engines & one for services and 12V on the hull. …

1973 Johnson 65HP trouble running Not rated yet
If i prime the carbs the motor starts and runs good, i can shift into gear (with muffs) runs great, as soon as i take it out of gear it dies and i have …

1988 evinrude 88 spl coughs Not rated yet
Engine starts up but idles erratic. Upon acceleration, engine cough every once in a while and dies ittermittently. Carbs where overhauled, plugs were …

2003 bayliner 175 steering cable Not rated yet
I unplugged the cable from the helm and engine but I am unable to pull cable off the backend. Is there a way to do this?

Horn Problem Not rated yet
I have a Triump 191FS boat and when you cut the main power switch on the horn starts blowing and does not stop. You can touch the horn switch and nothing …

boat problem Not rated yet
e have a 26' Larson Cabrio 2000. She gets up on plain runs fine and then bogs down like she feels like she's around. When trying to get her up on plain …

Lund Boat Power Trim Not rated yet
Power Trim On the Throttle does not go up or down. The trim in the front of the boat works fine. The trim on the motor works fine. Please help

1995 205 sundowner with 302, leaking power steering fluild Not rated yet
Power steering unit works when fluid is in pump resesvor but leaks out after a 1 hour of operation, there are no visible signs of fluild around pump itself, …

1995 Fisher Pontoon with 115 HP rebuilt Mercury motor Not rated yet
When the key is on, a loud beeping noise started. It is pumping water fine and smokes when cranked, so it appears that it is pumping oil. What is wrong? …

Holes in the Boat Not rated yet
Bought a like new 02 Starcraft Starfire 1700 last year. No owners manual provided. I have three drain holes at rear of the boat. I assume the one with …

Smartcraft tachometer depth display problem Not rated yet
On a Sea Craft 3400, the tach depth mode display only shows "DEPTH" and not the actual digital value for the depth. Any way to troubleshoot this??!!?? …

boat dying in reverse Not rated yet
I just checked out an 85 vip 19ft fish/ski boat and when I put it in reverse it engages fine but when I throttle it up in reverse it dies. Is it supposed …

1993 OMC Cobra surges at 3000 rpm Not rated yet
I have got an 1993 omc cobra fuel injected 5.0 and it surges bad at 2800 to 3000 rpms any suggestions

In over my head  Not rated yet
I had boat sitting a while had to replace 302 eng. with 888 know started motor shift eng. Cuts out then dont seem to get water thru lower unit hook up …

bow lights Not rated yet
is there a fuse for the bow running lights on a 2006 17 ft triumph boat. If so where is it. Just cant seem to get the light working. I inspected the light …

reseating windshield into rubber gasket on a regal 1900 lsr 1999 Not rated yet
is there an easy way to reseat the front windshield into the gasket

Old mercury 175 io  Not rated yet
It's a 1984 Mercury IO. Strong motor when she's going. 50% of the times I will run her on the water for 45 minutes and shut off in the water...when I try …

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1972 power pump replacement with pulley Not rated yet
1972 house boat powered by Chrysler 318 with dana outdrive need power pump and pulley for clutch. Another issue Often engine breaker trips when engine …

mercury 1989 outboard Not rated yet
Hi,just need some help,I have a 1989 20hp mercury outboard,always starts first go,the other day started first go then went into forward throttle and all …

running new wires Not rated yet
tracker 2004 pt 185, how to remove cover thats carpeted on drivers side so i can run new transducer wire up near drivers seat?

1991 stratos 285 pro, beeping sound Not rated yet
I have a beeping noise coming from the fuel tank area with the key on. It makes the beep every 15-20 seconds. When you have the engine running, the beeping …

1997 Larson Starter Problem Not rated yet
I Let My Sister Borrow My 1997 Larson. She Forgot To Put The Plug In And The Water Got Pretty Hi In The Boat Before She Realized. She Took It Out The Next …

boat will stop running smooth at 1600rpm Not rated yet
Boating, I have a 1988 four winns hirizon 210 that ideals fine and once up to 1600rpm it falls on its face and starts spittping and poping any ideas? …

want stay running Not rated yet
i have a1996 evinrude 150 the motor will crank and run till you let go of key it goes dead thought it was switch replaced it still does the same help

1975 69 foot criss craft raw water cooling diagram Not rated yet
I am having propblems with hooking up a raw water cooling to the Genset. can any one help me out with a diagram

Boat won't go into forward gear Not rated yet
We have a 1984(?) Larson Citation 5500. We can get it to go into reverse but not forward when it's in the water. It will sometimes go into forward while …

Where is my onboard water tank on 1984 24' Starfire Boat??? Not rated yet
I am looking to replace my onboard water tank on my recently purchased 1984 Starfire 24' deep v boat. The boat is nearly 30 years old so I just want …

2004 Mercury 90 hp - How do I get reverse to work after reinstalling my lower unit? Not rated yet
I changed my impeller on my 2004 Mercury 90 hp ELPTO, when I installed to lower unit, I can't get my prop to move in reverse, it works in forward and …

Aerator and lights Not rated yet
My aerator and lights aren't turning on, but the engine and trolling motor are fine. Guesses are also fine. Any ideas? It's a Lund alum. Fishin boat 14 …

engine starts and runs fine but gauges, lights, depthfinders wont turn on Not rated yet
I have a '08 traker pro guide V16. the engine starts but nothing else that runs off the main battery doesn't work. I checked the fuses andthey all seemed …

boat surges Not rated yet
boat runs fine for 20-30 minutes after stop and swim for 30 min. engine surges at full throttle. ive changed fuel filters, ignition coil, plugs wires , …

battery dead can not lift engine hatch Not rated yet
i have electric engine hatch battery dead cannot get to it have electric hatch how do i get hatch open

170 triumph bass boat Not rated yet
im looking at a triumph 170 bass boat. the boat is a lil scuffed but its a 2002 so you expect a lil wear and tear.when I looked at the bottom of the boat …

starter just clicks Not rated yet
in/out board mercury cruiser v6 try to start and just clicks. can start with a screwdriver. New batteries and starter. Cleaned everything up. please help …

90 four winns 460 cobra will not plane Not rated yet
the boat will not pass 3000 rpm in gear. when it is out of gear rmps uf just fine.

livewell operations Not rated yet
i am trying to figure out how to use the livewell system in the new/used boat i bought...it is a 1999 cobra 201D. when i first bought it one side worked …

low idling want stay cranked Not rated yet
how do I solve low idling problems on my 2005 75 mercury fourstroke motor. It want stay cranked in neutral idles below 1000rpms

2002 Fisher deck boat model 2210. 4.3 V6  Not rated yet
I recently sold my 2002 2210 fisher deck boat with 4.3 v6 inboard. The purchaser put in the lake with out install block & water manifold drains. This boat …

Rapid deceleration Mercury 210 Not rated yet
I have a 1992 proline 210 walkaround cuddie with the original mercury engine. Engine starts and runs fine. Accelerates without problems and runs upto 40-50-MPH. …

Can't get my 4.3 Volvo penta past 3500 rpm. Slow take off. Idels great.  Not rated yet
I have a 2008 four winns with a 4.3 Volvo penta the boat starts and idels great. It even revs in nutreal perfectly but it wont go past 3500 rpm. And …

No power Not rated yet
I have a 18.5 ft Renken inbd/outbd OMC120. Replaced engine and no power. makes power with stinger up in and out of water. will not make power with stinger …

1988 mercury 60 hp outboard sudden loss of power. Not rated yet
I have a 1988 mercury 60hp. While running at full speed I began hearing a long beep. Within 30 seconds I had a sudden loss of power, then died. It started …

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power steering belt always loosens on 3.0 L gm  Not rated yet
power steering belt seems to come loose after ashort period of running.

water in lower unit  Not rated yet
replaced water inlet screen 86evinrude 70 HP. replaced water pump. put lower unit back on have water in lower unit

no power to bilge, radio, blower.... Not rated yet
hooked up new amp and sub...not currently attached...tried to turn boat and horn, bilge, blower, and radio not working...sounds like boat will start, has …

Phoenix 37/38 white color match for touch ups Not rated yet
I want to touch up the paint on my 38 Phoenix but I am having trouble getting the color right. I am using Interlux Blue Glow but am not sure if the color …

My 1973 Martinique Correct Craft boat having problems staying running and starting back up Not rated yet
Yesterday my family and I took the boat out it ran great for a while, after a a few hours it stalled out, I started up again then it ran for a little bit, …

engine swap Not rated yet
will a 350 chevy from a car exchange with 350 Volvo penta ? the boat is 1986 bayliner/trophy 23ft cabin cruiser.

140 horse I/O. on 1985 Renkin Not rated yet
Started right up, idols fine. Ran great for first 40 minutes. Then really bogs down at full throttle. Hard starting after drifting. After a while it was …

eagle mark320 fishfinder display quit working Not rated yet
Left boat plug out and took in a lot of water in back of boat. The only problem after was my front fishfinder display quit working. It has power because …

AM\FM radio with auxiliary plug-in. Not rated yet
I have a Gibson executive 44 foot houseboat. My radio is mounted right above my control panel at the helm of the boat. If I'm just playing the radio and …

1986 Evinrude 70 hp wont turn over. Not rated yet
1986 Evinrude 70 HP will not start. I replaced the selenoid coils, the actual selenoid, and spark plugs. I had it started in my yard with the hose hooked …

Starting Problems Not rated yet
I put in a new switch and is wired correctly but the motor will not turn over.i get power to the top side of the voltage regular but not to the starter …

carbeurator not getting fuel Not rated yet
I have a 1978 Charger jet drive boat. It has a 1973 Ford 460 engine and a Carter AFB carb. I can't get fuel to the carb. I'm not sure if it is an issue …

1997 playcraft pontoon-twin electric motors Not rated yet
the trim motor seems to be locked in the up position and will not come down.batterys are up to full charge,what could be wrong.

1991 20' chaparral 2050 SL prop size Not rated yet
I have a 20' 1991 chaparral 2050 SL, can the prop size be increase to allow the boat to come on plane quicker?

Fishing boat charging system Not rated yet
Which battery -of 3- runs what on the boat....outboard, accessories and trolling motor

replacing bilge pump in 1993 Lund 1700 Not rated yet
I'm trying to replace a bilge pump in a 1993 Lund 1700. There isn't much room under the floor to get to the hose and unmount old unit due to my bear paw …

2009 bass tracker pro 17 Not rated yet
would like to know how to change the aerator pump on my 2009 bass tracker pro 17 sits behind the gas tank lousy design,,,

84 Ranger 375 V no electrical power Not rated yet
I've lost power to the ignition and trim , I can't find a main breaker , what should I check .

Right prop size Not rated yet
What is the proper prop size for a 2006 Larson Senza 206. 5 litre Volvo sterndrive I would like to go stainless

accidently hit the kill switch while running my bayliner Not rated yet
The kill switch was accidently hit while our Bayliner was running. It no longer works. What might the problem be? Thank you, Priscilla

We need a template to replace corroded mast step in 35' challenger ketch built in 1976 can anyone help? Not rated yet
We have a 1976 Challenger Ketch. It has a keel stepped mast and the main mast step is now corroded - allowing the mast to slip a couple of inches lower …

outboard starts but then turns off Not rated yet
I have a 1982 mercury 150 OB. It starts right up, runs for about 10 seconds then turns off. Not sure what the problem could be.

Water getting into the gas tank Not rated yet
The boat is a 1983 scorpian, 17ft, OMC 3.8 motor. I get a lot of water in the gas tank. The bilge is dry and the tank is built in the floor, aluminum. …

Problems when tring to start my 70 HP outboard Not rated yet
I have a 1984 70 HP Evenrude Runs like new. But, when i try to start it, it sounds like it has a dead battery After about 3 to 5 tries it finally …

Evinrude motor troubleshooting Not rated yet
I have a 1978 25hp evinrude motor motor fires up good and run smooth but ever 5 to 10 seconds it pops and shahes boat took lower unit off drive shaft look …

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1985 lund tyee 4.9 Not rated yet
Just bought a 1985 Lund Tyee 4.9 and want to find an owners manual, also would like to know the fuel capacity of this boat.

1994 suzuki dt115 wiring Not rated yet
I have a 1994 suzuki dt115 ,I'm putting on a 89 skeeter wrangler . suzuki control box na125 has 7 wires that should go to dash 1)pnk/green 2)blk 3)gray …

trim not working Not rated yet
I have a 86 celebrity V6 boat. The trim went down and will not go up. At first it would click, now nothing. It will not go up or down. Is there a pin, …

boat flooded eltronics not working Not rated yet
Boat flooded when plug was left in..and we had a rain storm, now the fishfinder, bilge, areator, and lights don't work, tilt and trim and trolly work...replaced …

anchor line length Not rated yet
How long should your anchor line be for a 34ft Searay used on the east coast in the ocean.

1985 evinrude 70 Not rated yet
i have a1985 evinrude 70 and hydraulic tilt stop working can you tel me why i can here the tilt makeing niose but would not move

1989 16ft Maxum Bowrider Boat Replacement or seat covering? Not rated yet
My Dad left me our old boat...I can still remember the day my Dad and Mom bought it she was beautiful! Well now it's 2012 and her seat upholstery is crap,I …

Boat Tilt Not rated yet
I have a 1973 Larson 14.5' with an 85 hp Mercury. Bought it at a yard sale. When I go full throttle the boat tends to lean to the left, quite a bit...what …

CDM engine conversion Not rated yet
I am converting a 60 hp mariner which had a cdi ignition system to a cdm. I have all the components except the flywheel, which I to my understanding has …

Gas Tank Size for 2000 Starcraft 2010GT open bow Not rated yet
Hi - I bought a used 2000 Starcraft 2010GT open bow boat and do not have the manual. I am trying to find out how many gallons of gas the tank holds? …

4 cylinder 3 liter cobra does not spark  Not rated yet
1988 bayliner 4 cylinder 3 liter cobra does not spark after rain and oil change

Engine speeds up Not rated yet
I have a 1988 Chev 305 engine that acclerates on it's own when I am trolling. I tap on the throtle to get to the correct speed 4m.p.h. It stays there for …

smoking battery cables Not rated yet
Trying to jumpstart 90 sunbird stinger, using jumper cables hooked directly to the battery cables, connection between the cables starts smoking, and starter …

Main fuse box in a 1984 Larson boat Not rated yet
I have lost all power to the starter, hydraulic lift for the motor and the gauges ie gas, horn etc.

2001 150 hp. johnson seapro leaking grey sludge Not rated yet
hi i am burning off $600 in 2 year old gas, motor runs a little rough on and off,half a tank left. the motor has started leaking a grey oil sludge from …

NO POWER AFTER ENGINE SWAP Not rated yet
I have a 1987 Sea Sprite with a 4.3 omc engine that dropped a valve, cracked piston and head. I got another engine out of a 1990 chevy s10 and switched …

Power tilt wires are damaged. Not rated yet
My 1988 Yamaha Pro V 150 G has a problem with the power tilt button at the throttle. It always works for down but sometimes it does not for up, unless …

2005 chapparal 236 sunesta wont go above 3000 rpm Not rated yet
it wont go above 3000 rpm untill i start trimming up then it will get on plain it a volvo 5.0

boat starting problem Not rated yet
we have a 2002 ebbtide inboard deck boat, when we try to start it will start but dies very quickly and wil not stay running you put it into gear. Any suggestions …

4.3 vovlo penta Not rated yet
I was drving the boat stop to change skier .boat wood not start change 4.3 did not turn over .check cylnder found water in all 6 cyl. i do not know how …

prop issue Not rated yet
i have a 17ft polar deep v hull center console with a 1998 90hp force i bought the boat about 2 months ago and it would get up on plane fairly well and …

no power to coil, what is the possible cause Not rated yet
just bought boat try to start, turning over but no spark, power at ignition coil, not sure if there should be 12v going to the coil, please help thanks …

1997 SeaRay 180 Bowrider fist time in brackish water, help Not rated yet
anybody no the proper procedure for the first time putting my 1997 180 bowrider in salt water? help

1998 90hp evinrude spl Not rated yet
I have a 1998 90hp evinrude spl. I have rebuilt the carbs, fuel pump, replaced the filter in the water seperater, all the fuel lines, primer bowl, spark …

need ladder for 1996 Cape horn 19 Not rated yet
Need help in choosing a ladder to help get into a 1996 cape horn 19.

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1996 lund 1950 tyee Not rated yet
How to replace fuel filler hose on a 1996 lund 1950 tyee gs magnum.

