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1998 mercury 50 hp has been sitting a year with Ethanol in

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1998 mercury 50 hp has been sitting for about a year with Ethanol in it. What should I do before trying to start it up?
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 12 months ago.

Hi Dan, my name is Jason

The gas isn't going to be any good at that age. Is your boats tank built in, or is it more of a portable tank?

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