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Cranks but won't turnover.

Customer Question

Cranks but won't turnover.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 month ago.

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

What are you working on?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Mike- merc 250 optimax
Expert:  Jason replied 1 month ago.

Hi Mike,

What is the story on the engine, have you ever personally seen it run?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
ran fine all season. It died while idle at dock. Changed plugs, in line fuel filter, water separator and gas to no avail...
Expert:  Jason replied 1 month ago.

These are very complicated engines that require many special tools to work on. To start, the engine needs the compression checked, fuel pressure checked, air pressure checked, and it will likely need to be hooked up to a scan tool. Are you able to do any of those checks?

Expert:  Jason replied 1 month ago.

Is that a no?

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