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Started my 6 hp 4 stroke without oil. Now it won't start.

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Started my 6 hp 4 stroke without oil. Now it won't start.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jeff G. replied 1 year ago.

How long did you run it without oil?

You will need to remove the spark plugs and do a compression test. If you don't have a tester you can borrow one from most auto parts stores.

Any reason there was no oil in the engine?

Post back your compression figures.