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Sep 18, 2021

Volvo Penta 5.0 L GXIB 2002

The engine will start and run in idle for 10 to 20 min and maintains 600 rpm. I have noticed periods of rough idle after 8 to 10 minutes. The end result

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Sep 18, 2021

boat diesel engines and how to maintain and troubleshoot them

About boat diesel engines and how to look after them, maintain and fault find

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Sep 17, 2021

Suzuki , DT9.9C, 1992

Has sitting problems, runs on choke for a couple of seconds then dies, may start again shortly. Than will not start unless it sits for a while. Water tank

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Sep 17, 2021

Yamaha 4 stroke 70 HP 2011

Motor has set for about 1 1/2 years not being started or ran. What all needs to be done before trying to run? Ran perfect before. not a lot of hours on

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Sep 17, 2021

Honda BF150 2006

Was driving my boat and noticed my faria rpm gauge quit working. Looked liked the needle was trying to move, but then just quit as well as the digital

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Sep 17, 2021

2006 Honda 150

Took boat our for swimming Wed. When I restarted (took 2 tries) I was underway and when I tried to adjust trim the warning beep sounded and the engine

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Sep 17, 2021

Honda BF150A6 serial# BANJ-1201310

The engine starts great runs great for about 45 minutes then stalls out without any warning but then the engine will start right back up and will be fine

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Sep 17, 2021

E50TLCUD Serial G1421871 I think 87 year model

The motor starts well. Runs fine at high speed. When I fish I like to troll about two miles an hour. Motor idles okay but then it starts running uneven

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Sep 17, 2021

Suzuki 350 2019

100 hours water in fuel alarm. Went into limp mode. Change engine filter and water seperator filter. N9 more alarms but cabine misses under load

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Sep 16, 2021

Honda BF90A 2006

This one should be real simple but it is baffling me at the moment... This is about the speedometer function. I know it is not really important since

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Sep 15, 2021

2015 DF50A Suzuki

Does anyone know how to disable the Service reminder altogether in the CPU??? I am not talking about resetting it, I want it disabled!! This is a very

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Sep 15, 2021

suzuki 2.5 hp 2020

at idle the steering can be done with one finger. under throttle...3mph to 7.5 mph the steering becomes increasing difficult, it requires to much attention

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Sep 15, 2021

2016 75 hp Mercury outboard

Engine cuts out after an hour and then above 3,000 rpm otherwise runs all day 2,500 and below

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Sep 15, 2021

1999 50hp evinrude

Motor ran fine until took it out and would go over 3000 rpm under load. Got carbs rebuilt. New fuel pump. Coil packs. New impeller in water pump. Still

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Sep 15, 2021

Mecury, Pro XS 2021

Does anyone know who makes sensors for the Mercury outboards because its sure not Mercury, have been waiting on a sensor for a new engine now for 60 days

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Sep 13, 2021

yacht batteries and how install and look after them

About yacht batteries and how to select and install them for optimum efficiency

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Sep 13, 2021

boat batteries and how to select and install them

About boat batteries and how to install them and look after them

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Sep 13, 2021

2006 Suzuki DF50

Engine was running a little rough found a faulty injector, I replaced all 3 injectors and spark plugs and now the engine just cranks and won’t start. I

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Sep 13, 2021

Yamaha 50 horse 4 stroke 2007

The motor starts and runs great when Cold, when you get where you're going slow down and start to troll the motor dies and wont restart, spits and sputters

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Sep 13, 2021

boat starting battery selection and rating information

boat starting battery information and advice for all boatowners

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Sep 13, 2021

D4 260 hp diesel 2014

Have to do a long river run at 6 - 7 knots - about 1 hour - before I can open the throttle. Last time I opened the throttle to go up to 15 knots, after

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Sep 13, 2021

Yamaha F60TLRB 2003

I have a 4 stroke, 4 carbs. It idles OK but stalls when I trim the motor up at low idle. It runs fine at high rpm's. I have cleaned the carbs but that

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Sep 13, 2021

deep cycle boat batteries and how they work

deep cycle boat batteries and how they supply power to all your electrical systems

