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I was out yesterday and my 90 hp out board would not restart

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I was out yesterday and my 90 hp Johnson out board would not restart after anchoring the starboard side started no problem when I took off the cowling I saw water in the bottom of the compartment not much but some
JA: OK. Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: It's 24 house later and still won't start before that it ran find and before I left a mechanic gave it a clean bill of health
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 10 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Could I get the engine model number please?

Is the kill lanyard attached?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
It's a 2001 bj90plsif
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I checked that
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Hello???
Expert:  Tan replied 10 months ago.

Can you double check that model number please. The F in the model number indicates this is a Ficht motor.

Is this a carbureted motor?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it's right
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it's a Johnson I've looked it up
Expert:  Tan replied 10 months ago.

Sorry can'p can't find that model and I have no idea if this is Ficht or carbureted. If it is fuel injected I can't help and you will need a computer to trouble shoot that engine.

Here are the listings for 2001.http://www.marineengine.com/parts/johnson-evinrude-parts.php?year=2001&hp=90

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The motor has four carburetors
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I better not be charged for this all YOU did is ask me more questions . Then say I can't help you!!!
Expert:  Tan replied 10 months ago.

Ok we need to pull the covers # 57 & 86 off the top of the power pack and unplug the port side plug in the power pack. Now check for spark. Do you have spark?http://www.marineengine.com/parts/evinrude-johnson-parts-diagrams/JOHNSON/58507.jpg

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Expert:  Tan replied 10 months ago.

If you plug it back in does spark go away?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
You are too slow and you can't find common info about my motor .
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Terminate the call I want a refund I am totall Disatisfied
Expert:  Tan replied 10 months ago.

Good luck.

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