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Honest Honda Mechanic in Fort Myers

Old 08-09-2010, 11:21 AM
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I've got a 90hp Honda 4-stroke that needs some carb work. When I pump the bulb fuel flows from the silver disk on the side of the carb. And the boat won't idle. It runs when throttled but as soon as it's back into neutral idle position it dies.

Thanks in advance.

I say honest because I had another local mechanic do some work for me and they did a p!ss poor job and it took forever.
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Old 08-09-2010, 05:16 PM
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Stuck float. Give the side of the carb bowl a few good taps.
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Old 08-09-2010, 05:40 PM
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Had the same thing happen on my 75 carbed Honda. Take a piece of wood and place it up against the carb. Have someone squeeze the fuel primer bulb as you give the board a couiple of good shots with the hammer.
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Old 08-09-2010, 05:52 PM
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Honda mechanics? Got an honest one in Key West and a crook in the lower Keys, but that probably doesn't help much on your side.

I'm with the "try the block of wood or soft hammer" guys.
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Old 08-10-2010, 06:17 AM
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I guess I'll try the block and hammer method first.

Thanks for the advice.
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Old 08-10-2010, 03:51 PM
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Try Abel marine in Englewood. I had work done there last April and I really liked them and was treated very fairly. They are a Honda dealer.
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Old 08-10-2010, 04:09 PM
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my honest opinion, just spend the extra $$$ and take it to an authorize dealer in your area or drive a little bit farther to one. it's well worth it
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