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Mercury 100 turns will not...
Mercury 100 turns will not start even will starter fluid..not firing
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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
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All Mercurys are cataloged by serial number can I get that number please.
Next, do you have a decent quality digital volt/ohm meter and do you know how to take resistance measurements? If yes, are you near the engine now and ready to work?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I do not hame an ohm meter
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Without a meter there isn't much we can test. That being said, what kinds of questions did you have about the engine?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
If I purchase one and contact back later..would someone be available?
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
I'll be on and off throughout the day. The issue here though is you would have to know how to use a meter, it's not something I can teach you how to use.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Fired fine yesterday..will not hit at all...thinking solenoid?
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Is your emergency stop switch clip in place?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Have not known this engine to have one? Not on ignition..is there a manual on engine?
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
All outboard powered boats are supposed to have one installed in the boat by the drivers area by law.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Any other thoughts?
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Locate the switchbox and disconnect the black/yellow wire, and try it again. Does spark return?
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Marine Mechanic: Tan, MerCruiser Certified Technician replied 3 years ago
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