Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Boat Questions
We have a 1995 mercury out board 115 it will not start plugs
we have a 1995 mercury out board 115 it will not start plugs wont fire when turning it over … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,644 satisfied customers
I have a, 1999, 115, four stroke outboard. My problem is
I have a Johnson, 1999, 115, four stroke outboard. My problem is when I open the engine, she falls flat on her face. Could you help me by telling me what's causing this? Is it in the area of the trem,… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,644 satisfied customers
1982 115 h.p. mercury outboard s/nshould the black
1982 115 h.p. mercury outboard s/n(###) ###-####should the white black conductors from the upper and lower switch boxes be grounded? Upper switch the four horizontal terminals it would be on the right… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,644 satisfied customers
I have an issue with my 2000 yamaha 115, the neither the key
I have an issue with my 2000 yamaha 115, the neither the key switch or kill switch will cut the engine off. Any ideas… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,264 satisfied customers
I have a 115 horse 4 stroke fuel injected outboard, I took
I have a 115 horse 4 stroke fuel injected outboard, I took it out last night, engine started normally and ran fine to fishing hole, cut engine off and when I went to restart it four hours later it wou… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,644 satisfied customers
everude 115 hp is cutting out like its got bad gas or not fireing
everude 115 hp is cutting out like its got bad gas or not fireing on all four cylinders. one spark plug as oil around it. Its it runs fine for a while the it starts cutting out.… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,644 satisfied customers
i have a johnson 1972 25hp outboard. replaced points, condensors
i have a johnson 1972 25hp outboard. replaced points, condensors chank shaft key and now i have no spark. seams the points are grounding out. my books talks about a shorting switch where is it located… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,264 satisfied customers
I just reviewed the 2000 Popular Mechanics test comparison
I just reviewed the 2000 Popular Mechanics test comparison done in Georgia. Good stuff. Today, what is the best performance/maintenance 4 stroke outboard in the 90 - 115 power range and its main attri… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,644 satisfied customers
I have a 1995 Yamaha 115 that cranks and runs fine but MOST
I have a 1995 Yamaha 115 that cranks and runs fine but MOST of the time will not turn off, kill switch doesn't kill either, have to choke it until engines cuts off. Very rarely the switch will cut it … read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
I have a 1972 mercury 1400 outboard, I ran it last season it
I have a 1972 mercury 1400 outboard, I ran it last season it was fine, this season i went to start it would not start. It has no spark, how do I find out what the problem is.… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
I have a 50hp 1972 Johnson outboard and it has problems with
I have a 50hp 1972 Johnson outboard and it has problems with losing spark , when going it will start ok over and over again but then if it is left for some time it will not start. Also when in the wat… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
i have a 2005 or 2006 honda 115 outboard that has been fouling
i have a 2005 or 2006 honda 115 outboard that has been fouling plugs once in a while and last time i used it it lost power and i checked the plugs and three out of four were lean. does this motor have… read more
Outboard Guy
Outboard Guy
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
66 satisfied customers
i have a mercury 115 outboard that blew the fuse in the engine.
i have a mercury 115 outboard that blew the fuse in the engine. had no power to anything. after changing the fuse it turns over but does not fire. i had checked the kill switch first and i believe aft… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,264 satisfied customers
115 suzuki outboard 2002 . i was changing 12 v starter batteries.
115 suzuki outboard 2002 . i was changing 12 v starter batteries. one battery was mistakenly hooked up with reversed polarity. when mistake was found before attempting to start engine, the leads were … read more
Whitecap36
Whitecap36
Service Manager/Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,545 satisfied customers
I am trying to remove an outboard motor from my boat. What
I am trying to remove an outboard motor from my boat. What is the easiest way possible to do this? It is a 1972 Evinrude 115 hp. Does this have to stay upright when removed?… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
i have a 1981 mercury 115 outboard moter,wont go over 10miles
i have a 1981 mercury 115 outboard moter,wont go over 10miles a hour,it has new fuel line ball filter fuel pump is pumping no power keeps stalling… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
I have a 1972 100 hp evinrude model 100293 outboard I recently
I have a 1972 100 hp evinrude model 100293 outboard I recently bought. It fouls the 2 & 4 spark plugs after about an hours running and they carbon over and begin to misfire. Both cylinders fire after … read more
Pappy's Sales and Service
Pappy's Sales and Service
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
586 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

18,644 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