Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

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

Related Boat Questions
IN NEED OF A EVINRUDE MECHANIC THAT KNOW ALL ABOUT THE 1992
IN NEED OF A EVINRUDE MECHANIC THAT KNOW ALL ABOUT THE 1992 25HP 2STROKE 2 CYLINDER OUTBOARD… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,638 satisfied customers
I acquired a 1973 Johnson 135 HP outboard and after replacing
I acquired a 1973 Johnson 135 HP outboard and after replacing the power pack and filling with 50 to 1 ratio gas to oil it ran fine for about 30 minutes it then sputtered and the motor appeared to seiz… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,409 satisfied customers
I have a 1998 Johnson 70 hp outboard. Motor was running great
I have a 1998 Johnson 70 hp outboard. Motor was running great this weekend and when I pulled up to the dock and let the boat idle while going to get my truck and trailer it shut off. I tried to crank … read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
21,048 satisfied customers
I have a 1971 Johnson 125 outboard.It seems to start ok on
I have a 1971 Johnson 125 outboard. It seems to start ok on land when cold with the muffs on, water flowing through hose etc. I took the boat recently for its first test run. It started ok on boat ram… read more
Charles
Charles
Certified Mercury Tech
5,638 satisfied customers
I have a Mercury 2 stroke 40hp Model No. 1-041412FF and recently
I have a Mercury 2 stroke 40hp Model No. 1-041412FF and recently went out and stopped and started a few times then couldn't get to start to go home so had to be towed. Motor cranked over well but woul… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 1989 Johnson 40hp outboard. I have replaced gas tank,
I have a 1989 Johnson 40hp outboard. I have replaced gas tank, lines, conections and spark plugs. Unit finally started with water hookup and repeated mulitple times until I got it to the water. It sta… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
I put the boat in the water, drove across the lake, came back
I put the boat in the water, drove across the lake, came back across the lake and pulled into a cove. The boat ran like a top. I idled to a stop and turned the boat off to blow a couple of tubes up. T… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
i got both engines running in the driveway fine. 2001 johnson
i got both engines running in the driveway fine. 2001 johnson 150 ocean pro's. i put the boat in the water and ran the engines at idle and the starboard engine seemed to idle about 100 rpm's lower tha… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 25 HP 2005 Johnson 2 stroke outboard motor that dies
I have a 25 HP 2005 Johnson 2 stroke outboard motor that dies evertime I try to put it in gear. In reves up fine when I have the choke handle up but before I can get the habdle all the way down so I c… read more
Jeff G.
Jeff G.
Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,730 satisfied customers
I have a 90 hp Johnson two stroke outboard motor, 2002. It
I have a 90 hp Johnson two stroke outboard motor, 2002. It has been running rough, but somewhat off and on. I recently had it "tuned-up" - all new fluids, spark plugs, cleaned thoroughly. Now, in the … read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
I recently replaced the coupler, gimbal bearing, spark plug
I recently replaced the coupler, gimbal bearing, spark plug wires, spark plugs, ignition sensor,thermostat, raw water pump, distributor cap and rotor on my 454 Bravo 1. The motor was running fine befo… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
5,362 satisfied customers
I have a 1990 Johnson 200, model # XXXXX Last few times
I have a 1990 Johnson 200, model # XXXXX Last few times out not idling smooth and not coming out of the hole like normal. Changed plugs and was a little better the second time out but still not right.… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
I have a 1974 Johnson 70hp. outboard that was running fine.
I have a 1974 Johnson 70hp. outboard that was running fine. I replaced spark plugs. It ran fine for awhile, then it started bogging down and died. It wouldn't crank, like a dead battery. I tilted the … read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
I have a 2007 Yamaha 200 hp 4 stroke outboard with 143 hours
I have a 2007 Yamaha 200 hp 4 stroke outboard with 143 hours on it. It was fitted to the boat exactly one year ago. The motor is located on a small tropical island 400 miles north of the equator, with… read more
ROCKET
ROCKET
MASTER CERTIFIED TECH
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
426 satisfied customers
I have a 200 hp efi offshore that buzzer went off a few weeks
I have a 200 hp efi offshore that buzzer went off a few weeks ago / we stop boat loaded it / went to mercury man and he couldnt get the buzzer to go off / we ran the boat 3 time and couldn't get it to… read more
Pappy's Sales and Service
Pappy's Sales and Service
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
586 satisfied customers
I have a 1978 3 cyl johnson 75 horse outboard it runs great
I have a 1978 3 cyl johnson 75 horse outboard it runs great on shore out of water when i put it in and put it in and put it in gear it bogs and dies it has a new fuel bulb and line new plugs the filte… read more
joshua.mathis
joshua.mathis
High School or GED
14 satisfied customers
Recently purchased 1976 Johnson 85 HP outboard. Lots of noise
Recently purchased 1976 Johnson 85 HP outboard. Lots of noise (clacking sound) when put in forward. Sounds like coming from lower unit. Where are lube fittings located?… read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Marine Mechanic
Master's Degree
2,672 satisfied customers
my outboard Johnson 6 hp 2-stroke on a 19 ft sailboat started
my outboard Johnson 6 hp 2-stroke on a 19 ft sailboat started acting funny after a long weekend out on the water (running just fine). It acted like a "gearing" problem - when I started off slow it wor… read more
Jason Forsberg
Jason Forsberg
Outboard Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
531 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

2,242 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

21,048 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