Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
Overheating alarm sounds when running at low speeds or
Overheating alarm sounds when running at low speeds or idling. … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
The alarm sounded as soon as I started the motor. It
The alarm sounded as soon as I started the motor. It silenced in about 30 seconds. I took the boat out and it seemed ok, but as I started to throttle up it started to rev up and down and the alarm was… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
I bought at auction on 10/8/2018 a 2012 sea hunt Triton 225
I bought at auction on 10/8/2018 a 2012 sea hunt Triton 225 that was missing a engine the boat sat for a while and just recently I was able to find a decent deal on 8/12/2019 on Craigslist about a mon… read more
Ted G.
Ted G.
Rigger, Diagnostician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,242 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha 150 that I purchased with my new boat and it
I have a Yamaha 150 that I purchased with my new boat and it heated up within 15- minutes of break-in run time on the water. What would have created this situation? … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
I have a 2002 Yamaha F80TLRA. When I try to start the engine
I have a 2002 Yamaha F80TLRA. When I try to start the engine it will not start unless I push the button (I don't know what its called) on the side of the Throttle. It revs fine in this mode, when I pu… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
Rebuilt a carb on a 25hp f252012 4 stroke yamaha and did not
hi, rebuilt a carb on a 25hp f252012 4 stroke yamaha and did not count how far the pilot screw was inserted motor is running rough at idle bogs when giving it throttle. i have a service manual and it … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
I recently blew up my boat outboard and am looking at just
Hi, I recently blew up my boat outboard and am looking at just getting another used motor. My current motor is a 1997 Yamaha Pro Vmax 150hp and I am looking at changing it out with a 2000 Yamaha 200HP… read more
Boat Doc
Boat Doc
253 satisfied customers
I bought a used Yamaha outboard and installed it on my small
I bought a used Yamaha outboard and installed it on my small bayliner. The motor was sold to me as a 2005 50tlrd. I would be surprised if it was a fifty and not a forty because of it's top end speed o… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
Should I remove or keep the oil injection on my 2005 50hp
Should I remove or keep the oil injection on my 2005 50hp merc. outboard … read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,638 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha 250HP 4 stroke. Manufacture date 08. Is there
I have a Yamaha 250HP 4 stroke. Manufacture date 08. Is there a difference between a 08 engine vs. 09, 10, 11, ect... I am told that Yamaha stopped giving an engine model year, yet the give a Federal … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
Hello, I am Rear Commodore of a boat club in MI. We have a
Hello, I am Rear Commodore of a boat club in MI. We have a VE50TLETF 1993 50HP Evinrude outboard that is having problems idleing smooth. The flywheel had a loose magnet in the center and one of the me… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 Bass Tracker (original 50HP Mercury 2-stroke)
I have a 2003 Bass Tracker (original 50HP Mercury 2-stroke) and recently purchased a 2004 Yamaha F90TLRC. Now I wonder if the (2-stroke) mercury wiring harness will fit (and match) the yamaha engine o… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 Yamaha xr1800 jet boat. This summer my port
I have a 2001 Yamaha xr1800 jet boat. This summer my port engine overheat lamp started coming on after about 10 minutes on the water. The engines didn't feel hot, there was no strange smell, and I did… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 suzuki df 140 outboard. It overheated yesterday
I have a 2003 suzuki df 140 outboard. It overheated yesterday and dropped my rpm to a max of 2000,I was trying to outrun a thunderstorm in very rough seas for a few miles. I never har rpm"s above 5500… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
I have twin Yamaha 50hp 4-stroke (2000 model year) outboards.
I have twin Yamaha 50hp 4-stroke (2000 model year) outboards. Both bars over the empty oil icon on the tach are flashing. I bought the boat used and didn't know this was an abnormal indicator and have… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
I have a 16 ski boat and am purchasing a 2003 yamaha outboard
I have a 16' ski boat and am purchasing a 2003 yamaha outboard onto a mounting bracket.It has a steering wheel with cables.Other than that it has no starter,motor tilt etc.What else will I need to get… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 1999 Caravelle 188 with a volvo 4.3 engine. It has
I have a 1999 Caravelle 188 with a volvo 4.3 engine. It has been a perfect boat until now. Always serviced and it has always ran fine. Today I put it in the water and when I started away from the pier… read more
mercmastertech
mercmastertech
Service Manager, Master technician
Technical School
249 satisfied customers
Hi, have a wave runner iii 1992. Boat runs ok. If I try to
Hi, have a wave runner iii 1992. Boat runs ok. If I try to flush engine out of water by attaching garden hose to inlet , or were it comes from the pump, tap fully open, the head will overheat, wile ex… read more
CAPT MARCIO
CAPT MARCIO
engineer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
60 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

2,242 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

21,048 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