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 Yamaha 6H4 3cyl 2 cycle outboard with poor throttle
I have a Yamaha 6H4 3cyl 2 cycle outboard with poor throttle response at times. Recent history is 3 new spark plugs, 1 new ignition coil,removed and cleaned carbs. Went out for a test run this morning… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,660 satisfied customers
My 2001 yamaha 115 2 stroke was running great at the end of
my 2001 yamaha 115 2 stroke was running great at the end of last season, started up this spring ang ran great at idle. started out onto lake and upon giving gas rpm's increased and then motor started … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
My name is ***** *****. I have a 2003 Yamaha Z150 HPDI. I am
Hi, my name is ***** *****. I have a 2003 Yamaha Z150 HPDI. I am having a problem with it stalling out as soon as I give it some throttle. it idles fine and putts along at very low rpm but as soon as … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
I have a 2004 Yamaha 115 HP 2 stroke saltwater series outboard.
I have a 2004 Yamaha 115 HP 2 stroke saltwater series outboard. 180 hours on the clock. The motor stalled, when started again the motor idled no issue, when put into gear and increasing the throttle t… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
Hi I have a 2008 Merck. 115, four stroke. After running for
Hi I have a 2008 Merck. 115, four stroke. After running for about 10 min., stopping to pick up friends, it re started ok , then bogged down and quit after leaving dock. It would not re start. Had to g… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,660 satisfied customers
I HAVE A 2008 6HP 4 STROKE YAMAHA KICKER MOTOR. HAS ALWAYS
I HAVE A 2008 6HP 4 STROKE YAMAHA KICKER MOTOR. HAS ALWAYS RUN PERFECT UNTIL I WENT TO THE LAKE YESTERDAY. IT STARTED ON THE SECOND PULL AS ALWAYS BUT RAN ROUGH AND DIED AND NOW WON'T START AGAIN. HAV… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
I have just purchased a 2009 Yamaha VX Cruiser and live in
I have just purchased a 2009 Yamaha VX Cruiser and live in Eastern Tennessee (Knoxville) Winters get down to 20-15 degrees sometimes. The ski will be stored outside in the winter. I have read on multi… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,660 satisfied customers
I have a pair of 2007 Yamaha VX Cruisers. I take them regularly
I have a pair of 2007 Yamaha VX Cruisers. I take them regularly to the Colorado River (sea level) and also Lake Tahoe (elevation about 6,000 ft). For the past years I experience a nominal loss in powe… read more
Expert
Expert
07 Yamaha VX110 Cruiser (Stock Everything) w/ 70 hours Trouble
07 Yamaha VX110 Cruiser (Stock Everything) w/ 70 hours – Trouble starting, skips and eventual stalled and wouldn't restart.. Bought this PWC used last summer, had modest use last summer (est 10 hours)… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
Brand new yamaha VXR, 4.6 hours on it. Ran fine yesterday.
Brand new yamaha VXR, 4.6 hours on it. Ran fine yesterday. Today cranks but won't start. Smells a bit like gas. Any advice? Could it be flooded?… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
Have a 260hp mercrusier io with thunderbolt ign. 1800hrs Before
Have a 260hp mercrusier io with thunderbolt ign. 1800hrs Before winterizing the engine for winter engine developed a miss. Replaced plugs no good replaced dist cap no good. replaced wires no good repl… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 2008 yamaha fx cruiser ho 160 hp when i took it to
I have a 2008 yamaha fx cruiser ho 160 hp when i took it to the lake the last two times when i went to start it just turns over but wont start after tring for 15 or 20 minutes finally starts but acts … read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
Hi, i recently purchased 2 2008 Yamaha VX Cruiser PWCs & took
Hi, i recently purchased 2 2008 Yamaha VX Cruiser PWCs & took them out yesterday for the first time. We ran them without any trouble for 45 min or so. As we were trying to manuever them in position fo… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 Yamaha XLT 1200 waverunner, that I just put in
I have a 2003 Yamaha XLT 1200 waverunner, that I just put in the water. The plugs were changed and it was filled with new fuel. After launching it started right up got up on plane and ran 50+ MPH for … read more
RSRBOB
RSRBOB
MC / Pwc Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
437 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha 212SS jet boat with the twin 1052CC engines
I have a Yamaha 212SS jet boat with the twin 1052CC engines -- it is a 2009 boat, new to me last summer. I winterized it and but fuel stablizer in it last fall. When I pulled it out of the garage a fe… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
I have a 2007 Yamaha 200 hp 4 stroke outboard with 143 hours
I have a 2007 Yamaha 200 hp 4 stroke outboard with 143 hours on it. It was fitted to the boat exactly one year ago. The motor is located on a small tropical island 400 miles north of the equator, with… read more
ROCKET
ROCKET
MASTER CERTIFIED TECH
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
426 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha 80hp 4 stroke outboard. I had the plugs &
I have a Yamaha 80hp 4 stroke outboard. I had the plugs & wires changed a few weeks ago. It ran fine the first time out after the change. The next time out, it ran fine until we got back to the dock. … read more
ROCKET
ROCKET
MASTER CERTIFIED TECH
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
426 satisfied customers
I bought a 2005 yamaha waverunner VX110. Took it out on the
I bought a 2005 yamaha waverunner VX110. Took it out on the lake 1 time, rode around a bit, it ran great. Tied it up at the dock; came back a couple of weeks later, my wife tried to start it and it wo… read more
RSRBOB
RSRBOB
MC / Pwc Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
437 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