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was running motor in driveway with the earmuffs on it ran in the house for 5 minutes came outside and motor shut off and was smoking is the motor fried?
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Boat
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Marine Mechanic: James, Marine Mechanic replied 8 years ago
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Hello, welcome to JustAnswer.

 

Yikes.

Did the muffs fall off? or was the impeller just not working? where was the smoke coming from?

You may have smoked the motor, yes.

The first thing to do is a compression check. That is going to tell you what you need to know. If your compression is really low or non-existent, motor fried

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