Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
I've got an 02' 5.7 mercruiser mpi. I'm hydro locking my
I've got an 02' 5.7 mercruiser mpi. I'm hydro locking my motor and getting water in all of my cylinders. I replaced the manifolds and risers but it's still doing it. I pulled the heads and I don't see… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
2018 MERCRUISER HO SEACORE. PORT SIDE MOTOR HYDRO LOCKED
PORT SIDE MOTOR HYDRO LOCKED SLIGHTLY THEN STARTED LATER THAT DAY MOTOR LOCKED. FOUND STARBOARD SIDE MANIFOLD LEAKING EXTERNALLY ASSUMED THAT SIDE HAD LEAKED INTO EXHAUST PORTS, FOUND WATER IN PORT SIDE SPARK PLUGS. PUMPED OUT WATER REPLACED PLUGS AND NOW CRANKS LIKE NO COMPRESSION. NOT SURE IF THE COMPUTER HAS SOME WAY OF PROTECTING THE MOTOR TO CAUSE THIS PROBLEM … read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine Mechanic
Diploma
2,759 satisfied customers
I have a 383 stoker mpi with 100hrs with out spark plug and
i have a 383 stoker mpi with 100hrs with burnt out spark plug and no compression on cylinder what causes this thanks kevin … read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine Mechanic
Diploma
2,759 satisfied customers
I have boat with 2 engines: Boat model: Bayliner 325
Hi! I have boat with 2 engines:Boat model: Bayliner 325 Sunbridge Year of build: 2007Port engine Mercury Mercruiser 5.0 MPI comprerssion test: — 1: 180 — 2: 80 — 3: 170 — 4: 180 — 5: 200 — 6: 170 — 7:… read more
Ted G.
Ted G.
Rigger, Diagnostician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
3,332 satisfied customers
Mercruiser 5.0 MPI allows waterback in cylinder after
Mercruiser 5.0 MPI allows waterback in cylinder after shutdown causing hydraulic lock!? … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
I have a mercruiser 5.0 mai. Mpi. I have had 2 valves psh up
I have had 2 valves psh up into the head on 2 separate occasions the first time was 3 weeks ago on the odd side #5… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,507 satisfied customers
Have a 2005 325 Bayliner with twin 5.0 Mercruisers, both
Have a 2005 325 Bayliner with twin 5.0 Mercruisers , both motors have been running well but this weekend stopped for gas when I went to start port side little trouble starting. Took on a 40 minute rid… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
Problem with 5.0 MPI engine, doesn't idle only start with neutral gas and runs really
Problem with 5.0 MPI engine, doesn't idle only start with neutral gas and runs really rough. The problem started after top speed run when coming to neutral the engine died. The heads were replaced thi… read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine Mechanic
Diploma
2,759 satisfied customers
I have the same problem with my boat,how was this resolved, I changed manifolds,risers, el
I have the same problem with my boat,how was this resolved, I changed manifolds,risers, elbows,sea water pump, sensors thermostat still gets hot engine has only 98hrs… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
Jason. I'm Steve. I have a 2008 mercruiser 5.0 mpi that
Hello Jason. I'm Steve. I have a 2008 mercruiser 5.0 mpi that runs good at low speed, but when applying throttle will not speed up quickly and smells rich. Starts okay. I have heard distributed cap co… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
I had hydro lock on a mercruiser 7.4L v8. Boat has done 35hrs in 14 years. It has been tr
I had hydro lock on a mercruiser 7.4L v8. Boat has done 35hrs in 14 years. It has been trailered and under cover most of that time and looks brand new. I was reversing the boat at the time and then I … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
really? i may have damaged my head unit and am trying to determine
really? i may have damaged my head unit and am trying to determine if i can buy a new one and put it on. i am not a mechanic.… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,507 satisfied customers
have a 5.0 mpi overheating on tick over have replaced raw
have a 5.0 mpi overheating on tick over have replaced raw water pump impellor but still persists temp goes down quickly when rpm lifted ex side ok was told by dealer that quicksilver sent out undersiz… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,507 satisfied customers
Hi my Mercruiser 1999 5.7 liter engine hydro-locked. Water
Hi my Mercruiser 1999 5.7 liter engine hydro-locked. Water came out of middle two #4 and 6 cylinders on port side.I had an overheating issue earlier and worked better after flushing with fresh water. … read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
My boat stalls at 1000 rpm. 6cyl i/o 2002 mercrusier. My mechanic
My boat stalls at 1000 rpm. 6cyl i/o 2002 mercrusier. My mechanic says water is leaking thru manifold inton cylinder. he shows me one sparkplug thru a jewlers glass that may have a minute amount of ru… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,507 satisfied customers
I was in the process of buying a 2005 sea ray 260 Sundancer
I was in the process of buying a 2005 sea ray 260 Sundancer with a Mercruiser MX6.2 MPI with 35 hours, the vessel was a repo. After starting the engine, we noticed a tapping or knocking sound, loudest… read more
Joe
Joe
Owner Kingsland Auto & Marine Services
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,396 satisfied customers
I have a yanmar 3gm30F tahat has been hydrolocked. it now
I have a yanmar 3gm30F tahat has been hydrolocked. it now only runs on to cylinder. I get raised oil level but no water in the oil.(diesel) What can the hydrolcking cause. bent conrod? is his detectab… read more
Jason Forsberg
Jason Forsberg
Outboard Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
531 satisfied customers
I did a stupid thing today. I removed one of my risers to
I did a stupid thing today. I removed one of my risers to check the condition of the water passages and water entered the exhaust manifold and got in one or more cylinders. I know I should have remove… read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Charter Captain & I.S. Director
Master's Degree
2,808 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

3,332 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

22,804 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.

Tan

Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

11,507 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

Noel Schembri

Noel Schembri

Marine Mechanic

2,759 satisfied customers

Advanced technical diploma

< 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