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I replaced my starter and Slinoid on my hydra sport (2000 177 Johnson) and know when I hook up my hot cable to the battery it engages the starter without …

Celebrity 2000 boat with Merc 250 Apha motor stalling problems Not rated yet
I have a 2000 Celebrity cuddy cabin, 22-ft with a 250-hp HP Apha motor. The initial startup of the engine is no problem. However, after running the boat …

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Hi I have 97 evinrude 200hp it has water seeping from 3 of 6 bolts on valve covers

Boat will not get up on plane Not rated yet
I have a 1980 campion with a volvo 250 4cyl with 2 carbs. the problem is the motor bogs down while under load, the max. rpm is about 3000. In neutral it …

fuel gauge trouble Not rated yet
the fuel gauge in my boat was always reading full no matter want . i unhooked the ground and the power and it returned to empty and now want do anything …

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Have a 2002 Bayliner Capri, 175 with Mercruiser system. Throttle advance button will not pop back out, allowing lever to shift transmission. Need to know …

91 johnson 150hp idler issues Not rated yet
alright, so im i first time boat owner. i have a 91 johnson 150hp on my ranger bass boat. it starts up great with the little white idler arm up. but as …

how to unlock the hatch over the motor on a 2000 ultra custom boat Not rated yet
I have a 2000 Ultra Custom Boat. I have an electric option to open the hatch covering the engine. When I hit the button to open the hatch (UP) it is …

does 1984 185 johnson have a VRO alarm? Not rated yet
1984 185 hp Johnson. I have a constant alarm sound when key is turned on. I have traced the problem to the wire that goes to the oil resevoir. When I …

2005 22' regal bowrider Not rated yet
alarm sounds 2 beeps, possible thought depth sounder? i RESET it AND HAVE SAME NOISE, all reading oil pressure, temp gage, fine, RPM fine, any suggestions? …

four winns rs 4.3L throttle, neutral switch problem?  Not rated yet
1997 four winns rs 4.3L there is a round button in the middle of the throttle control (allows you to move throttle in fwd, rev or neutral) Usually push …

No power to ignition or instrument pannel Not rated yet
My ignition and instrument pannel lost all power while on the lake. Everything else works fine just ignition and gauges. Any ideas? Answer Check …

BURNING UP Not rated yet
I HAVE A 1997 JOHNSON 50hp (model# J50ESLEU / ser# G0435666B) ON A 16ft ALUM FLAT. I INSTALLED A CMC AFTERMARKET POWER TILT/TRIM UNIT (model# PT-130)ON …

1973 25 hp. johnson Not rated yet
I have a 1973 25 hp. Johnson outboard. It runs wide open but feels like you are hitting something with the leg when it is running in gear. You feel a …

triton boat won't start Not rated yet
This morning I went out to check my triton boat over before going on a fishing tournament. It wouldn't start. I have one cranking battery and two for …

96 celebrity star wont start. battery is fulled charged and it started yesterday? Not rated yet
I AM LOOKING AT BUYING A 96 CELEBRITY STARFIRE 22FT CUDDY CABIN ITHINK. IT HAS WEAK COMPRESSION IN ONE CILENDER. THE BOAT STARTED AND RAN FINE YESTERDAY …

Mercury 150hp Boat Problem please help Not rated yet
hi i have a 1996 Mercury 150hp Xl offshore motor....my problem is that when i start my motor the oil warning beeps untill i rev the engine, once i stop …

82 FORMULA THUNDERBIRD 40' Not rated yet
WHERE CAN I FIND SPECS ON THIS CABIN CRUISER- I NEED TO BUILD A TRAILER FOR IT.

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was riding and heard a POW and I lost 90% of the engines oil. Is my motor shot? Volvo 4.3 inboard 6c ylinders

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I just purchased a 2003 Glastron GS249. Everything seems to work relatively well under power on battery. The manual says to turn batteries off when hooked …

mid 90,s yamaha boat motor  Not rated yet
my boat motor blows its fuse everytime it starts. It started when we hooked it up to a battery backwards and tried to start it

no power to ignition or dash Not rated yet
i own a 1987 galixey with a 4 piont 3 liter cobra did not run for two years was running good on lake seemed liked i needed to turn the idol up next mourning …

boat wont stay running unless fully choked Not rated yet
I boaut a ner with a bayliner with a AQ200C volvo penta motor rbuilt the carb. the boat will start but rough idle, it will not run between 1,000rpm to …

alternator belt replacement on a 3.0 1010cid 135 hp on my 18 ft 2002 larson Not rated yet
I believe i have to take off right motor mount to replace alternater drive belt, do i need a jack under motor if i just take right side mount only???? …

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trim Not rated yet
trim won't raise or lower on Four Winds boat. Can go side to side for steering.

steering Not rated yet
I have a 92 sylvan barritz 209. Im trying to remove the steering wheel. the wheel looks like it is part of the shaft. It has a teleflex rack system. any …

steering wheel removal Not rated yet
I have a 92 sylvan barritz 209, and I need to remove the steering wheel to gain access to the console to install a new radio. The wheel sits very close …

boat motor  Not rated yet
when we run the boat motor in a barrel at home it runs fine, but when we get it to the lake it will not stay runnig

1990 bass Ranger boat horn Not rated yet
What I was driving AT IDLE SPEED AND A HORN SOUND STARTED AND WOULD NOT STOP UNLESS I TURNED OFF THE KEY. I DISCONNECTED THE WIRE FROM A SMALL BLACK ROUND …

with and without vro Not rated yet
I have a problem with a 1987 year model 60 hp 3 cyl Mercury outboard motor . I purchased it used on a pontoon boat. someone had disabled and removed the …

how to install downriggers on a small boat Not rated yet
My fishing days all started years ago when I lived in Traverce City MI. I had a small open bow run about boat I put in the small lakes for bass fishing. …

prop won't stay up mercury motor Not rated yet
Have a pontoon boat. Was doing fine ,parked it.But now the prop goes up , but won't stay up.

No power to instrument panel. Not rated yet
I have a 1990 Four Winns 205 Sundowner. When I winterized it last fall everything was working great. This spring, after checking the oil and turning …

resetting the 50 amp fuse on my 454 boat engine. Not rated yet
while driving my twin 454 crusader inboards at a speed of 18 knots, I felt the speed drop down, I noticed the starboard tach at 0. Tried to start the …

resetting the 50 amp fuse on my 454 boat engine. Not rated yet
while driving my twin 454 crusader inboards at a speed of 18 knots, I felt the speed drop down, I noticed the starboard tach at 0. Tried to start the …

throttle box Not rated yet
unenployed and bought a boat 1989 astro 89 merc 50 hp from 2 states away cant afford to take it any where to fix when i put the shifter in forward my boat …

Ranger Z20 w/225 proxs Not rated yet
Once out of the hole and up and running the boat wants to slide in the rear at random seemingly for no reason. What could be causing this or is it something …

1978 evinrude 35 hp...needs new wiring Not rated yet
I have a 1978 evinrude,35 hp motor and alot of the wiring needs replaced. The wiring under the cap has become so brittle that when you move it , it brakes. …

Mercury XR6 2.5L 150 oil problem Not rated yet
I don't know why but after you turn off the engine, oil is seen dripping from the carbs it a sive. When you restart it is smokey for a little bit then …

i have a 1988four winns freedom 16 boat that wont stay running whats the problem Not rated yet
i have a 1988 four winns make is omc model is freedom 16130 hp it will run as long as i hold the ignition whats my problem

5 hp sea king hard to steer Not rated yet
Cannot get this little kicker to steer easy. Have dismantled the system, it looks like aluminum fins that ride in rubber. I removed the friction band …

fuel pump Not rated yet
Trying to replace 350 chevy fuel pump. Can i use an electric fuel pump instead of mechanical one.

can I cut into the fiberglass? Not rated yet
I have a 1988 19' open bow seaswirl cierra with a 150hp Johnson outboard. I'm wondering if anyone who is familiar with this boat has cut into the box …

DOWNRIGGER INSTALL Not rated yet
DO I NEED TO INSTALL A BACKUP PLATE ON MY EDGEWATER WHEN I INSTALL THE DOWN RIGGER. I WOULD HAVE TO CUT ACCESS HOLES IN THE SIDE TO ACCESSS THE BOTTOM …

mercruiser noise Not rated yet
My 2005 Mercruiser 5.7 makes a rattling come clacking noise until it gets warmed up. Change the exhaust flappers but no change. Not sure if its connected …

need to repower my 15.5' glastron boat.  Not rated yet
am looking for a motor to replace an 85hp johnson. need to know if the boat will take a 100 or 115hp outboard. what is the largest size the boat can handle. …

trolling motor noise over my vhf radio Not rated yet
I have motorguide tour edition trolling motor that make noise over my uniden vhf radio can you help me with that

175 sportjet idle surge Not rated yet
I have a 2001 tracker pro team 185 with a 175 sportjet engine. When the engine warms up, it randomly drops to about 800 rpms for a few seconds before it …

four winns no dash power Not rated yet
1999 four winns 170 fis and ski. 115 hp johnson outboard. just bought over the internet. no dash gauges working including the sytem ceck lights. …

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front livewell on lund 1950pumps very low amount of water Not rated yet
my forward livewell on lund 1950 tyee magnum i believe has a hole in tube. it pumps water in bilge. how do i replace it. can i get a detailed diagram of …

I have spark compression and fuel still won't start Not rated yet
Merc outboard it has great spark,compression and is getting fuel turns over just fine but when it trys to fire its like it almost stops the motor for a …

Problem voltage draw. Not rated yet
I just recently bought a 2000 model 18 foot Bayliner Capri 1750ch model. I have added a wake board rack two amps and speakers through out the boat along …

flushing out my hose lines Not rated yet
hello I have direct drive 350 chevy motor..not sure how too flush out the lines

Bass boat misses when I give it gas  Not rated yet
My 1994 bass cat starts and idles great but when I give it gas it misses help please

Hooking accessories to a two battery system for a 17 foot Triton aluminum bass boat. Not rated yet
I am changing my trolling motor/accessories battery out, but I am not sure of how to reconnect the wiring to the terminals. Could you help me with a diagram? …

Obsolete OMC parts for inboard outboard Not rated yet
I just aquired a 1975 Cobia with a 250 chevy straight six and an original omc outdrive. I hasn't been run since 1998 but was always well maintained. I …

Wiring schematic or diagram Not rated yet
A family friend recently purchased a 1989 Ocean Yachts 55 SS. He is working on refurbishing it. The problem we are having, is coming up with a wiring diagram …

drive unit monitor switch alarm Not rated yet
reservior is full alarm stays on is float stuck or bad. if you unplug the wire it stops. 2001 sea ray 190 singnature 5.0 liter

1983 mercury 35 hp full throttle in forward just rev up motor Not rated yet
I have 1983 mercury outboard 35hp, in idle speed will push the boat, but as soon i put it in full throttle it just rev up the motor and would not pushes …

1995 70 hp johnson  Not rated yet
I have a 1995 70 hp johnson and it making me crazy. went out this weekend with the boys and it cranked and ran fine out on the water. stopped and fished …

yamaha 40hp will not shift into reverse Not rated yet
40hp 1992 yamaha will not engage into reverse gear I feel shifter cables are out of adjustment how do i check adjustment

MerCruiser 5.0 liter water in fuel Not rated yet
Have tried everything to running the fuel dry adding new fuel, adding seafoam, heet. We still keep having to empty the fuel/water seperator. The engine …

1992 starcraft euro elite 171 Not rated yet
engine shutdown after running 25 miles per hour ran fine at dock and cranked up fine good oil new impeller did not run hot justed stopped sudden now hard …

1992 starcraft 3.0  Not rated yet
took out boat for first time used flushet to crank and run at home ran fine cranked and ran fine at start up at lake was running about 25 then all of …

225 efi mercury jet  Not rated yet
When I throttle up and plain out it will run about 1/2 mile and loose power and only idle util. I start it up it will do the same thing again

2012 ranger fuel gauge Not rated yet
i have a 2012 ranger 520z bass boat with yamaha gauges.how can i read my fuel gauge without starting the engine.the manual isn't much help.

1985 john outbord motor Not rated yet
my 1985 25 HP Johnson stalls once you give it alot of fuel. I can place my hand over the Carb partially an it runs like a champ.

what is the gas tank size for a 1973 glastron boat  Not rated yet
i need to kno how many gallons the gas tank is i have a 1973 glastron boat and i dont kno how many gallons the gas tank is need some help

Evinrude 140 doesn't start Not rated yet
My 1979 evinrude 140 will not start, the battery is good, the starter will not turn the flywheel. The starter is very hot to touch and even started smoking …

boat problem Not rated yet
i have a 89 bayliner with a 125 force..I took it out the other day ..started just fine and took off..got to a nice spot shut boat off and it would start …

Mercrusier 350 mag MPI hard start after running Not rated yet
I have no problem starting my engine when it is cold. When I run it for awhile and shut it off...I can restart with no problem if it is fairly soon after …

2002 50 hp mercury runs slow but dies when trying to accelarate Not rated yet
have a 2002 50 hp mercury outboard. Always has been hard to start and to keep idleing. once i do manage to get it into gear i can only go at a slow speed. …

starboard side livewell controls not working. Not rated yet
Looking for info on my Skeeter zx 190. The livewell fill pump and recirculation pumps not working. Have replaced all of the fuses, but not sure. I know …

9.9 merc 4 stroke lockup Not rated yet
my 9.9 merc 4 stroke locked up i hadn,t used the last two weeks of summer tried to winterize and cannot pull to start or use electric start is there a …

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boat issue Not rated yet
I have water coming out of fly wheel when motor is running..and off and motor alarm going of. What could be the problem

1978 outboard won't start  Not rated yet
My son has an 1978 outboard and can't get it started. He has checked the starter and that doesn't seem to be the problem. What can he check for?

VIP 1760 with a 3.0 mercruiser Not rated yet
I have a VIP modle 1760 with a 3.0 mercruiser. It is very hard to steer when running under power. Manual cable type

1985 75 hp mercury outboard star and run in neutral will not run in gear Not rated yet
1985 75 hp 4 cly. mercury outboard start and run in neutral will not run in gear. I bought this boat last fall picked it up at marine mechanic shop said …

Trailer Light Cables Not rated yet
I had just recently replaced the brake wires on my boat(brand new), my dog decided to chew one of the cables up, all the other cables are fine, just that …

1989 Ranger 360V beeeeeeeep steady sound on my boat. Not rated yet
Hi, I recently bought a boat, 1989 Ranger 360V with 1989 Evinrude 175 XP. When test the boat on the lake before i purchased it, i did not noticed any …

50hp johnson Not rated yet
motor starts right up idles fine but when i try to give gas it stalls out

Mercury 4stroke 60hp  Not rated yet
i HAVE A 2006 Mercury 4stroke 60hp motor that won't go more than 10mph in forward. It only revs up to 2000rpm too. In reverse, it works normal and revs …

1989 bayliner boat Not rated yet
I recently baught my first boat a 1989 bayliner to me this was a nice boat but what do I know Right! it's my first boat!! anyway a friend trying to help …

90 hp Evinrude Low rpms Not rated yet
I have a 2 stroke 90 hp Evinrude. It cranks fine and runs fine but will only get up to 2900 RPM. Any thoughts?

Boat on the Rocks Not rated yet
My brothers boat broke from its moorings and ended up on the rocks. I have not personally seen it as I'm in Alberta and he is in British Columbia. I did …

keyway for a 1987 force 50 hp motor Not rated yet
I am trying to find a keyway for my boat motor. It is a 1987 Force 50 hp motor. Can someone tell me where I can get one?

120hp merc. Boat problems! Not rated yet
My 1974 saf t mate 120hp merc. Will die if i accelerate fast, but if i apply gas very slow it eventually gets up to speed. What could be the problem? …

mercury outboard problem Not rated yet
02 mercury 40 hp four stroke efi motor boggs and losses power at WOT. Will idle fine but when i go to throttle it down it spits and sputters like a backfire. …

minnkota powerdrive wont turn left Not rated yet
i have a new powerdrive 55(12volt) with us2 and 54 inch shaft it is a new motor on a new pre-wired lund boat and new marine car quest battery,, IT HAS …

95 Yahama 115 - Will not excel when pressed. Motor sounds great but there's no thrust. Gears? Not rated yet
95 Yahama 115 - Will not excel when pressed. Motor sounds great but there's no thrust. Could it be the Gears?

1986 johnson goes flat out with 2 fingers over air intake Not rated yet
i have a 1986 johnson 30elcdm ran great took it for an oil change sevice. marine technician ran a carby kit thru it tightened and replaced fuel lines, …

water pouring from steering column Not rated yet
i Recently bought a 1989 21.5 ft wellcraft cuddy cab. Everything seems to run strong but when we took her out water poured from the shroud of the steering …

Mercrusier MCM 180 4cylinder  Not rated yet
I just purchased this 1982 Regal Regengency and I am looking for some info on boat and engine which is a MCM 180 Mercruiser 4 cylinder

controls Not rated yet
Will my Johnson controls hook to a yamaha outboard ( I have a 86 Champion with a Johnson 150 and I have found a Yamaha 4 Stroke 150 I think it is 2007 …

1998 Suzuki dt25c Not rated yet
The outboard looks to have work done to it before I purchased it, new screws around motor, seals, grease, etc. I can start it but it revs high at idle …

aluminium side noise as throttle increases Not rated yet
I have a 12 ft. V-hull aluminum boat with a new 15 hp outboard merc. I have notice that when i'm increasing the throtle the sides of the boat start rattling. …

19 ft. Bullet w/150 jerking to the side Not rated yet
Whenever running wide open and trimmed properly the boat runs perfect, but the past few times I have took it out whenever I trim the motor down to go into …

2010 Sun Tracker Pontoon "Party Barge" will not start Not rated yet
After reconnecting the battery and ensuring it was charged, I get power to the switches, MASTER, LIGHTS, HORN, ACCESSORIES, but the Ignition, Trim, depth …

1963 Johnson Seahorse 5.6 hp runs rough and won't idle Not rated yet
Hope someone knows this oldie. I replaced the coils, spark plugs, coil wires and rebuilt the carb. Everything was pretty straight forward. I have to …

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Flywheel problems Not rated yet
Could some one tell me what the Max size flywheel will fit a 1984 mercruiser outdrive I Amy upgrading. To a 350 the boat had a 305 in it but the new motor …

Motor goes dead Not rated yet
I have a 1979 35 horsepower Johnson motor. I don't know what is wrong with it. I have put new coils on it, new spark plugs, new fuel line, new battery, …

engine problem 1986 johnson outboard 50hp Not rated yet
When I put water muffs on engine while trailored engine cranks and idles great, but when boat is in water it is hard to crank or keep running. I have cleaned …

Radio stopped Not rated yet
I have a triton sf21 and the stereo won't power up. I had it out 2 weeks ago and it worked fine. I got caught in a storm and the speakers started crackling …

Problem steering with a mercury motor Not rated yet
I have a Mercury outboard motor, its tracker (by mercury marine) 125hp 1996. We have not tried to steer it on the water or while it was cranked on the …

boat problems  Not rated yet
i have a 1995 bass tracker with a 40hp mercury motor and whens its idleing it runs fine and when i put it in gear it runs fine but when i start to put …

1967 outboard evinrude 18hp twinspeed 2 stroke problems Not rated yet
my motor as stated above when i first got it about three months ago it did run, but not very fast for example it would at first when given full throtle …

boat wont rev up in neutral Not rated yet
i have a yamaha vz175tlr boat seems to run fine it gear but wont rev up in neutral

cannot get 48hp evinrude outboard to run at high speed without bogging down ande stalling Not rated yet
motor runs great at low speed but as soon as i try to bring the throttle up to increase speed it will bogg down and stall. if i am running and push the …

inboard boat bounce at speed Not rated yet
350 chev inboard ski boat jump up and down at speed how can i fix this

74 50 horse mercury wont start when its warm Not rated yet
i have my grandfathers 50 hp 1974 mercury 4 clynd outboard and it starts great but once it warm and i shut it off its hard to start and stalls when put …

replace throttle/shift cable Not rated yet
My throttle/shift cable is very stiff. I have a hard time advancing the throttle or shifting from forward to reverse. How can I replace this cable in …

2001 Mercury 150 XR6.  Not rated yet
I own a Stratos 264 with a 2001 Mercury 150 XR6. Every time I try to come out of the hole the RPM's spike to around 5900 RPM's. Is it blowing out of the …

wont run over half throttel Not rated yet
i have a 1986 powercraft and when it gets in the lake and you u put it over half throtle any answers on why?

prop Not rated yet
what prop is best for top end speed on a 23ft tritoon with 150HO etec

lost forward on marine 40 engine  Not rated yet
just purchased this dori boat with a marine 40 engine used it on sat ran well but then would only go into reverse

convert 40 hp evinrude from short shaft to long shaft Not rated yet
i have a 1984 -85 evinrude forty horse im looking to convert it to a long shaft is it possible and if where can i get the parts

Motor shuts off  Not rated yet
Hey I have a 1994 Johnson GT 150 I just bought it from a guy and got home took it on a test run it cranked up and we took off and went maybe half a mile …

spark plugs Not rated yet
my dad has a 2001 larson 186I with a volvo pinta engine and outdrive. he has passed away and im tring to get it running to sell. i live 8 hours away and …

1986 sea ray seville engine not going down to water Not rated yet
My 1986 sea ray Seville I bought it couple days ago the engine starts and sounds to be all right but when I took the boat to the marina the engine did …

1975 galaxie 175 omc motor and outboard. engine will lock up and turns off but not in reverse Not rated yet
I have a 1975 galaxie with a 175 hp omc engine and outboard. The boat hasn't been in the water since 1985. So I replace the water pump kit in the outboard …

Removal of gas tank in 1996 Skeeter ZX-180 Not rated yet
I need to replace my bilge pump and cannot get the 33 gallon gas tank out of the boat. I have remove everything from the rear compartment and tried every …

2002 yamaha 40hp Not rated yet
it idles just fine but bogs down when i give it gas

Alternators Not rated yet
Will my 14 horespower Lister SR2 engine service a 90 amp alternator ?

