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Cranks but won't turnover.

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Cranks but won't turnover.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 11 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

What are you working on?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Mike- merc 250 optimax
Expert:  Jason replied 11 months ago.

Hi Mike,

What is the story on the engine, have you ever personally seen it run?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
ran fine all season. It died while idle at dock. Changed plugs, in line fuel filter, water separator and gas to no avail...
Expert:  Jason replied 11 months ago.

These are very complicated engines that require many special tools to work on. To start, the engine needs the compression checked, fuel pressure checked, air pressure checked, and it will likely need to be hooked up to a scan tool. Are you able to do any of those checks?

Expert:  Jason replied 11 months ago.

Is that a no?

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