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    Re: Faria Tach on a 2007 BF50

    For a update... I spoke to tech support at Faria . They confirmed the 6volts from gnd to signal as being correct. told me to place a magnet over the needle and it should move. mine move only a small...
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    Re: Faria Tach on a 2007 BF50

    Thanks for the response

    I do have a carbureted engine . I believe the EFI started mid 2008. My understanding from the online Faria manual is that 2006 and newer is 4pole and therefore setting #1...
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    Re: Faria Tach on a 2007 BF50

    Thanks Bob, Im back at it in the morning (EST). I did a voltage check from positive to the signal wire . I used dc voltage setting . Im questioning if that was correct. Is it possible that it should...
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    Faria Tach on a 2007 BF50

    I have taken this boat out of winter stoargae and all systems are go except the tach. I have tested for supply power at 14.3 vdc and the signal to gnd is 8.1vdc. neither vary with the rpm. The rotary...
  5. Re: 1994 20hp Evinrude difficult to pull strt

    Thanks for the response. I'm back at the lake Friday to continue. There was oil on the plugs when I removed them. Is there a way to clean this up if that is the case?

    Tim
  6. 1994 20hp Evinrude difficult to pull strt

    I have just taken this outboard out of winter storage. It is very difficult to pull the recoil. with plugs removed it turns freely.This engine has always run/started well.
    >Plugs replaced
    >fresh...
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    Re: 1994 20hp difficult to pull strt

    Evinrude. It has always started on a pull and a half.
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    1994 20hp difficult to pull strt

    I have taken this motor out of winter storage and have noted that it is very difficult to pull the recoil rope.Im hoping for some insight as to troubleshooting this problem. Spark plugs out and it is...
  9. Re: Help please on BF50 electronic choke solenoid

    Hey Don, In my first season with my BF50, I struggled with poor first start each day . I spent approx. $400 at the marine mechanic . Changed out the SE valve , cleaned carbs ( twice), fuel line ,...
  10. Re: Really bad compression #'s on one of my 225's.

    My 2cents ( 1.65 cents US ) is that the cold test is the most easily repeated test standard . Like warm , really warm , a little warm etc . If you are trying to achieve a repeatable base line, cold...
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    Re: BF50 stalls at idle

    Just need a good pair of insulated Croc's :cool: .... or back into the dock .

    Thanks Mike , I will advise Sunday as to progress
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    BF50 stalls at idle

    2007 50 hp. stalls at idle . Has been running flawless till yesterday. idle down to aprox.800rpm.Once it is warmed up and returned to idle , engine has begun to stall out. This engine is on a 20'...
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    Re: To drain or not to drain

    I use the barrel and have no issues. the muffs were a pain. fill a plastic garbage can with water and tilt motor down into it. I use a 5 gallon pail to collect the water discharged from the tell tale...
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    Re: To drain or not to drain

    Drain the carbs !! small job . carb cleaning is a process that is expensive and often needs to be repeated before its right. I always use premium ( no ethanol) fuel in all my small engines .
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    Re: Oil change 2006 BF 50

    I use tin foil to make a "chute" into any standard container. forms well to the awkward drain . As Mike mentioned , slow to add the final amounts as too much is a real problem
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    Re: Oil change 2006 BF 50

    2.4 liters if the filter is changed.
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    BF50 prop selection.

    I have a damaged prop . Im listen for comments, a $50 repair or the $100 replacement . The at is a 20' twin pontoon, 20 gal on board fuel tank WOT yields 5400rpm with a typical load. Damaged prop is...
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    Re: 2008 15hp problems

    Hi Mike ,At the risk of high jacking this thread... Is there a instruction link for a BF50 impellor change out ?
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    Re: 2002 50a carb change choke to se system

    Interesting problem. I spent some time trying to get my BF50 to cold start . Mike (HondaDude recommended I purchase the Honda carb manual. I would encourage you to do the same. I found that I...
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    Re: 2002 50a carb change choke to se system

    Chubsdad:
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