Siezed up Chaperral 1994 SE2300 engine, how to fix it Not rated yet
Would like to know if you have any ideas , was told diesel fluid in the spark plugs holes will free it up . Any thoughts or ideas?

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1989 mercury 200 Not rated yet
I am having trouble with my mercury engine, when I start out the engine runs great I have ran it up to 2hrs without a problem. Then when I stop to fish …

1978 merc 115 no power trim Not rated yet
How do I raise the engine and lock it in the up position? Thanks mike

Stalling when trying to engage gear - Suzuki DT20 2 stroke Not rated yet
Hi. We recently bought an elderly Shetland cruiser, fitted with a Suzuki DT20 outboard (with remote steering, throttle and shift). After a new set …

fuel consumption on a yamaha 40hp four stroke Not rated yet
I am trying to gauge what roughly the fuel consumption on a 80 hours old, yamaha 40hp four stoke should be in litres per kilometre. Say 2-3 passengers. …

Oil leak in crestliner 3.0 Not rated yet
I am loosing oil somewhere into the bilge from the engine. could it be the oil pressure sending unit that connects to the engine block? Has anyone seen …

propeller for alpha Not rated yet
What is the propeller for alpha one:years 1979 boat 18 lenght

1995 basstracker tx-17 control box diagram Not rated yet
where can i find a diagram for the shift control box on a 1995 basstracker with a 40hp motor

Automatic slowdown of engine 135 mercury 1995 Not rated yet
My oil alarm come on, I shut down the engine. Couldn't see anything wrong cranked up & ran for about 15 seconds. Cranked & ran fine but would not get on …

Frozen impellor pump and lots of rust Not rated yet
We just came back to our boat after 8 months on the hard in St. Lucia. The diesel generator wouldn't turn over even though there was power to it. After …

What kind of battery runs the generator on a 1977 Pacemaker sports fisherman? Not rated yet
I have a 1977 Pacemaker Sport Fisherman. I need to change out two of the batteries in the hull that run the generator. On the battery they say PowerKing …

Ranger Z comanche Fuel tank light stays lit Not rated yet
We have a Ranger Z comanche and the fuel tank #1 light stays lit. How do we reset the electrical system to turn this light off? We have already tried to …

1976 merc stuck in gear how do i fix Not rated yet
1976 mercury 150 is stuck in gear how do I fix it

1987 kayot deck boat falls on its face Not rated yet
I have a 1987 kayot deck boat 230hp merc i/o v8 runs very well but falls off after you get going,sometimes it surges.already changed gas/water filter,any …

custom made windshild lund angler ss Not rated yet
Does anyone make a custom full windshild for a 17' angler ss. I love the boat but my wife does not like getting her hair wet!

Johnson 50 shift shaft Not rated yet
I pulled my lower unit to check the water pump. I was going to change my gear oil while I was at it but I pulled the wrong screw. I pulled the screw out …

motor wont run Not rated yet
I was running down the lake and the motor started to run rough and all of a sudden it went puff sound and ran down, and stopped. it felt real hot maybe …

1997 murcary 60 hp Not rated yet
Boat want plane out.it idles but it's rough! Cleaned the fuel lines and carbs it still won't run right need help!

2001 mercury starts and idles but dies when put in gear Not rated yet
My 2001 mercury starts and idles fine but dies when put in gear. Any help?

mercruiser starts but makes horrible noise Not rated yet
Our 1996 SeaRay 22 ft. bowrider has a Mercruiser 5.7 L. Alpha I Gen 2 drive system. Last time out it started and ran fine from the ramp to the gas dock. …

1983 35hp johnson Not rated yet
the problem im having is when im crusing in the lake once i get to a higher speed the motor kicks! Almost like its hitting something under water? but at …

1986 40hp Johnson  Not rated yet
1986 40hp Johnson when sitting in the water the motor rocks side to side when its at idle speed.

Firing problems on 25hp Mercury two stroke Not rated yet
The motor wasn't idling properly, it would rev up in the neutral position and run high when in forward accelerated position. I was waiting to put boat …

hp Not rated yet
how can i tell how much hp my motor is rated at? its an 01 larson 180sei with a 4.3. i cant find the plate. just bought the boat.

motor wont rev out when in the water. Not rated yet
i have a 70 Hp yamaha. have had full service on it nine months ago but not had it in the water until 3 days ago. it starts ok revs ok via hand throttle, …

intermitent cranking Not rated yet
2004 4 stroke Johnson has intermittent start, cranking, problems. Have repla. Kill switch original lanyard broke, temporary had issues. Replaced with …

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95 Four Winns Fling throttle control wiring Not rated yet
Is there a magic button to push to get behind the throttle control handle to get to the wiring? Boat was sunk, owner wants me to fix. Can't get behind …

Mounting Downriggers on Sea Ray 180 Not rated yet
We have recently bought a Sea Ray 180 BR. It was a compromise from what my dad and I wanted and what the wives wanted in a boat. My dad and I love fishing …

steering Not rated yet
bassboat has power steering, turns fine to the right but when you steer left it gets tight & seems to skip.

2005 Yamaha 150 outboard oil remote tank problem Not rated yet
I have a 20ft Polar with a 150 Yamaha and the oil won't pump from the remote tank to the tank on the motor. I have tried the manual switch on the motor …

1986 johnson 35 hp Not rated yet
motor not ran in 2 years will turn over but not start where do i start at

honda 50hp outboard will start but dies out  Not rated yet
my honda 50 hp outboard turns over but doesnt start. i have overhauled the carburetors, changed the flywheel, change exciter coil and charge coil, solenoid, …

blowing fuses Not rated yet
i hooked up the negative and the positive wrong on the battery now when i try to start it it blows fuses what is it YOU PROBABLY DAMAGED SOMETHING ELSE …

004 honda 9.9 prop Not rated yet
I have a 2004 honda 9.9 that was running fine. I stopped to tilt the motor up to get a better plane and when I put it back in gear it would shift but the …

idling problems Not rated yet
hey guys i have a cheve305 5L v8 carberated motor powering my boat. its a really good motor, im just having a little problem. my motor cant seem to stay …

Recoil mercury 25hp Not rated yet
Someone tried to start my 25 hp. Mercury four stroke in gear. Needless to say the recoil broke. I ordered a new one and what I got was the recoil on pieces. …

125 mercury Wont turn left Not rated yet
My 125 mercury turns easily to the right but will only turn a half turn to the left. Steering cables just replaced. Any ideas on a fix?

2004 Glastron GC180 Not rated yet
This is a fish and ski boat that needs a new engine. Does anyone know what the boat shell would be worth without the engine. The interior and exterior …

tilt guage does not work on a 2008 Crownline  Not rated yet
Just bought a 2008 crownline 210ls with a mercruiser 5.0l Alpha motor and the tilt guage does not work. Is there a fuse that controls this?

Ignition Key Problem Not rated yet
I can turn on the key to my mercruiser 140 and all the gauge lights come on but when I turn the key to start the motor nothing happenes.The trim buttons …

Furuno FCV-668 Chart Gps connectors. Not rated yet
I have a shoot through the hull Furuno FCV-668 transducer (200kz) installed and it works great. Question: will it connect to a new Lowrance 8 HDS fishfinder …

Powering up Not rated yet
The last time I went to start my boat motor I noticed the positive terminal on the batter was smoking when I tried to kick it over! It never did start …

Powering up Not rated yet
The last time I went to start my boat motor I noticed the positive terminal on the batter was smoking when I tried to kick it over! It never did start …

1999 33' sea ray express w/ twin cats 3114 Not rated yet
Insurance co asked for a survey of my 1999 sea ray express. The surveyor found a leaky deck in numerous areas. Fwd hatch, stand offs for railing, thwart …

no power on gauges f115txrb yamaha Not rated yet
with sw key turned there is no power to gauges or tilt/trim on the control handle. Battery and connections have been checked and are in good shape.Boat …

Livewell not working Not rated yet
Livewell were working but now not doing anything

Motor Swap Not rated yet
I have a 1981 Cobalt 19cb that was given to me. The motor was removed but have the outdrive it was pre- alpha. Type with the eye hook on top. I'm looking …

1989 Tracker Magna 17' testing gauges Not rated yet
i am having a problem with my speedometer and tachometer. it used to work then all of a sudden it stops working. the tachometer flinch when the key is …

1989 60hp evinrude starting problem when engine is cold Not rated yet
i have a 1989 evinrude 60hp outboard motor that is hard to start when it is cold on some days and it doesn't matter if there is load or not. but once it …

Mercury 125  Not rated yet
getting power to the solenoid, but it wont crank, if you jump the solenoid it will start cranking, ive checked the fuse and its good, any help will be …

wont start back up Not rated yet
it will start up fine but after running for awhile an u turn it off it wont start back up for nothing!!! its a 2005 yamaha 225 V-max its like it has no …

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Mercruiser 5.7 V8 petrol 260hp Not rated yet
My fresh water header tank loses about one litre of water after each trip. What could be the problem? The motor runs at the correct temperature and does …

1999 50 hp Force outboard Not rated yet
Just bought this pontoon boat with 50hp force. cranks and turns over good but wont run very long without carb spray ???

16 ft mirror craft with a 40 horse johnson buzzer problems???? Not rated yet
i recently bought a 16 ft mirror craft side console with a 40 horse johnson. the boat would start but not stay running. took the carbs off cleaned them …

1995 Tohatsu Tachometer Not rated yet
I have a 1995 Tohatsu and the tachometer just started to pek over to 7000 at idle. I does not move if I go beyond idle. How can I tell if its a bad tachometer …

bass tracker 175 Boat pulls to left Not rated yet
Boat pulls to left dangerously hard. Steering wheels hard to the left. Boat is bass tracker 175 with 90Hp Merc. How can this be overcome.

baja 20 outlaw Not rated yet
i am buying a 2008 baja 20 outlaw,boat has 305L merc.with 220HP. i dont know much about this engine,is this fuel injected or can you tell me about this …

2005 Sea Ray Sundancer 300 Switch Pads  Not rated yet
I seem to have no power to the switch pads (both port and starboard) at the helm. Power is working everywhere else on the boat. I don't know if its a …

how do you pull the steering wheel from a'47 crist craft boat? Not rated yet
how do you pull the steering wheel from a'47 crist craft boat?

25 hp suzuki setting up steering and throttle controls  Not rated yet
i have a 25 hp suzuki 2 stroke that i ought for my shetland 535, that came with steering but it broken,the steering will spin a 360 an nothing happens …

mercury outboard 1988 35 hp Not rated yet
constant beep when key is on, motor not running. just replaced water jacket cover gasket. auto-mix res. removed from boat, fuel mixed in tank

replacement decals Not rated yet
i cant find original decals for my 2001 wellcraft coastal 27

Mercury Outboard 10hp Not rated yet
Hi I am looking for help from anyone. I just bought a Mercury 10hp outboard and I am trying to figure out what year and model it is? Also looking for a …

livewell question Not rated yet
i am turning my boat into a bass boat and i need a live well to put in the new floor. i have searched all over and all i can find are the stupid ones …

Looking at a used 4m fiberglass boat Not rated yet
I am looking at a used 4m fiberglass boat and am wondering what I need to look for to make sure I don't get ripped off. It needs work so am wondering how …

65 hp mercury slips in reverse but not forward Not rated yet
I have a 65 Merc that we installed two years ago. For the first couple of times the engine ran fine but the last dozen or so times when I shift to reverse …

Starting my 3.0 Merc. Alpha Drive I/O Engine after 4 Years !! Not rated yet
I've had my 2003 SEA RAY 176 Bowrider since 8/14/03 and have taken it out on only 6-7 ocassions .. NOW, that I am retired, I want to take it out more often …

Boat Motor grinding noise when lowering out drive Not rated yet
My 135 hp Merc Cruiser out drive has a grinding noise after lowering it about 1/2 way down. It won't lower anymore beyond 1/2 way down. It goes up fine …

Shift Cables Not rated yet
I have a 1989 Sea Ray Sundancer with twins, This is my firt cruiser and love it. I spent a good two years looking etc. and I am pleased with the boat I …

Lund Steering Box Removal Not rated yet
I'm trying to remove the dash from my 2000 Lund 1700 Pro Sport. How do I remove the parts on the steering column/box to allow the steering column to drop …

Live well water pump Not rated yet
I recently bought a 97 Seaswirl Stripper cuddy. The Live well is not working. I checked the wiring to the pump and it all looks good. I check behind the …

honda 50hp power problems Not rated yet
hi all hoping some1 can help me i have got a 2005 honda 50hp outboard (4stroke) and when i go to use it i can run the motor for about 40mins then stop …

1989 Sea Ray 2340 EC alarm panel Not rated yet
Good Day, just bought the boat and can't find a wiring schematic or troubleshooting guide for the alarm system. I want to go through the alarms prior …

76 johnson javelin 85 hp wint run wide open Not rated yet
ive had the motor about 3 yrs its ran great until middle of last season ive cleaned the carbs it has good spark just boggs down around half throttle and …

What is the best battery for trolling motors? Not rated yet
I keep going through baterries every year in my bass boat. What is the best recommended baterry for this application?

1993 Johnson 150 Power Pack keeps going out Not rated yet
I have owned the boat for two years (a 1993 Cajun bass boat with a 150 Johnson outboard), and have had the power pack and coil replaced each of the two …

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Engine dies Not rated yet
My boat starts up great, but when I get it up to speed the engine suddenly dies out

mercury inboard outboard legs / reliability Not rated yet
please indicate reliability and maintenance issues of these types of power boats. thinking of buying one but heard there is ongoing reliability issues. …

fiberglass,in -out, tri-hull, looks like old ford t-bird scoop on bow,has windshield wipers.... Not rated yet
I am trying to identify this antique chris craft gem but i would like to know how rare or hard to find parts for her,looks to me a first time boat buyer …

1979 crysler 700 shier outboards @2 of them Not rated yet
one has a weak spark hard to get it to start unless i put gas in the cylinder head. when at idea the other one runs good but when i open her up to wide …

jet ski Not rated yet
i have a yamaha wave blaster 2 and after five minutes of running it loses power whats wrong with it?

1977 robalo center console fuel gauge won't work  Not rated yet
Today none of the gauges will work on our boat, any suggestions? 1977 20' Rabolo center console. Side panel of switches work but none on the dash. Is …

1977 robalo center console fuse Not rated yet
where is the fuse located or is there one for the fuel guage on a 20' 1977 robalo center console?

clicking sound in searay mericruiser mpi engine Not rated yet
When under load at about 1000 rpm. engine makes a clicking sound. Sound disappear at higher rpm. Mechanic told me to change my spark plug and noise should …

Outboard won't turn Not rated yet
OK, I have a 70's chrysler 9.9hp (montgomery ward model)outboard that I got off a sailboat. It runs great, but now I want to use it in my Gheenoe. Problem …

1995 evinrude 88 loads up at steady rev Not rated yet
I have put new plugs,carb gasket, filter,drained old gas cleaned carbs and it will idle for a minute or less and when I hold at a steady rev it loads up …

changing my old boat trailer to a new trailer Not rated yet
I HAVE A 14 FT FISHING BOAT WITH A 55 HP MOTOR MOUNTED ON MY OLD TRAILER. I WANT TO TRADE TRAILERS OUT ON DRY LAND AND HAVING TROUBLE FIGURING OUT HOW …

1971 50 hp evinrude ob starter Not rated yet
i had a boat given to me last year, it has a 50 hp evinrude outboard on it from 1971, last year i rebuilt the starter and it was cranking great. anyway …

Johnson outboard  Not rated yet
Hi I have a 15 hp johnson and when I'm traveling on the water the power of the motor god and comes when ever it feels like it, eg I have the throttle at …

Limited lifetime warranty on Sea Ray boats Not rated yet
Can anyone tell me the exact meaning of the said Subject. 1. How many years warranty do i get for sea ray boats.

'65 - 35hp Sea King won't stay in gear? Not rated yet
My 16-foot with a 35hp motor starts up perfectly and runs great. However, I cannot go above about 5-10mph without it falling out of gear and RPMs going …

my 2007 25hp yamaha outboard run rough when first give it gas then clears up Not rated yet
jumps around when idle and put in gear runs rough until ya give it bout half throtle or more

want to buy boat how do i know its the fuel pump thats bad? Not rated yet
I am looking at a mid to late 80's javelin fish/ski boat for sale. The owner says the motor runs fine but acts like it is running out of fuel so most …

Direct power to my choke from my starter Not rated yet
Starter problems. Trying to modify a three prong chevy step van starter to my 2004 Mariah boat which has a four prong starter. Extra prong provides direct …

1995 yamaha shift shaft Not rated yet
Do i have to remove power head or is there a better way?

power loss Not rated yet
hi i have a 1974 70 hp evenrude triumph that seems to run fine , starts first shot even when cold. recently i have noticed that it doesnt seem to go as …

Help - Tilt not working Not rated yet
We have a johnson 90hp, the tilt is fine going down, but not working when we want it up.... when attempting to raise it makes the noise, but no movement.. …

Replacing boat floor Not rated yet
I am replacing the floor in my 16' 1987 Sylvan Pro-Fisherman boat. It was left out a few winters and rains. Itseems to me that it is simply chip board. …

200hp Johnson 89 revs up after 3-4 hrs. trolling Not rated yet
bought a used 78 Robalo/200 Johnson 89 engine. having problems with speed. boat wouldn`t get up on plane. had carbs cleaned and a new powerpack installed. …

Honda 50 HP boat motor won't idle Not rated yet
I have a 2001 Honda 50hp BF50A. It will start and run but will not run at idle. I have replaced a leaky fuel pump. Problem existed brfore fuel pump was …

1963 15hp motor Unknown knobs Not rated yet
I have a 1963 15hp motor. On the front of it there are two knobs that i have no clue what they do or how they should be adjusted. one goes into the bottom …

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1999,50 hp Johnson; ran hot; changed coils, power pack, head gasket, fuel pump, cleaned carbs. Will crank up, runs for 5 seconds and shuts off. Not rated yet
Unit will crank up but shuts down after 5 seconds. Fuel pump, coils, plugs, power pack, carbs cleaned, head gasket, compression checked. All done.

have a 2001 19ft. sylvan walleye boat gas gauge doent work Not rated yet
have pull out the float and can get the gauge to movepaul

hp johnson outboard will not turn off Not rated yet
I have a 70hp johnson outboard that will not turn off. Only turns off when I pull the fuel line. I changed the ignition switch and this didn't fix the …

gas gauge is on empty pull float out move by hand it works` Not rated yet
when i pull the float out by hand the gas gauge will work but when i put it back in no response from the gas gauge. any suggestions??

