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Aug 03, 2020

honda Bf 50 D 2015

after the first start of the day motor is perfect throttle up good idol good than after a shut down for appox 10,15min.starts good idols good but when

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda BF90 1999

While replacing the seals, I pulled the shift rod out in the process and now I can't get it to engage the shifter cam. In looking at the schematic, it

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Aug 03, 2020

2006 Honda 4 stroke 90 hp

My starter seized I ordered a new one. Before I realized it was the starter I was getting a clicking sound from the key and my trim was working. I haven't

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Aug 03, 2020

2006 Honda 4 stroke 90 hp

My starter seized I ordered a new one. Before I realized it was the starter I was getting a clicking sound from the key and my trim was working. I haven't

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Aug 03, 2020

2006 8A 4 stroke

2 problems 1. when in reverse gear the motor will pop out of reverse with enough force to go into forward gear. 2. when the motor is throttled up it

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda 90hp 4 stroke

Labor day 2019 my Honda 4 stroke outboard pee line became un-plugged inside the motor. Water rose up inside the plastic encasement and got into the intake.

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda BF50 2005

Tested out engine prior to going to lake with ear muffs, water discharge from engine was fine. Got to lake no discharge, took it to mechanic he replaced

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda 50 HP outboard BF50-A

My tilt trim was stuck down due to low fluid. The relief valve was boogered up so I couldn't release the pressure and get the motor up. I drilled through

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda, BF 225 2002

Oil is leaking at the top of the motor and coming down on the starboard side of the motor. The oil dipstick showed the oil had gone down3 around 25% for

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda BF50D (50hp) 2014

I have two Honda's on my boat which I bought second hand very recently. I noticed that on both motors the trim and tilt meters did not move when adjusting

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda bf 100 hp vtec outboard 2018

My engine starts perfectly and performs as it should, however on first start-up when the engine is on tick over, after two minutes I have an intermittent

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda 90 2004

Engine stopped suddenly last year. I replaced the ignition module with a brand new unit. Engine died again today, at exactly the same place in my family

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda 2011 bf115dla/bbhj-1000113

New battery all fuses checked. Started motor running fine. moved tilt and motor stopped. The only elec that works is the horn> No gages, no lites, no

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda BF15D BALJ-14

I am getting fuel in my engine crankcase oil after just 8 hours since my last oil change. The oil level was even with the full mark after the oil and

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Aug 03, 2020

130 honda outboard 1999

Oil leaking from starter. Original Honda starter appears to be coated in epoxy or some other type of sealant Replaced starter with aftermarket starter

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Aug 03, 2020

2009 Honda BF225A

I have two on my boat and one is burning 15 gallons of fuel per tank full more than the other but seems to run smooth. I have adjusted the valves and

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Aug 03, 2020

2009 Honda BF225A

I have two on my boat and one is burning 15 gallons of fuel per tank full more than the other but seems to run smooth. I have adjusted the valves and

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda BF30D 2015

This is a 3 cylinder engine. Cylinders #1 and #3 fire and perform properly. Cylinder #2 does not fire, seems to get no spark. There is fuel at the plug.

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda BF30D 2015

This is a 3 cylinder engine. Cylinders 1 and 3 fire properly and run efficiently. Cylinder 2 doesn't get spark. There if fuel, but no spark. I changed

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Aug 03, 2020

honda bf 150 2007

I just bought a garminEcho map plus Chartploter. I do have the NEMA 2000 cable to hook my engine to the Garmin. I dont know where the data port on the

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Aug 03, 2020

2020 Honda 50DK4LRTC

I brought my new 2020 Honda 50 home late Friday and was excited to put it into the river Saturday afternoon. My pre-inspection before leaving home revealed

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda 50hp four stroke 2000

My trim alarm functions intermittently and lately sound off more often than not. What could be the cause and can I fix it myself?

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Aug 03, 2020

Honda BF50D 2014

have a pair of BF50's on my lightweight powercat. last year we blew the lower unit gear out the starboard side of the lower foot on port engine. purchased

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Aug 03, 2020

2011 honda bf15 4 stroke

when in test tank and engine as been in idle for 10-15mins when I turn to full revs it misfires only got it feb 2020 and the guy said it run spot on when

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Aug 03, 2020

2013 etec 150

Engine started fine at marina, ran 40 minutes out to fishing grounds, drifted 1/2 hour, went to restart and wouldn’t fire, had to try 5-6 times, ran 5

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Aug 03, 2020

Evinrude 48 horse 1991

Evinrude 48 horse 1991 replaced everything having to do with Stator Twice engine cranks and runs fine at idle rev up engine to 1500 RPM and both Coils