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Sep 13, 2021

The Boat house battery and how properly rate and select it

Boat house battery selection and rating calculation and all you need to know

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Sep 13, 2021

About AGM boat batteries and how reliable they are on boats

About AGM boat batteries and how they ensure electrical power supply reliability on yachts and boats

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Sep 12, 2021

Buying shellfish and how to select only the best produce

Buying shellfish and a guide to selecting the best, from clams to octopus and calimari

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Sep 12, 2021

Cooking mussels and how to enjoy great meals

cooking mussels and enjoy great classic mussel recipe ideas

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Sep 12, 2021

Honda 75hp Outboard 2000

Trim is stuck in upward position & will not lower motor. Fluid level is ok. Any help is deeply appreciated.

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Sep 12, 2021

2004 DX 150 TLRC

Engine idles fine and will run fine for 10 minutes or so then begins to stumble at 3000 rpm. Slowed down for a moment then then when I tried to accelerate

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Sep 12, 2021

2004 DX 150 TLRC

Engine idles fine and will run fine for 10 minutes or so then begins to stumble at 3000 rpm. Slowed down for a moment then then when I tried to accelerate

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Sep 12, 2021

2006 SeaRay 250 SLX with Smartcraft gauges

All gauges were out to get new lenses when purchased used from previous owner...how are they linked together and which gauge gets the System Link cable

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Sep 12, 2021

250 pro xs, 1251p73bd, 2018

The motor will not run over 5400 rpm. I have tried 5 different props.

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Sep 12, 2021

Buy shellfish and get the best product at the seafood market

How to buy shellfish and get quality product and value for your money

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Sep 12, 2021

How to buy fish and get the best fish available at the market

How to buy fish and make sure you get the freshest and best quality fish

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Sep 12, 2021

How to pan fry fish and enjoy the fruits of your fishing

How to pan fry fish and enjoy great tasting seafood afloat and while cruising

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Sep 12, 2021

johnson 25hp 1999

the motor will run fine when it is first started. I got the boat on plane for five minutes came back to the dock and stopped the engine. I thought it was

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Sep 12, 2021

How to cook fish and enjoy the most delicious food on the planet

How to cook fish and enjoy buying and cooking the best seafood markets have to offer

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Sep 11, 2021

28 spl, E28ESLCCR 1988

Starts right up, at low idle, it runs rough and usually shuts down within 5-10 seconds. At high idle or running at high speed, it runs fine,. Once I slow

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Sep 11, 2021

ciguatera poisoning and all about how nasty it can be

ciguatera poisoning and how to deal with the effects and avoid it

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Sep 11, 2021

Ciguatera poisoning when sailing and how to deal with it

Ciguatera poisoning and how to recognize it and deal with it when afloat

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Sep 11, 2021

Mercury 4 stroke 90 hp 2001 carberatored

Well motor runs and starts great except when I’m running at 2200 it starts to really running rough like cylinders dropping out and sometime stalls but

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Sep 10, 2021

Suzuki 350A 2018

2-350A/ optimas 360 Joystick GPS controls- Rpms only 5200 Rpm each down from 6000 ea. No it is not a prop problem—

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Sep 10, 2021

1992 mariner 150hp magnum 3

after using motor and it sits for a few hours carbs and oil line fill with oil changed check valve in engine block same problem exists drain carbs flush

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Sep 10, 2021

2003 Yamaha 90 TLRC

Hard starting, sometimes stalls at idle, and when running its fine but if it stops after running, it will take at least 20 mins before it will start again.

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Sep 10, 2021

Sailboat engine electrical system upgrade and improvements

Sailboat engine upgrade and maintenance recommendations and advice

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Sep 10, 2021

Sailboat diesel upgrading and improvement

Sailboat diesel system upgrading and improvement in reliability

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Sep 10, 2021

Boat battery charging and how to improve your charging system

Boat battery charging and how to improve boat battery charging reliability

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Sep 10, 2021

Boat charging systems and how to improve and upgrade them

Boat Charging systems and how to improve reliability and efficiency

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Sep 10, 2021

Boat charging systems and how to select and improve them

Boat charging systems and how to maintain and optimize performance

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Sep 10, 2021

Install a high amp alternator on your boat and solve problems

About the high amp alternator and how to make the most of it on your boat

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