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Old 10 October 2009, 11:37   #1
Country: UK - England
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Make: picton
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Engine: mercury 402 40hp blu
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evinrude 40 hp, no spark

hello me again,
i have just been given an old evinrude 40hp twin spark, the thing has no spark, its been stood up for a while, any pointers on where to start?
any help would be greatfull
thanks dan

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Old 17 October 2009, 05:38   #2
Country: UK - England
Town: Surrey
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no spark

dan you need to check if you have any AC VOLTAGE COMING OUT OF THE STATOR ASSY . Now this all depends on what model, year your outboard is ? Has this engine got a switchbox assy or powerpack as evinrude call them ? Its a rectangle box on the side of it with wires coming from under the flywheel and wires going off too the ignition coils . If it has you need to get a metre and set too AC and check the voltage of the wires coming from under the flywhell going onto the pack . NOW the powerpack changes the voltage too DC which is battery 12v to send too ignition coils . If you have voltage going onto the pack then you need too check the output voltage going too the coils . if no output pack is faulty . HEY check all you engine black grounds are good . Sounds all confusing this . any other ? let me know . baz
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