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    Default Noise in Mariner

    I have a Mariner Offshore 115hp which has developed a tapping sound, particularly when at idle. Any thoughts would be appreciated.


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    Sep 2010

    Default Re: Noise in Mariner

    I would remove the exhaust cover on the side of the block.------About 20 bolts.----Allows you to see pistons & rings.

  3. #3
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    Nov 2011

    Default Re: Noise in Mariner

    Sounds like skirt on piston has broken...common problem on these if ran above recommended RPM
    Pappys Sales and Service
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    Former racer KDBA (Kentucky Drag Boat Association)

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    Default Re: Noise in Mariner

    Thanks guys.

    Racerone, just confirming, are you talking about the cover in the photo.

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