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Aug 03, 2020

Evinrude E50JED 1996

Will not start when air temp is cold/cool but when air temps warm up it will start on the first crank of the motor. Replaced the ignition switch a month

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Aug 03, 2020

1990 Evinrude 70HP VE70TLESB

Motor runs perfectly most of the time. However, it often dies during low speed maneuvering (docking or loading on the trailer). I had a local marina

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Aug 03, 2020

Evinrude 115FPSLO 2005

I am new to motor boats. This is a new to me boat and engine. We ran the engine with a water hose during the purchase process. There is a constant No

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Aug 03, 2020

1993 evinrude 8 HP 2 stroke

I was operating at WOT across a lake for about 20 minutes and motor was running fine. All of the sudden it died like the kill switch was pressed. Would

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Aug 03, 2020

Evinrude, E90SLEO 1995

Engine has started knocking when in gear. It is not very loud and somewhat inconsistent but frequent. Engine starts fine, and runs fine. I had the impeller

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Aug 03, 2020

Evinrude 8hp E8RCUD 1987

After 3 hours on the lake it will start right up but will shut off when I accelerate...if I milked it it will get me back but doesn't run full power and

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Aug 03, 2020

Evinrude 9.9 1988

Can you change the head gasket without removing the engine from the cowling? What about the engine mounting on the corner of the cylinder head, please

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Aug 03, 2020

1995 Evinrude 115 hp V60

I have a 1995 V60 Evinrude 115 hp motor that needs a new lower unit. I have checked around and have seen different ones on Craigslist. My questions are

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Aug 03, 2020

Evenrude E30REUD 30HP 1996

Once engine is warmed up it cuts out at higher speed, starts and idles fine.Some background, battery was hooked up backwards once. Perhaps this was start

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Aug 03, 2020

115 Evinrude Ficht 2003

My 2003 Evinrude will plane for about 100 yards then will slow down and spudder as if it's not getting enough fuel. The primer bulb will also go soft.

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Aug 03, 2020

Evinrude Ficht 150 hp 2001

Engine starts and runs good until I turn it off. When I try to start again within a few minutes it goes through the pre-start diagnostic checks then it

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Aug 03, 2020

1987 force 50 507f7c

I bought this Jon boat that had been sitting for approximately 2-3 years. When I got it home we cleaned it out and changed the spark plugs and gas/oil

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Aug 03, 2020

1989 85hp Force outboard

Seems to be overheating even after checking the water tract (lower half, and exhaust manifold), impeller, and changing the thermo. It also seems to kill

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Aug 03, 2020

1988 125 hp Force

replacing bothe CD modules. bought used from a reparable supplier who says they were tested before they left his shop. I have specified dva voltage out

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Aug 03, 2020

Force, 856F7B, 1987

1987 Force, 85 HP, model # 856F7B Just bought the boat, motor will start right away, it will idle idles in neutral OK, but with a slight exhaust backfire,

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Aug 03, 2020

Force, 856F7B, 1987

Force, 856F7B, 1987 idles in neutral OK, but with a slight exhaust backfire and when in gear trying to accelerate motor bogs down/stalls. Motor will start

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Aug 03, 2020

Force 120hp 1994 serial number 0E050181

I can not get my tilt or trim pump to raise or lower the outboard. I originally had a problem with just adjusting the trim. I noticed a screw missing

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Aug 03, 2020

Force 75, 1998

How do I remove the control cables? There is a square rubber bushing where all the hoses and control cables come through, but it is far too crowded to

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Aug 03, 2020

Force Model 507Y7C 1987

When removing lower unit to replace water pump impeller, a brass collar/retainer came out of power head stuck on drive shaft. I have removed collar and

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Aug 03, 2020

Force 85 HP Model: 856X7A 1987

Alarm sounds whenever try to start the motor. The battery shows 12.4 volts. At first it would idle when the engine flush earmuffs were attached but no

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Aug 03, 2020

Force 120 outboard 1996

The plastic covers in front of the carburetors are full of fuel. Engine fires up and runs for 10 seconds ish and dies. When I give it throttle in neutral

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Aug 03, 2020

force 50 ELPT model H-050412p 1994

trim wires on tilt and trim got chwed on by mice shorted out while fishing tilt quit fixed wires now boat motor wont start or run just hearing faint

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Aug 03, 2020

85hp force model 4496 1988

I redid the motor new gaskets through out new water thermostat new rings on crank to new rings honed cylinder walls lower unit spins freely. I have to

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Aug 03, 2020

120hp 1996 Force

Motor run on 2 cylinders top 2 will not fire up. great compression,strong suction,put new reed valves, new plugs, got strong sparks, carb cleaned, sprayed

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