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01-13-2020, 05:49 AM
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Posted By LeakinLena

I would also check spark (timing light on each...

I would also check spark (timing light on each plug wire will confirm regular spark to each cylinder) and timing pickup/advance and associated linkage. OEM or SELOC service manual will save you a lot...
12-28-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By LeakinLena

Some shift dog “chatter” is common when shifting...

Some shift dog “chatter” is common when shifting gradually/slowly. Following service manual procedure for adjusting cable length may(not) improve the condition. Smooth cable operation and shifting ...
12-28-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 941
Posted By LeakinLena

PRV(s) and thermostat(s) should be inspected...

PRV(s) and thermostat(s) should be inspected and/or replaced first if for no other reason than it may (not) solve your problem and is inexpensive preventative maintenance. If you still have...
12-27-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By LeakinLena

Looks like right stuff. Be careful not to nick...

Looks like right stuff. Be careful not to nick openings if you adhere to back of panel before cutting. I’m guessing exacto knife and/or scissors will give the precise control needed. Cutting with...
12-27-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By LeakinLena

More reason to use gasket material. All reputable...

More reason to use gasket material. All reputable sealant manufacturers list minimum bead thickness on cartridge because sealant beads that are too thin result in cohesive failure (see above)....
12-27-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By LeakinLena

Sealant bead is too thin. It will have a cohesive...

Sealant bead is too thin. It will have a cohesive failure (split down the middle) if it sticks to both substrates. This is really a compressed gasket/weatherstrip application.
12-22-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By LeakinLena

I had an ‘84 V4 Johnson that had same symptom....

I had an ‘84 V4 Johnson that had same symptom. Turns out carburetor float used to stick in up/closed position when engine was tilted. I left engine down when I could. If engine wouldn’t start after...
12-21-2019, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By LeakinLena

Submerging lower unit in a “test tank” in the...

Submerging lower unit in a “test tank” in the driveway will reduce but not eliminate the noise and provide desired test but is kind of a PITA. Some lower units will fit in a trash barrel. If not you...
12-20-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By LeakinLena

You don’t have to start the motor to “set” the...

You don’t have to start the motor to “set” the impeller vanes on hose...pull the emergency start key and just turn the motor over a few revolutions.
12-20-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By LeakinLena

All pressure sensors are “mechanical.” An...

All pressure sensors are “mechanical.” An integral transducer or “sender” converts sensor mechanical movement to electric signal (e.g. 0-10 volts, 2-10 volts, 4-20 mA, etc). Sensors/transducers send...
12-08-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By LeakinLena

It’s simple really. Use only cable, wire and...

It’s simple really. Use only cable, wire and crimp on heat shrink connectors rated for marine use which can be found at your local chandlery or on line (e.g. Marine Wire, Boat Wiring & Marine...
10-18-2019, 04:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By LeakinLena

Good comparison. The 6 idle screw adjustments on...

Good comparison. The 6 idle screw adjustments on carburetors adjust fuel flow (closed/leaner open/richer) to each cylinder. There is also an adjusting screw on linkage that moves all throttle plates...
10-17-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By LeakinLena

What Pete H said sort of...buy an inexpensive...

What Pete H said sort of...buy an inexpensive digital battery powered inductive tachometer (<$20) at Harbor Freight or similar and hook it up to engine on double side tape where you can see it while...
10-16-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By LeakinLena

Linkage ends are plastic sockets that “snap” onto...

Linkage ends are plastic sockets that “snap” onto metal balls. It’s a good idea to put single layer of duct tape on appropriate size flat head screwdriver to insert under socket against ball and...
10-16-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By LeakinLena

Linkage between carbs and timing on Yamahas with...

Linkage between carbs and timing on Yamahas with three 2 barrel carbs have fixed ends with press fit connections (no adjustments). Adustable linkages (timing pick up and advance, auto oiler, etc.)...
10-15-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,567
Posted By LeakinLena

x2 Carb linkage adjustments rarely move or need...

x2
Carb linkage adjustments rarely move or need adjustment once set by the factory or dealer. Check all linkage dimensions against OEM service manual specs first and if close leave them alone. You...
10-15-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By LeakinLena

Look for twist out removable bulb socket. If none...

Look for twist out removable bulb socket. If none remove gauge from panel to see if it can be disassembled for bulb replacement. You may have to remove lens bezel.
10-02-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By LeakinLena

You engine has six idle air adjustment screws...

You engine has six idle air adjustment screws with springs to maintain adjustments (see part 25 and 24 at https://www.boats.net/catalog/yamaha/outboard-by-hp/200hp/s200txrw-1998/carburetor) which...
09-30-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 760
Posted By LeakinLena

Readings from different compression gauges are...

Readings from different compression gauges are often not consistent. Warm up engine to normal operating temp then check compression of all cylinders with kill switch lanyard removed (so it won’t...
09-24-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By LeakinLena

Battery with bad cell only produces 10VDC and...

Battery with bad cell only produces 10VDC and would affect T&T. T&T also consumes more power than all other outboard electrical systems except starter so you should inspect and clean all connections.
09-19-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,343
Posted By LeakinLena

https://www.boats.com/reviews/jersey-36-dawn-used-...

https://www.boats.com/reviews/jersey-36-dawn-used-boat-review/

and a 40' review https://www.soundingsonline.com/boats/jersey-40
09-19-2019, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By LeakinLena

boats.net ignition assembly diagrams for all 1999...

boats.net ignition assembly diagrams for all 1999 & 2000 130hp engines show the same spark lead assembly (part #582365)...
09-18-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By LeakinLena

I would not put in new plywood base but I would...

I would not put in new plywood base but I would reinstall the drain/limber tube so water passes from forward to aft compartments under the fuel tank without intruding into the fuel compartment. I...
09-15-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By LeakinLena

Sounds more like a problem with the rectifier...

Sounds more like a problem with the rectifier which usually comes packaged on the alternator so you might as well bite the bullet…
09-13-2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By LeakinLena

Teak or mahogany with scarf joints are most...

Teak or mahogany with scarf joints are most common. You could also consider black locust which is extremely rot resistant but not commonly used or available. BTW fresh-, not salt-, water causes rot.
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