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About living on a boat and
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liveaboard boat forum and answers to everyday cruising liveaboard boat issues
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While Running 3/4 throttle I heard the warning buzzer go off I looked down to see the water temp and water pressure was fine then it shut down. No star
liveaboard boats for sale and choosing the right liveaboard cruising yacht
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I ran the motor about 5 days ago in a 30 gallon barrel. Motor started up with no problems. Took the motor out with my 12' aluminum boat for a couple hours
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Alarm system beeps once every minute/two, my wife and I both think it is longer than a minute. The engine is governed to 3500 max RPMs once this condition
Idles fine clean filter new fuel vsts clean but when accelerating over 1500 both engines are missing and sputtering runs fine for a few seconds then misses
2012 DF 150. Getting a check engine code of 3 flashes then 1 flash. Has new battery, new plugs, impeller, new fuel filter and separator. Have searched
My temperature sensor has broken right on the nut leaving the sensor with nothing to grip to un screw it, worried about the sensor dropping in the chamber,
This has happened twice. Motor starts and runs fine for up to a couple of hours at various speeds. The first event was headed back and running pretty
Alarm going off, has new water pump, ( peeing fine), has oil. Turned off, turn on, alarm still sounding. Turned off, raised engine, lowered , turned on,
when i launch it starts fine and runs good for a while when i shut it off to troll and restart it starts then runs rough put new fuel filter in different
Hi All, My Yamaha F150 outboard won't start following winter storage. The starting motor kicks in when the key is turned however there seems to be no
Starts and idles fine but when rpm is above 2000 engine starts to miss and rpm’s become erratic. This is what I have done to this point. Rebuilt Carbs
Ran fine all morning. Was running down the lake about 3/4 throttle and I hear a pop, engine dies and the t-handle from the pull start which I've never
Got a problem on the prot engine volvo penta D13 / year 2014 / 920 hrs error code after 1hr of sea trial . On a 70 foot yacht MID 128 SID 5 FMI 5
Unreliable motor - when running at WOT or 3/4 the motor suddenly stumbles like it is running out of gas and then dies. It can be restarted but dies as
Some days, runs perfect Other days, runs great, shut down for 3 hours, then won't restart - appears to be flooded but sounds like no spark or fire.
My motor runs great no skipping or misfire at any rpm, what is send to be doing is after running at low rpm 2500 and less it will run for a short time
Engine would not get about 3000 rpm , I turn motor off and now trim does it work and the Motor will not turn over , there is a pump are something that
Starts & runs great, when cold. After motor is warm and shut down will not start, completely dead. Changed solenoid - same problem, no change. Can anyone
1996 Evinrude 30 hp running rough at slow speed. I have changed plugs, coils. Still runs rough at idle and the longer it runs at idle the rougher it runs
I have a part that I am unsure of what it is. It is located behind the battery.my husband says it a voltage regulator.
Engine Idles well, and makes good power, but runs rough (sounds like a misfire) at around half throttle, and also above 95% throttle. The misfire is related
Visit the island of Bequia and sail off the beaten track and relax somewhere peaceful
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Was running full throttle. Engine suddenly lost power and slowed down while starting a knocking noise. Once the boat came to a stop, the motor died. I
Hello.Flywheel turns aprox one rotation then stops. Goes back same and stops again. When I put in gear prop just clicks clockwise, counter clockwise it
LED boat light for all sailing and cruising yachts and fishing boats
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Choose a boat LED light for your boat to save energy and improve efficiency
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Won’t rev to more than 2800 rpm while out on the lake. When on trailer and hooked up to muffs, revs up just fine. Motor has 63 hours. 2019 Premier
Select a boat battery charger for your boat. All you need to know about charging is here
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yacht anchor windlass for your sailboat
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The boat anchor windlass is essential to every boat
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Volvo Penta Engine Forum for engine problem solving and answers by engine owners
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The marine AGM battery for your boat, the choices all depend on the applications
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GPS navigation system and Space Weather Part 3 and how it affects your marine communications and navigation systems.
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About Marine GPS systems and how to install and operate a boat GPS safely
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Bought the 140 hp with great compression, really clean from a guy that built/sold used e rudes from his home for $400 without a lower unit. I had a running
I have looked extensively for a replacement mechanical fuel pump for my 2000 15hp evinrude #E15RL4SID with no luck. I've been told that its no longer available
Just got the carbs were just rebuilt because they were leaking now my boat hardly planes out and makes no power. Used to be able to go 45 mph everytime
When starting, the starter motor spins but the engine doesn’t. The gear in the starter motor is in good condition as is the gear in which it engages.
I only seem to get half the rpms out of the engine my max speed with a light 12' fiberglass boat is 8km/hr 2.5hps with much more weight are keeping up
Sailboat marine diesel engine system upgrading and improvement in reliability
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After sitting at idle for about 5 minutes the overheat alarm sounded and light went on. I had just turned new radio on 2 minutes before the alarm sounded.
After trolling at 1000 rpms, upon acceleration the engine labors up to 3500 rpms and will not climb higher. If run long enough it will start creeping
I have the subject motor. The driveshaft seals below the water impeller are leaking badly and need to be replaced. When I try to remove the large housing
Started having running issues last summer and fall. This spring I removed and cleaned the carb and replaced the plugs and fuel filter. It started great
I checked the oil today and after reading the dipstick i pushed it back in and the stopper on the dipstick slid all the way up to the ring. can anyone