The only thing I can say at this time is hook the purple wire back up and try it in the spring and go from there.
Hi again, fishing season over, and the usual Before Winter overhaul of my merc 200 20hp 1972 revealed:
Almost only water came out when I
Yes, switch the coils and see what happens.
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Start by cleanin' the ground terminal on the battery, 'n then follow the wire,....
Just wanted to say Thanks to the following for helping and answering all my questions. I've had the boat out several times this fall and the '66 80hp