Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
My 1999 OMC Johnson Pro 150 hp outboard runs rough from
My 1999 OMC Johnson Pro 150 hp outboard runs rough from 1200-3000 rpm … read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine mechanic
Diploma
2,670 satisfied customers
Just got my boat back from the winter,now i have blue fluid
Just got my boat back from the winter,now i have blue fluid coming out of the carburetor area of a johnson 50 hp boat motor … read more
Yachtwork
Yachtwork
Owner Team Yachtwork
Technical or Trade School
1,962 satisfied customers
I have a 2004 tracker 60 hp that will run great for about
I have a 2004 tracker 60 hp that will run great for about 30-45 seconds then bogs down and wont get above 2500 rpm, will idle for a minute or two and it will do same thing. Replaced fuel pump and it m… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
23,006 satisfied customers
Opimax 200 inboard jet idles but will not throttle up. it
Opimax 200 inboard jet idles but will not throttle up. it seems like it is not getting fuel. we were running on the river and it just quit. it would start back up but not throttle up … read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
I have twin 2013 yamaha f-350 hp outboards. I have been told
I have twin 2013 yamaha f-350 hp outboards. I have been told that if you run the engines between a certain rpm that the fly wheels will need to be replaced. What are the rpm that he is talking about a… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
23,006 satisfied customers
Well , My 60 Hp Mercruiser is a 2008 fuel injected outboard
Well , My 60 Hp Mercruiser is a 2008 fuel injected outboard 4stroke. The motor is idleing at 3500 rpm wont go lower. It makes it slam into gear and to get to neutral and reverse.… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
If I had a cell number I could send pics to of this modified
If I had a cell number I could send pics to of this modified motor I would and then hopefully you could answer my question better. Thanks… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I have a 3.5 hp nissan 4 stroke 2012 outboard that i have ordered
I have a 3.5 hp nissan 4 stroke 2012 outboard that i have ordered 2 high altitude jet kits for the main is good but the pilot jet is wrong. how do i get the right pilot jet… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
23,006 satisfied customers
I have a 140 hp outboard and I run it at 5,300 ft above sea
I have a 140 hp outboard and I run it at 5,300 ft above sea level. Thie idle jet doesn't seem to work too well. I have several sets of jets including some blanks. The size I have in now are .020's and… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
I have a 1986 model 85 hp Suzuki outboard that has been sitting
I have a 1986 model 85 hp Suzuki outboard that has been sitting for two years. It will start and idle very well, however, when i put it in gear and start to accelerate the engine will come up to about… read more
Malta Tech
Malta Tech
Marine Tech
High School or GED
287 satisfied customers
I have two Volvo Penta KAMD 44 marine engines in my 2001 Princess
I have two Volvo Penta KAMD 44 marine engines in my 2001 Princess 38. Thse engines seem to be little too small for the boat. The fuel consumption is quite high. What is the optimal rpm for normal trav… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
23,006 satisfied customers
I have a 1991 200 hp carbureted outboard on a 20 ft.
I have a 1991 200 hp carbureted outboard on a 20 ft. bassboat and I'm now being forced to use gasoline that is 10% or California reformulated. Which jets have to be changed and how much larger or smal… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
Hi Tom Thanx for staying in contact. You helped me last
Hi Tom Thanx for staying in contact. You helped me last year with my 150 Johnson (. Now I find out its a 200 hp Johnson outboard that I believe is about a 1976? year model that I'm having problems wit… read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine mechanic
Diploma
2,670 satisfied customers
I have a mercury four stroke 8hp outboard, 2005, I think manufactured
I have a mercury four stroke 8hp outboard, 2005, I think manufactured in Japan. I purchased the motor and used it for three years at sea level and then stored the engine for two years. I am now living… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
23,006 satisfied customers
I have a 2007 Carver 45 Cockpit Motor Yacht about 37,000 lbs
I have a 2007 Carver 45 Cockpit Motor Yacht about 37,000 lbs with fuel. I have Volvo D6 370 HP inboard engines. I think it's under powered and is very sensitive to Barnacles, wind and currents. It sho… read more
Yachtwork
Yachtwork
Owner Team Yachtwork
Technical or Trade School
1,962 satisfied customers
have a honda outboard 15hp 4 stroke 2003 bought new 2 years
have a honda outboard 15hp 4 stroke 2003 bought new 2 years ago cannot get more that 17 mph on the water with a 14 ft Lund DLX fishing boat. some people tell me its a prop issue others say it is jette… read more
Jason
Jason
Associate Degree
210 satisfied customers
Earlier this year my 200 hrs Mercury would take spells where
Earlier this year my 200 hrs Mercury would take spells where it would lose power when first starting - shut it off and let it set and it would be fine - thinking it was in the gas I cleaned tanks and … read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Marine Mechanic
Master's Degree
2,672 satisfied customers
Would you recommend me buying a 1996 mercury 200 hp outboard
Would you recommend me buying a 1996 mercury 200 hp outboard from a mercury dealership. They say the motor has been used for a year and a half by its previous owner, and then was stored by them until … read more
FieldServiceTech
FieldServiceTech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
146 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

23,006 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