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    Re: 1996 90 hp Merc faulty switchbox

    The switch box is fine, the circuit going to it is bad. IT probably shorts out as the wiring (or ??) is giggled.

    Jeff
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    Re: Distributor Sensor

    Not replaceable or repairable. Sorry.

    Your best shot is a used one off E-Bay or where ever.

    Jeff
  3. Re: 86 Merc 50 hp 2 stroke - mixture adjustment doesn't sputter engine

    No early Merc triple ever made idled decently, and they have massive bogging issues. (I should know for I spent years messing with these damn things.) I have a bunch of thoughts on WHY that's the...
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    Re: Mercury 4hp 2 stroke no acceleration

    Add 1/2 turn OUT on the idle mixture screw.

    Jeff
  5. Re: 2006 Mercury 60 Bigfoot can't get above 5000 RPM's

    Did it always have that prop on it?

    Jeff
  6. Re: Strange tapping noise behind engine- Mercury 350Alpha 1 drive

    I'm thinking it my be that spring loaded plate between the flywheel and driveshaft.

    Jeff
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    Re: Mercruiser over prop overheat?

    What size/ weight / type of boat?

    I run a 5.0 on a 19 footer with a 19 pitch and it's about right.

    Jeff
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    Re: 1985 mercury 50 hp lync sinc

    Run it and see.

    Jeff
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    Re: fuel enrichment valve?

    Easy-peezy!

    Have a friend hit the enrichment valve, motor off and bulb pumped solid, with the hose going to the carb disconnected. Fuel should shoot out. If not, look for a bad valve, dead...
  10. Thread: Wont turn off

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    Re: Wont turn off

    Probably. Turning the batt sw off with it running can kill the rectifier.

    Jeff
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    Re: 1988 mercury 100

    Change the impeller BEFORE starting it up or it might shed vanes that will plug up your power head.

    Jeff
  12. Re: 1989 Mercury 20 2 stroke vaccuum issues?

    What flyingscott means is the carb to block gasket must be installed the right way.

    There's a small hole in it that transmits vacuum/ pressure pulses tot eh fuel pump.

    Jeff
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    Re: Painting Bravo One Sterndrive

    Alodine prepares the Al surface to hold paint. Omit it and the paint will fall off.

    Jeff (former Al yacht owner)
  14. Thread: Weird!

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    Re: Weird!

    It could also be a bad engine ground(s). I'd start the analysis by disconnecting the alternator (since that's easy to do).

    If no change, start looking for a bad ground(s)--which is much harder...
  15. Re: 1998 Mariah Shebah 180 losing power after an hour

    1. Install and monitor a fuel pressure gage at the injectors (assuming it's EFI, carb if not).

    2. If the above pressure is in spec as the problem develops, start changing electronic components.
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  16. Thread: Rough idle

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    Re: Rough idle

    Yeah: find a competent Merc mechanic and have him/ her diagnose the problem. Cheaper in the long run.

    Jeff
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    Re: mercury the worst purchase I ever made!

    actually, you have a crap dealer!

    Jeff
  18. Re: 1984 mercury 50 hp carb gasket/diaphragm placement

    Correct.

    Jeff
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    Re: Mariner 20hp runs when it wants

    My guess: Bad switch box.

    Jeff
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    Re: Compression Test HELP

    Run it!

    Jeff
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