Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
I am trying to identify what motor I have. I just purchased
I am trying to identify what motor I have. I just purchased a boat... with a “20hp 1989 Evirude” but the serial number is ***** me that it's a 30hp Johnson! CJ30RCED. I am wanting to figure exactly wh… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
23,216 satisfied customers
I just bought a boat 2006 boat and motor with a 150hp 2
I just bought a boat 2006 boat and motor with a 150hp 2 stroke. Can I troll 3mph with it without hurting it? … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
23,216 satisfied customers
I have a 2018 60 hp Mercury 4 stroke, I've fished 5 times
I have a 2018 60 hp Mercury 4 stroke, I've fished 5 times with it. Each time there has been a problem. The first time , service tech. Said my battery was bad, swapped it out. Now last 4 times, after t… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
23,216 satisfied customers
I have a 1998 Mercury offshore EFI 225 hp outboard. For the
I have a 1998 Mercury offshore EFI 225 hp outboard. For the past 3 months I have consistently experienced the following problem. When I launch and start the motor it idles fine and runs well while mot… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
Hi Jeff I have a question about the 175 sportjet for you,
Hi Jeff I have a question about the 175 sportjet for you, The motor runs and starts great but after you run for a short period ( 10 minutes straight or less) it acts like it is starving for fuel. Does… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
I would like help from a Mercury MARINE mechanic. If anyone
I would like help from a Mercury MARINE mechanic. If anyone is a MARINE technician please answer. Thank you… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I HAVE A PAIR OF 2003 200HP HPDI. FRESH REBUILD 2 HRS, PORT
I HAVE A PAIR OF 2003 200HP HPDI. FRESH REBUILD 2 HRS, PORT ENG W/N TURN UP RRRS. CHANGED ALL FILTERS, PLUGES, FRESH GAS , ECT. RAN & TURNED UP RRR. NEXT DAY SAME THING NO RRRR. PLUGES NOT FOULED SO I… read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 satisfied customers
jeff my boat must have a high ratio cause it wants to go very
jeff my boat must have a high ratio cause it wants to go very slow or very fast to perform. i like to troll alot but my 150 doesn't troll without bauging down and fauling out my plugs after one day of… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a Tohatsu M90A motor. The spark plugs are BR8HS-10.
I have a Tohatsu M90A motor. The spark plugs are BR8HS-10. They only do a few hours and need replacing. My mechanic advised to replace them with B8HS-10 (non resistor type. What do you think or can yo… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
23,216 satisfied customers
I have a 84 tiara pursuit with 260 merc and the last few fishing
I have a 84 tiara pursuit with 260 merc and the last few fishing trips the boat has ran fine getting out, and trolling for 3-4 hrs but after pulling lines and heading in both times the engine would cu… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
23,216 satisfied customers
I have a 1998 4-stroke mercury tiller motor. When I troll with
I have a 1998 4-stroke mercury tiller motor. When I troll with the motor and want to move to a different spot. As I advance the throttle the motor start out as if it flooded and may back fire to clear… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
23,216 satisfied customers
I have an 2004 200 h.p. evinrude motor. I love it. LAST WEEK
I have an 2004 200 h.p. evinrude motor. I love it. LAST WEEK I TOOK IT IN FOR 100 HOUR SERVICE. BEFORE TAKING IT IN, THERE WAS A MISS AT IDLE AND THE MOTOR WAS HARD TO KEEP RUNNING. NEW PLUGS WERE INS… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a 1988 mercury 175 hp , its oil injected. The problem
Hi, I have a 1988 mercury 175 hp , its oil injected. The problem is that it starts up ok . idles good and smooth. After running at about 10 minutes at 3800 rpms the engine starts to slow down ,but if … read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
Please direct my question to Jeff G. Hello Jeff. Hope you
Please direct my question to Jeff G. Hello Jeff. Hope you remember me. You helped me recently with a rebuild on an 2001 250 HP Yamaha Salt Water Series outboard. The engine is performing well but I ha… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
Weak hole shot. My hole shot is getting weak, problems getting
Weak hole shot. My hole shot is getting weak, problems getting on plain. Has been OK butting getting worse in the past 10 outtings. Once on plain I have had no problems. Tacking out at 5,500 rpms .Usi… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
1999 johnson 70hp outboard after trolling the plugs foul and
1999 johnson 70hp outboard after trolling the plugs foul and will not restart until the plugs are changed or cleaned. Any suggestions to resolve this problem.… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I changed the plugs and both fuel filters,RPMs still top out
I changed the plugs and both fuel filters,RPM's still top out at 5200 and speed is down around 10 MPH,I ordered a new tac,but dont think that is the problem as the speed is down.What now (sea foam)/… read more
Mike of Pompano Beach
Mike of Pompano Beach
Charter Fleet Maintenance
18 satisfied customers
My boat engine is burning rich at idle and if I troll to ...
My boat engine is burning rich at idle and if I troll to catch fish it fouls the plugs. It is a 1986 Volvo Penta 225E The plugs re gaped at 35 and normally only the 2 front plugs are badley fouled3958… read more
Ted G.
Ted G.
Rigger, Diagnostician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,678 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

23,216 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