Formula 300 genset Not rated yet
Hi, I am tony. My friend just bought a 30 ft cruiser. The brand is formula and model is Formula 300. It comes with an inboard ac genset without the alternator …

How many amps does my stator produce Not rated yet
I have a 1998 125 optimax and im trying to figure out how many amps the stator puts out to see if i can put a onboard alternator charger on it

Bayliner bolster seats Not rated yet
I have just bought a new bayliner 175 and I wanted to add a bolster seat for the drivers side. Bayliner does sell a bolster seat but in my judgement it …

1986 Evinrude 40 HP outboard motor tilt aid cylinder assembly repair Not rated yet
The cylinder leaked all the hydraulic fluid due to bad seals and I want to know how much fluid does it take to fill it once I replace the seals. The part …

1986 evinrude 40 hp tilt cylinder assembly Not rated yet
I am rebuilding my tilt cylinder assembly replacing the seals because the fluid leaked. How much hydraulic fluid does it require? Or does anyone know …

50 hp evinrude runs good cold stalls out after it warms up Not rated yet
it runs good while cold after it warms up it starts cutting out like it is running out of gas and will only run at an idle. i put new gas line and bulb …

chris craft 2000 268 express cruiser sump pump Not rated yet
I own a chris craft 2000 268 express cruiser and the sump pump is not funcioning. It is in a place that looks like it is nearly impossible to remove. …

1992 Seaswirl-225 Mercury Optimax Not rated yet
The recommended hp for a 1992 Seaswirl is 200 hp engine. Can you put a 225 hp Optimax on one? will you be able to get boat insurance on a set-up like this? …

Azimut 43 Cummins - Black smoke coming out from engine  Not rated yet
I have a Azimut 43.y engine cummin. Recently, when the boat runs at 2000 rpm, it's locked and black smoke coming out from the engine (exhausted pipe) …

JOHNSTON 120HP 2STROKE Not rated yet
iT RUN WELL UNTIP i POWER UP THEN IT MISSES AND POWERS BACK. tHANKS

1979 v4 johnson starting problem  Not rated yet
after running engine all day it suddenly stoped and is now hard to start. when it does start it wont rev. sounds like its missing a cylinder. any ideas …

1995 Mercury 115 HP Fuel Primer Bulb Not rated yet
The primer bulb on the 1995 Mercury outboard was replaced last year with the standard Mercury primer bulb. Usually the night before I go fishing, I pump …

GEL COAT OR CLEAR COAT Not rated yet
I just bought a 1985 Ranger 375V and the clearcoat/gel coat, (I do not know the difference) is flaking off the cap. I researched and found that wet sanding …

Fuse Panel on the 1989 Sea Ray Sundancer Not rated yet
My Nav Lights will not work and I suspect a fuse proble, this my first cruiser and cannot locate the fuse panel to check. Can you steer me i9nthe right …

Checking out a gas tank for a 1994 Starcraft (Starcaster 1700) Not rated yet
I recently purchased a 17' aluminum Starcraft. The gas tank appears to be located under the deck between the battery compartment and the livewell. This …

75 horsepower yamaha 1990 ish model  Not rated yet
My motor runs fine with no load, under load it bogs down and stalls., fuel system completely checked, could it be a coil problem?

seapro15 shift shaft removal Not rated yet
Hello, I'm trying to change impeller on my seapro15, but the shift shaft seems hard to remove. any ideas anybody?

Looking to install an inverter in the front of my 330  Not rated yet
How do you go from the batterties to the front of the boat. Is there an easy way

four Winn 240 Auxiliary outboard size Not rated yet
I have a four Winn 240 with swim platform would a 5hp four stroke make a auxiliary outboard for coastal safety in case the v8 should fail. How should …

ENGINE TROUBLE Not rated yet
4.3 VORTEC CARBURETED RUNS AT FULL THROTTLE DIES BELOW FULL THROTTLE

1997 red fin 130 johnson  Not rated yet
I just bought the boat and i cant seen to to figure out about the key and starting it.

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my 2004 mastercraft x2 is leaking transmission oil  Not rated yet
I have oil in bilge from transmission, seems to be leaking front of transmission maybe v-drive seal?

want to replace a old ford 300 motor with a chevy 350 in my lobster boat  Not rated yet
what is the right motor to replace it with

johnson 225 OB will not start Not rated yet
I have an an early 90's Johnson 225 Outboard motor on a Proline 23 fishing boat. We are currently restoring the boat and working on the wiring as well …

boat wont start had a couple below freezing days Not rated yet
It won't fire up starts to barley puff smoke its a inboar out boar v 8

Engine Continuous Alarm Until BOTH engines Started Not rated yet
I have a 1998 Maxum 3000 SCR with twin 4.3L 6's. Recently an odd problem started up... I start my starboard or port engine and the alarms continue until …

Sea Ray 175 BR I/O 1997 18' Not rated yet
Need owners manual,has 4 cyl cant figure out what size motor is.

yamaha 60hp 2 stroke the engine start but stop immediately Not rated yet
I have a problem with my yamaha 60hp 2 stroke the engine start but stop in about 5 minutes.

2000 70hp Johnson outboard problem Not rated yet
2000 70hp Johnson. starts fine, idles fine, accelerates to full speed fine after 2 min it looses power. If i back right off to where all cylinders are …

1978 85 hp evinrude won't shift to second gear Not rated yet
Hi name Is john I whent to the lake to run my boat but the motor won't shift the RPMs go all the way and the motor turns off I need help please

Nordic Viking boat with a 350 chevy motor - No Ignition Not rated yet
Hi, Great site. I just bought a 1982 Nordic Viking boat with a 350 chevy motor. The boat has been Winterized for a year and it ran great before it was …

1987 Bayliner Capri with 85hp. Force outboard. Not rated yet
I have an 87 Bayliner Capri cuddy cabin with an 85hp Force motor. Maximum speed is about 24mph. Is that the best I can expect. It seems to have a large …

yamaha 70 steering Not rated yet
Just had yamaha 70 serviced last week. Just put it in the water and pushed away from jetty and no steering. Stuck. luckily reversed back to the jetty. …

outboard engine problem Not rated yet
i think I wrotte before about this but dont remember,my problem is i start my 40 horse for a minute and then it shots off,i rebuild the carb many times …

johnson 90 hp cold starting problem Not rated yet
1998 johnson 90 hp starting problem when cold,replaced primer solenoid,adjusted timing,attempts to start and then cuts out.once engine is warm performs …

volvo penta 225d problem with speed /rpm Not rated yet
i have volvo penta 225d motor on my glastron 214, and before i go to 4500 rpm and now only 3200 rpm...i dont know where the problem is...the speed was …

140 evinrude runs fine for about 10 minutes and then goes to half speed, not overheating Not rated yet
140 hp evinrude runs perfect for about 10 minutes and then runs at half power and is not overheating

Ford 50HF CT Marine engine Not rated yet
Does anyone know where to get a manual for this engine? It is fitted in a Nauticus 27

1986 wireing diagram 4.3 larson OMC Not rated yet
bought a boat and was taken to the cleaners, 1986 larson 22ft. 4.3 OMC engine was gone first run so bought a used 1986 4.3, The boat came with a 4.3 fuel …

Cat c12 marine motor does not come back to 2300rpm under load Not rated yet
My cat c12 marine motor will run great at 2300rpm when in nuetral but the rpm's will not come back under load. What are the probable causes

1990 mako open fisherman , needs a lowe unit the ger case has a bad leak and need to get a replacement for it. would like to see a manual for a 1990 mako make boat. Not rated yet
1990 Mako open fisherman , needs a lowe unit the ger case has a bad leak and need to get a replacement for it. would like to see a manual for a 1990 mako …

ford sabre diesel engine will not turn over Not rated yet
I have two 220bhp engines on a boat I have been refurbishing, in the boat floods it did take on water. Before the floods the engines were running, I have …

alpha one leg Not rated yet
I have a alpha one leg that when the engine is running , water is coming out the morse gear cable. can you help

Sealine 215 Electrics Not rated yet
I have a Sealine 215 89 and the electrics including the radio won't come on until I've started the engine and revved it a few times ???

how to top off tilt and trim yamaha f250? Not rated yet
Have consulted the Yamaha service manual and online videos and still cannot figure out which plug to remove to fill the tilt and trim resevior.

Is is an oil slick in a test tank normal for an outboard Not rated yet
I test ran my evenrude 40hp and my test tank has a serious oil slick normal?

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engine runs hot Not rated yet
engine runs at top end of operating range on temp guage at 170 degrees. I changed thermostat but no effect. also headers are new but i have original risers. …

90hp bogs down at full throttle Not rated yet
I have a 1983 Johnson 90hp. It ran great about a month ago. I took it out today and it cranked and idled fine. Even when throttled at low speed it was …

Shore power Not rated yet
Hello I just purchased a Bayliner 3270, I was trying to connect to shore power with the 30amp 50ft cable and the 30amp to two 30 amp Y pigtail that was …

volvo penta 5.8fl raw water cooled  Not rated yet
looking to buy 1996 wellcraft with vp 5.8fl this is sea water cooled and i am curious if it is a bad choice

96 johnson 150 faststrike control issue Not rated yet
While throttling up or sometimes down, the engine cuts out intermittently. I've checked the neutral safety switch on the throttle and it checks out ok... …

engine problem Not rated yet
i have a 1976 70 evinrude and it ideals great but when i put it in gear it dies out

Clutch not going in to neutral Not rated yet
I own a 350 chev ski boat. A couple months ago the clutch stopped going into neutral. It's a soft clutch so only forward and neutral. I replaced the clutch …

livewell Not rated yet
hi i have a 95 15ft larson boat that i got for cheap from a family member. i only use it for fishing. its not a great fishing boat but is floats so it …

1992 TRACKER PRO 16 LIVEWELL ISSUES Not rated yet
I have no history on this boat but am restoring it. The single live well has an inlet line from the pump but the drain in the bottom of the well has …

trim motor seals Not rated yet
i need to replace trim motor seals and i want to know how its on a 60hp yamaha outboard

bertram 35 propeller size Not rated yet
Hi friend's, I 've an 35'Bertram(1975) I did my engines 6bta cummins 330hp 5.9lts. After start on sea, my boat is doing 12-14knots and black smoke. Somebody …

hydrolic steering Not rated yet
2000 Sea Ray Sundancer, Steering is exstremly tight, were do I lub it or add hydrolic fluid. Thank You, Ron

97' SEADOO CHALLENGER JET BOAT SHUTS OFF OVER 7 MPH Not rated yet
Does anyone have any suggestions on what this problem might be? The last time I took the boat out, ran fine all day. On the way back in it seemed hard …

would it be safe to run a single cable steering on my 18ft. nitro bass boat 115hp Not rated yet
i need to replace my steering cables an i just wanted to kno if it would be ok to go with a single cable setup instead of dual cable. my boat is 17'10 …

larson 240 cabrio waste in bilge Not rated yet
looks like waste from head in bilge area under cabin area what is the solution

how to winterize 1991 four winns 190 freedom Not rated yet
new to boating, need to winterize my 1991 Four Winns 190 Freedom, V6

ice in the drain plugs Not rated yet
I had my boat winterized but they found ice in my drain plugs. Is there away I can know if there is a problem? The mechanic that did it, told me a week …

High battery voltage Not rated yet
I have two new Suzuki 140 outboards on my GB Cat. They replaced 130 Hondas. The new outboard regulayors produce a battery voltage of nearly 14.9 volts. …

135 optimax 2001 water strainer location Not rated yet
Where is the exact location of water strainer. Mercury manual doesn't tell enough for me to find it on 2001 135 Optimax. Pictures helpful.

135 optimal water strainer location Not rated yet
Where is the exact location of water strainer. Mercury manual doesn't tell enough for me to find it on 2001 135 Optimax

boat wont start Not rated yet
I have a 1987 bayliner capri i/o with a 3.0 engine and a OMC drive.i had to boat running a couple of years ago but it has sat since. ive tried to restart …

suzuki 75 hp outboard Not rated yet
i bought a suzuki 75 hp oil injected outboard motor and the motor will not crank when the choke is off. is that because the carbs are gumed up? any answers …

bad coil vs good coil Not rated yet
255 omc 1994 boat engine. engine will not turn over. put engine on scope and it showed all electrical current going fine until it reached the coil, then …

changing sterndrive from 2.5 gmc 4 cylender motor to sterndrive from v6 Not rated yet
want to change sterndrive from 4 cylender to sterndrive from a v6

Motor dies after idleing perfect for ten minutes Not rated yet
My boat has a 2000 50 hp mercury it went out last weekend and ran perfect. I didnt change a thing, and this weekend it will fire right up, run fine for …

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slow speed steering problem Not rated yet
I have an 18 ft Carolina skiff rg which I like with one exception, it is very difficult to steer at idle speed. I have a terrible time getting it on my …

Jabsco searchlight Not rated yet
Looking to place a secound station remote for an older model Jabsco. Cannot find one that will with my exiating switch. No help from Jabsco tech dept.

2006 bayliner 175 ignition Not rated yet
2006 bayliner igniiton. changed the ignition when i stared the boat the buzzer came on and stay on .dont kown what wrong any one have a ideas on what …

1991 Chaparral 2000 sl stringers Not rated yet
I have acquired a boat,long story short. It had problems with the deck having rotten wood. The deck was torn out and the stringers removed. The foam …

120 force outboard Not rated yet
I have a 1999 force outboard motor and it doesnt want to start when cold. I usually have to give it some trottle don't wont start with choke. I actually …

Draining the gas on a 1991 Sea Ray  Not rated yet
Title tells the story. How do drain the gas from a 1991 Sea Ray 170?

Got boat from Dad , Won't start unless you Jiggle the throttle handle .  Not rated yet
I got a boat from my dad . He told me when I got it that I would have to run the throttle back and forth a few times before satrting the boat, then start …

1985 Searay  Not rated yet
Ok, so I have had intermittent trim issues w my 1985(260 horse) Searay runabout open bow....for the most part it has been operational just annoying ...it …

1985 Searay "trailer trim" won't work et all, no trim now Not rated yet
Ok, so I have had intermittent trim issues w my 1985(260 horse) Searay runabout open bow....for the most part it has been operational just annoying ...it …

engine stalls when battery is diconnected Not rated yet
engine stalls when battery is diconnected

what is the average life of marine batteries? Not rated yet
what is the average life of marine batteries?

electrica problems in SeaFox boats  Not rated yet
Have heard that the 2006 -2007 SeaFox boats have electrical problems. I would like to know what types of problems to look for and how many people out …

please help these wires a driving me crazy! Not rated yet
I'll try to make this short...I have a older boat with a three push button control, forward, neutral and reverse. I also have a five prong ignition. I …

1997 Sea Ray 175 won't even turn over. Can u help? Not rated yet
We just purchased this used boat and it won't even turn over to start. We've put a new battery but nothing. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Who's fault is it? Not rated yet
This is a story about who is responsible for boat problems. What constitutes the disclaimer "An Act of God" ? If the brakes on a brand new car were …

Mercury Outboard Motors Not rated yet
I have a 1983 Alumacraft Classic 16 with a Merc 50hp OB. I would like to add power trim/tilt. Is this financially practical and how can I find out what …

engine keeps loosing its fuel prime  Not rated yet
hi,i went to the lake with a bass boat today it has a 75 merc 2 stroke engine its carbs was cleaned by a certified dealer 3 days ago , ran great with a …

260 chevrolet inboard boat motor that wont fire Not rated yet
it doesnt get any fire. have drained and replaced the oil the gas and the plugs because of finding water in the oil and gas. it doesnt have a seperate …

Seadoo 1994 Not rated yet
I took off the old cranking solenoid and now replacing it with a new one, the manual is NOT clear on how to replace so can you help explain how in a easier …

Seadoo 1994 Not rated yet
I took off the old cranking solenoid and now replacing it with a new one, the manual is in clear on how to replace so can you help explain how is a easier …

motor lid Not rated yet
I have a 1992 Baja 260 and I am getting ready to winterize the boat. My problem is that I cannot raise the motor lid. The batteries are brand new. When …

tilt and trim Not rated yet
I have a 1999 mercury with tilt and trim and the tilt bleeds down when you apply power. what is causing this?

won't run full throttle Not rated yet
50 hp Johnson wont only runs one half rpms sometimes.

1992 O/B OMC remote control jammed: Replace control & cables? Not rated yet
I have a 1992 Fourwinns Sundowner 195 with an Evinrude 150. The new issue is that the remote throttle control is becoming very hard, and was even blocked …

2 stroke airlock Not rated yet
Hello, My partner recently bought a boat with a 2002 Mercury 140 Saltwater 2 stroke. We have been out twice and both times we have had trouble with what …

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Motor Not rated yet
I would like to purchase a motor for my boat but I would like for it to work with my existing steering cable, throttle,shifter, and hydraulic systems. …

Gas Not rated yet
how to get gas out of 1998 19ft proline with 125 merc.?

