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  1. 1982 Yamaha 55hp C55ELRQ no Reverse with exceptions.

    I have a 1982 Yahama engine model number C55ELRQ, Ser. no. 663L325708. The last time I used it it would go into reverse but I have never been able to apply much acceleration without it grinding. If I...
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    Re: 1992 55 HP Rough Idling In Forward Gear

    I just checked my Service Manual and it calls it Pilot Screw and that's all it says about it.
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    Re: 1992 55 HP Rough Idling In Forward Gear

    Both carbs seem to open at the same time as they are ganged together and there is no play or slop in the mechanism.
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    Re: 1992 55 HP Rough Idling In Forward Gear

    I only have two adjustable screws, one is for the idle and I don't know what the other one does. It sets on top of the carb near the rear. I have not made any adjustments at all. It was this way when...
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    Re: 1992 55 HP Rough Idling In Forward Gear

    Well I finally got myself a Actron compression tester and tested the engine. I got a solid reading of 140 psi on both cylinders. Here I will reiterate some of the problems of rough running. As I...
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    1992 55 HP Rough Idling In Forward Gear

    My engine runs rough when I put it in forward gear. It will run fine if I increase the throttle. If I put it in reverse it idles fine no roughness but as soon as I put it in forward gear it runs...
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    1992 Yamaha 55 hp Leaking oil

    My 1992 Yamaha 55 hp engine has a oil leak from around the propeller shaft or hub. The oil is very thin and black. Could this be from excess gas being pumped in the the engine from priming or could...
  8. Re: 2000 Yamaha 25 hp 4 Stroke Idles but won't accelerate

    Well since no one chimed in. I decided to keep at it. I found the problem. I swapped the spark plugs and had a different situation. I replaced the bad plug (with 2 new ones) and that did the trick....
  9. Re: 2000 Yamaha 25 hp 4 Stroke Idles but won't accelerate

    I have been checking my engine while waiting to see if anyone had anything answers to the problem I described. I disconnected the "Pulser Coil" and it will not start up. I disconnected the "Lightning...
  10. Re: 2000 Yamaha 25 hp 4 Stroke Idles but won't accelerate

    I decided to go out and check the spark since it is night here in Navarre, FL. The top plug wire is firing across a 3/8 to 1/2" gap. but the bottom plug wire only fires if the gap is 1/8 or less....
  11. Re: 2000 Yamaha 25 hp 4 Stroke Idles but won't accelerate

    I put a spark gap tester on the top plug and I could not see a spark on the top plug. It was day and hard to see. But on the no. 2 plug if I adjusted the gap more than 3/8 inches and try to start it,...
  12. 2000 Yamaha 25 hp 4 Stroke Idles but won't accelerate

    I am at my wits end. I purchased this boat around the middle of November 2014. As a precautionary measure I replaced the Prop, changed the oil, replace the water pump (impeller) and changed the oil...
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    Re: Yamaha 175hp Engine

    If someone knows something about this engine please let me know. I don't have much time to make a decision. Thank you.
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    Yamaha 175hp Engine

    I am thinking about buying a Winner Bass Boat with a 1988 175HP V6 Yamaha Engine on it. The engine model number is: 175ETLG, SER. NO. 402122. Can anyone tell me something about this engine. Is it...
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    Re: Mercury 40 HP 1982, Lower Unit Stuck

    Well, I made an adapter for the crankcase shaft, drilled a hole in the skeg. Put the engine between two trees and used my neighbors come along winch and he put so much pressure on it till it bent the...
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    Re: Mercury 40 HP 1982, Lower Unit Stuck

    Thank you for your reply and for making things clearer. I have a feeling next week it's going to come apart. I'll be sure to let you know. Thanks again and have a great weekend.
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    Re: Mercury 40 HP 1982, Lower Unit Stuck

    Can anyone help.
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    Re: Mercury 40 HP 1982, Lower Unit Stuck

    Here is something I've noticed. When I lift the lower unit up and down as trying to pull it off, I had my Wife put her finger through the hole I drilled and feel the shaft, there was no movement of...
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    Re: Mercury 40 HP 1982, Lower Unit Stuck

    What do you mean by the proper place on the skeg, can you be a bit more specific? What are you calling the crankshaft? Is that above the flywheel? If it worked for you surely it will work for me....
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    Re: Mercury 40 HP 1982, Lower Unit Stuck

    Well, I don't give up easily but this thing has worn me to a frazzle. I have tried everything but the 2x4's and I don't think I'm up to that. If after putting tremendous pressure using metal wedges...
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