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Evinrude 225 long shaft oceanpro I think 96 model. First when it sits a few days or so it is hard to start I have to remove the fuel line between the filter and the eng. squeeze until I get fuel flow reconnectprime and try to start. At this time I remove the plugs that are new they are very oily clean them with contact cleaner reinstall and start, sometimes I have to do this several times. Once it has been started and run it starts fine it does not even turn over once and it busts off. Also when it is running with the hose the tack is high then all at once the voltage guage and fuel go to nothing tack stays high.last year changed rectfier and tack because tach was high then it fixed it now i got the tack problem again. Same fix or? Its gettin pricey. I am an aircraft mech so I'm not afraid to tare into it.
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Marine Mechanic: Master Tech, Marine Technician replied 8 years ago
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Both symptoms indicate that the VRO (fuel/oil pump) is defective.

 

The oil outlet side of the pump has a check valve that is very likely leaking (common issue). You have two options.

 

1. Replace the VRO pump at a cost of about $300

2. disconnect the oil line, and unplug the alarm connector at the pump, and pre-mix your gas with oil.

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Marine Mechanic: Master Tech, Marine Technician replied 8 years ago
why did you close this w/o even a reply?
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