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I have a 150 Fast Strike with a history of going through
I have a Johnson 150 Fast Strike with a history of going through power packs. I wonder if that is why it won't start. Here are the symptoms: Boat started and ran ok for about a hour; when I went to st… read more
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I WAS LOOKING AT A BOAT TODAY TO PURCHASE WHEN WE STARTED IT
HI, I WAS LOOKING AT A BOAT TODAY TO PURCHASE WHEN WE STARTED IT UP AND PUT INTO GEAR THERE WAS A PING SOUND WHEN PROP STARTED TURNING,AND WHAT FREE PLAY IN/OUY SHOULD THE PROP HAVE . ANY IDEAS THANKS… read more
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Tan
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I have a 96 Johnson 150 fast strike. after running the motor
I have a 96 Johnson 150 fast strike. after running the motor and its wormed up it will rev up to 3000 rpm by itself. Why?… read more
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Charles
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My husband is outside trying to get our Johnson Fast Strike
My husband is outside trying to get our Johnson Fast Strike 150 Model VJ150G to start. He says there's no spark.… read more
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I have a 1992 Johnson 150 fast strike it starts and idles fine
I have a 1992 Johnson 150 fast strike it starts and idles fine ,even takes off great but then starts to bogg down and surges will not go over 3000 rpm if I pump the bulb it will run great as long as I… read more
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Tan
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I was running my Johnson 150 fast strike and it ran out of
I was running my Johnson 150 fast strike and it ran out of gas. I switched to the starboard tank, and went to prime the bulb, but it would not get firm. I filled the port side tank with gas, primed th… read more
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Tan
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so i have s 1997 Johnson Fisht 150 Fast Strike. My motor starts
so i have s 1997 Johnson Fisht 150 Fast Strike. My motor starts fine and idles fine but when i run wide open im only at 4000 rpm. stock prop but i ordered a 21 pitch stainless. what would cause this? … read more
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Tan
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Hello I have a 1995 Johnson fast strike 150 model J150GLEOM.
Hello I have a 1995 Johnson fast strike 150 model J150GLEOM. I changed the kill switch but it did not want to kill the motor when pulled so I changed the terminal connections and it seemed to work ok,… read more
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Noel Schembri
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I have a 98 johnson 150 fast strike carberated. I prime the
I have a 98 johnson 150 fast strike carberated. I prime the motor, it runs great for about 5 minutes, the runs out of fuel. If I keet the bulb primed it will stay running. I pulled apart the fuel/oil … read more
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Jason
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1993 johnson 150 fast strike. I am replacing the bowls on
1993 johnson 150 fast strike. I am replacing the bowls on all of the carbs. I have to use the orifice and plug from the old bowl. The orifice was set 1/2 turn out. Should it be this way or should it b… read more
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Jeff G.
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I have a 1997 stratos boat and it has a johson 150 v6 fast
I have a 1997 stratos boat and it has a johson 150 v6 fast strike model j150gleuc.I AM LOOKING FOR A FUEL LINE FILTER AND I DONT SEE ANYON IT,WHERE DO I FIND IT?PLEASE HELP ME THANK YOU HAROLD… read more
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Scott
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Looking at buying a 1992 Hurricaine Deck Boat. It has a 1994
Looking at buying a 1992 Hurricaine Deck Boat. It has a 1994 model 150 hp Johnson Fast Strike. Im not sure of which exact model it is. I just know that its 19' in length. Assuming on overall condition… read more
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Jeff G.
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I have a 1995 Johnson 150 Fast Strike that will run rough and
I have a 1995 Johnson 150 Fast Strike that will run rough and want to cut out only intermentintly when throttling up off idle. The part that has me baffled is that it does not do this everytime only o… read more
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Tan
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We have a johnson 175 fast strike motor. its been stored
We have a johnson 175 fast strike motor. it's been stored for about 3 years. it runs fine in the driveway never missing. put it in the water under load - runs fine at approx 40 mph (takes a little whi… read more
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Tan
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i have got a 1996 v4 johnson 115hp fast strike that seems to
i have got a 1996 v4 johnson 115hp fast strike that seems to run on the RHS 2 cylinders i have changed plugs side to side as i am getiing spark on the lhs side but they are not firing i have also chan… read more
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I have a 150 Johnson Fast Strike 1996 Model. The compression
I have a 150 Johnson Fast Strike 1996 Model. The compression on the left side from bottom to top is 95,96,98. On the right side from bottom to top 100,100,100. Is this okay? Any addtional information … read more
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davesoutboard
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I have 95 Johnson 150 hp fast strike on a ranger 482vs I cannot
I have 95 Johnson 150 hp fast strike on a ranger 482vs I cannot get the primer bulb to pull any gas from the tanks, thought maybe it was the switch for the tanks but when I blow through the hose i can… read more
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davesoutboard
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Just bought a 95 Stratos 278 Bass Boat in excellnt condition.
Just bought a 95 Stratos 278 Bass Boat in excellnt condition. Has Johnson 150 Fast Start motor. Where can I get an operating manual for the boat/motor?… read more
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