Motor has no power. Not rated yet
My boat has ran fine until the other day I installed a new battery. Today I went to take it out and everything works except the motor. And I mean everything …

gear shiter on 20 horse yanmar Not rated yet
what would be the best gear shifter on ayanmar 20 horse mg3 yanmar motor will not go into reverse looking for compadability

Question on a 1975 Clinton (Distributed by montgomery ward) 7.5 hp motor Not rated yet
Ive recently purchased a 12 ft Aluminum sears fishin' boat. it was such a good deal with the trailer i couldnt NOT buy it. In preety good shape too. …

Tilting 115 hp 1973 Johnson up to travel Not rated yet
Is there a way to relieve the pressure on the shock cylinders? or are all these engines extremely hard to tilt up? Thanks, Jim

Johnson Outboard Motors Not rated yet
Is there a way to relieve the pressure on the shock cylinders? or are all these engines extremely hard to tilt up? Thanks, Jim

5.6M Carribean Hull with a 140 Suzuki outboard - Transom low in the water Not rated yet
I have bought a 5.6M Carribean Hull with a 140 Suzuki outboard. The back of the boat sits well down in the water which changes the trim of the leg. Therefore …

1957 Chris craft Ignition relay problem Not rated yet
I have a 1957 Chris craft that has a 1992 marine power 4cyl made by gm. The ignition relay seems to keep being burned up . From the relay there is a line …

motor trouble Not rated yet
40 hp yahama outboard sitting up since january, but started once or twice a month. changed plugs, cleaned carbs and used new gas. engine still boggs down …

Tracker Deep V with Mercury 115 Optimax - humming after boat is off Not rated yet
I have a Tracker Targa 175 with 115HP Mercury Optimax. It has one forward and one aft livewell and each live well has a rocker switch for off, automatic …

oil coming out of my fuel pump when i take it off Not rated yet
why is oil coming out of my fuel pump when i take it off. And my spark plugs are black is my motor shot? i have a 1984 19 searay 3.0 mercruiser motor. …

engine choking like not getty gas on a 1973 omc starfire Not rated yet
We drained gas tank and put new gas in. Checked gas lines, put new fuel pump & filter on, had carborater rebuilt, had outdrive repaired, exhaust fixed, …

Sundance steering wheel  Not rated yet
I have a 19 foot sundance center console. Its been working fine until this afternoon. Now the steering wheel doesn't want to turn very well. What can I …

boat motor Not rated yet
i have a 115 evinrude it idles fine but whan you try going full throttle it wont go pass 3000 rpm check plugs checked filers and fuel line ect

76 mercruiser 4 cyl in/out water in oil Not rated yet
Hi I am Joe I bought a boat with problems.Its a 4 cyl 120 mercruiser.The oil filter was full of water.It had a stuck exhaust valve in#3 cyl.It has 120 …

battery Not rated yet
I have a 1984 four winns sundowner with a OMC 5.7 cobra. What size battery is needed to start this thing?

my starter motor is going backwards Not rated yet
I have a johnson 140hp v4 engine and when i try to start it with the key the starter motor is going backwards has any one else had this problem and how …

Fuel gadge doesn't work Not rated yet
Need to know how to get to the fuel gadge on a 1988 ranger bass boat.

Hourglass indicator on Volvo tachometer Not rated yet
This indicator is blinking, what does it mean?

3 liter boat HEATER Not rated yet
I have a question on were to install the return from the heater. Will it hurt or destroy my motor if I connect it to the rt side it looks to be the same …

global sports boat Not rated yet
Hi have just bought a global sports sea dog 19` with an mariner 50 on it (called carisma), does any one know any thing about them, eg. where made what …

winterizing a 1974 305 v8 inboard Not rated yet
i have always had my 74 chris craft express cruisers 305 v8 inboard (single)winterized but because of cutting back on the budget i would like to learn …

88 renkin bowrider Not rated yet
Hey, no interesting stories, just figured i could ask for some advice. I had some parts stolen off of my inboard outboard 88 renkin bowrider alpha 1 mercruiser, …

mercuiser remote control handle button stays in neutral Not rated yet
mercuiser remote control handle button stays in neutral

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How many quarts of engine oil in a 88 larson 5.7? Not rated yet
Im shure it takes more than a 5.7 car or truck. I have no dip stick to check. any info would help.

new volvo penta 4.3l marine engine what carburettor Not rated yet
original 3.7l volvo penta aq175a had 2 barrel carb new 4.3l long block fitted parts swapped engine now only achieving 3600rpm full throttle also drinking …

boat starts when key is in start position only, stalls when turns to on Not rated yet
Boat only starts when key is in start position, when it clicks back to on it shuts off. right now have it hot wired with wire from battery to coil. and …

Am/FM boat radio shuts off Not rated yet
I installed a new Am/FM radio in my boat replacing the old one that died. The radio works fine until I turn the engine on then it shuts off, and will …

17 ft hydra sport x270 - 90 Mercury problems when I turn !!! Not rated yet
i have a 17 ft hydra sport x270 with a 90 merc . jackplate . just got it put togehter and running . while at speed 30 mph or so and i try to turn it looses …

ethanol gas Not rated yet
Does anyone know of a gas station near winthrop harbor, waukegan, zion, il or kenosha, wi that has ethanol free gas?

Minn Kota Trim N Troll Not rated yet
Have set of Minn Kota Trim N Troll and the trolling motors stopped working. Someone said that the remote may need reprogrammed to the control unit. Has …

OMC Starting problem Not rated yet
I have a 1991 4.3 OMC COBRA motor, when I am getting ready to go out I usually fire it up in the driveway, now I hook up the flusher and garden hose, and …

2007 Tracker Tunda - 200 Mercury Optimax Voltage Issue Not rated yet
I recently swapped batteries on my boat and am now having issues with the voltage meter gauge stuck up around 15V even with the power disconnected. When …

3.0 mercruiser starter problem Not rated yet
i have a 3.0 mercruiser and the starter works but for some reason is not moving the flyweel i replace the starter and still nothing i need diagram or …

350 mag mpi 300hp Not rated yet
Bought 2001 crownline 23ft. ccr and need to change oil. would like info on how many quarts it contains and also have read that you do not need a pump …

power loss at full throttle after about a minute or 2  Not rated yet
I have a 1996 70 hp johnson that will lose power after a minute or 2 at full throttle. If I back it off to about 3/4 throttle it does fine. What do I need …

Correct Prop for 1989 5L Sunbird Corsica 19.5ft Not rated yet
HI does anyone know what the correct prop and pitch I should have on my 1989 Sunbird Corsica 19.5ft. It has a OMC 5L inboard. Currently I have a 4 bladed …

Temp Gauge reads hot but motor is cool and alarm goes off??? Not rated yet
Hi there, We just traded for a 1987 Ranger and took it to the lake today and had some issues with the temp gauge and the alarm goin of but the motor was …

fuel filter location and gas cap for 1998 proline 19' center console open fishermen Not rated yet
some one stole my gas cap off my 1998 19' proline center console open fishermen boat and I ended up getting water in the tank and it would not start. I …

Help Not rated yet
I habe a 1991 johnson 140 hp there is a small bus fuse on the motor by the starter if you turn key on it blows fuse if u hit trim it blows fuse oy thing …

bayliner capri wanting to flip over Not rated yet
I have been working on the boat for a few weeks. Runns good untill it warms up ,then dies and won't start. I think I have it narrowed down to a water …

Minn Kota 2 HP E drive charge indicator problems? Not rated yet
I have a Minn Kota 2 HP E drive on my pontoon boat. The charging system is a ProPak IV 4 bank charger charging the four batteries for the 48 VDC motor. …

broken plug on bow Not rated yet
The ground in the trolling motor outlet on the bow broke. Do I need both of them to operate safely?

my 1995 Mariner 125 will not start and the tilt trim will not work Not rated yet
I have a 1995 Mariner 125 that I recently had the oil injection removed, Plugged up the oil tubes and pre mixed 50-1. Motor was running fine like that …

connect 2 wire from 90 amp mercrusier to a 145 amp 4 pin connector Not rated yet
alt.. 145 amp for a new chevy trailblazer gmc envoy alt. 2 wires purple from power w/ignition on exite field. red purple from ign to instrunent pannel …

How to find spark arrestor on 2005 60hp mercury four stoke Not rated yet
hOW TO FIND SPARK ARRESTOR ON 2005 60HP MERCURY FOUR STROKE BIG FOOT

Fuel gage  Not rated yet
I don't think my fuel Gage is working right how do tell how much fuel I have left

1990 sunbird stinger  Not rated yet
I have a 1990 sunbird stinger boat i got a new batterie for it iam getting power to all wiring to the engine but it will not start and i get no power to …

Ford 5.0 boat motor sensor location Not rated yet
Rebuilding a 1994 Ford 5.0 boat motor can't find the location of the sensor that comes off the back of the motor. Where do I find pictures or diagrams …

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Regal Boats Not rated yet
I have a 1991 Regal 240. The engine hatch is opened by an electronic motor. It only opens about an inch and if you pull it up while someone holds the …

MOTOR TROUBLE Not rated yet
etec 90 hp 2009 went from running perfect to missing badly 2000rpm max

Mercury 1989 50 hp 3 Cylinder Blows Switch box Not rated yet
Bought a 1989 boat ran great for a year. Blew the switch box, it also had a melted rectifyer. I ordered and replaced the Stator, trigger, Switch box, rectifyer …

sunken 1993 sea swirl Not rated yet
Our 1993 sea swirl sank. It's out of the water, but since the boat has no electrical power, we can't raise the engine (in board)in order to transport …

2006 Larson Cabrio Alarm and Engine Shut off Not rated yet
2006 Larson Cabrio with Mercruiser stern drive. Was running at 3/4 throttle, alarm sounded then when brought rpms down, engine shut down. Now alarm sounds …

1994 Sea Ray 220 cuddy, water in ski storage area Not rated yet
just bought a 1994 Sea Ray 220 signature select cuddy. It is holding water in the ski storage area. It looks like a drain near the lowest end but it is …

Auto bildge  Not rated yet
the bildge works fine in the auto mode but the manual switch mode is not. It appears that the switch has power because it is lit up but no worky on bildge …

Larson Lazer 1992 20 foot bowrider gas tank size Not rated yet
Just bought a Larson Lazer 1992 20 foot bowrider and I don't know the size of the gas tank. Need to know. Thanks.

2004 Sea Ray 200 Outdrive noise Not rated yet
I have a 2004 Sea Ray 200 Select with a 4.3 L engine & Alpha one outdrive. When I am in gear (forward or reverse) and turn the wheel all the way, right …

1976 Sea Ray 190 Not rated yet
Question actually looking at buying this boat says excellent condition well maintained wondering life expectancy of this brand of boat and would you recommend …

24 foot Stingray Boat trailer Not rated yet
I have a 24 foot Stingray and I have a very hard time getting it back on the trailer straight at the boat ramp. What can I do?

Mercruiser 305 Engine cuts out Not rated yet
Mercruiser 305 cuts out at 3500 rpm, when throttle pulled back engine returnes to normal. Changed fuel pump, new carb kit, swapped all electronics with …

1978 Carver Mariner Sportfish Not rated yet
I bought this boat used. The lower Helm piece is broken and missing... The cable is there but No gear box. I do know that it is a Morse part(no longer …

89 thundercraft citation 170 2.6 motor runs hot Not rated yet
89 thundercraft citation 170 2.6 motor runs hot

Mecrusier Power Trim Not rated yet
Do the power trim cylinders act like a shock absorber if you strike an object?

1990 bayliner capri 5.0 merc. Not rated yet
how fast should my 1990 bayliner capri 5.0 v8 merc. with 2 barrel carb go with standard prop the boat is 20 feet and is totaly stock.

vapor lock Not rated yet
I am having a problem getting gas...any help

why does my 1991 suzuki dt 9.9 outboard  Not rated yet
why does my 1991 suzuki dt 9.9 outboard motor slip when in drive

1976 PACEMAKER TRANMISSION Not rated yet
WHEN I PUT MY RIGHT SIDE ENGINE IN GEAR I CAN FEEL IT ENGAUGE MY LEFT SIDE ENGAUGE BUT I CAN NOT FEEL THE SAME IN REVERCE OR FOWARD

no assesory power Not rated yet
I have no power to any of my assesories

electrical issues on my 2007 23JC Neptoon pontoon boat Not rated yet
my depth finder, radio and lights all went out suddenly, what happened?

sea ray seville decals Not rated yet
I am looking to restore my 1986 sea ray seville and am in need of a complete kit of original decals as I have none to go by they have all been removed …

88 renken classic wont drive straight Not rated yet
i bought an 88 renken classic, has a stingray on it with adjustable fins to help it track, ive adjusted them about every way i can, and cant seem to fix …

VOLVO TAMD70C wont rev in gear HELP Not rated yet
We have just had the injector pumps tuned and re fitted on the motors and now 1 engine wont rev in gear, itl rev when in neautral but not under load can …

1985 70 HP Evenrude starting problems Not rated yet
1985 70 HP Evenrude starting problems I was out in the boat yesterday and noticed the engine laboring and not able to go full throttle even though …

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mercruiser alpha one Not rated yet
Last week we had to put a new prop on our inboard mercruiser alpha one motor as our prop had spun out. We took it back onto the water and test drove it …

Glastron 4.3 boat  Not rated yet
how do i make my 4.3 2008 glasstron faster i have put a15 17 prop on it and it is great but top end is about 35 mph

1991 bass tracker alum flat bottom  Not rated yet
I have a 35 mercury outboard in it now. I'm wanting to put a motor in it with more horse power. what is the biggest motor i can use in my 1991 bass tracker …

Is my Boat motor locked up or what should I do? Not rated yet
I had my gears replaced about two month ago because it would not go into reverse. I had it done by a friend who use to work at a boat shop. I took it …

volvo penta 3.0 hard starting warm engine Not rated yet
I have a volvo penta 3.0 135hp that starts but when warm I have to prime again to start. I have changed the fuel filter, plugs, cap and rotor. Any help …

4.3 mercruiser won't start Not rated yet
My inboard/outboard 4.3 mercruiser works intermittently. Starts sometimes other times it clicks and won't start. Is this a starter issue? or something …

loss of prime Not rated yet
I was out on the lake today and my boat runs great. My problem is when i shut it off for five minutes and go to start it back up I have no prime.

motor wont crank Not rated yet
bubble in the fuel line won;t stay pressurized. and causing it to not get fuel to the motor and it wont start. I have tried to change out the bubble, …

sea ray bow rider outboard gas gauge does not work ? what to check first Not rated yet
1990 sea ray bow rider outboard gas gauge does not work just purchased boat and need to know what to check first

gas gauge Not rated yet
just need to fix the gas gauge....it comes on when power is turned on but goes all the way to full and stays there no matter how much you burn...is the …

Need plumbing diagram for a 1973 Bertram 38' Motor Yacht Not rated yet
for a 1973 Bertram 38' Motor Yacht.

boston whaler 31 poor gas mileage Not rated yet
I have a 1990 boston whaler 31, that I purchased last September. It's powered by crusader 454's, 350 hp. It seems to be running perfectly except for the …

Tilt/Trim Johnson 115, 2004 Not rated yet
Tilt trim suddenly quit with motor up in full tilt. No previous problems or issues with tilt/trim. Occurred immediately after pulling boat out of water …

Lund 1990 Pro-V 1700 fuses Not rated yet
What are the fuse sizes on two panels on the Lund 1990 Pro-V 1700?

Glastron SX175 steering cable  Not rated yet
taken steering cable apart from engine end now cant figure how to pull apart cable from steering wheel end Glastron SX175 2004

suzukui boat motor Not rated yet
can we convert a Suzuki DT 40 short shaft to a long shaft and what would we need

s.l.o.w. mode Not rated yet
boat alarm sounds and water temp light goes off. had the thermostat checked and replaced. motor is pissing fine. when this happens the motor goes into …

1977 Glastron engine shuts off when shifting from gear to neutral. Cable Adjustment ??? Not rated yet
1977 Glastron engine shuts off when shifting from gear to neutral. Someone suggested to make adjustments to the Cables. Where is the adjustment for this …

Crownline feels like stuck in neutral but eventually catches gear, then lurches forward but goes fine until you stop again. Not rated yet
just bought a 2002 Crownline 180 BR. First weekend out, went well. 2nd weekend out, hit the neutral button on the shifter. Thought hitting it again …

Suzuki 115 outboard forward and backward very slow Not rated yet
I was out on the river and boat just seem to stop going forward n backward. engine sounds great. the only thing i noticed was propeller retaining pin came …

No juce to the egnition switch or gages.on a 1990 seaswril sable Not rated yet
Commerical fished for more than 20 years. I was running a loneliner fishing for swordfish out of Oahu. We were about 1200 miles out and my crew told me …

boat seats removal for reupholstering Not rated yet
I am trying to recover my boat seats in my 1999 Bass Stream 1700 boat. There is no visible hardware used to attach the seats to the boat. I really need …

Deck boat - who makes non fiberglass, such as aluminum? Not rated yet
I want to purchase a deck boat that is not fberglass. I was wondering if anyone knows of a manufacturer who makes deck boats with aluminum hulls or some …

1976 mercrusier 140 hp inboard/outboard? Not rated yet
just replaced my clutch bushing a few weeks ago and just twice on the lake its burnt up what could cause this so soon?

Short from ignition Not rated yet
Put a new battery in my boat and checked the trim to see if I had power, then when I started the ignition, it shorted out and now I have no power

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1990 chaparral Bowrider 1900 sl Not rated yet
Just bought a boat and trailor for 850. Heard the boat run previouse owner said it just needed to be finished up on wiring. Well nothing makes sence. Dose …

power loss Not rated yet
i have a 1978 johnson 70 hp that when i was running on the water it just lost over half of its power out of nowhere. when she is in netural the engine …

How to reinstall a lower unit and attach shifting mechanism on a 1982 Galaxy with MerCruiser 140 outdrive Not rated yet
My father and I had recently removed an outdrive from a friends boat to replace the water pump. Having that all said and done, now comes reinstallation. …

1974 sportcraft throttle handle will not tighten up Not rated yet
the throttle was hard to get in and out of gear so my husband took an allen wrench and loosened the little screw in the handle and now it spins freely

1998cuddy has no juice to the coil Not rated yet
Replaced battery& coil but still no juice, also put new points and plugs

BOAT TAKES TO LONG TO PLANE  Not rated yet
I AM TOLD THAT MY NEW LEGEND BOAT MUST BE GOING 20 MPH TO PLANE BY THE DEALER. THIS SEAMS UNREALISTIC IF YOU JUST WANT TO CRUISE. DOES THIS SOUND RIGHT? …

Lund rear deck replacement Not rated yet
93 Lund 1700 Pro Sport The aft deck needs to be replaced, as it is very spongy. Do the bulk heads have to be removed to complete the job?

