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Hi,
this can happen when the float in the float chamber of the carb. jams or "grot" gets in the way of the seal that pressure from the float should create to stop fuel entering the carb. An easy fix, if this is the cause. Unscrew the float chamber be, careful of the gasket, and clean inside, check float for freedom of movement. I prefer paper/fibre gaskets. Good to keep a spare in your kit.
Hope the above was of help.

Mercury Marine... | Answered on Mar 12, 2016


If your old engine/control has the same 'options' as the30hp, yes everything is compatible... (Electric start or trim )
The throttle and shift cables are allways compatible...

Mercury Marine... | Answered on Jun 25, 2015


I see it as a 6M from 1986 in the mercury listings...

Mercury Marine... | Answered on Mar 01, 2015


First, the female connector has a check valve in it which is why the proper bulb gets hard when not attached. When you attach to the motor the male end opens the check valve, releasing some pressure to the carburetor. If the carburetor float is old, worn or not serviced, you are essentially squeezing fuel directly into the cylinder flooding the motor. An easy way to see this is to remove a spark plug, pressurize the system, crank it over and a bunch of fuel will pour out the cylinder.
Another possible issue is an air leak. Not being able to keep pressure in the fuel system can cause the fuel lines to aspirate (sucking air) not allowing any fuel to the carburetor at all. But you should notice a fuel leak somewhere between the connection at the motor and the carburetor. Pressurize the system and analyze all fuel lines. Look for leaks. When you check your spark plugs, after the above steps, if they are wet and smell of fuel, chances are high you need a carb rebuild kit or a float rebuild at the very least. Extremely easy to do yourself when with minimal skills. My best guess is something, either dirt or fuel corrosion is keeping the float open flooding the motor as this is most common. Also, another possible and likely situation is a bad fuel line anywhere in the system. You can test the line from the tank to primer bulb by pressurizing it unhooked from the motor and inserting a device into the end of the connection to release pressure. Fuel will spray out so be careful. On the motor, if you don't see gray fuel lines, chances are they are collapsed on the inside (which has happened to the tank to engine line on one of my boat) because of using ethonol fuel. If lines anywhere in the fuel system haven't been changed in a few years, I would honestly start there as you should have ethonol rated lines to begin with. After fuel lines are replaced, work from tank to carburetor diagnosing the above suggestions. Fuel systems are easy to work on but without actually seeing what's going on, hard to diagnose. If all the above are in order and still not starting, time to start diagnosing your electrical system. Good luck!

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Mercury Marine... | Answered on Nov 26, 2014


Remove lower unit ,remove impeller inspect replace if damaged,these impellers are normally changed at yearly service interval!
check replace gaskets if necessary

Boating | Answered on Mar 30, 2013


Contact the manufacturer/distributor to request it.

Boating | Answered on Dec 10, 2020


Lots of things needed when you go for kayaking. It depends on you and where you want to kayak. If you go for fishing you need fishing types accessory but if you go for tour or adventures you need that types of thing. Considering these things, I will select some materials that you need. They are those :
Dry Bags and Dry Box ,Bilge Pump or Sponge ,Lightweight Tent ,Synthetic Sleeping Bag,Life Jacket,Water Filter or Iodine Tablets,Sunscreen,Watch,Paddle float,Compass (that floats),Towline,Maps and charts in waterproof case,Lip balm (SPF 15+),Insect repellent (as needed),Water in bottles or reservoirs-shielding hat,GPS (loaded with map files,Emergency flares or strobe,Two-way radios (1 in lead, 1 in sweep boat).

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Boating | Answered on Sep 29, 2020


Hold down the 88/pri and the DW buttons while switching on the radio into programming mode. You'll then need the programming soft and hardware to read the radio., add the 27mhz channels and write it back to the radio. The GX300 can only store additional freq. in the p1-p0 modes

Boating | Answered on Aug 29, 2020


5_22_2013_9_45_08_pm.jpgvs.5_22_2013_9_44_20_pm.jpgA powerboat is the type of boat you traditionally think of as a motorboat or speedboat. Imagine a water skier behind it. A jet ski is a personal watercraft for 1-4 people. The passangers sit on top of a jet ski with their legs on either side.

Boating | Answered on Aug 26, 2020


First, make sure that you are trying a lifejacket that fits your weight and height. The best way to test it is to work in a pair. Hold your hands straight above your head and have someone else pull up the tops of the arm openings. If the jacket covers your face or chin, it is too large.

Boating | Answered on Aug 25, 2020


It should be on the makers tag sewed onto the jacket
otherwise contact the manufacturer on the net

Boating | Answered on Aug 25, 2020

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