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Old 07 July 2020, 07:50   #1
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Outboard motor repair help

Hi

Anyone recommend a good mechanic to assess and repair my outboard. It's a 50hp Merc 1989 2 stroke .
It idles ok but spurts and dies , dies or does not accelerate ..

Looking for a northern mechanic recommend
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Old 07 July 2020, 12:59   #2
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North West outboards have a good following on Facebook and travel to you

SSI marine Manchester (Wigan)

I haven't any direct experience of using either of the above as i have always tried to fix/service all my 2smoke mercury engine's
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Old 08 July 2020, 02:51   #3
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Give the carb a clean. Itís remarkably easy to do. Just donít change any of the air mixture settings unless you want to spend time resetting them.
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Old 08 July 2020, 16:31   #4
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As has been said a carb clean and a fuel pump diaphragm kit, new plugs, fuel filter.

These things are pretty simple to service and fix and with plenty of help from youtube clips, I actually have a official merc workshop manual for my 60hp 2S so if you needed a copy of a page or two I could send you them.

You also learn plenty by doing it yourself.

just a thought.

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