Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
Need to know where water hose from water pump comes out or
need to know where water hose from water pump comes out or what it is connected to on 1995 200hp XR6 Mercury… read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine mechanic
Diploma
2,666 satisfied customers
Hard to steer, I do not think it is the steering tub that
Hard to steer, I do not think it is the steering tub that the steer column cable connects. It there a steering rod that goes vertical into the motor … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a mercury 2002 xl swb, it is not firing on cylinders
I have a mercury 2002 xl swb , it is not firing on cylinders 3&6 sparkplug coil and main electrical box check out O.K . someone told me it might be the battery is not supplying enough power … read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
My 2015 Verado 200 has apparently jumped into guardian mode.
Jeff, my 2015 Verado 200 has apparently jumped into guardian mode. Runs fine but won't climb over 3000 rpm. Problem began when I left key on and battery went dead. Jumped the kicker and charged big mo… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
I bought a boat with a 2000 Johnson plssm motor. It has two
I bought a boat with a 2000 Johnson plssm motor. It has two fuel type lines going into the motor. One is gas and the other comes from a OMC oil reservoir. What is the oil line for? Is it a four stroke… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 Mercury 9.9 4 stroke that I just replaced the
I have a 2001 Mercury 9.9 4 stroke that I just replaced the swivel bracket with a used one. when I put everything back together the motor turns fine when steering left but is stiff when steering right… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 200hp mercury optimax outboard that one day
I have a 2001 200hp mercury optimax outboard that one day ran great,the next day it tried to start,but would not start,Curt… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
I W***** *****E MY WELLCRAFT ANTIGUA 1987 MODEL INBOARD MERCURY
I W***** *****E MY WELLCRAFT ANTIGUA 1987 MODEL INBOARD MERCURY V8 TO TWO YAMAHA 200HP FOUR STOKE OUTBOARD WHAT DO I NEED AND CAN YOU SUPPLY IT… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a boat powered with twin 200hp Mercury 2003 Optimax
I have a boat powered with twin 200hp Mercury 2003 Optimax outboards with a vessel view at the helm. I lost the information for the port motor on the screen but the engine still runs fine and turns on… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
hi how are you. Anthony here wondering ifyou could help me
hi how are you. Anthony here wondering ifyou could help me out i have a 2005 mercury 40 hp 2 stroke that i have not had on the water for a few months. steeing wheel s stuck when the cable is connected… read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine mechanic
Diploma
2,666 satisfied customers
I have a Honda BF50A EPA Standard outboard Ser.no BAZL(NNN) NNN-NNNN
I have a Honda BF50A EPA Standard outboard Ser.no:BAZL(NNN) NNN-NNNNnow nine years old and the steering has become stiff this season. I do routine maintenance but there is only one grease nipple on th… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 1994 115 hp mercury outboard. Very stiff steering.
I have a 1994 115 hp mercury outboard. Very stiff steering. It's not the cable since it moves freely when disconencted from the motor. The steering shaft of the motor is well greased but still is stif… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a Mercury Fuel Injected V6 2.4L XRi LASER offshore outboard
I have a Mercury Fuel Injected V6 2.4L XRi LASER offshore outboard motor on my Flightcraft Bandit hull. We bought it last yr and were told that it is a 200hp motor, but after seeing more modern 2strok… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I have a 1988 Mercury Outboard 200HP Black Max. The piston
I have a 1988 Mercury Outboard 200HP Black Max. The piston in one cylinder is damaged. Can I repair just the one (the motor ran fine before the failure), or is a complete rebuild or new engine require… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
The steering on our 135h mercury outboard on our 18 Larson
The steering on our 135h mercury outboard on our 18' Larson boat is very stiff. How can we adjust it… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
Have a rack and pinion steering system with 50 mercury(1991).
Have a rack and pinion steering system with 50 mercury(1991). Very stiff. How do I get the inner cable out to replace it. There is a steel rod at the engine mount and another steel rod at the rack end… read more
Jason Forsberg
Jason Forsberg
Outboard Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
531 satisfied customers
The tiller tube on my Evinrude 60 VRO is seized and the steering
The tiller tube on my Evinrude 60 VRO is seized and the steering bar will not move. I was able to disconnect the steering flex on the other side and can withdraw the bar also. On the opposite end is t… read more
Pappy's Sales and Service
Pappy's Sales and Service
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
586 satisfied customers
my hydraulic steering on my boat motor is very stiff what
my hydraulic steering on my boat motor is very stiff what should I be checking. the motor is a 2001 mercury motor.… read more
Pappy's Sales and Service
Pappy's Sales and Service
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
586 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