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No start issue, will crank but will not start or tries to…

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No start issue

Mechanic's Assistant: OK. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Marine Mechanic can help you best.

Will crank but will not start or tries to start and spudders out

Mechanic's Assistant: Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?

Replaced, ignition coil, carberutor and put new electic fuel pump in

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Boat
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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
the times when it did try to start it back fired
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i put a inline spark tester in from distrubter cap to igntion coil and was a spark
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
i also put spark testerd from distrubter cap to spark plug and was a spark
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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote but do not see any kind of model information. Which engine are you working on exactly?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Hi,My name is***** boat is a Bayliner Arriva 1989. The engine is a Mercrusier 7.4l V8
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I would like to call you tomorrow at the same time and I can be by my boat and you can walk me through some diagnosis and hear how the things are
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Hi Brad. Mercrusier engines are cataloged by serial number. Do you have that number handy so I can see which version of the 7.4 you have.

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

It looks like we posted at exactly the same time. We can definitely do the call. Do you want to just reply back tomorrow, or do you want to set up the appointment now?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
I will reply back tomorrow and work on it then and I can hopefully find the serial number as well
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

O​kay no problem, just reply back when you are ready and we will go from there. Enjoy the rest of your night. -Jason

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
You too care - Brad
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Thanks. Catch you later.

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