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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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97 force ran fine min throttled down died and wont start.can

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97 force ran fine for 15 min throttled down died and wont start.can turn flywheel by hand seems like loss of compresion.could it be reed valves ?or something worse been sitting for 15 years new fuel but pumped the fuel in before adding 2 stoke oil 6 ft of fuel hose
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 2 years ago.
Hello. My name is***** valves won't affect compression. We need to do a compression test. The compression must be 90 + psi. Then check for spark. The spark must jump a 7/16" gap on a spark gap tester. Post back with findings.

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