Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Boat Questions
I have a 2007 150 mercury EFI. It is running too hot. Going
I have a 2007 150 mercury EFI. It is running too hot. Going into guardian mode. I have replaced the water pump assembly, 143 degree Thermostats, poppet valve,base gasket, adapter plate gasket, head ga… read more
Charles
Charles
Marine Mechanic
Certified Mercury Tech
5,754 satisfied customers
Boat runs fine then all of a sudden alarm will go off then
Boat runs fine then all of a sudden alarm will go off then no power can only go very slow. We have put fuel additive changed fuel filters . Changed air filter. We think it's fixed then after driving i… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
Yamaha 2014 VF200 LA. Had the water pump changed by Houston
Yamaha 2014 VF200 LA. Had the water pump changed by Houston area Yamaha dealer and the motor immediately began to overheat. No water coming from tattletale hole. Returned to different dealer who acidi… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
Mercury opti max 1999 135 overheating thermostats opening poppet
mercury opti max 1999 135 overheating thermostats opening poppet valve opening but still overheating no poppet valve exhaust also looked at water jacket looked clean this problem is making nuts thank … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
2003 OPTIMAX 135 OVERHEATING on starport side only? thermostats
2003 OPTIMAX 135 OVERHEATING on starport side only? thermostats changed, temp sensors water pumps ect, changed many times. always acts the same for 5 or 6 years now. install new water pump, get great … read more
Greg Robinson
Greg Robinson
Senior service manager
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
199 satisfied customers
Hello, greetings from Norway. I have a Mercury 60HP EFI, and
Hello, greetings from Norway. I have a Mercury 60HP EFI, and I have problems with the enging running warm on low idle. The water stream coming out on the back of the engine is also low on low idle, bu… read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 150 Mercury Optimax. A loud constant alarm (
I have a 2006 150 Mercury Optimax. A loud constant alarm ( overheat? ) alarm sounds at idle. If I start it cold, its fine but I can quite make it out from my dock before the alarm goes off. Once I tak… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,804 satisfied customers
I have a year 2000 Optimax 115 Hp outboard (V6 2.5 liter)
I have a year 2000 Optimax 115 Hp outboard (V6 2.5 liter) When I bought it 11 years ago it immediately had overheating problems - and apparently there was a kit modification to solve this, associated … read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
i have a 1991 175 merc and the motor alarm came on so i changed
i have a 1991 175 merc and the motor alarm came on so i changed the water pump and tried it out and the alarm came on again its pumping water good through the exit port on the back of the motor and th… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 1998 Promax 225 that has the overheat sensor going
I have a 1998 Promax 225 that has the overheat sensor going off we have tested the water temp with a thermometer and it is in the normal range… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
2002 Merc 200 hp Optimax. Engine alarm sounds after slow trolling
2002 Merc 200 hp Optimax. Engine alarm sounds after slow trolling for about an hour. All guages ok.Shut doun and re-start stops alarm. May or may not do it again in the next hour or two. Faulty sensor… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
i have a yamaha sx 210 at the end of last season my right engine
i have a yamaha sx 210 at the end of last season my right engine overheat light started to come on, i never ran it hot I shut it down. it never overheated right away, always after running for over 30 … read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
I have a 1989 Evinrude 40 hp, model e40elcec, that I keep getting
I have a 1989 Evinrude 40 hp, model e40elcec, that I keep getting the constant overheat tone on. There is a ton of water coming out of the tell tale and the water jackets are cool to the touch? What c… read more
Shane Creekmore
Shane Creekmore
Certified Mercury Marine technician
High School or GED
570 satisfied customers
Merc 150, 2005 when idling, sometimes alarm sounds. Water pressure
Merc 150, 2005 when idling, sometimes alarm sounds. Water pressure was good, oil reservoir over half full, lid appears to be tight. I had to shut engine down for the alarm to go off. Let it set for ap… read more
Jason
Jason
Associate Degree
210 satisfied customers
1999 Yamaha 90 2 cycle. Engine idles fine and also operates
1999 Yamaha 90 2 cycle. Engine idles fine and also operates at low rpms but when you accelerate the alarm comes on and motor shuts down. Motor will restart but if I try to accelerate the same thing ha… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
i have a merc outbd 200hp saltwater v6 200xl swb, when i start
i have a merc outbd 200hp saltwater v6 200xl swb, when i start up the water is not coming out of telltale untill it heats up. i relaced pump impellar and housing in lower unit but it did not correct p… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
I have a 1996 Merc EFI 150. I believe it is the overheat warning
I have a 1996 Merc EFI 150. I believe it is the overheat warning comes on. (constant beep) Could this be water in the fuel?? I drained the fuel filter (looks like an oil filter) but how do you tell if… read more
FieldServiceTech
FieldServiceTech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
146 satisfied customers
I run my boat about a mile,a solid alarm comes on.I idle a
I run my boat about a mile,a solid alarm comes on.I idle a few minutes,the alarm goes off.This keeps repeating itself.I have a new lower unit and new water pump,also I have good water pressure(18-20 l… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 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:

Ted G.

Ted G.

Rigger, Diagnostician

3,332 satisfied customers

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

Dominick

Dominick

Marine Mechanic

1,009 satisfied customers

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

John White

John White

Marine Mechanic

306 satisfied customers

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

Jason

Jason

Marine Mechanic

22,804 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.

Tan

Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

11,409 satisfied customers

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

Jeff G.

Jeff G.

Marine Mechanic

4,730 satisfied customers

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

Noel Schembri

Noel Schembri

Marine Mechanic

2,759 satisfied customers

Advanced technical diploma

< 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