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My mercury 850 thunderbolt has no spark what can the problem

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my mercury 850 thunderbolt has no spark what can the problem be
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Boat
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Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago
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Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Is this the 4 or the 6 cylinder? The serial number would assist me is getting you the correct information.

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Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

I see that you have requested a phone call. I can do that, but I need a bit of info on the engine first.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
looking up numbers for you
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Thank you.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
was going to have you call but says your unable to talk direct , but we will do it this way.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
4 cylinder (###) ###-####
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Do you have a multimeter to do some testing? If so I can call.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
sorry but no
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Going to need one to figure out where the problem lies. Could be the stator, the switch box, or the distributor.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
ok I will have to pick one up tomorrow
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

You can rent a decent one from a chain auto parts store. I can then guide you thru how to troubleshoot the system.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
ok thank you for your help
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Let me know when you get one, and we can pick it up from here.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
ok will do
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Great.. Talk to you then...

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
ok
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

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