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Lets start by getting the model number on the engine. I will need that to look and see which ignition system you have.
Hi James. SX-M is the sterndrive model number. I need the model number on the engine. It wills start with either a Gi, GL, GSI, or GXI, and have more numbers or letters after that. If you don't have or don't know the engine model number. Shoot me a picture of your distributor cap and ignition coil, I will be able to tell which ignition system you have that way.
You should see a button that says add files. Click on that and select the picture file to upload them.
The engine model number is ***** a sticker on it. Its usually on a plastic shroud on top of the engine. But again that depends on the model you actually have. Are you able to see the "add file" button?
Okay i'll be here.
Hmmm.... Can you find something online that matches what you have?
For the most part this system needs a scan tool to troubleshoot. I don't suppose you have one handy.
No it's different. A scan tool for marine engines is required. The only thing we can do here is have you crank the engine over and see if the rotor is actually spinning just to make sure it's not a bad distro gear. After that a scan tool is required to troubleshoot the issue. I don't think this is something I can help you with here.
Got it. This isn't something I can help you with here, you would have to take it in. Good luck!