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I sold a boat with 1989 40hp Johnson outboard. He was having

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I sold a boat with 1989 40hp Johnson outboard. He was having trouble starting it and messed with the "manual valve" re-adjust. I would also like to test the timing. The motor will not start but does backfire manual valve is at either extreme. Help please
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?
Is this a pull start engine, or does it have a remote control and a keyswitch? Do you have the actual model number on the engine?
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Hi, are you there? I see you started a 2nd duplicate question.

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