What is the draft of 2001 Trophy Not rated yet
I am looking at a 2001 Trophy, 19' with a deep vee hull and 150 OB. I will use in a fairly shallow water lake most of the time. Any way to find the draft? …

VRO Alarm 1995 Glastron Not rated yet
I just recently bought a 1995 Glastron with a Johnson 130 HP motor. The VRO alarm and overheat alarm does not seem to be working. I cannot find the alarm …

1979 Bayliner Gears Not rated yet
My boyfriend has a 1979 17ft Bayliner. He has to replace the gears I believe. He bought a new handle and it came with 2 long cords that control the forward …

Bayliner boat capacity Not rated yet
i have a 1993 bayliner trophy 2002 and don't know the capacity of it and the coats gaurd dosen't want to give me a curtisity sticker please help

remove starter on 1987 18ft baja Not rated yet
how is the easiest way to remove the starter on the boat i cant seem to get at it

Larson power steering pump Not rated yet
1990 larson 305 power steering pump is leaking but not in the boat i replaced the cooler but still leaks

bayliner ignition problems Not rated yet
2007 bayliner ignition. Changed the ignition. When I started the boat the buzzer came on and stayed on. Wired it direct and now there is nothing. Going …

bayliner tacho does not work Not rated yet
89' bayliner capri 1770 with a force L drive tach dosnt work not sure where the pick up is? At the stator or at the rectifer?

Omc Cobra 5.7 sterndrive Not rated yet
lower gear cable and guide keep slipping off my bellcrank . omc cobra 5.7 sterndrive. can any one help

Engine will not throttle up Not rated yet
My 1989 Johnson 150 V6 will not power up. It starts and runs at an idle but will only go 5 to 10 mph. It sat for over 1 1/2 years.... Drained the fuel …

2001 Mercruiser 3.0L loese half the electrical systems Not rated yet
Boat was running just fine, tried to start it after a week away from the lake and it cranks but does not turn over. Then noticed no movement from the …

Johnson 25 HP 1974 Electric Start Not rated yet
My Johnson 25 HP has been stored in my garage for 12 years and I now have opportunity to sell but wondering IF it will run and how to treat it should it …

Having 89 Bayliner Capri plane problems  Not rated yet
I am new to boating and purchased a 89 Bayliner Capri I/O 2.3 Ford engine.. I took it out on the lake about 4 times and it ran like a charm all day long. …

recommended motor length for a 1986 Dixie 521 Not rated yet
I need to no what the recommended length of lower unit would be for my 1986 Dixie 521 Blue Fin. I have an Evinrude 150 to put on it, I just want to no …

lower unit wont raise Not rated yet
I have a 2008 Four Winns 180 Fish n Ski. When I try to raise the lower unit, I can hear the humming but the unit does not raise. I can physically lift …

Unknown Tube Not rated yet
I bought a 2001 Mercury 60 HP 4 stroke. There is a tube about 1/4" diameter attached to the front of the engine just above the lower unit. The tube is …

2 stroke chrysler 20 horse not turning over :( Not rated yet
does it need to be in the water to start?

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1991 21' Norris Craft Fishing Boat Not rated yet
I am just looking for any info I can get on this boat, I was on my way to the mall yesterday here in West Virginia and saw someone had this boat for sale, …

alternator guage drops making temperature gauge rise Not rated yet
While operating my mainship (1994) can be driving along and suddenly my port engine alternantor gusge will drop to about 12.5 reading and temperature …

Trim and reverse trouble Not rated yet
My trim doesnt hold all the time and my reverse doesnt work. I have a 1972 17ft sidewinder 140hp inboard

Boat electronics Not rated yet
This morning, I discovered none of my electronics work anymore. Is there something simple I can check before taking the boat into the shop such as fuses, …

Milky , water substance comming from my #3 carb after a rebuild. Not rated yet
I have a milky watery substance coming out of the vent for the #3 crab on a 1989 Evinrude 60 hp. Is the float mis adjusted or is it the fule?

1997 Mariner 200 Magnum EFI Will not start Not rated yet
My son ask me to help him with his 1997 Mariner 200 EFI Magnum- His battery failed while on the lake so he changed out the battery with another and the …

Boat idles but dies when put it in gear Not rated yet
My 1988 Trophy just had the exhaust manifolds, spark plugs and belt changed. We went out and the boat idled fine, but after about 10 minutes of running …

possible electrical problems on a sea ray causing power losses Not rated yet
I have a 97 Sea Ray with a 4.7L Bravo engine. Earlier this year my boat started loosing power at both low and high RPMs. The engine does not shut down …

sport jet 90 bogging down after turning Not rated yet
Have a baja jet boat with sport jet 90 turn and it bogs down lose 5 miles per hour the go straight for a couple of block then it will take off again and …

Lazy tilt motor  Not rated yet
I have a 70s searay 20 ft I/O runabout the tilt motor will not raise and lift the outboard on its own. The electric motor was replaced not long ago. If …

Fuse box Not rated yet
I just purchsed a 1989 arriva bow runner and I cannot find the fuse box any ideas?

Fast idle? Not rated yet
I just recently bought a 1989 tracker magna with a 1989 tracker by evinrude 60hp outboard. I assume the controls are 1989 and right from the manufacturer. …

Boat Stalling  Not rated yet
I have a 1985 19.5' Four Winns with a 140 Mercruiser engine. The problem I am having, the boat will try to start when the throttle lever is in the …

Volvo Penta 5.0 FL Starter will not crank Not rated yet
I had this problem and I removed the starter motor and had it tested, it was fine. I ended up changing the slave solenoid after which, the ground wire …

hit a rock, prop spins free no drive from the motor Not rated yet
Hit a rock broke the tips off the prop. I lost the power to the prop. it spins by hand freely but the motor dosnt drive the prop. I'm a new boat owner …

where is the bilge pump on a 1990 wellcraft cajun bass boat? Not rated yet
looking at buying a 1990 wellcraft cajun bass boat with no working bilge pumps. just wondering how hard they may be to get at...

trouble loading bass tracker Not rated yet
We have a 2006 bass tracker and we are constantly having problems loading it. I have adjusted the rubber guides several times and the boat always leans …

dies going into reverse Not rated yet
My wellcraft 196s with v8 and Merc out-drive is dying when I shift into reverse. Forward is fine but even with some added RPMs it dies immediately when …

prop will not turn Not rated yet
Does the abscence of a drive pin have anything to do with the prop not turning in water?

1978 Sea Ray 120 hp 4 cyl engine burns oil (blow by) Not rated yet
Just got the boat described above. I bought it sight unseen with boat and trailer for a couple hunderd bucks. Hooked it up to water and started the engine. …

120 SeaDoo Jet Boat Not rated yet
New Battery; new starter; I ran the boat out of gas....(gauge broken) she sputtered then shut off - topped up with fuel; cannot get the boat started - …

motor idles fine, but surges and stalls when you turn the throttle Not rated yet
I have an 8hp 1984 johnson outboard that has run fine in the past. Now, it seems to have taken on an issue. When i start the motor, it idles fine, but …

How much truck do I need to pull pontoon 100+ miles regularly? Not rated yet
How much does a 1993 Smoker Craft Pontoon boat weigh with 40 hp force motor? How much truck do I need to pull pontoon 100+ miles regularly? Thanks

motor troubles Not rated yet
my boat motor doesn't run well for 20 mins and then ran great for 5 then back to bad again

1985 20 hp johnson wiring diagram. Not rated yet
1985 20 hp johnson wiring diagram.

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1982 glastron galaxy v8 swap Not rated yet
i just got a 1982 glastron galaxy with no motor in it. i was wondering if i can fit a chevy 350 v8 in it? also is this motor too much power for the boat? …

trim up or down when boat is parked Not rated yet
when i pull my boat into the slot i get different advice on either to trim the engine all the way up so the prop is out of the water of to leave it down( …

trim Not rated yet
1975 Larsen 140 stark, the trim will not go down pump runs but no action.

Electrical power problem. Not rated yet
None of my accessories work. The fuses are all good. Can't find a circuit breaker for accessories on my 1989 Chapparal 17.8. Old boat, but like new condition. …

ignition problem? Not rated yet
When the key is off, I can turn the radio on and a few other accessories work. When I turn the key to the on position none of that works anymore. I crank …

1990 Beratta Phaser 5.0 Cobra Not rated yet
Just purchased this boat, it starts fine out of water, hooked to hose, once we get it in the water, the first time it ran for about 2-2.5 hours, we shut …

1995 Bayliner 1850 power trim Not rated yet
I have a starboard mounted Comander 3000 panel mounted remote shifter on my boat. It is the original shifter. The power trim will only work in the down …

4.3 mercruiser Not rated yet
starts fine will idle along when put full throttle will shut dowm after short time the n hard to start once started cann idle all day

tilt and trim on 21 ft boat with a 350 chevy omc outdrive Not rated yet
tilt and trim not working properly broke a line and had to have it replaced now just makes sound nothing going up or down unless i do it manually

Glastron 2003 SX175 heavy steering Not rated yet
have an SX175 need two hands to turn steering does anyone have any answer's

Omc no water flow Not rated yet
I have a early 70's omc 210 hp and I have no water flow to the engine. I have replaced the impeller and the housing (that was broken and cracked) still …

RPMs for Volvo Penta 3.0l Not rated yet
I have install a new prop an th engine rpms runs much higher at 25 MPH. With my old prop it 4600 rpm was about 40 MPH. Am I right in thinking I have the …

starter solenoid burning out  Not rated yet
Any ideas on what would cause a starter solenoid to burn out? I have a 1991 chris craft 5.8 ford engine. Boat runs great except for this issue. I have …

Parts for older boat? Not rated yet
I have an older Ranger and I'm looking for some parts it is a 1991. Ranger does not deal with the company that makes the switches. Does anyone have anything …

Priming oil pump Not rated yet
I sunk my boat motor last summer and after retrieving it I cleaned it all up but I'm not sure how to prime the oil pump. The gas is priming fine but since …

disconnecting shift shaft on 1997 90hp johnson Not rated yet
I am trying to change the impeller on a 1997 90hp johnson. But I am having trouble disconnecting the shift shaft. help please

motor hesitates/sputters Not rated yet
hi i just recently bought a boat with a 1975 chrysler 90 hp engine. ive used about 10 tanks of fuel in it without a hiccup. now my problem is at full throttle …

1993 Larson props Not rated yet
I have a 1993 Larson SEI 200 with a Volvo/penta 501 SEI 200 ( 200 hp I believe) the boat is out of state and needs new double prop. Anyone know the size/pitch …

Bass Tracker Pro V17 Reset Switch Not rated yet
For some reason the rocker switchesno longer have power or my fish finder either is there a reset swith that controls this? I have power to my guages and …

larger motor Not rated yet
I have a pontoon boat with a 70 hp motor and I wanted to know if I could install a 115 HP motor? If so, what do I need to know before installing the larger …

1978 glastron 460 jet drive my starter is sezzed up from water Not rated yet
i cant figer out y my starter on my 460 jet boat is geting water in side it salt at that mybe a freeze plug

milage for a 1990 sea ray sundance Not rated yet
Im wondering if anyone can tell me how many miles per gallon my 175 gallon fuel tank and 5.7 v8 mercruiser will get me?

engine shuts off when put in neutral or idling speed Not rated yet
hello i have 1983 140 evinrude vro the engine runs great when under power but as soon as i slow down as reaching fishing spot or marina for docking it …

Best 7.5 or 9.8 for the buck for a 12 ft jon boat Not rated yet
Looking for advice on the best bang for the buck in picking a small (7.5-10 hp) outboard for a 12 ft jon boat. I'm hoping to spend under $700. Some mid …

Changing bilge pump cartridge on OMC Sunbird (1998) Not rated yet
Can anyone tell me how to change the bilge pump cartridge on a 1998 OMC Sunbird? Or even where on the boat that would be? Thanks so much!

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boat having trouble starting.  Not rated yet
my 1993 21ft Armada Marada is not starting too well. i just bought it, and it started just fine the first day out, but has since been problem matic. …

2000 Rinker Captiva bogs at 2000 rpm and won't go above 25 mph Not rated yet
Was taking the boat out on the water and for the first time ever couldn't get the engine to rev above 2000 rpm, it wouldn't go above 25 mph, and wouldn't …

stumps out at 2000rpm 10mph merc 135 in/out Not rated yet
boat ran fine day before, then i wanted to do maintenance on it and changed spark plugs,wiped down the carb filter and shot carb cleaner in the carb, …

boat starts fine but only hits 50% at full throttle Not rated yet
boat starts fine but only hits 50% at full throttle

Front main Seal replacement Not rated yet
I have a 1984 Renken with an Omc Engine and sern drive. The boat sat for several years before I purchased it. I got the engine going but recently noticed …

help! Not rated yet
i put gas in my boat, but i doesn't seem to be taking the gas in the tank, where is it going?

engine will not run at typical speed Not rated yet
The other day i took the boat out for the first time and everything went so well that i went out the morning after. I expected the same engine start and …

power trim on mercrusier bravo 3 is stuck Not rated yet
Port engine of my mercruiser bravo 3 power trim does not go all the way up???

Strange problem shifting out of gear with Johnson 2005 90 HP 2 stroke Not rated yet
Shifts fine when on trailer with garden hose. When on the water must move shift lever slightly past detent to get out of gear. Can't duplicate problem …

1995 Rinker Captiva fuse panel Not rated yet
Where would I find this? I don't see any fuses or panel. Thanks. Doug. dbentson57@gmail.com

decals for 85 skeeter Not rated yet
Bought a 1985 sketter and wont to put the original decals on it cause this boat sat in a field,and the decals are now shadowed in the paint. Where can …

boat running at good rpm but lost 15mph Not rated yet
i was going through a narrow channel with shallow water and i was turning up sand for a little ways then when i got back in the open stretch and put down …

1993 Sea Ray 180 bowrider total electrical power loss Not rated yet
My sea ray shut off during use and after that there was no power to anything on the boat. After unhooking and re-attaching the battery cables a couple …

no neutral 1971 johnson 100 Not rated yet
My outboard 100hp johnson will not go into neutral. It will shift forward and reverse with no problem. The prop increases in speed when put into either …

1989 regal commodore 27.1 ft volvo penta 4.3  Not rated yet
One of the motors all of the sudden wont go into reverse and the other one lifts up almost out of water as soon as put in reverse shifting level very hard …

Cant throttle motor above half throttle or the motor dies. 77 Johnson 115 HP Not rated yet
My brother has a 1977 Johnson 115. We have been working on this motor all summer long. There are times that we get the motor to run 100% great. top speed …

2009 Crownline cr 270 Not rated yet
I was looking for a good ac while anchored in the bay so decided to start the generator no such luck! any info on what could be wrong. thanks NEED …

boat cutting out  Not rated yet
i have a 1990 johnson out board motor run good on the idle but when giving it gas it cuts out like its starving for gas

Chrysler 12.9 HP outboard loses power and dies under load. Not rated yet
My 1972 Chrysler outboard losses power and dies under load. It starts fine and runs for less than five minutes before loosing power. With no load it …

Puzzled! Not rated yet
I hard wired a Dyson fan in the boats electrical system. The fan works great as long as we are hooked up to dock side power. It will not run when we …

1995 Glastron Not rated yet
Needing the manual for this particular boat. Need a diagram to put some plugs back in

Battery Problems Not rated yet
My starter battery won't hold a charge. It's fairly new (only about 2 yrs) I thought it was my deep cycle battery so I changed that, then I changd the …

Quick question on auxiliary motor Not rated yet
Apart from the outboard (suzuki df50), I have a honda 5hp auxiliary motor installed on one side of the boat. I am not sure whether to keep it tilted up …

Rabolo, IO. steering replacment Not rated yet
I have a 1980 26' robolo IO and i need to replace the steering cable. I have the new cable inwhich i would ilke to install, but i'm haveing problems at …

bass tracker pro deep 17 Not rated yet
dont know what rocker switches do on dash

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own a panther 52lb thrust engine mount trolling motor Not rated yet
we own a panther 52lb thrust trolling motor that is engine mounted. We have been sheering of drive pins 5 just in 2 days. Can anyone help. Any ideas??? …

help with drive train Not rated yet
i thought i spun a prop so i have replaced it, but it didnt fix the problem, when you put the boat in gear it will idle forward or backward but when you …

main breaker location on a glastron bow rider 1993 v6 Not rated yet
Where is the main breaker on a Glastron v6 1993 bow rider.

44' Gulfstar '86 T diesel motor yacht charging system Not rated yet
With both engines running, starboard altinator and tack stop working, if you turn the port engine off, starboard alninator and tack work, turn port on …

How to unlock the leg on a 1976 omc 120 hp inboard Not rated yet
When I hit the switch to lower the leg the electric motor clicks

Hard to shift gears Not rated yet
I have a 2000 V150 Mercury optimax that is very hard to shift into gear.New cables and no kinks?need info?

1997 5.7 mercruiser Not rated yet
sea pump body broke , engine compartment flooded and now wont go in gear

motor won't start Not rated yet
My 80 hp Mariner won't start. There is a clicking sound when I turn the key. I changed the solenoid and it still won't start. Can anyone help me!!

type "C" lower unit oil  Not rated yet
can i use dexron trans fluid (safely) in place of type"C" lower unit oil in my 1968 evinrude electric shift ?

Boat Finish Not rated yet
I have a 18 ft Glastron boat with a upper metal-flake finish. The Brown finish has clouded and dulled. I have tried to buff out with no luck. How do I …

electrical problems (no power) on a 1989 cobalt bowrider Not rated yet
Lost electrical power today while out in the cove. No power to anything from either batery one or two or both. Could a the main circuit breaker just "go" …

I just bought a 1986 16 ft bayliner capri with A VOLVO PENTA engine. . Not rated yet
When I put the boat in reverse the engine popped up and now it won't stay down and the boat is stuck in reverse and won't go into neutral or forward. …

1973 Lund boat paint colors Not rated yet
Restoring 14ft aluminum boat, need red color code, inside seafoam green code and decals. Thanks, Tom

1970 merccruiser165hp i/o Not rated yet
my boat ran fine yesterday i put new cap roter and points in today now have no spark what did i do wrong

boat wont start or when does dies Not rated yet
i have a 1986 searay with 140 horse changed alter and battery but still needs jump runs for five min dies it smells likeits getting gas any suggestions …

trim pump hydraulic fluid Not rated yet
What kind of hydraulic fluid do you use in a 1985 searay 25ft sundancer with a 350 chevy & OMC outdrive trim pumps? Where do you add it?

