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I have a yamaha outboard engine that I purchased on an

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Hi, I have a yamaha outboard engine that I purchased on an auction. It was mounted on a boat, we tried it out. Started & ran great. It was tiller controlled but I wanted to mount engine on my pontoon so I bought a new side mount control for the engine. The electric cable plugged into engine wiring harness fine, everything works, trim, engine turns over but won't start. What should I check?
Thanks Herb W.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 2 years ago.

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Your control box should have a kill switch. Locate that and make sure that it is in the on position. Also make sure that the ones on the engine are still on, if they were not removed.

Will the engine stat after this?