Covers, Other Mercury 15hp starts but dies when put in gear. When the motor is sputtering it sounds like its missing/not firing all cylinders. Acessories, Fishing Outriggers & Deals, Trailering Pumps, Marine Pump Replacement OUTBOARD STARTS BUT DIES WHEN YOU PUT IT INTO GEAR. Viewing 13 posts - 1 through 13 (of 13 total) davespurlin Replies: 9 Topics: 3 July 23, 2018 at 1:33 am #10637. Never be afraid to ask for help. Restarts easily - one pull - but then runs a couple of minutes and dies. Don't get stuck at the boat ramp - fix your outboards fast, with these basic troubleshooting tips. But she wasn't Jane. Check to make sure that no water is present in your fuel supply. [I] [have been] told [the cause of the non-start] might be the [spark ignition] coils or trouble with the drive belt. Accessories, Pontoon Bimini Did not use it all year due to health problems. Ask Your Own Boat Question. Bullet Skimmer, Paint and Guide, Boat If the boat has an engine kill switch, make sure the lanyard key is properly connected by removing it and reattaching it to the switch. Category: Boat. Outboard Motors. Mercury 15hp ego 2020 Not rated yet Starts right run for a few minutes then dies may start back up and dies. Home › Forum › Ask A Member › Motor starts then dies. Starts first pull, which was a surprise. Sea foam added to the tanks is a very good thing. Accessories, Big Jon I have changed [the spark] plugs and fuel filter. It may not display this or other websites correctly. Helm Seats, Shop Deals, Dealer Protection, Dock Storage & Financing, Iboats Communication, Auto Pilot Tables, Minn Kota Mercury Marine, based in Wisconsin, has been making Mercury outboard motors in two- and four-stroke versions ranging from 2.5 to 350 horsepower for more than 75 years, though the company's first motors did not have as much horsepower as some of its current motors. Furniture, Boat Seat Pedestals & My 1993 Johnson 25hp starts up, runs for a few seconds then turns off, then it's hard to start without using the key switch electrical primer. This topic has 12 replies, 8 voices, and was last updated 2 years, 1 month ago by davespurlin. My 97-98 Mercury 40hp outboard won't start after it has warmed up. If you can smell fuel, then this has probably already happened. Forums, Find Covers, Boat Shrink Wrap After it turns off, I let it sit for 10 minutes, and she starts right up without priming and runs fine till she dies again. Parts, Boat Tubing & Platforms, Slide Nobody makes a more reliable, powerful, and efficient lineup of outboard motors than Mercury: Verado, Pro XS, FourStroke, SeaPro, and Jet. CONCLUSION. Parts, Inflatable Under load it will run for a couple of minutes, then dies. Manufacturer, Boat Tables & Washington, DCThe following issues might arise when attempting to start the car after it has been fully assembled. I assume you have the 6 gallon tank with the hose and bulb. & Currently, there are 0 users and 1 guest visiting this topic. Fasteners, Boat Windshield It is a 14hp Crescent long-shaft outboard, cant buy a manual for it, its too old. Basic Troubleshooting When Your Outboard Won't Start. Next, do the fuel pump and try to get it running. Tops, Bimini Top Seats, Offshore Boat Reply. Rollers, Boat Trailer It will start, stall, My two stroke engine, starts ok revs up, then stops, I think it might be sucking in air, bubbles are coming back out of the float chamber into the fuel pipe, I need to fix it can anyone help, where do I start? It starts, idles somewhat roughly, dies after a few minutes. Outboard motor starts then dies Outboard motor starts then dies The engine always starts until the first start of the next day. Viewing 13 posts - 1 through 13 (of 13 total) davespurlin Replies: 9 Chissy. Lights, Boat Trailer Deals, Paint & Maintenance Locks, Boat Deck When I first got it I had no spark so I replaced the stator. An outboard engine usually idles a lot lower in gear, than when it is in neutral. Acessories, Fish Cleaning Video, GPS Chartplotters & Honda BF8, 4 stroke outboard. All rights reserved. Mercury outboards are one of the most popular outboards on the water. "Hard work always beats great talent, when great talent doesn't work hard. Kits, Boat Trailer I tried to start it twice and on the third try I kept my foot on the gas at 800 RPM to no avail. I did have an issue with losing prime but I fixed a few spots that leaked fuel and was sucking in a little air. For 6 month, at 1st start in the morning, engine starts, then dies right after starting, but after 2nd start everything is fine & I can drive hundreds of miles. 2003 Mariner 3.3... starting problems appear to be solved. 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