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I have a 5.7l mercruiser and when I go to start the solenoid
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1992 Johnson tracker outboard. Turn key and solenoid clicks. motor will not crank. Bypassed solenoid and tested starter.it is ok, actually new last year. solenoid new battery new cable terminals clean… read more
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Jumped the starter solenoid and only got sparks. Installed a
Jumped the starter solenoid and only got sparks. Installed a new starter and it only crackles when I turn the key. Not a click like before but like a bug getting zapped in a big light … read more
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Got to the boat ramp this am, and here's what happened: 1) I
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Prop will not budge in gear or in neutral, I have a 71 40 hp
I have a 71 johnson 40 hp that seems to have no power going to the starter. Starter works as I already tested. plus I was unable to pull it over by hand and discovered a/ top end turns but prop does not. B/ generator is also not turning. … read more
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Just bought a 1989 Bayliner with a Force 50 engine. We tried
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I have a 94 mercury 40 hp oil injected outboard. Worked fine
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Tan
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I have a 1998 mercury 50hp outboard motor. Motor will not turn,
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Jeff I have a 86 mercury 150 hp motor that I'm trying to
hi jeff I have a 86 mercury 150 hp motor that I'm trying to figure out the solenoid wiring.… read more
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I have 1998 mercury 175 OB. Took battery out of boat to charge.
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Ok Tan, here we go again. Out fishing yesterday, rough seas.
Ok Tan, here we go again. Out fishing yesterday, rough seas. Ran 10 miles to fishing spot, no problems. Shut down for 45 minutes. When I tried to start up both engines would turn over. Cleared out bot… read more
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I hooked up the battery on the boat today after a long winter
I hooked up the battery on the boat today after a long winter and went to start it. It would crank and turn over, but trying to start it again it cranked slower and slower and then nothing. The batter… read more
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I have a mercury 2004 mercury optimax 115 when I turn the key
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I have a 2000 Merc. 6 cyl, carbed outboard has run near perfect
I have a 2000 Merc. 6 cyl, carbed outboard has run near perfect for 10 years. Lately the solenoid clicks, the starter engages but not enough voltage to crank the engine. New batteries, cables, starter… read more
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My johnson 60hp is cranking with ign off, when the battery
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