Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
Boat problem Going 50 mph we heard a large pop. Then the rpm
Boat problem Going 50 mph we heard a large pop. Then the rpm spiked. I thought that I lost a prop. Happened before on a different boat. So I slowed down and was about to go swimming to check but the b… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,504 satisfied customers
Lower unit on Yamaha 150 seems to be slipping, Twin engines.
Twin engines. Increase revs to get on plane. When both engines reach 3000 rpm the left hand rotation engine revs like prop isnt grabbing. Revs increase quickly but prop doesn't grab water … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,277 satisfied customers
I replaced the lower unit on my mariner 150 1996, I'm
I replaced the lower unit on my mariner(###) ###-####, I'm getting high revs when I hit the throttle , that was the whole reason I changed the lower unit but is still happening . What else could it be… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,277 satisfied customers
I have an 89 Larson with merCruiser 4.3 inboard/outboard.
Hello James, I have an 89 Larson with merCruiser 4.3 inboard/outboard. Just was on the water and brought boat on plane and then opened throttle rapidly to max. Heard a weird noise from the back and su… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,504 satisfied customers
Tan I ask you about my problem (vibration)with my 40 h.p.
Tan I ask you about my problem (vibration)with my 40 h.p. force boat motor and you felt like there wasnt a problem since motor runs good and prop is ok.Well I wasnt aware that the lower shaft turns wh… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,504 satisfied customers
I have a mercury 50hp efi that will not run forward, will run
I have a mercury 50hp efi that will not run forward, will run in reverse a little. when i start the engine which runs fine i hear a sound in lower unit sounds like a whining noise. I drained lower uni… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,277 satisfied customers
my mercury 6HP outboard has a problem at higher rpms. In forward,The
my mercury 6HP outboard has a problem at higher rpm's. In forward,The transmission seams to disengage completely then going back into gear. Then runs fine for a few minutes then jumps in and out again… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,277 satisfied customers
Hi, Just took the boat out for first time this summer. We
Hi, Just took the boat out for first time this summer. We have a 2005 Bayliner Bowrider, with the MerCruiser 5.0 220 hp inboard/outboard engine. Started fine, and ran pretty well to start. But in a fe… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,277 satisfied customers
Yahama Outboard motor. 1987 40hp 2 stroke. #40ETLH. At
Yahama Outboard motor. 1987 40hp 2 stroke. #40ETLH. At Low rpm engine makes a loud barking noise not regular but about every 4 to 5 seconds. The noise goes away when engine is reved up. The engine wil… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,453 satisfied customers
I need a lower unit for 1976 Johnson 55 hp outboard motor.
I need a lower unit for 1976 Johnson 55 hp outboard motor. I found one online. When I talked to the guy he said it ran. But there was one problem. When he is driving the boat at low rpms the motor is … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,277 satisfied customers
I have a us marine boat engine and it feels like its slipping
I have a us marine boat engine and it feels like its slipping in and out of gear. I thought it was a spun prop but no fix. What can it be?… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,277 satisfied customers
hi. I have a mercury 9.9 4 stroke newer. running good on low
hi. I have a mercury 9.9 4 stroke newer. running good on low rpm but on higer propeler does not follow rpms of engine and boat cant accelerate even go fast as usually.I noticed a unusual sound in uppe… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,277 satisfied customers
1990 Mercury 200hp Spun Prop, or what I have 2 engines
1990 Mercury 200hp Spun Prop, or what??? I have 2 engines on boat. We were going through inlet at about 2500rpm in strong current when port engine shot up to 4000rpm plus! It sounded like it had poppe… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
Folks, I am still at the lake and I just hit something in the
Folks, I am still at the lake and I just hit something in the water. It was a barely noticeable bump but it was there. This happened in a hard turn. I notices the engine was running fine after that fo… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 3.0 inboard /outboard i replaced the prop last week
I have a 3.0 inboard /outboard i replaced the prop last week went back to the lake with it. started to accelerate and about 3000 rpm it acted like a clutch was slipping the splinds were good on the pr… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,277 satisfied customers
OK, took the boat out and it ran GREAT for about 1.5 hrs, then
OK, took the boat out and it ran GREAT for about 1.5 hrs, then on the way back, it "slipped". Engine revved but no forward motion. This happened while at WOT after no problems for 1.5 hrs at such. 197… read more
Whitecap36
Whitecap36
Service Manager/Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,556 satisfied customers
Re-Spinning a Prop I never heard of this concept until
Re-Spinning a Prop? I never heard of this concept until a buddy of mine just had this done to his prop. A few questions: What would cause the boat propeller from needing to be re-spun? Does this happe… read more
capt ron 1959
capt ron 1959
Owner/Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
348 satisfied customers
1989 rinker i/o 4.3 v6 boat will not go in forward or revese
1989 rinker i/o 4.3 v6 boat will not go in forward or revese was drive it at 16mph heard loud pop boat would not go at motor run prop not moving got the boat out of water prop lock in forward and reve… read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Marine Mechanic
Master's Degree
2,672 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

11,504 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