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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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I have a 15 year old Mercury motor 25hp 2 stroke. The motor

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I have a 15 year old Mercury motor 25hp 2 stroke.
The motor runs fine top end and trolls fine.
My problem is it doesn't like to start on cold days.
On warm days it starts fine, on cold I have to pull the 'pull to prime' lever many times to get the motor to start, any help?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.

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

Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.

Is the engine the same on a warmer day even on first start?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Engine is better on warm days, still not great, Charles, how familiar are you with the motor I have, and my problem?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.

sorry about the delay. i was ties up.

I know your engine very well. Does the engine idle well or not really?

Have you done a compression test yet?