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I have a 2.5 hp 4stroke outboard. it ran great at the lake.

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I have a 2.5 hp 4stroke outboard. it ran great at the lake. got home and it would not start. I removed the eng. cover and found clean oil everywhere. what could the problem be?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?
Was the engine laid on it's side during transport?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Duane, yes the engine was on its side
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
actually no it was not. it was with the back of the engine down.
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** will be assisting you.

So the engine was laying on its back with the prop down?

How much oil did you get from the engine?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Probably 3-4 oz., about 1/2 the oil

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