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    Re: Fuel supply issue

    I have one published by Brunswick Corp/Mercury for my '92 Merc 40hp; bought it at the same time I bought the engine new; it is one of the best I ever had: many pictures, many step by step disassembly...
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    Re: Fuel supply issue

    There is only one solenoid on my engine as shown in the picture. There are no others. I think your configuration is different. When I activate the solenoid with the engine off, gas begins dripping...
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    Re: Fuel supply issue

    Regarding the solenoid and how it works, here is a pic of mine to the right of the fuel pump. The input to the solenoid comes from a hose from the bottom of the float bowl of the upper carb; then...
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    Re: Fuel supply issue

    My '92 Merc 4 cyl 2 stroke has 2 wm carbs also. It also has an electric solenoid enrichener shaped like a shot glass on the port side of the engine at the same level as the top carb with an...
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    Re: Mercury 50 ELPT to rich fuel on idle rpm

    You could try taking the float bowls off and checking the float needle and maybe spraying a non-plastic harming cleaner (my floats are of a plastic type material); my float bowls had a bowl gasket, a...
  6. Re: Cleaning/flushing options for extremely greasy water passages

    Saw that for salt water engines, there are flush kits you can buy to put on the end of a garden hose and use with the muffs.
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    Re: 45hp 4cyl manual and basic maintenance

    I changed one in my Merc I/O; bought parts from a dealer; there are plenty of threads on this forum on how to do it and, I bet, Youtube videos; not hard to do with regular hand tools; some say that...
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    Re: 45hp 4cyl manual and basic maintenance

    I think greasing the crankshaft refers to the top of the drive shaft that gets exposed when you drop the lower unit.

    I saw a pressure test device used on my Merc I/O unit: it was composed of a...
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    Re: Mercury classic 50 1987 stator alignment

    J, there is a float needle that controls the flow of gas from the bowl into the carb; it rests on a tab on the float and moves up/down into an input venturi (names may be wrong); maybe it was stuck...
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    Re: Mercury classic 50 1987 stator alignment

    Stuck float or improper float adjustment?? If you remove the float bowl, be advised that in my '92 40hp, there was a bowl gasket, a baffle plate, and a washer on the inside bottom of the bowl - had...
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    Re: 45hp 4cyl manual and basic maintenance

    No, mine is not a seloc; when I bought my engine in '92, I also bought the shop manual for it written by Merc/Brunswick corporation; it has lots of dis-assembly and re-assembly pictures and...
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    Re: 45hp 4cyl manual and basic maintenance

    Having the shop manual for mine was priceless: rpm specs, carb adj procedure; carb dis-assembly procedure and pictures; electrical specs.
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    Re: Help please - mercury 75hp outboard

    What flyingscott said; first thing I learned about maintaining a lower unit - buy gear lube pump from automotive or marine store and pump/fill from bottom drain plug till lube comes out of upper vent...
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    Re: Help please - mercury 75hp outboard

    I am no mechanic and will defer to the ones above; you could do a few checks to give you a warm fuzzy:
    Only use non-ethanol gas;
    Having the shop manual is priceless - tells how to adjust the idle...
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    Re: 45hp 4cyl manual and basic maintenance

    Some things I have done for my '92 Merc 40 4cyl 2stroke:
    Use non ethanol gas,
    Do a compression test and note,
    With a VOM meter check Ohm readings on stator leads, trigger leads, coils and compare...
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    Re: Changing water pump on my outboard

    Regarding the prop shaft seal, is there any water in the lower unit lubricant? After my outboard has set in its down position in the driveway, I unscrew the lower unit drain plug a bit and see if...
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    Re: 1995 Force by Mercury 120 hp

    Yep, 4 year old gas with annual treatment of regular Stabil; BUT, siphoned out the tanks and replaced with fresh non-ethanol gas after the Merc resisted starting and idling and then no spark; used...
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    Re: 1969 Merc 110 - Watet Pump?

    Keep us up on your progress.
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    Re: 1995 Force by Mercury 120 hp

    I will defer to fastjeff as I am no mechanic; a shot in the dark, your issue of no idle is the way that my problem started out and it turned out to be weak and then eventually no spark. see...
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    Re: 90Hp Mercury late 80's early 90 model

    Common fuel tank? When you increase throttle, do the engines increase in rpm smoothly? What Too much/little pitch on props?
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