Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Boat Questions
We have a 250 mercury verado on a 26 ‘ pontoon ,when we
We have a 250 mercury verado on a 26 ‘ pontoon ,when we bought boat 3 years ago the boat went 42-45 mph have had 2 services done on boat and boat Barely goes 30 miles , all filters have been changed t… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,078 satisfied customers
2014 Bennington 2550 RBR Pontoon Boat, with outboard Yamaha
2014 Bennington 2550 RBR Pontoon Boat, with outboard Yamaha 200 XB engine serial 6DAL10016993. went out for the day,stopped for 1 hr. and boat was great,plenty of Power, no troubles.THEN on way back s… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
17,310 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 Johnson 90hp 4 stroke motor. I put it in the
I have a 2003 Johnson 90hp 4 stroke motor. I put it in the water yesterday and it started and ran fine. Today I got the four initial beeps at start-up, like usual, but I heard a long 10-15 sec continu… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
17,310 satisfied customers
I have a 1973 Mako 19. I have had the boat completely rebuilt,
I have a 1973 Mako 19. I have had the boat completely rebuilt, the soaked foam was taken out from between the hulls, the boat was then rebuilt with wood beams and inner keels etc. The two hulls are no… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,729 satisfied customers
Hi, Im new to boating and want to buy a used boat for around
Hi, I'm new to boating and want to buy a used boat for around $8,000 that I can take my elderly parents out on and let me dad fish and sleep. A pontoon boat looks easiest for a person with walking and… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
17,310 satisfied customers
I bought a used boat . Its a 1971 fishing boat , 14ft bass
I bought a used boat . Its a 1971 fishing boat , 14ft bass king . It has a 1987 35 hp mercury engine . How far down on the transum should the motor sit ? should the hull be even with the lower wing on… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,491 satisfied customers
I have a 98 Playbuoy 16 Eagle and the starboard Pontoon sits
I have a '98 Playbuoy 16' Eagle and the starboard Pontoon sits a couple of inches lower in the water than the port side. Is there easy access to the top of the pontoon to check for water and then to d… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
I just bought a 1981 Renken project boat for cheap.(maybe)
I just bought a 1981 Renken project boat for cheap.(maybe) The floor was soft and upon inspection I found the stringers are rotted from standing water. I further learned that there is no way for the w… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,491 satisfied customers
i would like to know the setting for a motor to be in water
i would like to know the setting for a motor to be in water im changing from a short shaft to a long shaft and want to set it to the right depth and plan things like how deep to have the prop and what… read more
Dominick
Dominick
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,009 satisfied customers
rear starboard cleat has become loose. Is there some trick
rear starboard cleat has become loose. Is there some trick to getting at this so I can tighten it up??… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,491 satisfied customers
I am interested in running twin 35 horse evinrude (1980 and
I am interested in running twin 35 horse evinrude (1980 and 1981) outboards on my pontoon boat. How would I go about this and appoximately how much would it cost?… read more
Jason
Jason
Associate Degree
210 satisfied customers
Pontoons need to have the bottom shield remover,cleaned and
Pontoons need to have the bottom shield remover,cleaned and put back on. What product is used to hold the bottom sheild or plate in place. It looks like black tar know. The boat is a 1995 Smokecraft. … read more
Dominick
Dominick
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,009 satisfied customers
How is the transom constructed in the 1994 Bayliner 24522 CLASSIC is
How is the transom constructed in the 1994 Bayliner 24522 CLASSIC? is there wood in the transom which may weaken or rot? Thanks Jack Trawick [email protected]… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
I am working on an old flote boat with a small chrysler outboard.
I am working on an old flote boat with a small chrysler outboard. The wiring is a rat nest. Any way that some one could point me in the right direction?I need a diagram for the ignition switch and the… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
I have a 2007 Yamaha 200 hp 4 stroke outboard with 143 hours
I have a 2007 Yamaha 200 hp 4 stroke outboard with 143 hours on it. It was fitted to the boat exactly one year ago. The motor is located on a small tropical island 400 miles north of the equator, with… read more
ROCKET
ROCKET
MASTER CERTIFIED TECH
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
426 satisfied customers
I have a 01 Honda 90hp on my pontoon boat. It is kept in the
I have a '01 Honda 90hp on my pontoon boat. It is kept in the water in a marina on the lake where we live. It starts easily, idles easily, runs great. The amount of water "peeing" out is less this sum… read more
ROCKET
ROCKET
MASTER CERTIFIED TECH
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
426 satisfied customers
brand new pontoon with 15 prokicker. had to dock in high winds.
brand new pontoon with 15 prokicker. had to dock in high winds. wind blew boat into shoreline rocks and nicked up the 4 blade aluminum prop. Only used once sine then. rpm was not steady.....wavered ar… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
hi im a maintenance fitter who has rebuilt a couple 2 stroke
hi im a maintenance fitter who has rebuilt a couple 2 stroke motor cycle engines in my time but no expert , long story short ,mate bought it took it bown marina started engine reved it hard throttlle … read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dominick

Dominick

Marine Mechanic

1,009 satisfied customers

25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified

Ted G.

Ted G.

Rigger, Diagnostician

704 satisfied customers

40 years boating, Safe boating instruct., Offshore Race promoter, Failure Analysis, Expert Witness

John White

John White

Marine Mechanic

306 satisfied customers

11 years experience working on outboards, inboards, sterndrives & pwcs

Jason

Jason

Marine Mechanic

17,310 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.

Tan

Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

11,491 satisfied customers

40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.

Jeff G.

Jeff G.

Marine Mechanic

4,729 satisfied customers

42 years experience, Certified Master Technician, All Major Outboards, Sterndrives, Hi-Performance

Captain Dave

Captain Dave

Marine Mechanic

2,672 satisfied customers

USCG Licensed Captain, 20+ Years Boating, Fishing, Maintenance and Repair Experience

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x