Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
Just purchased a 2004 Yamaha jet boat with 2 140 hp engines.
Just purchased a 2004 Yamaha jet boat with 2 140 hp engines. Just found out I messed up by stating it in the yard with the water hose attached and water running in the motors before it started and not… read more
Ted G.
Ted G.
Rigger, Diagnostician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,242 satisfied customers
Do I have to do another question if I need info on why my
do I have to do another question if I need info on why my boat takes forever to start. it eventually starts but takes forever with choke on. maybe the carbs?… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,638 satisfied customers
Have a 2000 Yamaha XR1800 jet boat. Ran great last week,
Have a 2000 Yamaha XR1800 jet boat. Ran great last week , then this week I had the Marina drop in and top off tank motors sounded to idle rough and went out for 5 minutes both motors stalled was able … read more
RSRBOB
RSRBOB
MC / Pwc Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
428 satisfied customers
Yamaha 90hp, starts up great idles fine. Problem is when I
Yamaha 90hp, starts up great idles fine. Problem is when I try to run it, it gets up and goes fine then it just falls on its face. I'll put it in neutral and it never dies and seems to idle good, I tr… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I have a dual installation of 8.1mpi vintage 2000. Low
Hi. I have a dual installation of 8.1mpi vintage 2000. Low hours. Northern climate - limited boating season. I don't put a lot of hours on the boat ad have had occasional problems with poor engine per… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
I have a 1985 Yamaha 40 HP motor. When I go full throttle it
I have a 1985 Yamaha 40 HP motor. When I go full throttle it stalls and is extremely hard to restart. Any ideas… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
i have a 2004 yamaha saltwater series 2 stroke 150 feto it
i have a 2004 yamaha saltwater series 2 stroke 150 feto it starts fine first on the water runs well , but after fishing for a few hours it becomes hard to start , then finally starts but idles uneven,… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a sugar and sand jet boat, the engine runs on the trailer
I have a sugar and sand jet boat, the engine runs on the trailer when I try to start it in the water it will not start. I will pull it up out of the water and the engine will start right up,place it b… read more
RSRBOB
RSRBOB
MC / Pwc Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
428 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 Yamaha sx230 jet boat. I just started having
I have a 2006 Yamaha sx230 jet boat. I just started having problems starting both engines. I can hear that they are firing but but just won't start. The funny thing is I took the boat out of the water… read more
RSRBOB
RSRBOB
MC / Pwc Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
428 satisfied customers
Yamaha 200 4 cycle When after sitting for two weeks ,the
Yamaha 200 4 cycle When after sitting for two weeks ,the motor starts fine but when tilted up while running begins to miss badly. The motor has to be tilted to get out of the docking area. When tilted… read more
Jason Forsberg
Jason Forsberg
Outboard Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
531 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha 2000 LS jet boat. One of the engines is hard
I have a Yamaha 2000 LS jet boat. One of the engines is hard (15 to 30 min) to get started but once warmed up I do not have any issues getting it restarted? The other engine turns over in less than on… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha 212SS jet boat with the twin 1052CC engines
I have a Yamaha 212SS jet boat with the twin 1052CC engines -- it is a 2009 boat, new to me last summer. I winterized it and but fuel stablizer in it last fall. When I pulled it out of the garage a fe… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha HO 230 jet boat and have been experiencing
I have a Yamaha HO 230 jet boat and have been experiencing stalls on the port engine. This began this spring at first use. Starboard had same problem but is not having it any longer. Used stabilizer i… read more
TOM
TOM
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
196 satisfied customers
I posted the following question earlier and it seemed an expert
I posted the following question earlier and it seemed an expert was going to respond but by the time I set up the account something happened and I never received an answer. The problem is the engine i… read more
Joe
Joe
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,899 satisfied customers
I have a 2000 Yamaha Jet boat 270 hp that starts hard after
I have a 2000 Yamaha Jet boat 270 hp that starts hard after setting for a week. Once I get it started it will restart without any problems. After sitting a week I have a real hard time getting it runn… read more
Joe
Joe
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,899 satisfied customers
I have an SX210. First run of season yesterday after winterization.
I have an SX210. First run of season yesterday after winterization. My right engine had a bad "vibration" at low rpms. Sometimes would die.... Ran fine at higher rpms but sounded rough at low rpms...a… read more
RSRBOB
RSRBOB
MC / Pwc Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
428 satisfied customers
I just purchased a 2002 Yamaha LS 2000 Jet boat. The first
I just purchased a 2002 Yamaha LS 2000 Jet boat. The first day I ran it everything was fine. The second time we ran it the port engine wouldn't start. We tried choking it giving it gas nothing worked.… read more
RSRBOB
RSRBOB
MC / Pwc Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
428 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 Yamaha SX230 twin High Output four strokes ...
I have a 2006 Yamaha SX230 twin High Output four strokes which I purchased as a bank repro. I have no manuals and I am not sure how to flush the motors. I have a fitting that screws onto the end of a … read more
RSRBOB
RSRBOB
MC / Pwc Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
428 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

2,242 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

21,048 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