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I have a9.9 2012 merc 4stroke running fine stalled and will

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I have a9.9 2012 merc 4stroke running fine stalled and will not start just keep pulling and pulling checked all obvious solutions
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Good morning, my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

Have you checked for spark output with a timing light? Will it start with some starting fluid?

What is the serial number on the engine?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Tried starting fluid pulled plugs pulled cord seems to get spark motor was running at idle then stalled would not start after that will have to go down to boat and get number if that will help
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My name is frank
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Hi Frank,

Do you have a timing light so we can check spark output that way.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No I do not
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Can you get one? Troubleshooting this engine is going to require quite a few tools.

Also, is your emergency stop switch clip in place?

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