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I have a 175 hp mercury outboard with erratic spark, any

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I have a 175 hp mercury outboard with erratic spark , any suggestions on what could be the problem .
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 9 months ago.

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

Expert:  Charles replied 9 months ago.

How are you testing for spark?

When does this problem happen?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Is this a rip off , i jusr agreed to a charge on my credit card and now you want me to agree to another 26.00
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Lets just give me a reply using text
Expert:  Charles replied 9 months ago.

I did not ask you to pay anything. Your question fee was $26 to get connected to me.

Expert:  Charles replied 9 months ago.

I need you to answer the two questions I posted.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I used a spark tester and a timing lite but still seeing more than one mark at a time
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
The problem occurred when i removed all but the number 1 spark plug wire and didn't ground them to the block
Expert:  Charles replied 9 months ago.

Which cylinder is the one that is firing?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I'm trying to go to live phone but i don't know if my message went through
Expert:  Charles replied 9 months ago.

Im not seeing one. You do know that there is a extra fee for that correct?

Expert:  Charles replied 9 months ago.

Did you still want to do the live phone call or stay online?

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