Question about Light Outboard Motor Boat Bass Fishing Saltwater Base

2 Answers

When the boat is in nuetral it can rev up when it is in gear out of the water it runs good when it is in gear motor lowered in the water it wont go above 1000 rpms yet when i take it out of the water and put the hose to it lowered it runs good

Posted by on

Ad

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I had a similar problem with an older merc 75, try cleaning the carbs with carb cleaner and replacing the seals & gaskets. Be sure to winterize the engine at end of season and fog thru the carbs. Gunky gas & varnish buildup will affect performance.

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

Ad
  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 5,537 Answers

The last comment you made about the hose cuffs and running good- Was that in gear or neutral? If you are using the boats throttle lever there is a cam lever for the choke which limits the throttle. It may be out of sync in the control box. If you have operating cables disconnect them at the engine and see what range of motion you have in the motor itself. Then hook up the controls and see if the cables prevent the motor from opening the carbs.

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I HAVE A 70 HP YAMAHA OUT BOARD 1989 IT WONT REV OVER 1100 RPM IN GEAR IN THE WATER THE RECTIFIER SHORTED OUT CHANGES IT WITH A NEW ONE


Carb issue if the ignition system checks out ok. Just had this same issue with a mercury 150. One of the three carbs had a sticky needle valve.

Aug 16, 2016 | Boating

1 Answer

Starting proceedure for 72 evinrude outboard?


  • Check all connections , fuel, battery, etc
  • Squeeze primer bulb until firm
  • Lift choke switch , listen for operation (click)
  • Raise idle speed lever, not too much, be prepared to lower quickly if engine starts to over rev . (remember, this is a 1972, it does not have much for safeties.)
  • lift and HOLD choke switch
  • Turn key to crank
  • release choke when fires
  • if running, you may have to flip choke switch again until it warms up.
  • watch idle speed as 2 cycles can "run away"
  • Hope this helps
  • All of this assumes the motor is in the down position and IN THE WATER or hooked up to a flush device.
  • NEVER start the motor without water going to the gear case(water pump)

Feb 16, 2015 | Boating

1 Answer

Went for a trip and all was going well then 15min in the trip slowed down and motor started to run rough and was unable to rev out or get on the plan had to limp Back to the ramp. Since then I have ch


Firstly we need to know the motor that we are talking about
next a very common problem for boaties ( besides forgetting to put the drain plugs in) is to forget to open the vent on the fuel tanks

Dec 28, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

After fixing waterpump & new prop, wouldn't rev right out in gear, screams in neutral.


what type of engine and what size prop? sounds like the shifting rod isnt in correctly. Depending on what type of motor it is if you moved the shifter while removing lower unit and did not get shifting rod in same position as control box lever it is stuck still in the position

Mar 21, 2012 | Boating

1 Answer

Need to know how to change lower unit on 1971 johnson 25 hp motor


put into nuetral,undo the five bolts around lower unit,take off sideplate halfway down leg casing,loosen the two bolts clamping the gear rods together,then lower unit should slide down[if driveshaft isnt stuck in the crankshaft spline].assembly is reverse,but take care putting water tube back into rubber grommet,and tighten gear rod clamp only after making sure that g/box is in nuetral,when gear lever also in nuetral,or matched together

Jul 01, 2010 | Light Outboard Motor Boat Bass Fishing...

1 Answer

Is removing the lower end of a 15 hp older Johnson to get at the impeller as simple as removing the four bolts. Model # J15rcrm


There is also the gear change rod to undo.Look on the side of the leg,for a small plate.Inside it,is where the connecting bolts will be.Be in nuetral when you undo it and put it back together.On the water pump.Pay special attention to which way the lobes on the rubber impellar are facing.Wrong way around and you will damage the new impellar.Hope this helps

May 15, 2010 | Light Outboard Motor Boat Bass Fishing...

1 Answer

When running over 4 thousend rpms I get over heating alarm


Hey .Might not be the problem,but I would get the water pump checked.Its a common problem that in lower revs water temp. doesn't come up and when the motor runs harder and hotter,the pump doesn't keep up.I hope this is of help

Oct 28, 2009 | Light Outboard Motor Boat Bass Fishing...

2 Answers

BOAT WONT MOVE WHEN IN REVERSE


how far below the boat is the propeller? Since the boat is fllat in back, you may need bigger proppeller. Check to make sure it is getting plenty of water flow

Jul 07, 2009 | Light Outboard Motor Boat Bass Fishing...

2 Answers

55hp suzuki wont get up and go


I had the exact same problem. The problem was that there was a piece of dirt in main jet of the bottom carb. The engine would rev up aton fast idle but would not produce enough power to plane the boat due to the lack of fuel flowing through the carb. Cleaned all three carbs. Motor ran like a champ.

Jun 10, 2009 | Light Outboard Motor Boat Bass Fishing...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Light Outboard Motor Boat Bass Fishing Saltwater  Base Logo

439 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Light Boating Experts

ray gallant

Level 3 Expert

45346 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5537 Answers

ka4iup
ka4iup

Level 3 Expert

3957 Answers

Are you a Light Boating Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...