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 2014 Mercruiser 5.7 fresh water cooled. It
I have a 2014 Mercruiser 5.7 fresh water cooled. It overheated yesterday. I put a gallon of coolant in tonight and ran it. It stayed at 160-170 at dock idling for 15 minutes. I took it for a ride and … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 2002 Volvo Penta 5.0 GXi Throttler body. ITs been
I have a 2002 Volvo Penta 5.0 GXi Throttler body. ITs been running 15 degrees warmer than normal. I have done Everything Imaginable to correct the problem, including flushing with Barnacle Buster. I h… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
318 Chrysler Marine engine, raw water cooled. Replaced thermostat
318 Chrysler Marine engine, raw water cooled. Replaced thermostat & sensor on leeward engine as it is running very cold. The temp gauge was tested and works fine. The manifold is cold. Engine continue… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,507 satisfied customers
I just repowered my 28 bertram with two reman 5.7's these are
i just repowered my 28 bertram with two reman 5.7's these are the older block 010 gm's (pre vortec). i have new risers, manifolds, raw water pump, and all hoses are new. the boat is fresh water cooled… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,507 satisfied customers
454 fresh water cooled crusaders. Question: will water in
454 fresh water cooled crusaders. Question: will water in the fuel tank make engine exhaust temperature hot as it burns through the engine. fact: exhaust and exhaust water is hot to the touch on starb… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
I have a crusader 350cdi 270 engine in my ChrisCraft 1982.
I have a crusader 350cdi 270 engine in my ChrisCraft 1982. My mechanic says the risers should have an operating temperature of less than 140 degrees. One side is at 135 to 140 and the other is closer … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
Have a c9 marine cat engine is running hot at high revs. Can
Have a c9 marine cat engine is running hot at high revs. Can the inter cooler be blocked we have a weed problem where boat operates.if not i assume it could be blocked at heat exchanger what is the no… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
167 satisfied customers
i have twin Mercruiser 305 ci (MIE228) in a 1978 Bertram 28
i have twin Mercruiser 305 ci (MIE228) in a 1978 Bertram 28 the port engine has been overheating with the temp gauge showing rapid increase at higher rpm, then dropping when rpms are reduced and engin… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,507 satisfied customers
We have a 1990 or 91 VRO 175 v6 Johnson outboard on a StarCraft
We have a 1990 or 91 VRO 175 v6 Johnson outboard on a StarCraft 21'. The boat was going into limp-home mode a few minutes after being on plane. We replaced the water pump, took it out…same. The starbo… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
My question is about "Block Pressure" readings and probable
My question is about "Block Pressure" readings and probable source of a water leak. I have a 2002 Regal express with twin 4.3 MPI seawater cooled MerCruiser engines with analog gauges, Bravo III drive… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
My 1988 V150 has a figure-8 shaped poppet valve cover--one
My 1988 V150 has a figure-8 shaped poppet valve cover--one larger hole where the poppet valve is and a smaller hole,both in the engine block --the small hole has a plug and o-ring that was just laying… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 7.4 mercruiser fuel injected with a bravo 3 outdrive.
I have a 7.4 mercruiser fuel injected with a bravo 3 outdrive. It is raw water cooled with raw water pump below alternator. the engine would start to run hot when I went over 2500 rpm. I took thermost… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,507 satisfied customers
5.7L raw water cooled. Starboard side riser running too hot
5.7L raw water cooled. Starboard side riser running too hot to touch. Changed the riser with a new one, no difference. Still running hot on the one side.… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
I just recieved two rebuilt engines, one works great and the
I just recieved two rebuilt engines, one works great and the other over heats. The oil in the port engine has less than one hour useage. New oil and filter put in a few weeks ago. I was told that the … read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Marine Mechanic
Master's Degree
2,672 satisfied customers
Have a 5.7L I/O with raw water pick-up pump ( replaced impellar
Have a 5.7L I/O with raw water pick-up pump ( replaced impellar ), installed new 160 degree thermostat. Engines starts fine, temp goes to 180 and stays there. Can cruise for hours below approx. 2500 r… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
i have a dd 8v53 in a 30 egg [custom job] ,temp gauge reads
i have a dd 8v53 in a 30' egg [custom job] ,temp gauge reads 100 or less at idle, when i bring boat to plane [2200 rpm] and then back off to below 2000 rpm temp rises to 180 and stays there.if i open … read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Marine Mechanic
Master's Degree
2,672 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a 1988 2.3l ford tko with cobra 400 I/O. Ive had
Hi, I have a 1988 2.3l ford tko with cobra 400 I/O. I've had this boat since new. Overheating problem within minutes of cold start up, does not matter whether it is idling or powered up. Here is a lis… read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Marine Mechanic
Master's Degree
2,672 satisfied customers
After a couple of hour run at least 3/4 throttle, my 1999 Mercruiser
After a couple of hour run at least 3/4 throttle, my 1999 Mercruiser 4.3 risers doesn't seem to be heating equally. The starboard riser seems it's normal hot to touch, while the port riser is barely w… read more
Dominick
Dominick
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,009 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

11,507 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