Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
Rain water filled the battery compartment, I drained it and
Rain water filled the battery compartment, I drained it and put a fan on it for several days. I don't see any moisture. the motor trim works but when I try to turn over the motor it blows a 15 amp fuz… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
Are you a real person? I have an 02 merc 4 stroke carb that
i have an 02 merc 4 stroke carb that starts and runs fine but only hits 4k rpm and about 9 MPH on my 13' whaler … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
My husband keeps storing the boat with fuel left in the
Hi My husband keeps storing the boat with fuel left in the motor as well as running crappy fuel in it so every year we have to have varnish build up removed I used to work on my own vehicles and rebui… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
I have a 6 ph mercury 4 stroke gas motor, it's only 2 yrs
it's only 2 yrs old and has not been run much. It was running llast YEAR BEFORe I put it away in the shed. … read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
Dt 65 hp Suzuki 2 stroke jet prop not accelerating smoothly.
Dt 65 hp Suzuki 2 stroke jet prop not accelerating smoothly. Seems to snap in at half throttle. Almost wants to die out before getting it to half throttle(tiller). Will eventually run wide open for ab… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
I have a 07 merc 50 hp Efi 4 stroke, on a boat I just
I have a 07 merc 50 hp Efi 4 stroke, on a boat I just purchased That I'm told only has 35 hrs on it, the boat had been winterized at a shop then sat for a full season of no use, the owner then sent it… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
. I have twin Mariner Bigfoots 60hp 2stroke circa 1996 that
Hi. I have twin Mariner Bigfoots 60hp 2stroke circa 1996 that have done very low hours but have always been a problem with overheating and top piston sieze/scoring etc. Have reconditioned 3 times in l… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
Answers from Multiple Experts requested: I have a small Ferry boat running 2 x 60 hp 4 str
I have a small Ferry boat running 2 x 60 hp 4 stroke big foot motor. I have a 2009 60hp bigfoot 4stroke outboard 508 hrs I aslo have a 2011 60hp bigfoot 4stroke outboard 278 hrs, both have the same si… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
2007 Merc 50hp Bigfoot. Motor runs like a top, starts every
2007 Merc 50hp Bigfoot. Motor runs like a top, starts every time. However, if I run at WOT for 5 minutes or more, it begins to surge and die, as if it's starving fuel. I've replace all external fuel t… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
Mercury 2011 60 efi 4 stroke outboard. We were out and the
Mercury 2011 60 efi 4 stroke outboard. We were out and the gaurdian system warning came on. There were 6 short beeps. Powered down and went to dock. Any suggestion where to start ?… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha 250HP 4 stroke. Manufacture date 08. Is there
I have a Yamaha 250HP 4 stroke. Manufacture date 08. Is there a difference between a 08 engine vs. 09, 10, 11, ect... I am told that Yamaha stopped giving an engine model year, yet the give a Federal … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
I have a 2009 Mercury 60hp 4stroke (non bigfoot) and when the
I have a 2009 Mercury 60hp 4stroke (non bigfoot) and when the motor is in neutral and idling or in gear there is a sound of metal on metal rattle...it's not so much a clank it's pretty consisitent. I … read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
Hello, I have a Mercury Outboard motor on my pontoon boat.
Hello, I have a Mercury Outboard motor on my pontoon boat. I flooded the engine this week and now I cannot get it started. It seems to be leaking fuel into the water (it is wet docked - fresh water la… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,752 satisfied customers
I have a 2000 Mercury 40 hp EFI Bigfoot. It tacks out at 3150
I have a 2000 Mercury 40 hp EFI Bigfoot. It tacks out at 3150 RPM only. Its on a 16 ft alum with a 13.25x17 prop total weight 1100 pounds gear and people. Checked all wire conections,40 pounds pressur… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
World cat 150 outboard I just purchased a world cat with 2
I just purchased a world cat with 2 150 Honda 4stroke motors motors have 150 hrs. I tried to flush motors after use by hooking up garden hose to motors flush tube. Turned on water & no water came out … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
I have a 1998 4-stroke mercury tiller motor. When I troll with
I have a 1998 4-stroke mercury tiller motor. When I troll with the motor and want to move to a different spot. As I advance the throttle the motor start out as if it flooded and may back fire to clear… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
2008 merc opti-max 150 on a 24 ft triple pontoon.bought new,
2008 merc opti-max 150 on a 24 ft triple pontoon.bought new, goes through gas 1.5 maybe 2 mpg ,rpm no dif. 3000-5000, also uses 1 gal oil per 35 gal tank. no leaks just poor perf. dealer said it cant … read more
Whitecap36
Whitecap36
Service Manager/Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,557 satisfied customers
I have a 1982 70hp 3 cyl Mercury Outboard. I rebuilt the two
I have a 1982 70hp 3 cyl Mercury Outboard. I rebuilt the two carborators 3 times and I keep getting the same problem. After a rebuild the motor starts easily. It idles well. Will accelerate to 2000rpm… read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 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

3,332 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

22,804 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

Noel Schembri

Noel Schembri

Marine Mechanic

2,759 satisfied customers

Advanced technical diploma

< 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