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 an older outboard motor that makes a poping noise and
I have an older johnson outboard motor that makes a poping noise and has white smoke come out of the exhaust when I try starting it. … read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,399 satisfied customers
Working on a 1999 9.9 mercury 2 stroke. Removed and cleaned
Working on a 1999 9.9 mercury 2 stroke. Removed and cleaned carb, install gasket kit. Solved the stalling issue I believe was related to the fuel pump. It starts fine and does not stall but has an occ… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,399 satisfied customers
Outboard motor 1986 40 hp evinrude top cylinder intermittent
Outboard motor 1986 40 hp evinrude top cylinder intermittent spark. replaced coils power pack and stator and switch… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,399 satisfied customers
M2.5A, Need ignition point gap spec.? looking at it, at open,
M2.5A, Need ignition point gap spec.? looking at it, at open, maybe I could get two(2) sheets of paper in there. doesn't seem right. Also, can't find any one with the points for replacement, or the co… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
Hi go a 2007 -8 tiller 30 4 stroke its al ways oiled up top
Hi go a 2007 -8 tiller 30 4 stroke its al ways oiled up top cylinder (plug) and always had a slits miss until worms up but now it misses and farts .had old fuel changed that changed plugs, pulled carb… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,277 satisfied customers
Hey jeff, 1973 65hp johnson 3cyl tripple carb that struggles to get on the plane,I had
Hey jeff, 1973 65hp johnson 3cyl tripple carb that struggles to get on the plane,I had the carbs rebuilt with brand new fuel lines ( clear ) and it ran perfect for 3-4 times we took it out. But now wh… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 40 hp mercury tracker outboard. How do I check the
I have a 40 hp mercury tracker outboard. How do I check the timing? It has fuel, spark, compression. I even tried new plugs. It ran fine when I turned it off. Now it won't even attempt to fire, even w… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,371 satisfied customers
I have a 79 model 85 hp johnson only running on the port side
I have a 79 model 85 hp johnson only running on the port side cylinders only. I changed plugs , power pack and rebuilt the carbs. Same problem… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,399 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 Mercury 115 HP 2 stroke that had a bad flywheel,(part
I have a 2003 Mercury 115 HP 2 stroke that had a bad flywheel,(part of magnets broke off & missing), engine still working before replacing another flywheel, now it won't start & seems timing is off be… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
1400 vertical inline 6 completely rebuilt including new distributor,
1400 vertical inline 6 completely rebuilt including new distributor, rebuilt carbs, etc. ran great!! took it in to the same boat shop the next season to have the water pump pressure checked out, water… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 1992 70 hp nissan outboard motor. The other day i
I have a 1992 70 hp nissan outboard motor. The other day i was going across the lake and it just quit. I cheched there is no fire going to the plugs. When i got home i got it to crank for about 15 sec… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 2004 Tohatsu 30HP outboard that when I run it will
I have a 2004 Tohatsu 30HP outboard that when I run it will not take power under load and sprays water out of the exhaust along with some white smoke. It starts up ok and runs ok at idle but when you … read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine mechanic
Diploma
1,803 satisfied customers
i have a 72-75 evenrude 65 hp, last winter i tried to start
i have a 72-75? evenrude 65 hp, last winter i tried to start it but the flywheel did not come up into position to engage. i tried to manually move it, if they engaded at a different spot than before i… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I pulled the injector pump to have it tested, but in the struggle
I pulled the injector pump to have it tested, but in the struggle to remove it I lost the timing mark I had painted on the gears. How do I reset the timing?… read more
Yachtwork
Yachtwork
Owner Team Yachtwork
Technical or Trade School
1,048 satisfied customers
Hello. I have a 1975 Mercury 850. All pistons were replace
Hello. I have a 1975 Mercury 850. All pistons were replaced. Number 4 was bored. Carbs were cleaned and eninge was timed. All plugs were replaced. Seafoam has been run in 2 tanks. The boat does not ma… read more
Master Tech
Master Tech
Service Manager/Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,167 satisfied customers
I have a johnson 8 hp 2 stroke engine s/n j8rssb and it will
I have a johnson 8 hp 2 stroke engine s/n j8rssb and it will not start. there is fire to the plugs and they are not fouled. the fuel is getting to the carb. the fuel pump screen is clean as well as th… read more
Steve Sr.
Steve Sr.
No Title
High School or GED
79 satisfied customers
I have an older 40 hp tohatsu outbaord. (M40D) It seems like
I have an older 40 hp tohatsu outbaord. (M40D) It seems like the middle cylinder is not working. The plug has fire, but when you pull the plug wire when running the motor does not change. If you pull … read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 satisfied customers
I have a 50 hp tohatsu outboard 1990s model. She will ...
I have a 50 hp tohatsu outboard 1990''s model. She will run but can''t get more thaen 2500 rpm out of her if I idle it up in nuetral it will run up but as soon as I put it in gear she won''t perform, … read more
BC Boat Guy
BC Boat Guy
Lecturer/Instructor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
56 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:

Dominick

Dominick

Marine Mechanic

1,009 satisfied customers

25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified

Ted G.

Ted G.

Rigger, Diagnostician

747 satisfied customers

40 years boating, Safe boating instruct., Offshore Race promoter, Failure Analysis, Expert Witness

John White

John White

Marine Mechanic

306 satisfied customers

11 years experience working on outboards, inboards, sterndrives & pwcs

Jason

Jason

Marine Mechanic

18,277 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.

Tan

Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

11,399 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