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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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Just put in new ignition. After putting gear cover back on,

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Just put in new ignition. After putting gear cover back on, engine cranks but won't catch and run.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 2 years ago.
Hello. My name is***** get the make, model and serial number of the engine and boat you are working on please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Mercury 1996 60 ELPTO 4 stroke #og495892 on a 1986 Godfrey Hurticane deck boat
Expert:  Tan replied 2 years ago.
Ok we need to check for spark. Do you have a spark gap tester? Did the engine not start before you replaced the key switch?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I am not with boat now. Can I continue this when I am back there on Tuesday and I will get the tool you mention
Expert:  Tan replied 2 years ago.
Yes that's fine. I will be here.