Drive Not rated yet
I am looking at a 1990 Sea Ray with a 4.3, we put the water to the out drive, and started the boat and engage the drive in forward, should the prop turn …

16' lund ? Not rated yet
My husband and i bought a 16' lund 1989 its dark blueand silver in color and just says 'LUND' on the side how do we find out if its a pro v . rebel. or …

sea ray 1995 195 electrical issues Not rated yet
my boat i have had for 1 year and it will cut off in the middle of lake and then all electrics go dead dash also after a while it seems to reset and it …

1995 Glastron SS175 Starting Issue Not rated yet
Motor was running fine! Ran out of gas and got towed into marine for fuel. Filled it up, turned the key and it initially fires but dies. I can pump the …

new ignition switch, new solenoid, new battery, key turn and it "clicks" Not rated yet
we have a sylvan inboard outboard mercruiser 5.0 with a rebuild engine 3 years ago. we thought it was electircally based so we had to replace the ignition …

1978 Glastron water pump- replace Not rated yet
My son has I 1978 Glastron That needs (he has been told) the water pump- impeller) replace. $144.00 at the marina to replace. $20.00 for the part. Cost …

Rewiring 1979 Ranger and totally lost. Not rated yet
I have a 1979 Ranger that many relatives have tried to work on for years. Now I am trying to revive the boat I was raised on but the wiring needs work …

alarm won't stop Not rated yet
1994 johnson 88 spl, started it yesterday no problem, disconnected gas line and ran gas out of motor but forgot to turn key off. 12 hours later awakened …

Help!! Not rated yet
Replaced head gasket on 91 3.0liter mercruiser, planed,new spark plugs and boat still wont start! Please advise.

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boat bogs down when accelerating Not rated yet
I HAVE A 1995 BASS TRACKER DEEP V16 WITH A 60HP MARINER ENGINE.MOTOR HAD BEEN RUNNING GREAT ALL MORNING.LATER IN THE AFTERNOON GET READY TO RETURN TO BOAT …

88 Supra Not rated yet
My husband has an 88 Supra 351 engine. Its turning over nicely, however, not starting! He has checked all the regulars...oil filter, ignition coil, spark …

Gear is slipping Not rated yet
I have a 1986 sunbird boat with a Mercruiser 165. When you put it in forward, you can hear something slipping and it will eventually go into gear. The …

Battery Charging issue Not rated yet
Boat gets 12 amps on Gauge and when I disconnect the battery the boat quits running. Is it the alternator?

trim problem Not rated yet
How do you fix a trim problem on a 1977 four-winns (mercruiser engine) it leaks oil from the trim box?

add power trim fluid Not rated yet
I am trying to figure out how to add power trim fluid to a 1989 bass tracker with a 50 HP Johnson. I have looked all over the trim and only find one screw …

87 larson dc215 Not rated yet
New batteries, 4.3 mercruiser 165, batteries not charging? ?? Any ideas? Thanks!

1984 Correct Craft 2001  Not rated yet
How do I replace athe steering cable on my 1984 correct Craft 2001?

electrical problem Not rated yet
I have no power to the panel switches, the gas gauge. There is power coming out of the 30 AMP breaker . Is there another breaker some where else?

Overheat alarm? Not rated yet
Hello folks, I need some advice.I have a 2000 200 hp Vmax,I have never had any issue with it until now(bought new) Today after a run down the lake, I slowed …

boat problems Not rated yet
when i hook up a water hose to my 1986 dixie runabout boat and try to go to reverse it cuts off is there some kind of saftey for it

1997 evinrude how to clean fuel pump Not rated yet
trying to start this 97 50hp evinrude fr first time this year and it doesn't seem to b gettin fuel? any suggestions?

74 glastron ignition problem Not rated yet
i just bought a 1974 glastron star flight with a 288 with a 270 out drive the problem that i am having is that it will not turn over.. when i turn the …

1981 18 foot Lund Not rated yet
I'm trying to restore a 1981 Lund 18 foot fishing boat and am looking for more info/pictures. It's model M0187M81G. Do you know where I can find so info …

1995 ranger r77 sport fish Not rated yet
Does a 1995 r77 sport fish ranger boat handle rough waters

trouble shifting boat into forward Not rated yet
I have a 24' bayliner cierra sunbridge w/5.7 omc motor and OD. i have to manually push on the shifting cable at the bracket where the cables are located …

I have a 1994 SeaRay Sundancer and the Steering is Stiff  Not rated yet
I have a 1994 SeaRay Sundance and the steering is stiff, I have replaced the pump, made no difference. Any Ideas?

change water pump on 1987xr2 150 Not rated yet
took put of gear before reinstall shaft now will not go in gear

i broke my steering wheel and cant find one. Not rated yet
its a rack system stearing for my outboard. all the ones online are tapered 3/4 myne is a single keyway type of setup. and i cant find any online. HELP …

speedometer not working 1997 Ranger R70 Not rated yet
How locate speedometer sending unit and repair

A/C power to only a portion of the boat Not rated yet
I have a 29' Tiara (1998) and recently lost A/C power to portions of the boat. Everything works fine on D/C and when the shore power is plugged in, only …

2001 triton tr-21 Not rated yet
running down the lake 45 mph and the motor just stalled. put it in neutral, turned the key and got an alarm sound. Shifted to forward and reverse then …

gas tank Not rated yet
i have a 1991 glastron 1700 do you know what size fuel tank it has?

I tried to fix trim gauge and lost power to ignition Not rated yet
I am working on a 76 ranger and I am trying to restore it. I finally had everything working but the trim gauge, once I pulled it out and started messing …

2000 lund pro v trolling recepticle hook ups Not rated yet
where do the orange and red wires of the for the recepticle go?

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electrical Not rated yet
240 searay while running boat just cut off. when try to restart nothing starter does not turn. nothing. all gagesn work and i replaced the starting switch. …

1977 chrysler ski boat wiring harness for outboard engine Not rated yet
I have 1977 chrysler ski/pleasure boat 15 ft 9 inches long. It is in pretty good shape but the wiring harness going to the outboard motor is pretty bad. …

Johnson VRO 40 motor Not rated yet
I'm new a power boating and have a couple of questions recently aquired a 1987 galaxy w/john vro 40 motor in very nice condition was completely gone thru …

94 pro v 1890 soft floor Not rated yet
How do I replace the floor if it is too far gone to use old floor as a template. Is there any place or any one who has a template for this boat

rotten floor on 1890 pro v Not rated yet
Soft floor in my 94 1890 pro v looking for a template

1989 50 HP FORCE WILL NOT GO FORWARD Not rated yet
First off,thanks for letting me do this.Went fishing the other day, everything was going just fine until I got ready to leave, started the motor up, put …

1987 larson senza 165 hp mercruiser Not rated yet
When im driving the boat and i need to shift from drive to reverse it wont go. My friend tells me its the micro switch and its not cutting the spark to …

Alternator Not rated yet
I have a 1996 larson 194....volvo 5.8....I am updating my stereo, will be running a 1000 watt system. It still has the factory alternator in it . Should …

Darn thing won't turn! Not rated yet
An elderly friend of mine has a 1996 Crownline Bravo 3 that won't steer to starboard side, port side ok. We're trying to get the boat ready for sale in …

starting Not rated yet
my 2004 50 hp 2 cyl outboard won't turn over, like the battery is dead, but it isn't. when it finally does turn over it spins very well. It's like the …

1986 GALAXY 16' OPEN BOW PROP PROBLEMS Not rated yet
I PURCHASED NEW A 1986 GALAXY 16' 3.0 MERCRUISER (ALPHA 1), AND THE SALEMAN EXCHANGED THE PROP FOR THE ORIGINAL TO A HIGH ALTITUDE PROP,(WHICH HAS BEEN …

fuel gauge on 1988 lund 1650 predator doesnt work Not rated yet
fuel gauge for 1988 lund 1650 predaor doesnt work goes to full

No electrical power to boat but main battery has charge and tilt and trim have charge but no power on console dash to power all electrical units in boat .  Not rated yet
I have power in the main battery that runs the motor, tilt and trim work and trolling motor batteries are charging off other batteries but when I turn …

Repair deep scratch in aluminum boat Not rated yet
Is their simple repair for a deep aluminum hull scratch?

I need to know the specs on my 1970 lund Oin 16ft boat! Not rated yet
I want to put a new prop on my 1984 40 hp Johnson Sea Horse on that boat. I can't find any information on how much the boat weighs! My old prop is a 11 …

2001 4.3 mercruiser will not turn over Not rated yet
I have replaced the battery and gone through all visiable fuses and they look good. The horn, blower, and bilge all work. The instrument panel does not …

1986 150 mercury black max running problems Not rated yet
when i go to the lake sometimes it will not rev up just like you are idleing around but othertimes it will take right off and come up on plain and run …

4.3 litre mercruiser wil not turn over Not rated yet
I have a 2001 4.3 mercruiser, replaced the battery cleaned terminals, check fuses, will not turn over and the radio and dash board will not power, but …

Wellcraft electrical problem Not rated yet
I have a 1996 Wellcraft 23 coastal cuddy. The motor starts but nothing works electrically, (horn,radio navigation lights, builges). all fuses are good. …

1978 starcraft bass boat Not rated yet
I'm looking for a manual to restore a 78 starcraft boat, I would prefer a pdf file but anything at all would help thanks

mercruiser 4.3 stalls after shifting to forward Not rated yet
i have an inboard mercruiser 4.3 lx i have no problem turning on the engine and increasing the rpm in neutral, but when i put the boat in the water and …

How old is my boat ? What year was it made?  Not rated yet
I have a 14.6 ft. aluminum v-hull boat but can't find out what year it is from the data plate. It reads = Sears Model 64146 Serial MA64-0782 Can …

Skeeter 1994 Z150 removal of gas tank Not rated yet
I am tring to fix my live well pumps in 1994 Z150 Skeeter. I drain the gas tank and I can not get the tank out. it is bigger than the hole. What are my …

no spark to engine on 85 hp johnson Not rated yet
Replaced the selectric switch on my 1972 glastron boat w/85 hp motor but i am not getting a spark to the engine, could I have not put the wires back on …

prop not moving Not rated yet
was tubing and when given gas it went out of gear and now prop doesnt move

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Paint Not rated yet
When I chech to see what color to paint my 1958 Jonnson outboard motor all I come up with is that is cream.I'm a purist so how can I find the exact paint …

steering problem Not rated yet
7.4 Mercruiser Fuel Injected Bravo 1 outdrive, Wants to go hard left when you give it throttle. Really have to hold tight to the wheel and try to steer …

engine model number Not rated yet
need to figure out the rest of the model number. I only have the first 3 to 4 numbers, 1988 bayliner 5 liter

getting spark to ignition module coil, but  Not rated yet
I have a 1990 rinker 230 festiva gm 4.3 mariner. I am getting spark to ignition but not under crank. Have replaced pick up coil, coil, and ignition module. …

burning up voltage regulators Not rated yet
have replaced both voltage regulators and stator on 96 merc. 150 efi. All was good for three outings,now one of the new regulators is already burned out …

1996 Larson 194 SEi / 4.3 Mercruiser / 180HP ELECTRICAL Not rated yet
1996 Larson 194 SEi / 4.3 Mercruiser / 180HP Previous owner mutilated the wiring. Looking for the factory wiring diagram or schematics. Anyone got …

Alarm keeps sounding Not rated yet
We have a Fibrafort 190 and when it reaches around 8 knots an alarm keeps sounding - I cannot find a manual for this boat and we didn't get one when we …

problem with gauges and pumps Not rated yet
Ok, I just bought a 1994 Stratos 284 FS, no motor. I had a 1998 johnson 115 SPL put on boat. The only electronics that work are the Tach, fuel and battery …

shift cable Not rated yet
I am installing new shift and throttle cables on my 1997 Johnson 115 hp outboard. The black piece (locking barrel?) on the shift cable broke at the remote. …

power tilt Not rated yet
Adding atf to 1990 40 hp evinrude power tilt. What are the steps to take? How do I add the fluid? Can I mix dextron atf with the fluid that is …

1988 sea ray seville  Not rated yet
I'm redoing a 1988 sea ray seville bow rider outboard. According to the sea ray website this boat which is 18ft came out with a 135hp motor. Does anyone …

ON BOARD CHARGER PROBLEM Not rated yet
I HAVE A 4 BANK MINN KOTA CHARGER BUT IT WILL NOT CHARGE THE BATTERIES. WHEN PLUGGED TO AN OUTLET THE CHECK CONNECTION LIGHT COMES ON AT ALL FOUR BATTERIES. …

transom rebuild Not rated yet
need to redo transom on a 1985 stott craft bass boat..It is weak in center and on each top corner of motor plate..What is the simple or easiest way to …

charged batteries but no power to ignition or to the main. Not rated yet
my charger says the batteries are charged and to check the connection to battery 1. I checked all the connections and the battery 1 fuse and still power. …

wont start after running a while Not rated yet
My 1984 johnson 90hp outboard will start when I get it to the lake and run like it's new all day as long as I don't turn it off. Once I turn it off it …

power trim on 1994 bass tracker Not rated yet
well i have a 1994 bass tracker, wit a 75hp engine. my power trim recently went out. it will let down, but will not let up at all. i thought it was just …

My outboard will run great and after I stopp and fish a while when I take off it starves for fuel any ideas what could cause this? Not rated yet
I have replaced fuel lines, primer bulb, cleaned vent and my boat does the same thing. I will run great all away across lake until I start it up again …

2007 mercury optimax 90 hp will not go in reverse Not rated yet
I bought my 2007 mercury optimax 90 new in 2007. Warranty is expired and it recently got very difficult to shift to reverse. I took apart the control …

motor problems Not rated yet
i have a bass tracker with a 50 hp mercury two stroke.i was in the river goin full speed and the rpms dropped down to 3000 which is suppose to be around …

technodriv Not rated yet
Dear sir I do have a technodrive gearbox on my boat type TM 345A 2R TV Serial no 145921 (NANNI ENGINE) and I am having some problems with The …

Markham whaler 4.9 fuel tanks size Not rated yet
I brought a markham whaler 4.9 and want to know what size the fuel tanks are and also is or ws there a fuel gauge for these built in or how would I install …

Need help with tachometer wiring diagram for 50 Force Outboard Not rated yet
I am looking for any assistance in hooking up the original tachometer for a 1971 Galaxy 15', 50 Force Outboard engine.

1994 Skeeter Z150 live well wire Not rated yet
I just got a 1994 Skeeter Z150. The dash on the bow has a live well auto and manual swicth and a timer. What is teh wire hook look like. I think the old …

after running 5000rpm then going to idle will not go back to high speed Not rated yet
When trolling my evinrude 1998 70hp runs great, when moving to another area at around 5000rpm it will run ok. When going back to slow speed for a few minutes …

iginition switch diagram Not rated yet
need a wiring diagram for 1997 glastron ignition switch. Replacing it, and the switches are a little different.

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Rework Hull Not rated yet
Been given a boat that is in middle of Hull reworked and I need pictures of what the inside should look like under the top cover.

motorguide tour edition 36volt 109lb thrust lack of power Not rated yet
Ive had this trolling motor for almost three years now and at first it had a great deal of power. I once broke down about five miles from the ramp and …

fuse keeps on blowing if I use my TMC electric toilet Not rated yet
Can't figure out why my fuse keeps on blowing every time I use the switch. Used to work for a while but always had problems with the switch had to toggle …

LUND BOATS Not rated yet
I am replacing my Starcraft boat with a later model Lund. I have noticed some of the Lunds models are designated signature series. Can someone advise …

1980 Evinrude 70HP 3 Cylinder 2 Stroke Help please Not rated yet
I have got a problem that has started recently and is getting progressively worse. Motor was serviced three months ago, new plugs, compression good, carbies …

1991 Galaxie Boat Wiring Diagram Engine, Instrumentation Panel et al Not rated yet
We are "restoring" the electrical systems of our 1991 Galaxie Boat and need an accurate wiring diagram to reconnect ignition, ignition switch, instrumentation …

1991 Galaxie Boat Wiring Harness and Instrumenation Panel Not rated yet
My wiring harness has developed some problems. Whenever the ignition key is on, the NAV lights are on very bright. When I run the boat at above 3800 …

Reverse polarity in my 5.7 Volvo Penta Not rated yet
Last spring (in the process of starting to de-winterizing our boat) my husband accidentally hooked up the dual battery cables backwards and tried to start …

Voltage insulation test Not rated yet
I did read on a book that there should be no voltage between hull and negative or positive supply of a battery. On a metal boat, since the hull is at …

Winterize Not rated yet
I have a 1992 Galaxy Boat with a volvo engine, horsepower is 230. How do I winterize it?

start problem Not rated yet
The engine was starting without any problem. Last sunday it start good and after that cut off. try to start again give me a hard start before starting …

1980 charger steering is real hard to turn Not rated yet
Just bought this boat and the steering is scarey hard to turn. It has a 150 merc. Any ideas ?

eastern marine 9000 marine acmodel rh9ch blower motor Not rated yet
does anyone know where i can get a blower motor for this unit ? thw motor wont run at all i took it out and hooked it directly to 110 ,thanks in advance …

having trouble with my Yahmaha 150 2- stroke ( night fishing trip gone bad) Not rated yet
19 6 keywest bayreef with 150.Not sure on the year maybe 04 but.... having trouble starting her.. Always had to choke 3 times, pop it out of neutral and …

1999 9.9 mercury 2 stroke has weak spark Not rated yet
first the motor i just bought had bad fuel pump,replaced that. now it has a weak spark. replaced plugs and wires plugs fire is very weak tested stator …

I dont know what model Lund i have... Not rated yet
Can anyone tell me what model Lund I have? Dr. Cook - randysr1@yahoo.com

where is this boat built Not rated yet
having problem....need to now the boat type

alternator not charging 2000 carver diesels Not rated yet
what controls charging system on volvo diesels

powerdrive 40 v1 schematic Not rated yet
Does anyone have a schematic for the 1866040 foot controler for a v1 powerdive t. motor?Not a wiring diagram available from minn kota ,but the control …

engine just stopped Not rated yet
was just coming out of a lock when the engine revs stopped it started again but stopped again and would not start there is petrol in and oil ?

