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I purchased a 1988 15 hp evinrude. It started on the first pull the fi

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I purchased a 1988 15 hp evinrude. It started on the first pull the first three times I used it. It has not started since -- it has not fired at all. Possible caused? Anything I can do to check it out?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.
Hello. My name is***** first thing to check is for spark. This can be done with a spark gap tester or a timing light. The spark needs to jump a 7/16" gap on the spark gap tester. Could I get the engine model number please?
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

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