Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Boat Questions
Have a 115HP. Carbs have been cleaned by shop. Motor fires
Have a Johnson 115HP. Carbs have been cleaned by shop. Motor fires up fine in drive-way, runs for about 20 minutes and then can't restart it for about 2 hours … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,507 satisfied customers
i was running my 40hp 1993 yamaha at half speeddown the lake
i was running my 40hp 1993 yamaha at half speeddown the lake and it quit i checked the plugs and had lost al spark to my plugs. It didnt miss a beat it was gust like turning the key switch off.Nothing… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,507 satisfied customers
I have a Yamaha 115, C115TLRR. The no. 3 cylinder is not
I have a Yamaha 115, C115TLRR. The no. 3 cylinder is not firing... Compression check: 1=110#,2=110#,3=105#,4=110# This is what I have done: 1.) new spark plugs 2.) move coils 3 to coil 2 and problem d… read more
Abiorca
Abiorca
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,768 satisfied customers
i have a 2003 mercury 50hp. had no spark, so i unplugged both
i have a 2003 mercury 50hp. had no spark, so i unplugged both black/yellow wires and now have spark, but need to find out how to kill the motor. is the rev limiter also some sort of power pack that gr… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,507 satisfied customers
I have a 2004 90 hp yamaha 2 stroke. I just changed the plugs
I have a 2004 90 hp yamaha 2 stroke. I just changed the plugs on it and it runs great, but it will not shut off. I have pulled the lanyard on the kill switch and it still runs. When I cut the switch o… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,507 satisfied customers
I have a 1992 150 hp force. Engine compression perfect, ran
I have a 1992 150 hp force. Engine compression perfect, ran great then lost all spark, we bought new stator, that doeas away with the box, and the engine was not working, we were told by CDI that we n… read more
Abiorca
Abiorca
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,768 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 Mercury 90 HP outboard after replacing the short
I have a 2001 Mercury 90 HP outboard after replacing the short block engine ran. First time I tried to take it out engine stopped and has not run since. I have no spark on any plug wire and have repla… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,507 satisfied customers
1984 115 evinrude engine was running fine used engin cleaner
1984 115 evinrude engine was running fine used engin cleaner waited 5 min washed it off now no spark.. it fires sometimes when you stop cranking motor and the key is in the on possation… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,507 satisfied customers
just recently came to this sight for technical answers about
just recently came to this sight for technical answers about my 2005 Yamaha 70 HP outboard motor. I followed the directions for the test in the operating manual for emergency use only (white wire disc… read more
Jeremy R
Jeremy R
1,069 satisfied customers
I have a 1988 200hp outboard wont start. Ive replaced the stator,
I have a 1988 200hp outboard wont start. Ive replaced the stator, and the CDI unit and still no output to coil. With a CDI tester all the numbers check as far as the stator goes. I even bypassed the d… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,729 satisfied customers
1990 155 HP johnson com. ign. problem no spark even if unplugged
1990 155 HP johnson com. ign. problem no spark even if unplugged from harness trig. suspected just put in second one and motor ran for two days the triggers I have been using are CDI Thank you John Al… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,729 satisfied customers
evinrude 1987 90 hp v/4 no power or spark on left side of engine(looking
evinrude 1987 90 hp v/4 no power or spark on left side of engine(looking at from rear of boat) coil are ok, switched cd boxes over and had no spark on either side, put back to original and had spark o… read more
Shane
Shane
Technician
High School or GED
1 satisfied customers
have 1979 65hp will not fire on top two cylinders ... have
have 1979 65hp will not fire on top two cylinders ... have changed coils regardless of which coil is on bottom it will fire on that cylinder .... any sugestion of maby cause??? thanks billy [email protected]… read more
Dominick
Dominick
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,009 satisfied customers
i have a 1995 225 evinrude. i just replaced thr stator because
i have a 1995 225 evinrude. i just replaced thr stator because of no spark. i have spark going from the stator to the cdi box now but nothing comes out of it.Could the cdi box be bad on both sides?… read more
Dominick
Dominick
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,009 satisfied customers
Got a 1995 kawasaki zxi that has no spark. disconnected kill
Got a 1995 kawasaki zxi that has no spark. disconnected kill switch and tried. still no spark. fuses are ok. tested for power at the ignitor. no power to ignitor. good ground. need help on test procee… read more
ROCKET
ROCKET
MASTER CERTIFIED TECH
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
426 satisfied customers
1994 750 kawasaki jet ski ran good all year then just died
1994 750 kawasaki jet ski ran good all year then just died thought we ran out of gas but put gas in changed plugs changed coil and still no start. smells like gas is getting to carb but dont know if i… read more
Expert-Repair
Expert-Repair
Owner Kingsland Auto & Marine Services
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11 satisfied customers
96 Johnson 9.9 4 stroke. No spark when you pull start. Spin
96 Johnson 9.9 4 stroke. No spark when you pull start. Spin the engine with a drill and you get spark sometimes at the plug. Disconnect the plug wires from the coil and when the drill motor has the en… read more
ROCKET
ROCKET
MASTER CERTIFIED TECH
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
426 satisfied customers
I have a 91 mod. 115 hp outboard yamaha boat motor that arrears
I have a 91 mod. 115 hp outboard yamaha boat motor that arrears to be in like new cond. the motor crancks over smoooth all electrical parts including choke seem to function fine but has no fire at the… read more
Larry B.
Larry B.
Marine Service Tech
High School or GED
574 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dominick

Dominick

Marine Mechanic

1,009 satisfied customers

25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified

Ted G.

Ted G.

Rigger, Diagnostician

704 satisfied customers

40 years boating, Safe boating instruct., Offshore Race promoter, Failure Analysis, Expert Witness

John White

John White

Marine Mechanic

306 satisfied customers

11 years experience working on outboards, inboards, sterndrives & pwcs

Jason

Jason

Marine Mechanic

18,507 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.

Tan

Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

11,264 satisfied customers

40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.

Jeff G.

Jeff G.

Marine Mechanic

4,729 satisfied customers

42 years experience, Certified Master Technician, All Major Outboards, Sterndrives, Hi-Performance

Captain Dave

Captain Dave

Marine Mechanic

2,672 satisfied customers

USCG Licensed Captain, 20+ Years Boating, Fishing, Maintenance and Repair Experience

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x