But now it didn't work again. More money, ran the boat a few times and put away for winter. We carry the Mercury outboard parts you need to ensure its responsive and safe performance. The boat showed up but no motor. Because this information has come from many sources we can not guarantee its accuracy.
We all know that a tank test does not load a motor. Bypassed that, still no go. Talk to your local Mercury dealer for more details and to apply. Allow all of the oil to drain completely from the lower unit. I would like to say that my experience with my 1978 Mercury 20 hp has been very good.
Went into another Mercury dealer. I have no complaints with mine. Thought to be fair I better update my previous complaint and hopefully help anyone else who might possibly have the same problem. In June 2016 the motor quit like it ran out of gas. Replaced with new improved float sensor and high pressure fuel pump.
Purchased brand new in March 1978, this motor has dependably powered my 14 ft. During the second year it started to have multiple issues which includes massive amounts of black smoke, serious starting issues, great difficulty shifting gears, loud banging sounds when doing so, low oil pressure light illuminating, loss of power. Dealer has been very cooperative however the quality of this engine is subpar. Keep the carbs clean and it will run like a champ. The throttle plate will close. As of 2008, all 30hp and under Mercurys are Tohatsus. Hopefully I can sell it and get something else.
Our customers appreciate our same day shipping and low price guarantee. It sat in a climate controlled storage area for 7 years, and he was moving after retirement to Philadelphia and decided to sell the boat. The motor was stuck in gear and would no longer start. I think all of the manufacturers moved away from model years around 2006 or so. And the latest joy is a failed supercharger. Find another dealer or buy used privately or thru a broker. Usually, you are going to discover the majority of our listings are generally from eBay.
In the case that you don't see a product that intrigues you straightaway, you can always use our website search. Low speed performance just means maneuverability, particularly when you have wind and current. Bought new so I would not have any interruptions with reliability. I contacted Mercury about two weeks ago and I am still waiting for that service tech to arrive. This time the installer checked the poppet valve and told me it good to go. It seems that the easiest way for most people is to use a squeeze bottle. When you need a replacement drive, a starter and or alternator, perhaps an , or or even a or carburetor, come to Wholesale Marine.
Recheck and readjust the idle to between 700 and 800 rpm. Your outboard has been manufactured by Mercury Marine, a world leader in marine technology and outboard manufacturing since 1939. No wonder now out of business. I used this boat 8 hrs and got stuck. If this is in reference to the boat I had for sale.
Some oil will begin to trickle out so you need to make sure that the oil drain pan is positioned correctly to catch the draining oil. This also caused a failure of one of my batteries by causing a cell reversal through the rectifier. The iboats can likely help you find a lot of outboard information as it is arranged by subject. Always include your engine model and serial numbers to be sure you receive the correct parts. I bought it with the perception that it was basically still a new boat! Have you ever done it? I have been lied to by Mercury Marine and most of their dealer mechanics. Number of pages: 333 File Size: 5.
I realize that you can't answer any of those questions so you'll probably respond with your usual not so smart ass lame response. There was one bad plug. Sea Nymph aluminum boat for 40+ years. Next year same thing, always stored inside in basement. Second time it shut down while running on plane. That is from a little better breathing on the intake side.
Across the board if all out reliability is the name of the game then its Honda or Yamaha, if reliability and performance then Evinrude e-techs. Contacted dealer where I purchased boat and they told me they had never replaced a Power Train Control Module so this is a rare issue. Their response, once again was worthless. A bowrider is not a suitable Atlantic Ocean boat. Finally Mercury told me of a kit I could have installed which would block off the low water pickups in the front of the lower unit. Place an oil drainage pan beneath the outboard where you will remove the bottom drain plug. We feel that for your money, it's very hard to beat the price points offered on eBay.