Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
I have a 2004 mercury 40hp with an intermittent problem it
I have a 2004 mercury 40hp with an intermittent problem it will run normal at 5,000 rpms then drop off to 3,000 rpms and have changed fuel filter , replaced fuel pump and fuel hoses , cleaned fuel tan… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
2008 merc 30 hp 2 stroke (nissan marine). Wont rev out bogs
2008 merc 30 hp 2 stroke (nissan marine). Wont rev out bogs on full throttle, filter, plugs, carb 4 times, fuel pump, reeds all changed, checked, spark on both cylinders- stumped- compression also tes… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,638 satisfied customers
1998 ASTRO 2000DC 200HP MERCURY outboard. The throttle is
1998 ASTRO 2000DC 200HP MERCURY outboard. The throttle is not engaging, it was getting tight. It has a quicksilver Throttle assembly, that is in tight quarters. I see where it is still connected to th… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I have a rubber duck with 2 Mariner 1983 40HP 2 Stroke
Hi James. I have a rubber duck with 2 Mariner 1983 40HP 2 Stroke engines. I did some body work and general service, including stripping the throttle cables and replaced them again as before. Engine ru… read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine mechanic
Diploma
2,543 satisfied customers
I have a Mercury 75 which starts fine from cold with choke and runs quite well, bit of
Hi.I have a Mercury 75 which starts fine from cold with choke and runs quite well, bit of misfire but have treated it with quicksilver additive which appears to have improved things. However it won,t … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
40hp Mercury o/b---loads up & will stall @ idle. It has
40hp Mercury o/b---loads up & will stall @ idle. It has 2-stroke oil injection system, I accidentally ran it on a 40:1 mixed fuel on top of the injection, cause I ran out of the inboard tank of regula… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I recently bought a 2003 40hp Mercury 2 stroke outboard mounted
I recently bought a 2003 40hp Mercury 2 stroke outboard mounted on a pontoon boat. . It loads up upon starting after sitting for a few days, clears out and then runs reasonably well, but doesn't want … read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,638 satisfied customers
Removed 2001 40hp Mercury and replaced with 2012 60hp four
Removed 2001 40hp Mercury and replaced with 2012 60hp four stroke. Control box off 40hp will not plug into 2012 60hp. Also will I have to replace control cables?… read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 satisfied customers
I have a 1997 crest lll. The throttle top broke off. I taped
I have a 1997 crest lll. The throttle top broke off. I taped it but it needs to be replaced. 1. Where do I find one? 2. Can I fix it myself?… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
2006 Mercury 115 Hp 4 stroke engine. Will not idle. At full
2006 Mercury 115 Hp 4 stroke engine. Will not idle. At full throttle runs well no missing no smoke. At 3/4 throttle starts to miss with a 1000 rpm dip on tach, at 1/2 throtttle much worse with a 2000-… read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine mechanic
Diploma
2,543 satisfied customers
2003 Mercury 150 2 stroke with carbs (no EFI) Saltwater series.
2003 Mercury 150 2 stroke with carbs (no EFI) Saltwater series. 100hrs on it. I have an alarm beeping after it warms up. Is it a oil injection problem? Resavior above carbs is full, cap with float und… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
On the net there has been discussion about increasing the horsepower
On the net there has been discussion about increasing the horsepower of Mercury outboard engines by removing restrictions in the carb intakes on the same size and weight engine such as the 50hp to mak… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 2000 40hp mercury remote 2 stroke outboard motor that
I have a 2000 40hp mercury remote 2 stroke outboard motor that will not idle in neutral. The carbs have been serviced 2 times in the last year. ($1800) I feel like i have been ripped off but can not p… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I am looking repowering my 1999 pro-master center console 19
I am looking repowering my 1999 pro-master center console 19 ft with a 2003 mercury 125 elpto. At present I have a Force 120 that I am going to have to spend about $3000 on. What I was wondering is if… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 89/90 40HP oil injected Mercury outboard (SN#0C160126).
I have a 89/90 40HP oil injected Mercury outboard (SN#0C160126). Had not run it for three years. New plugs/new gas with STARTRON. Starts with choke, but will not idle. As long as choke is engaged engi… read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Marine Mechanic
Master's Degree
2,672 satisfied customers
Hi! I have a 15 hp Tohatsu outboard, 2006 or 2007. Problem
Hi! I have a 15 hp Tohatsu outboard, 2006 or 2007. Problem: idles and starts fine ~ higher rpm (front about half throttle up to full throttle) it seems to jump around rather than smoothly increase rpm… read more
Mechman45
Mechman45
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
152 satisfied customers
I own a 2005 4-stroke 6 hp Merc that ran great the first year.
I own a 2005 4-stroke 6 hp Merc that ran great the first year. Ever since then it has not been able to run smoothly over half throttle without missing once it warms up. Another sailboat at my marina w… read more
Mechman45
Mechman45
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
152 satisfied customers
Engine Mercury 2000 outboard 40hp 4 stroke. Boat has push
Engine: Mercury 2000 outboard 40hp 4 stroke. Boat has push to choke ignition switch. Manual shows electrothermal auto enrichener. Auto enrichener is wired in paralell with the ECM to the power bobbin … read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 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