Mercury 2 stoke prob
Now after reading Hightowers thread it sounds a reasonably similar prob.
2 weeks ago the fuel tanks were stripped and cleaned, new filter, carbs stripped and "meticulously" cleaned.
Before that engine would run but just be slow to get up to revs (hence why the clean).
Now runs ropey at low revs and keeps cutting out. Was advised by outboard speacialists to "thrappp" it as despite them "meticulously" cleaning the carbs they thought that there was a blocked main jet.
So today flat conditions - ideal for "thrapping" a 200 and off I set. Had to choke it up to even get it on the plane and duly "thrapped" got half way to Osborne Bay and with out warning it died. Started up and set off again ready for the "thrapping" of ts life and same thing dead.
This time,however, could not start. AT ALL. Checked fuel, checked oil, checked battery, waited incase I had flooded it - Nope, pumped and primed, Nope.
Flagged down nice people in another RIB (THANK YOU SO MUCH) who very very kindly towed me into Cowes :-(..
So now what have bill from outboard shop that needs paying and a boat that won't work...
The joys of boat ownership.
It is old and I know you can not polish a turd, but never the less I'd like to be able to use it.
Anyway now that's off my chest - any ideas as to problems, solutions etc etc??
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