Mechanic Advisor

Boat Repair Questions

Recent Repair Questions

  • Jarrod
    Sebastian, FL
    Fuel problem
    I have a 250 yamaha 4 stoke engine that's 5 years old. Boat sat for 6 months. Took boat out today boat ran fine for About 100 yards then shut down. Got it to dock and noticed the primer ball was soft ...
    2013 Starcraft Towable Trailer | answers (0)
  • Brian
    Saxonburg, PA
    Cool fuel modular
    I would like to know if I need to unhook the back of the lines to drain the cool fuel modular on a 6.2 mercruiser.  The boats been winterized but I'm wondering if this still should be done.
    2005 Crownline 250 CR | answers (0)
  • Randy
    Pasadena, MD
    Fuel lines
    Primer bulb not getting Fern changed out the fuel lines seem to work okay for a day now back to the same problem any
    1993 Alumacraft Trophy 180 | answers (0)
  • Mike
    Garmin GPS 230 Map plotter
    I have the above GPS on my boat.  Power to unit is fine but when I hold down power button it flashes to black and then back to grey (nothing on screen).  Any suggestions?
    2000 Boston whaler 130 Sport w / rails | answers (0)
  • Danny
    Shifter cable
    Just bought was driving ok, then all of a sudden if I put it in forward it would go in reverse and if I put it in reverse it would die.
    1992 Marada 18hundreth | answers (0)
  • Nick
    Waterford, MI
    Evinrude 40hp
    Boat starts and runs fine, anchor out 30-45 min, go to start, turns over, but sputters out.
    1999 Bayliner Capri 1802 O/B | answers (0)
  • Ralph
    Villa Rica, GA
    Starter removal
    How to remove a starter from my 2007 mercruiser 4.3 mpi
    2007 Tahoe Q6 Sport I/O | answers (0)
  • christopher
    boat shuts off when giving throttle
    i have a 1982 Mark Twain 16/9 with a volvo motor. So boat was working fine turned it off for fishing when I turned it back on idle was weak and when I go to put into drive it shuts off. if i play with...
    1983 Mark twain 16/9 Sportdeck | answers (0)
  • Pete
    Water temp sensor
    I have a 2003 mercury 25hp 4 stroke outboard. Started to misfire and run rough. Noticed the water temp sensor has a broken nipple where it screws into the engine block. Will this cause the engine to r...
    2003 Smoker-craft 151 / 150 Stinger SC | answers (0)
  • Brittany
    89 Mercruiser 4.3L V6 - not turning over
    Recently got boat basically for free being told it was in great shape just hadn't been run in 9 years, upon inspection at home, we realized the engine had been submerged up to the distributer cap, pos...
    1989 Sea ray 180 BR I/O | answers (0)