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1986 mercury outboard/clasic50 45hp , starts easy when cold

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1986 mercury outboard/clasic50 45hp , starts easy when cold , after running ,if turned off, its hard to start, acts like fuel problem, but getting fuel/carbs rebuilt by marine repair shop x 2.took it on the lake yesterday,fired up, then died will not ideal for long , then i thought i would not get it started again, could it be a rectifier,after a while ,aprox 20 to30 minutes and bumping the key switch it started up and got it out of the lake any answers would be great,i need to solve this problem help help
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will be helping you today. You wrote "starts easy when cold , after running ,if turned off, its hard to start"Once you actually do get it started, and let It run. Will it make full power?

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