Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
I have a 2012 90 hp Yamaha outboard and I'm trying to locate
I have a 2012 90 hp Yamaha outboard and I'm trying to locate the PCV valve. … read more
AntonioC93
AntonioC93
Marine Service Manager
International Business
39 satisfied customers
I have 2 yanmar 480 hp in a 37 foot bertram. They smoke more
I have 2 yanmar 480 hp in a 37 foot bertram. They smoke more than I think they should getting on plane especially after trolling all day. Inner coolers and turbos have been cleaned. the injectors have… read more
Yachtwork
Yachtwork
Owner Team Yachtwork
Technical or Trade School
1,953 satisfied customers
I am looking to purchase a new pontoon and would like two
I am looking to purchase a new pontoon and would like two outboards on it. … read more
Charles
Charles
Marine Mechanic
Certified Mercury Tech
5,754 satisfied customers
Just bought new 16 ft Apex Quest pontoon with a T 25 yamaha
Just bought new 16 ft Apex Quest pontoon with a T 25 yamaha 4 stroke. Motor shaking captain's console at idle so much my glasses fall off. Dealer says that's normal for that motor? Really? Is this nor… read more
Charles
Charles
Marine Mechanic
Certified Mercury Tech
5,754 satisfied customers
I have a 2007 startcraft pontoon with a 2007 merc 4 stroke,
I have a 2007 startcraft pontoon with a 2007 merc 4 stroke, we replaced the nav light switch and bilge switch. Now when I turn key on to start, I get an alarm and motor acts like its not firing … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
Looking at a 22'pontoon boat with a 140 hp 4 stroke Suzuki.
Looking at a 22'pontoon boat with a 140 hp 4 stroke Suzuki. The problem is that it appears to capitate at 3200 rpm. The speed doesn't increase, but the rpm jumps to 6000. The motor is on a jack plate … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 4-stroke Yamaha 100hp motor that operates a 25 ft
I have a 4-stroke Yamaha 100hp motor that operates a 25 ft Sanpan pontoon. Just recently had the spark plugs and oil changed.Last evening we were out on the boat and when we started it up white smokes… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 50 HP Mercury Bigfoot motor on a 20 foot
I have a 2003 50 HP Mercury Bigfoot motor on a 20 foot pontoon boat. In neutral it will rev up to 6,200 RPM and set off the alarm. It idles smoothly at 800 RPM. On the lake under load (2 people) the m… read more
Charles
Charles
Marine Mechanic
Certified Mercury Tech
5,754 satisfied customers
Have 2000 Johnson 115 HP two stroke Oceanpro. Motor is smoking
Have 2000 Johnson 115 HP two stroke Oceanpro. Motor is smoking profusely when started. After running at idle for some time the smoke diminishes some but not completely. Bought boat and motor last fall… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
We have a 50 hp 4 stroke Mercury motor on a pontoon boat.
We have a 50 hp 4 stroke Mercury motor on a pontoon boat. It idles fine but when put in gear runs very rough or dies. I have replaced the fuel pump and spark plugs but no change. A friend has suggeste… read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 satisfied customers
I am in the process of repowering my 1989 Mako 231 with a 4
I am in the process of repowering my 1989 Mako 231 with a 4 stroke outboard. This boat presently has the original Yamaha V6 200 HP motor. I have seen a lot of newer boats (sea Hunt etc) with comparabl… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I HAVE A 2004 MERCRUISER 50 HP 4 STROKE ON A PARTI KRAFT PONTOON.
I HAVE A 2004 MERCRUISER 50 HP 4 STROKE ON A PARTI KRAFT PONTOON. EVERY TIME I START TO ACCELERATE I KEEP GEETING A SERIES OF BEEPING NOISES COMING FROM THE CONSOLE. I HAVE NO IDEA WHERE TO START AS T… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
LOOKING FOR A QUITE OUT BOARD 30 - 50 HP. FOR A PONTOON BOOT,
LOOKING FOR A QUITE OUT BOARD 30 - 50 HP. FOR A PONTOON BOOT, I HAVE A ENENINROOD AND IT IS LOUD.… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
A dealer put on a 2010 9ohp 2 stroke on a 22 ft crestline pontoon
A dealer put on a 2010 9ohp 2 stroke on a 22 ft crestline pontoon boat. It replaced a 70hp 4 stroke Johnson that i put on my fishing boat. The new mercury i put on the ponton was very hard to steer an… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
I have a 2000 70 hp 4 stroke evinrude the low oil light started
I have a 2000 70 hp 4 stroke evinrude the low oil light started to come on then go off after a restart. now it stays on. even when you dont start the boat just turn the key on the low oil light stays … read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
I have a 2007 sanibel pontoon with a 4 stroke yamaha 50 hp
I have a 2007 sanibel pontoon with a 4 stroke yamaha 50 hp outboard. I got it back from storage for memorial day and the boat lost power and barley made it back in. Taking the cover off we discovered … read more
ROCKET
ROCKET
MASTER CERTIFIED TECH
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
426 satisfied customers
I have a 22Ft. Odyssey 2000 pontoon boat, Equipped with a ...
I have a 22Ft. Odyssey 2000 pontoon boat, Equipped with a year 2000 Johnson 50 HP Outboard (J50PLSSM). I am about to replace this motor with an Evinrude 90 HP. However it seems to me, that the rear en… read more
Scott
Scott
Marine technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
543 satisfied customers
ok, i listened to the non-experts that told me ...
ok, i listened to the non-experts that told me "you don''t need to winterize an outboard. Moving past the fact i''m an idiot and like to spend money by not doing preventive maintenance. I took my boat… read more
Wrenchtech
Wrenchtech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
616 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:

Ted G.

Ted G.

Rigger, Diagnostician

2,678 satisfied customers

40 years boating, Safe boating instruct., Offshore Race promoter, Failure Analysis, Expert Witness

Dominick

Dominick

Marine Mechanic

1,009 satisfied customers

25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified

John White

John White

Marine Mechanic

306 satisfied customers

11 years experience working on outboards, inboards, sterndrives & pwcs

Jason

Jason

Marine Mechanic

22,043 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.

Tan

Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

11,409 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