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Dominick, Marine Mechanic
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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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I have a sea doo Jet Boat 2000 18 foot challanger with a

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I have a sea doo Jet Boat 2000 18 foot challanger with a Mercury SJ210M2 motor
it act like it is flooding out run a little rough at idle, But stalles out when giving it the gas.
Took all of the plugs out and they were gas and oil wet . Do you think 1 or more coils are bad ??
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** will be assisting you.

Has the boat been sitting for some time, unused?

Would you please post the serial number of the engine?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it has been setting sence it has been a very cool and wet summer. Had it winterrized last fall from a sea doo dealer.
I put the battery in and put it in the water . started Hard but started let warm up at low ideal sounded rough like missing on one or two . toke it out and started to give more power sounded like it was hitting on all 6 then a little power it died.
Had a hard time restarting. let set about five min and tryed and it started but sounded like missing again .
question i do not have the serial number right hear can get it , Eng. was replaced in 20006 . Right after i bought it was used.
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.
Did they replace the engine with the exact model that was in the boat? Or did they use an outboard power head?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the same motor the serial #OE374133 It has run great for the past years
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are you still there?? i am and old Navy man my self Sub for 5 year SSBN657.
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.
I was on the phone with another customer.
Have you checked the fuel for water?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
no but was full tank last Fall with Stable added
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Boat sat iside all winter, not heated .
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.
I would check the fuel for water and then look at the spark plugs to see if one or two are a different color than the others.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
i will check the gas . the plugs are new.and when i pulled them they all looked the same just wet and oiley.
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.
Ok, great. Let me know what you see.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
should i add a can of heet to the gas and see if that helps?
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.
No, that is just adding alcohol to it.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I will check the gas and let you know. willbe back with you but not today it is storming out
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.
Sounds good. I am online after 530 PM CST weekdays.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.
Talk to you then.

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