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My son's 33' sea Ray's starboard engine won't start. It ran…

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My son's 33' sea...

My son's 33' sea Ray's starboard engine won't start. It ran fine leaving the dock, but after anchoring for about 4 hrs, it was hard starting then after about a minute it quit and wouldn't restart. Got back to the dock on one engine. Replaced the coil, but seems like no power going to coil. Engine will turn over but won't start. Any suggestion ?

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?

Seems normal, but won't start

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mercury?

1999, sorry don't know many details

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes. Gas is flowing to pressure valve, checked distributor cap ( some corrosion on contacts and gasket was cracked.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Not at this time

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Boat
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