Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Boat Questions
Replaced engine thuderblt ignition 350 in boat wont start
replaced engine thuderblt ignition 350 in boat wont start backfire thru carb and exhaust … read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine mechanic
Diploma
2,634 satisfied customers
Need firing order for 1995 5.0l Chevy. Just got the 1995
Just got the 1995 Hurricane Deck boat. Someone removed the electronic dist, and coils and put regular dist in I am not sure it is in the right firing order. It backfires through the carb … read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
My 1996 Bayliner 2855 starts backfiring and cuts out after
My 1996 Bayliner 2855 starts backfiring and cuts out after running approximately 20-30 minutes at cruise (4100 - 4200 RPM). The motor and Bravo II were replaced with brand new last year. I replaced th… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
Have installed a new distributor cap and coil. Wish to
Customer: Have installed a new distributor cap and coil. Wish to adjust timing on a Bravo III, 7.4 L Gen 6, S/N 038025 engine. Can I have a copy of the timing procedure for this carburated engine? … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 1988 weekender 300 with twin Mercruiser 5.7l that I
Hello ! I have a 1988 weekender 300 with twin Mercruiser 5.7l that I did a tune up on and she won't start up on the port side engine. I replaced the port side distributor cap and rotor. She turns over… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
Tan, Do you read the firing order clockwise or counter clockwise
Tan, Do you read the firing order clockwise or counter clockwise on a 1960 318? 18436572. Thanks for the help. EW Brown… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I have a 1996 Pursuit Offshore with twin Crusader 350XLs sitting
I have a 1996 Pursuit Offshore with twin Crusader 350XLs sitting at just over 1,100 hours. I recently had my distributors, ignition coils, plugs, and wires replaced. Both engines were running OK for a… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
Volvo 4.3GL 2006 model engine. Has new distributor cap, rotor,
Volvo 4.3GL 2006 model engine. Has new distributor cap, rotor, ignition module. Engine continues to run upon shutdown (dieseling). Rebuilt carburetor, but still dieseling and now engine backfires thro… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
1988 Mercruiser 7.4 Bravo 1 with quadrajet carb and mechanical
1988 Mercruiser 7.4 Bravo 1 with quadrajet carb and mechanical fuel pump. engine will idle, but will not accept full throttle. acts like fuel starvation. When i apply slow increase to throttle, engine… read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 satisfied customers
I am having trouble with my 1979 Mercruiser 260 (chevy 350)
I am having trouble with my 1979 Mercruiser 260 (chevy 350) backfiring or popping through the carb when I try to start it. As background information; I thought I had a problem with the ignition compon… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
My 91 Mercruiser V6 starts fine but will not rev above 1000
My 91 Mercruiser V6 starts fine but will not rev above 1000 rpm. I have replaced all vital electronic componets including the the module. The fuel is fine & the carb is fine, it just stalls and back f… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
I bought a 1979 sea ray last September 2009. It sat in a barn
I bought a 1979 sea ray last September 2009. It sat in a barn over the winter (Louisiana). The second day after I bought the boat it would not plane but would backfire. It was hunting season and it co… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
PLEASE HELP ME!!! I have a 83 mercrusier 2.5L 120hp, Im completely
PLEASE HELP ME!!! I have a 83 mercrusier 2.5L 120hp, I'm completely lost here is my problem. Last season my boat would idle fine but when I gave it throttle it would bog really bad and it would sound … read more
K. Kergan
K. Kergan
Inboard/Outboard Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,031 satisfied customers
Hello, I have a Mercruiser 7.4 97 Gen VI Engine SN 0K283083
Hello, I have a Mercruiser 7.4 97 Gen VI Engine SN 0K283083 in which I forgot the proper sequence on the sparkplug wires to the distributor. I took the old ones off without labeling them. Do you have … read more
John White
John White
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
306 satisfied customers
Hi. My son recently purchased an early 70s Glastron 25 fishing
Hi. My son recently purchased an early 70's Glastron 25' fishing boat out of Gloucester,MA. The engine is a rebuilt Chrysler 318 from a Capitol Engine Co. It was firing up and running but in need of a… read more
Dr. Joe
Dr. Joe
Bachelor's Degree
198 satisfied customers
i have 4 cylinder volvo boat inboard motor.put new distr. points
i have 4 cylinder volvo boat inboard motor.put new distr. points rotor and coil pack. its not getting fire . whats the next step i could take. could it be out of time? not sure if i got right gap betw… read more
Larry B.
Larry B.
Marine Service Tech
High School or GED
574 satisfied customers
I was performing a tune up because my boat was bogging
I was performing a tune up because my boat was bogging and not going past about 2500 RPM''s and I may have mixed up the plug wires from cylinder to distributor on my 1998 Mercruiser 350 MPI. Does anyb… read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Marine Mechanic
Master's Degree
2,672 satisfied customers
I need the order of my spark plugs on the cap 3.0 2003 volvo
I have a gasoline 3.0 volvo penta 2003 sterndrive and lost the order of spark plugs on the distributor cap please help thanks.… read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Marine Mechanic
Master's Degree
2,672 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ted G.

Ted G.

Rigger, Diagnostician

2,678 satisfied customers

40 years boating, Safe boating instruct., Offshore Race promoter, Failure Analysis, Expert Witness

Dominick

Dominick

Marine Mechanic

1,009 satisfied customers

25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified

John White

John White

Marine Mechanic

306 satisfied customers

11 years experience working on outboards, inboards, sterndrives & pwcs

Jason

Jason

Marine Mechanic

22,043 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.

Tan

Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

11,409 satisfied customers

40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.

Jeff G.

Jeff G.

Marine Mechanic

4,730 satisfied customers

42 years experience, Certified Master Technician, All Major Outboards, Sterndrives, Hi-Performance

Captain Dave

Captain Dave

Marine Mechanic

2,672 satisfied customers

USCG Licensed Captain, 20+ Years Boating, Fishing, Maintenance and Repair Experience

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x