Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Boat Questions
Have a 1995 Boston Whaler with a 60 HP motor two stroke. The
have a 1995 Boston Whaler with a 60 HP Johnson motor two stroke . The boat has two gas containers . This year I ran out of fuel twice from one of the containers , switched to the other one but the mot… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,115 satisfied customers
The fuel gauge is not working, I have a 1980 17 ft.
I have a 1980 17 ft. crestliner I bought about three years ago. The floor was redone about 5 years ago. The fellow who replaced the floor did not leave an opening in to the gas tank. now the gas gauge has stopped working I was wondering if there is someway of finding out the location into the gas tank so I can change to a new system. … read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,115 satisfied customers
I just bought a 1994 24 ft. Hurricane deck boat, with a 5.0
I just bought a 1994 24 ft. Hurricane deck boat, with a 5.0 mercruiser. I just took it out today for the first time. I have 2 problems. 1) It cuts out and back fires when I give it full throttle, but … read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,264 satisfied customers
Have Mercury 25 HP Bigfoot. Serial Number OT626504 with new
Have Mercury 25 HP Bigfoot. Serial Number OT626504 with new OEM water pump with solid water stream, spark plugs, fuel pump, fuel lines, fuel filter, enricher & fresh gas. Oil and Oil Filter new and at… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,734 satisfied customers
I have a Yanmar 4JH stern drive which has corroded injectors
I have a Yanmar 4JH stern drive which has corroded injectors that I assume came from water in diesel. There is no water in the separator but the fuel looks like an emulsion in the sight glass. The boa… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,734 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 115 4 stroke sat years with about 30 gallons
I have a 2003 115 4 stroke sat for 3 years with about 30 gallons of fuel added staybil to it in fall of each year.Also ran it on muffs in spring. This year i went to lake from storage after adding 15 … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
18,734 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 75 HP Mercury outboard with oil injection that
I have a 2001 75 HP Mercury outboard with oil injection that normally uses Mercury TC-W3 2 cycle outboard oil. Accidently added about 3 ounces of Optimax/DFI synthetic blend to the three quart capacit… read more
Ted G.
Ted G.
Rigger, Diagnostician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
704 satisfied customers
I just bought a 1975 24 amf crestliner crusader 2455. it
I just bought a 1975 24' amf crestliner crusader 2455. it has a 233 mercruiser in it , the engine runs fine except ever since i filled the tank i can smell gas, and after about 20 minutes of running a… read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 satisfied customers
I am getting only about 4200 RPM out of engine (should be about
I am getting only about 4200 RPM out of engine (should be about 5200). Asked selling dealer and he said it could be old gas that lost octane over winter. Instructed to use up as much of the gas as pos… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
I have 2004 malibu respones lxi with 340 monsoon it has a bad
I have 2004 malibu respones lxi with 340 monsoon it has a bad heistation on accerlartion I was running great then this just started… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
i have a 190 mercruiserjust bought it 1 owner mint mint condition
i have a 190 mercruiserjust bought it 1 owner mint mint condition had sat 3 years had old gas less than quater tank .mixed some highh test with it as i was told to do put it up between half and 3quart… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,729 satisfied customers
I have a 95 johnson fast strike 150. Starts fines, runs strong
I have a 95 johnson fast strike 150. Starts fines, runs strong for a few minutes under load, then fuel restriction alrm sounds. Primer bulb goes soft after a few minutes. If i shut down engine and re … read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
2001 crestliner 17 foot bass, with 50 hp johnson been sitting
2001 crestliner 17 foot bass, with 50 hp johnson been sitting aproximately 4 to 6 years . turn s over ok, getting good spark. I rebuilt carbs. Has a 2 cycle oil container by battery. Not sure its work… read more
Whitecap36
Whitecap36
Service Manager/Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,545 satisfied customers
I have a 2002 Malibu with indamar 350, we pulled it out for
I have a 2002 Malibu with indamar 350, we pulled it out for the memorial day weekend. It ran great on saturday but then started not having any hole power but would eventually get up to speed. It was s… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
I have a 15HP Suzuki 4 stroke, replace spark plugs and cleaned
I have a 15HP Suzuki 4 stroke, replace spark plugs and cleaned one fuel filter and changed oil. At times the motor runs perfect like brand new then after a 20 minutes of full throttle running it wants… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
1975 20hp Merc, wont maintain fuel pressure. I prime with
1975 20hp Merc, won't maintain fuel pressure. I prime with the bulb, and it'll start and run for 5-10 seconds then die. When I squeeze the bulb, it sounds like air is leaking somewhere inside the engi… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
A few years ago I purchased a Mercury 4.5 horse outboard and
A few years ago I purchased a Mercury 4.5 horse outboard and I believe it is a 1975-79 vintage. I use it to power a 12 ft alum boat. It ran well most of last summer, however, one day I took it out and… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
i have a 2001 seadoo rxdi that will not mix oil. what would
i have a 2001 seadoo rxdi that will not mix oil. what would be the first things to look for?… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 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

18,734 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