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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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Motor started fine then all at once it won't turn over.

Customer Question

Motor started fine then all at once it won't turn over. Battery good, kill switch in run position, but not even turning over. Is the ignition switch faulty or can the kill switch go bad. Thanks for your help.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Could I get the make, model and serial number of your engine please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Tracker Bigfoot 25 hp by Mercury marine
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you.

Is the engine two or 4 stroke?

The serial number can be located on the right side of the swivel tube. It with start with a number, then a letter, followed by 6 more numbers.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
4 stroke don't have acces to motor
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.

Four stroke ok, about what year is the engine? With that I can determine the correct model and begin to tell you where to look to fix the problem.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.


For starters, was any work done to the boat just before the issue began, such as replacing the battery?

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