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Dominick, Marine Mechanic
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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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I am an outboard mechanic, the motor I have is a mercury

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i am an outboard mechanic, the motor I have is a mercury 30-40hp 4 stroke when you accelerate quickly it stalls it starts every time, when you accelerate slowly its fine I put a timing light on it and it shows 10deg after TDC ,when you accelerate slowly the timing changes like it should at idle its very slow and rough, I have cleaned out the carbys, all clean, and this 4 stroke has no timer base its all done electronic, I have never seen a 4 stroke with timing at ATDC before is this right 2 strokes run TDC
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Customer: is idle speed related to idle timing ?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 7 months ago.

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All Mercurys are cataloged by serial number, can I start by getting that number.

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