Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
My outboard motor was working fine but now is not kicking
My outboard motor was working fine but now is not kicking into gear. … read more
Yachtwork
Yachtwork
Owner Team Yachtwork
Technical or Trade School
1,972 satisfied customers
My boat is stalling when shifting out of and back into
Good morning, my boat is stalling when shifting out of and back into neutral. This is happening intermittently. Mechanic insists it's not interrupter switch or shift cable, boat does "click" when shif… read more
Shane Creekmore
Shane Creekmore
Certified Mercury Marine technician
High School or GED
534 satisfied customers
2012 115 hp mercury fuel system float keep sticking after
2012 115 hp mercury fuel system float keep sticking after short storage. Is there an upgrade to the system? … read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
Motor will run fine, I'll stop and restart and all is good.
Motor will run fine, I'll stop and restart and all is good. After about 3 start attempts, motor will stall and cannot restart. After a few hours motor will restart with same same problem stated above.… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
2016 pontoon with a fuel injected 150 Mercury 4 stroke. Ran
2016 pontoon with a fuel injected 150 Mercury 4 stroke. Ran fine earlier today. This evening it won't accelerate above about 2800 rpm. It was almost out of fuel so I filled it with 93 octane. No impro… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
115 mercury EFI OUTBOARD,2014, starts and runs fine for 20
115 mercury EFI OUTBOARD,2014, starts and runs fine for 20 min, … read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
I have a 25 hp 4 stroke mercury outboard engine that will
I have a 25 hp 4 stroke mercury outboard engine that will start but wont run at idle or lower speed, however it does run at fast speed then sputters and dies. I have emptied the gas tank and bought ne… read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 satisfied customers
Just bought new 16 ft Apex Quest pontoon with a T 25 yamaha
Just bought new 16 ft Apex Quest pontoon with a T 25 yamaha 4 stroke. Motor shaking captain's console at idle so much my glasses fall off. Dealer says that's normal for that motor? Really? Is this nor… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
http://www.justanswer.com/boat/6hcxz-2010-60-hp-mercury-big-foot-4-stroke-engine.html
http://www.justanswer.com/boat/6hcxz-2010-60-hp-mercury-big-foot-4-stroke-engine.html I am pretty sure that the answer you gave to the above link is my issue, but I thought I would ask anyhow. I have … read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
We have a Johnson 40 horse Bombardier motor on a used pontoon
We have a Johnson 40 horse Bombardier motor on a used pontoon boat that we recently purchased. The model number is XXXXX The boat was built in 2004.We have no manual for the motor and can't determine … read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I have a 115hp Optimax on a 28 pontoon boat. It wont reach
I have a 115hp Optimax on a 28' pontoon boat. It won't reach full throttle (only about 1/3) but seems to work OK when in reverse.… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
i have a mercury 90 hp 2 stroke on my pontoon.. a few months
i have a mercury 90 hp 2 stroke on my pontoon.. a few months ago it started a bad hesitation or stall that would throw you out of the boat if you were standing up while running at any speed except idl… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
Boat motor - 1980-83 Merc 80 hp. 1.Cant get lever to lock
Boat motor - 1980-83 Merc 80 hp. 1.Cant get lever to lock in for reverse. 2 sometimes motor won't shift from forward to reverse and from reverse to forward. sometimes runs in forward with shift leaver… read more
Scott
Scott
Marine technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
543 satisfied customers
I have a 15 foot welded aluminum boat with a 75HP Yamaha outboard
I have a 15 foot welded aluminum boat with a 75HP Yamaha outboard in the Gulf Islands of BC. It is self bailing and has two pontoon like hulls for flotation. It is out of the water for 3 or 4 months i… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 2007 Mercury 115hp 4-stroke, never had a problem with
I have a 2007 Mercury 115hp 4-stroke, never had a problem with the engine. Engine started fine, ran aliitle ways, brought back to idle in a mantee zone, engine stopped. Restarted the idle was very rou… read more
Marc C. Albertson
Marc C. Albertson
Chief Service Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
56 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a 40 hp merc 1997 2 stroke. I drove the boat into
Hi, I have a 40 hp merc 1997 2 stroke. I drove the boat into the slip and shut it off. All was well. Went to leave with the boat went to start it and it started in reverse and pulled me away from the … read more
Master Tech
Master Tech
Service Manager/Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,167 satisfied customers
I have a 4 cylinder 115hp (1992) mercury outboard. I ran the
I have a 4 cylinder 115hp (1992) mercury outboard. I ran the boat at about 40 -42 rpm for twenty minutes or so and when I came into the no wake area and idled down, I smelled gas. I turned the motor o… read more
Dr. Joe
Dr. Joe
Bachelor's Degree
198 satisfied customers
What engine types (brand & stroke) & size (hp) would you recommend
What engine types (brand & stroke) & size (hp) would you recommend for a 2008 Parti Kraft pontoon boat, PK 2186 RE 3, that would enable me to pull someone on tubes or skis with 7-8 people on board. Th… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 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

22,043 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