Winterize an OMC 120 hp Mercury  Not rated yet
How do I winterize a omc 120 hp Mercury with outdrive. New to boating and would like useful info on storing boat for winter and any maint. tips would …

1964 MFG chrome emblems Not rated yet
Looking for a set of chrome MFG emblems for my 1964 MFG Niagara Custom. Anyone have any idea where I can get some? Thanks

head compartment storage--any ideas? Not rated yet
We are purchasing a 2004 Cobalt 246 and we have no intentions of using the head, but would like ideas on using it as storage. Just throwing everything …

LIVEWELL ISSUES? Not rated yet
my 18 foot lund tyee dam near floats sideways when the livewell is full.i have never had this happen in other boats i have owned with a livewell on the …

Ranger R70 electrical Not rated yet
My boat has been sitting up for awhile and now none of my dash panel or bow switches work. I have checked the reset switch and it is engaged but nothing …

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4.3 omc turns over slowly and wont start new batterys Not rated yet
I have twine 1989 4.3 omc cobras port engine starts fine, starboard engine turns over a few times and then stops.when i try to start it again it makes …

play in steering 2007 seaboss w/90 hp merc Not rated yet
need more input on how to adj/repair play in steering wheel on my boat it's only 3yrs. old with 35hrs on motor.any suggestions from mechs. or boat owners …

Bilge Light and Blower Light Not rated yet
I just got my boat back from a local marina who put a used engine in to replace another they had sold me that threw a rod after 3 runs. I got the boat …

hydraulic motor for hydraulic winch on boat Not rated yet
Radial piston hydraulic motor MRC series one type low speed high torque hydraulic motor are widely used for hydraulic winch windlass as so on. More detail …

1986 Sunbird OMC inboard/Outboard Not rated yet
Trying to replace the engine control cable. Have been to 2 different marine part places and still cannot get the right part. The number on the original …

1996 trophy bayliner tight steering problem Not rated yet
My steering has become progresivly stiffer in the past while. I live 1 block from the gulf of mexico...I know...salty climate. How can I clean and lubricate …

no spark on my 90 hp mariner Not rated yet
my boat won't start it turns over i checked all the electrical stuff I could not the stator or coil packs I am not sure how. But there is no spark. please …

Why doe's my boat run fine for about 20 minutes, and then stalls out? Not rated yet
Can anyone help with this problem? I have a 89 Sunbird with a little 2.3 ford motor. I put in the river and run about 3,ooo rpm, and in about 20 minutes …

How much fuel will a 1990 Larson 19 foot Senza hold Not rated yet
I recently boat a 1990 Larson 190LX Senza boat but I am wondering how much fuel it will hold. I have filled it up a couple of times so far, taking about …

genset not drawing sea water Not rated yet
My kohler genset runs but not drawing sea water for cooling unit?

Hard to shift boat into gear Not rated yet
I have a 2002 aftershock with a 350 merc mag I put a new control box in it cause it was all cracked inside. It has been hard to shift into gear don't know …

need specs on old boat Not rated yet
I have a 1991 starcraft 14 foot sf14 alumin fishing boat and I need to know whieght and person capasity and the max motor size I can put in it legally. …

trim button Not rated yet
i have a 135 hp mercruiser. the trim down works fine, but i cant get the trim up to work. can anyone tell me what to do...tks

need help Not rated yet
I have a 50hp mercury 500 outboard idk the year of the motor gonna guess early 90's but i took it out yesterday and i couldnt get it to go full throttle …

Volco surges in idle Not rated yet
Just had engine rebuilt on 2004 Four Winns with a 5.7 GXI Volvo-Penta. Now during idle speed the engine surges. When I removedthe flame arrestor, …

idle problems Not rated yet
1971 omc with 225 v6. will run good above 1800 rpms but dies when I try to idle it down

looking for boat parts for Lund 20ft infisherman Not rated yet
trying to replace my starboard and port dashboard on a 2001 20ft infisherman lund. any ideas where i can go i tried e-bay with no luck. Thanks

1987 SEASWIRL TAHOE Electrical Diagram wanted Not rated yet
I NEED AN ELECTRICAL DIAGRAM FOR MY NEW 1987 SEASWIRL TAHOE. I HAVE NO LIGHTS, RADIO ETC. AND THE WIRING IS A MESS. THANK YOU

1992 mariner 150HP Not rated yet
i have a 1992 mariner 150 hp outboard, i don't know alot about boats, im a new owner. heres the story i got about this motor. it had a dead number 4 cyclinder, …

Flatspot Not rated yet
I have a 7.4 EFI merc cruiser 1996 replaced tcp ignition module motor map module plugs and wires cap rotor. motor idles properly but when i accelerate …

Mercruiser tachometer Not rated yet
tach frequently "buries" itself or shows rpm far above actual engine speed. returns to correct reading after hitting a wave or a change in the trim - usually …

1999 7.4L Mercruiser with Vapor Lock problem Not rated yet
Hello, I have a 1999 Chapparal with a 7.4L MPI engine. My engine has only 135 hrs since I do not feel compfortable taking the boat out very often. When …

Outside air vents for 1990 Thompson Daytona 270 boat Not rated yet
Can someone inform me on how the outside air vents are supposed to be facing on a 1990 Thompson Daytona 270 boat? Thanks

shifting from neutral to reverse Not rated yet
I have a 1986 Renken 2.5 litre with an OMC outdrive. When I shift from neutral to reverse, if you go to slow it will stall. I have now got used to …

2001 yr. 225 mercury optimax 2 stroke motor Not rated yet
i posted an article about hard to get on plane with a tr 21 triton and this motor also additional comments i forgot about at the time is when i load this …

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starting problems Not rated yet
not getting spark! then it rain while the cover was off and filled up with water. now the bilge pump or blower wont turn on. i shop vaced all the water …

115 hp Suzuki DT outboard motor Problem Not rated yet
I have a 1991 115 hp Suzuki DT outboard motor . At start up ,it takes 15 to 20 second for the water comes out of the pee hole.Once the water comes out …

1995 Bayliner have to jump start everytime Not rated yet
The marine shop says Mercruiser Force 120, converted from a 9 volt to a 12 volt. This problem just started. $575 for the converter kit. Are we being taken? …

Hard starting 4.3 Not rated yet
I have a 93 4.3lx with low hours all in excellent condition. Everything ran fine one week. Push(engage) the throttle and it cranked right over. Boat was …

1984 searay seville 140 hp 3.0L 4 cyl. Not rated yet
I need tune up specifications. I don't have manual and have so far been told three different spark plugs and three real varying gaps. Boat back fires and …

My throttle is not shifting smoothly Not rated yet
My throttle is fighting me when I try to shift from forward to reverse, from reverse to forward, and from and gear to neutral? what is making this so difficult? …

won,t go into reverse when  Not rated yet
i put it in reverse the motor comes out of the water 1989 bayliner volvo engine when i put it in forword it,s fine please help

lifting boat motor Not rated yet
how can i raise a motor if the trim motor and the manual switch does not work please help

high speeds it gets slugesh and dies Not rated yet
ive got a 79 tahiti with 454 big block . now my problem ia when i get up to speed my boatmotor starts to die like bogs down its like my carborator is cloged …

SPORTSCRAFT CUDDY CABIN NOT DRAINING Not rated yet
My cuddy cabin to my 2008 25 foot sportscraft has wateron the floor and I can't figure out how to drain it, any suggestions??

bouncing voltmeter Not rated yet
i have a 1998 lund 1950 tyee gran sport. starts great runs great but the volt meter bounces and flicks back and forth between 12 and 8 somtimes less. could …

replace decking?  Not rated yet
I have a 1989 16 ft Sea Ray Bowrider. It was a great boat until I neglected it outside in Fl. sun and rain. Unfortunately, the deck began to get soft …

omc stalls when fuel gauge bounces to empty Not rated yet
my 1990 3.0L OMC loses power and stalls while accelerating when the fuel gauge bounces to empty. the gauge seams to do alot more bouncing than usual. sometimes …

steering problems Not rated yet
I have about 3"-4" of play in my steering wheel. I have a 2002 sea ray 300 sundancer. I do not believe this is normal, is there anything I can check before …

loud clunk and then motor dies Not rated yet
I had been noticing that when putting in reverse the gears would grind until giving it a little throttle and then operate fine. Then I was backing off …

79 century boat 350 motor Not rated yet
I have a 1979 century boat with a 350 engine both engine and lower unit has been overhauled. My problem is at idel when trolling my boat will over heat …

NO PROPULSION AT FULL THROTTLE Not rated yet
NO PROPULSION AT FULL THROTTLE

19993 yamaha 225 hp, flat spot in acceleration from idle , once engine is up to speed run normal Not rated yet
I have a 1993 yamaha 225 hp on a 20 ft. hydro sport 2000dc, engine when accelerating from idle to higher rpm has flat spot, once engine gets to past idle …

Lubricate Steering, Ranger boat Not rated yet
my steering is froze , it wont move at all

Boat Propeller Selection Not rated yet
Recent advantages in outboard technology have made choosing the correct propeller for your boat both easier and more difficult--easier because the number …

idleing too high Not rated yet
my motor is ideling too high and clunks going into gear if i get it to the right idle will it still clunk going into gear ? my motor is a 4 stroke 75 hp …

Carver / Trojan 1993 37 Express windshield leakage Not rated yet
We have a 1993 Carver / Trojan 37-foot Express cruiser. Either it has the worst windshield system ever designed, or something has happened so that it …

sea raider Not rated yet
i have a 17ft 1985 sea raider. i can not find any info or parts list for it. i need a steering wheel and a few misc pcs any info would help alot

impeller Not rated yet
Can anyone tell me how to change an impeller on a 74 johnson 6 hp?

Help with Merc 8 repair Not rated yet
My 13-yr-old was "sure" he could pull his 1989 Merc 8 off the dingy and wheel it up to the cabin without my help. OK. After returning, he comes to me …

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mercury 200hp black max problem starting Not rated yet
I looked at a 1978 glastron bass boat with a mercury 200hp black max and the guy says it runs but could not start her

volt meter fluctuates Not rated yet
have a 1977 campion with 140hp omc all wires look fine meter goes to 16 stays then drops when throttling back and not all the time. belt squeaks aswell …

Squeeze bulb will not prime up and it loses power under a load Not rated yet
how do i get to tank on 92 ranger fisherman 692 so i can see if i have air leak in hose from tank to squeeze bulb

Dad's Boat  Not rated yet
I don't know much about boats, but I inherited my dad's boat last year and I want to keep it running for as long as possible. We took it out once last …

mercruiser 185 transom removal Not rated yet
i have to replace the driveshaft bearing, is it possible to unbolt the transom with the engine in place or does it need to be removed?

wiring to coil on 2.3 omc Not rated yet
what wires connect to which side of the coil and which one goes to the side of the distributor on a 2.3 omc cobra tko4 ?

98 volvo 5.7 liter motor is not getting fuel Not rated yet
My Father died and I have his boat, which I unfortunately have to sell. I want to check thea motor before we try to sell it, but it is not getting fuel. …

Mariner 75hp Not rated yet
Battery is good but when I try and turn it over it just goes "click". Everyhting off the battery works fine including the tilt. It just won't turn over. …

boat motor overheating 4cly.170 hp I/O merc. Not rated yet
I have a 1979 larson boat with a 4cly. 170 hp. Has a new water pump in lower unit new thermostat in motor.Has a radiator cap to put water in but cannot …

seaswiri 1995 2120 Not rated yet
it well not run over over 2500 rpm under a load

Engine Bogging at idle speed. Not rated yet
I have a 1991 malibu sunsetter with a mercury 5.7. It is not carb with points. I had id service last year, was runnin great untill it started to bog …

What is the difference between Mercruiser 555 ECM 866124T06 and 866124T05 Not rated yet
I need to know if this ecm will work on my engene I have a 2005 Mercruiser 350 MPI standard cooling My ecm number is 866124T06 and the ECM i want to try …

350 mercursier will not stay running Not rated yet
It will run at a below idle speed then it will shut off and say engine lost computer. Switch it off resets it crank it again and it does the same thing. …

Hour gage location Not rated yet
I boat this Four Winn boat inboard/outboard 4 years ago. Where on the boat do I find how many hours the engine has?

175 johnson Not rated yet
No spark on 175 johnson vru. Started, ran rough, died and won't start back.

1996 f14 searayder jet boat won't start. Not rated yet
I have concerns abou the integrity of our jet boat mechanic. The guy I have now said to replace the battery and it should solve the no starting problem. …

1996 f14 searayder jet boat won't start. Not rated yet
I have concerns abou the integrity of our jet boat mechanic. The guy I have now said to replace the battery and it should solve the no starting problem. …

Dashboard clicking like a geiger counter Not rated yet
I have a 16.5ft lund fisherman and the last time I was out something on or behind the instrument panel (dashboard) starting clicking like a geiger counter …

1947 matthews  Not rated yet
Recently purchased and most electrical systems do not function. Guages, radios... and so on. Have no idea where to start. Matter 'o fact can't even find …

Boat total hight Not rated yet
If any one can tell me the the total hight of this boat. as i want to see if it will miss the power lines out side my place im getting put on a portaslip.. …

wil a 2.5L chevy head fit a 3.0 mercuiser  Not rated yet
Just wondering I guess I didn't winterize my boay right.I'm wondering if a chevy 2.0 litre head will fit a 3.0 litre mercruier.The look exactly the same. …

boat leaks water Not rated yet
1987 rinken 3.0 had a crak under the manifold it got fixed. Know it leaks a little water out the back but don't overheat.

Popping Blower Fuses Not rated yet
I've got a 1996 2050 Bayliner Capri, Mercrusier V8 I/O. The blower stopped working so I checked the 5Amp fuse and sure enough it was blown. So I put another …

Diagram of 1981 Procraft Bass Boat Not rated yet
Well...I just need to find a diagram depicting all the cubbyholes and compartments for a 1981 Procraft Bass Boat I recently purchased and have been rebuilding. …

Change battery in a procraft 2002 Not rated yet
I cant change my battery the gas tank is in the way cant get by the tank.Is the 2 clamps in the back all that hold the tank down.So i can move it up to …

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hooking up my hydraulic power trim Not rated yet
Have an 85 hp merc 1980? with hydraulic power trim I can get it to come down,but not up, need help with correct electric hook up. has 2 large power wire …

Mercruiser 4.3L  Not rated yet
I just bought a Bayliner with the mercruiser engine. Last week I wanted to try it and went to a lake but it did not have any force and did not speed at …

1995 Lund Tyee...Bilge Pump Wiring Not rated yet
The bilge pump stopped working. In the process of repair I found the the two wire bilge pump is controlled by a six terminal, three position rocker switch, …

Why buy when you can rent a boat? Not rated yet
Everytime I need a boat I like to just rent one. Much better than paying for storage, towing, gas, etc. Try it sometime might be an eye opener. www.waterpointmarina.com …

Inboard boat motor stalled while running; now locked up Not rated yet
We have a 20' ski boat with a Mercuiser V-8 inboard motor. We hit some ruff water at a slow speed and water came over the bowl and filled the boat with …

Looking for a Rub Rail for a 79 Sea Swirl Not rated yet
I'm restoring my 79' Sea Swirl. I'm not able to find the Rub rial for the year and mobel of my boat. I've looked through so many web sits and been to a …

boat weight Not rated yet
How much does my 1993 Ranger 692 Fisherman with a 175hp Mercury motor weigh?

Merc cruiser engine keeps bogging out Not rated yet
Everytime I increase the speed on my boat and hit the trim the engine goes dead. I runs fine till I mess with the trim in the water, not on land. I changed …

All dash and periferals (horn etc) terminals are hot on both sides but nothing works? Not rated yet
I am at a loss. As I stated, there is power on both + and - terminals of everything but nothing works. Dash instruments, horn, bilge, light - nothing except …

Hull absorbing water ?? Not rated yet
I own a 1993 Sea Ray 250 Express Cruiser with a Merc 3.7 lt motor with 300 hrs on it. About 2 yrs ago I began to experience a loss of power (around 2800 …

How do I adjust the Forward to lock in on a Mercruser Not rated yet
It locks into reverse fine but not forward. It is on a Galaxie with a 250 straight six inboard Merc Cruser can someone help me!!!!

weephole stops at 4000 rpm Not rated yet
my first time here so go easy on me anyway 2 trs ago i replaced the water pump impeller the motor had been sitting for id say 3 yrs. its a 1985 evinrude …

Port Clutch Sticking on my 1999 Trojan by Carver 360 Express Not rated yet
Port Clutch Sticking on my 1999 Trojan by Carver 360 Express

87 glassstream cobra 3 litre  Not rated yet
where do you put the oil in for trim, please send answer to basskat2004@yahoo.com

1993 omc regency won't run in the water Not rated yet
Just got a 93 sunbird regency it seems to run good but when I put it on the water she won't do over 12-15 knots feels like it's pulling a trailer instead …

Remove Steering Cables Not rated yet
I want to repair my trailer and transom on a 1984 Skeeter Starfire w/150hp Mariner. I have repair manuals for the motor and have purchased DIY manuals …

hydraulics Not rated yet
My SeaRay has an IO unit that goes down under power, but will not elevate. The fluid appears milky/light brown to cream color, but seems quite viscous …

1986 mercruiser alpha one 170hp temp sender grounding out Not rated yet
how do you keep sender from grounding out. It worked fine and was removed, mechanic told me it was bad and to purchase automotive sensor to save money. …

1979 mercury v6 150hp outboard Not rated yet
shift shaft on lower unit got pulled out .when replaced just spins in place does not engange gears

no spark on 1978 mercury black max 150hp Not rated yet
I have just replace the trigger and boat was running before and now have no spark what should I check thanks

1975 sea ray srv 190 tilt trim gauge issues Not rated yet
i have three boats 1954 open cedar strip fish ing boat 1975 sea ray srv 190 1984 highlander sailboat

1974 searay cant raise engine to move it Not rated yet
I need to know how to raise the boat motor when there is no power to do so, the boat has set for 5 years and I am going to try and get it in boating shape, …

Mercury Blackmax XR2 150 Not rated yet
I am trying to find out how to manually raise the motor.

Suzuki 35 hp oil injection Not rated yet
Having trouble with this. It starts fine idles fine. when in gear it quits runs great on half or full choke. whats the deal. is it mixing oil wrong or …

engine runs, drive doesnt Not rated yet
I have an 1985 Galaxy, 190hp mercruiser drive. While going out from the Marina the drive unit stopped working. Cables seem to work ok, unit will not shift …

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mercury 100 hp  Not rated yet
mercury 100 hp 3rd cylinder does not fire even after replacing stator, regulator, testes show nothing wrong, what should I have checked.

1982 115hp v4 goes into gear but motor revs up and boat dont go anywere Not rated yet
pulling intertubes and goin down lake and all of sudden motor revs up and boat goes real slow like clutch slips dont no what happened there was no warning …

1986 Mercury 175 HP outboard motor blowing fuse Not rated yet
1986 Mercury 175 HP outboard motor keeps blowing main power fuse. Keep changing fuse, but keeps blowing each time I start motor. Any suggestions?

Boat engine shuts off after RPM drop Not rated yet
Boat runs great and after a couple of minutes the Rpms drop To Zero And Just As Fast Come Back Up and then engine quits. It will restart every time and &h