Loose connection won't cause hi current, but could cause high heat. If the fuel filter is plugged or sucking air on inlet side causing the pump to work
I have a 30 HP Yamaha Long Shaft electric start outboard motor but cannot for the life of me find out how old it is. Is there a trick to finding the year
Good to see a new member post. What do you have your motors mounted on, and what hp are they ?
Post doesn't tell if the engine overheat at idle or for example at WOT.
if its at idle and pressure seems fine then change the T-stats to open at
Just guessing here but your battery probably died from 30min of trying to crank it back up. As far as the fuel pump goes, I would try this.... (1) Charge