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 2009 yamahas 250 yamahas with 1260 and 1262 hours.
I have 2009 yamahas 250 yamahas with 1260 and 1262 hours. maintained regularly(100=110) with zero codes at 1173 hours (1000 hour service complete) Curious what my compressions should be. Potential pur… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
19,314 satisfied customers
I have a 20 hp mercury outboard 4 stroke model number
I have a 20 hp mercury outboard 4 stroke model number 1F20201HK. The shift rod sheared at the coupler. Reconnected it at the coupler to still operate it and ordered a new shift rod. Shift rod is still… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
19,314 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha 1 , Saltwater Series II 150HP 2 stroke,
Saltwater Series II 150HP 2 stroke, with only 46 hrs. Idle is rough and won't sustain, does the same both cold and hot. … read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
Hi I have a 1999 25 HP Yamaha Engine Outboard. Its got a
Hi I have a 1999 25 HP Yamaha Engine Outboard. Its got a problem with the shift linkage. It just don't have a true Neutral. When Starting it the shifter has to be just a little towards F to find that … read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,366 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a 434a volvo penta v6 and when I engage drive to
Hi, I have a 434a volvo penta v6 and when I engage drive to go the rev's drop off and sometimes it cuts out unless I give it a bit more of a handful, I wonder if there is anything I can adjust to stop… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,399 satisfied customers
2012 Twin Vee 29 Ocean Cat with twin Suzukis DF300A. 20 hr
2012 Twin Vee 29 Ocean Cat with twin Suzuki's DF300A. 20 hr service just completed. Question: Initially, both lower units shifted into forward/reverse with a quiet "click". Then, the starboard lower u… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,399 satisfied customers
I recently purchased a boat with a Yamaha 115 hp outboard (S/N
I recently purchased a boat with a Yamaha 115 hp outboard (S/N C115TXRQ) that idles too fast. I haven't put a tachometer on it yet but even in the lowest throttle position pushes the boat along to qui… read more
Jason Forsberg
Jason Forsberg
Outboard Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
531 satisfied customers
I just bought a 25 hp yamaha 2 stroke 2009. The tell tale was
I just bought a 25 hp yamaha 2 stroke 2009. The tell tale was shooting water well a month ago when I bought it. The guy I bought it from said the water pump was just replaced. I just put my boat in th… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 1993 Yamaha 115 4cyl 2 stroke outboard and lost reverse
I have a 1993 Yamaha 115 4cyl 2 stroke outboard and lost reverse all of a sudden while I was trailering our pontoon boat - not a real good time - lol! Forward works just fine but reverse just makes a … read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
Looking at what appears to be a 24 ft Hurricane deckboat with
Looking at what appears to be a 24 ft Hurricane deckboat with a 2000 Yamaha 150 HP 2-stroke. Model # XXXXX Less than 100 hrs on the motor. Is this a good motor? Anything I need to watch out for? Alter… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,399 satisfied customers
my 2003 susuki 90 four stroke stalls when i shift into neutral
my 2003 susuki 90 four stroke stalls when i shift into neutral but run fine if i can get into gear fast enough… read more
Greg Robinson
Greg Robinson
Senior service manager
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
199 satisfied customers
I have a 70HP Yamaha (2 stroke) on a Whaler Montauk. I just
I have a 70HP Yamaha (2 stroke) on a Whaler Montauk. I just noticed that when I go into reverse it goes into gear "hard" with a clunk. It usually only happens once a day but it never happened before. … read more
Dominick
Dominick
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,009 satisfied customers
I recently purchased 4 HP four stroke Yamaha outboard for skiff,breaking
I recently purchased 4 HP four stroke Yamaha outboard for skiff,breaking in engine slowly as stated ,low RPMs, Has approx 10 -11 hours on engine.Before taking into dealer for 10 hr servicing engine st… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,399 satisfied customers
I been to my outboard motor mechanic three times because my
I been to my outboard motor mechanic three times because my 2005 Yam, 225hp 4 stroke has a major sounding rattle in the engine section, apparent only when you shift into gear, forward or reverse, and … read more
Dominick
Dominick
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,009 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 Yamaha Four Stroke Outboard. I just tuned it
I have a 2003 Yamaha Four Stroke Outboard. I just tuned it up and also replaced the throttle and shifter cable thinking they were hanging up. After I run the engine for about 30 minutes when I go to n… read more
ROCKET
ROCKET
MASTER CERTIFIED TECH
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
426 satisfied customers
I have twin 07 250HP Yamaha 4 strokes. For two years I have
I have twin 07 250HP Yamaha 4 strokes. For two years I have experienced what appears to be gas in the crank case. Curently with less than 100 hrs on last oil change I have about 4 inches of additional… read more
ROCKET
ROCKET
MASTER CERTIFIED TECH
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
426 satisfied customers
When buying a used engine and they say that they have 500 hours
When buying a used engine and they say that they have 500 hours on them, what is the typical estimated max hours limit with reasonable care in salt water that these engines will have before they will … read more
Pappy's Sales and Service
Pappy's Sales and Service
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
586 satisfied customers
engine is cutting off when being pushed into forward ...
engine is cutting off when being pushed into forward position. Looking for ideas to trouble shoot. It is a 60 HP Yamaha 4 stroke, 2003 model.… read more
JamesHorvath305
JamesHorvath305
Owner, President
Associate Degree
30 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

19,314 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