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I'm having troubles with my 2013 mercury optimax

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

It dies intermittently... It could be 10 after I put the boat on the water or it could be an hour. it will generally act like it wants to start back up... sometimes it will and sometimes it wont. if I sit and wait for about an hour it will start back up like nothing was wrong with it.

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Charles
Charles, Marine Mechanic
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Hello, my name is***** will assist you with this. I need to let you know up front that intermittent problems are the hardest to locate over the internet, but I will do everything that I can to get you to the answer.

First, I am going to need the serial number from the engine.

I also need to know, if you have access to a gauge that can screw onto a schrader valve and can read at-least 120PSI, and a good quality multimeter.

Once I get these answers we can continue.

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