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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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It was firing just fine and then all of a sudden it quit.

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It was firing just fine and then all of a sudden it quit. 1971 Evinrude 100 hp
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Marine Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Marine Mechanic can help you best.
Customer: I have checkec the basics fuses, connections, etc.
JA: Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: No compression is good timing is good just doesn't have consistent fire. I had it running at one time a couple of weeks ago.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 9 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Do you have spark? Coming from the ignition coil? Have you had the flywheel off and inspected the distributor cap and rotor?

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