Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
1989 Johnson outboard motor, VRO. Is it acceptable to use
1989 Johnson outboard motor, VRO. Is it acceptable to use Johnson/Evinrude XD-100 synthetic oil in that model of engine? … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
My ignation switch won't stop buzzing. Even after motor is
My ignation switch won't stop buzzing. Even after motor is running. … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
1994 200hp. I blew a piston and pretty much destroyed the
1994 Johnson 200hp. I blew a piston and pretty much destroyed the block. I just purchased a 1995 Johnson 200hp power head long block to replace it. I have never really trusted the oil injection (VRO?)… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 175 model j175tlco. took it out on the lake, it
I have a 175 johnson model j175tlco. took it out on the lake , it would run full throtle and then just die. The only way to restart is to pump the primer bulb and it would start and run for coulple mi… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I just bought a used pontoon that has a 2000 Model J90PLSSE.
I just bought a used pontoon that has a 2000 Johnson Model J90PLSSE. It had gas in the tank and we went for a ride today. All went great. Afterward, went into town to top off the tank. I couldn't find… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 1996 Evinrude 150 that idles fine but starts to lose
I have a 1996 Evinrude 150 that idles fine but starts to lose power once you put it in gear and give it the gas. I have rebuilt all the carbs and the bulb pumps up tight with no gas leaks. The compres… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a Johnson Outboard motor, 115 hp, modelJ115gLECM with
I have a Johnson Outboard motor, 115 hp, modelJ115gLECM with automatic oiler on it. How could I take the auto oiler off and mix oil with gas?… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 1988 Johnson 110 outboard. when I squeeze the fuel
I have a 1988 Johnson 110 outboard. when I squeeze the fuel primer bulb gas leaks out of the top of the VRO pump… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I am thinking about buying a pair of 1996 175hp evinrude ocean
I am thinking about buying a pair of 1996 175hp evinrude ocean pro outboards. What should the average compression be on all six cylinders on each motor? Should I by-pass the vro oil injection and pre … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
My 1989 40HP VRO runs for 2-3 minutes then the loses fuel and
My 1989 40HP VRO runs for 2-3 minutes then the loses fuel and oil pressure. I have had the fuel pump rebuilt with no improvement. The fuel tank is a steel 6 gallon.… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 1996 115 hp Johnson outboard and most recently i have
I have a 1996 115 hp Johnson outboard and most recently i have noticed it to be using an excessive amount of 2-stroke oil. My weekend trip saw my engine use approx 4lts oil to 43 lts petrol. My return… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
My 1999 175hp Evinrude burns excessive oil - as bad as 25mi/gal
My 1999 175hp Evinrude burns excessive oil - as bad as 25mi/gal sometimes. I seldom run over 4500RPM. Is it possible to have the VRO re-metered or do I need a new VRO system?… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
I have purchased a used boat it has a Johnson 150hp motor on
I have purchased a used boat it has a Johnson 150hp motor on it. Model # XXXXX Its a 2000 Ser.# XXXXX The motor has been rebuilt. and they removed the fuel oiler, My question is 1) Was this oiler only… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
Good Morning, I have a 1987 Johnson 40 horse outboard on
Good Morning, I have a 1987 Johnson 40 horse outboard on my pontoon. While we were putting around the lake, the whistle on the starter key began to go off. I thought maybe the gas mixture was not righ… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
22,043 satisfied customers
I have a 1986 Evinrude 60 HP that when you push the throttle
I have a 1986 Evinrude 60 HP that when you push the throttle down the motor bogs down. If you push the key in the motor picks up somewhat, but dies unless you push in the key for the electric choke. i… read more
Outboard Guy
Outboard Guy
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
66 satisfied customers
We have just purchased a Sea Hunt 17 ft. outboard with a 90
We have just purchased a Sea Hunt 17 ft. outboard with a 90 HP Johnson motor. We need an operating manual for the motor and have not been able to locate one online. Basically, we need to know what gas… read more
Jason
Jason
Associate Degree
210 satisfied customers
I have a 2000 Johnson 40hp non commercial with VRO. The original
I have a 2000 Johnson 40hp non commercial with VRO. The original owner never set up the VRO side of the oil/fuel pump and therefore always ran the 50:1 premix. The problem I have now is that the engin… read more
The Man on the Dock
The Man on the Dock
Marina Owner, Operator
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
74 satisfied customers
I have a 1997 johnson 115 Fast Strike and I want to bypass
I have a 1997 johnson 115 Fast Strike and I want to bypass the VRO and install fuel pump #0438559 how do I do it?… read more
Pappy's Sales and Service
Pappy's Sales and Service
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
586 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

8,624 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

22,043 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

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