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Dominick, Marine Mechanic
Category: Boat
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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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My 40hp honda will not pump water. Iave checked ,

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my 40hp honda will not pump water. Iave checked for blockages, fitted a new impeller checked thermostat. If I put the hose on the delivery pipe with the lower section off it runs fine but with the lower section fitted and ear muffs on there is no water flow can you help
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will be helping you today. What year 40hp is it?Start with this. Remove the thermostat and leave the cover off. Start the engine up. Do you get any water flow up and out of the thermostat opening? If so, is it a lot, or just a trickle? Let me know what you get.
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Good morning. It looks like you read my response and logged off. Did you try to send a reply back, as I did not receive one.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Sorry but I am out of town at the moment for work I will be in touch in a few days

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Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.

Okay sounds good. Let me now how you make out and post back when you have results.