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2002 outboard Mecury 6 hp wont lock in up hold position to

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2002 outboard Mecury 6 hp wont lock in up hold position to get out of water.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

All mercurys are cataloged by serial number, can I start by getting that number so I can run it and see exactly what you have.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Great I am a gal so it hard to bend down and wedge 2 x 4 to hold engine up. I am showing the boat and want to get it in top shape. Looks real mickey mouse with board under .LOL
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Not a boat right now so I dont have sreial number but will be there in about 3 hrs
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
where would i find my serial umber
Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.

The serial number is ***** a stick on the clamp bracket portion of the outboard. Click this link below, this is a picture showing what it would look like.

http://www.iboats.com/basics/mercuryserial.jpg

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Great Thanks I wont be availabe to talk till 12:30 pst in transit
Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.

Let me know what the serial number is, and we can take it from there.

-Jason

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Okay Jason the Engine number is(###) ###-####
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
OT599674 2003 6ML
Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.

The number you gave me is not the engines serial number. The format of the engines serial number is ***** to be 1 number, 1 letter, followed by 6 more numbers. For example, 0A123456, 1B654321 etc etc. Please have another look.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
yeah that is it .......the marine store here will look it up i took a picture of serial number casing and they confirmed.

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