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1998 mercury 50 hp has been sitting a year with Ethanol in

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1998 mercury 50 hp has been sitting for about a year with Ethanol in it. What should I do before trying to start it up?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Hi Dan, my name is Jason

The gas isn't going to be any good at that age. Is your boats tank built in, or is it more of a portable tank?

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