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Today, 08:00 AM
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Posted By davidwademarine

Your beef is with your local dealers and not...

Your beef is with your local dealers and not Mercury. We have done a few of the shift actuator recalls, and though the AMS models are more involved than the CMS models, thatís really a simple job and...
Today, 04:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By davidwademarine

150 Optis have the 2.5L small-vane impeller. It’s...

150 Optis have the 2.5L small-vane impeller. It’s a high pressure, low volume pump. They should be replaced annually, especially with little use. Don’t forget about the thermostats and poppet valve...
Today, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By davidwademarine

I’ll add another recommendation for Lumitec....

I’ll add another recommendation for Lumitec. Purpose-built marine lighting with simple on/off switch operation and no extra third-party controllers or apps required for their multi-color options.
Today, 03:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,452
Posted By davidwademarine

This poor horse has been beaten to death. There...

This poor horse has been beaten to death. There is only one way all the cylinders on an engine fill up with water without an obvious part failure. If there is no sign of where the water entered the...
Yesterday, 03:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By davidwademarine

Any Mercury dealer can access the CPO list.

Any Mercury dealer can access the CPO list.
Yesterday, 03:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By davidwademarine

Iíve seen many pumps overheat and not power on,...

Iíve seen many pumps overheat and not power on, but havenít seen one blow a fuse yet (since 2004). Is this a single engine application? Iíd do a thorough inspection of the power harness and make sure...
Yesterday, 03:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 245
Posted By davidwademarine

A faulty reed(s) don’t allow the engine to run...

A faulty reed(s) don’t allow the engine to run fine and then not. You’ve likely got something going on electrically. If you’re going into guardian, you’re likely getting a fault. You need to find out...
Yesterday, 03:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,067
Posted By davidwademarine

Sorry, I didnít see your response. Heat is...

Sorry, I didnít see your response. Heat is applied to the sealant and comes from a heat gun or a very small butane torch (windproof lighter). Pressure is applied from the top side with a small bottle...
08-13-2020, 04:01 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,058
Posted By davidwademarine

signmansez, you win this thread. :rofl:

signmansez, you win this thread. :rofl:
08-12-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By davidwademarine

Mercury will have the option to buy up to 5 more...

Mercury will have the option to buy up to 5 more years of extended warranty coverage, for a total of up to 8 years of coverage.

Do your research on that last 3 years of Suzuki’s extended warranty,...
08-12-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,940
Posted By davidwademarine

Which brand provides the best local dealer...

Which brand provides the best local dealer service to you?
08-11-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Posted By davidwademarine

Simrad and Lowrance are the only brands that are...

Simrad and Lowrance are the only brands that are going to integrate with Rhodan as soon as they release their NMEA2000 module. Last time we spoke to Rhodan, they expected their module to be available...
08-11-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By davidwademarine

Iíve seen the flush hose inside of the cowling...

Iíve seen the flush hose inside of the cowling twisted completely closed.
08-11-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By davidwademarine

Also, make sure you’re using at least 91 octane...

Also, make sure you’re using at least 91 octane fuel. They require it for full performance.
08-11-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By davidwademarine

Props are too big and motors are most likely...

Props are too big and motors are most likely buried. You want to reach as close to 6400 with a light load. The 350s also require 91 octane to reach full performance.
08-11-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,067
Posted By davidwademarine

If you’re going to try and remove the transducer...

If you’re going to try and remove the transducer without damaging it, you’ll need a few things. Heat, pressure, time, stainless leader, and De-Bond are your friends. I replaced a damaged B75...
08-11-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 458
Posted By davidwademarine

Those 21s are way too big for that boat or the...

Those 21s are way too big for that boat or the engines are mounted way too low. 5500 RPM is outside the recommended WOT range of 5800-6400 (tel:5800-6400). You want to be as close to 6400 as...
08-11-2020, 03:22 AM
08-10-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By davidwademarine

https://www.mercurymarine.com/en/us/gauges-and-con...

https://www.mercurymarine.com/en/us/gauges-and-controls/gauges-displays/vesselview/software/

Mercury’s website has all of the Vessel View updates and instructions for the Link module and displays....
08-10-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By davidwademarine

I need either a few clones or my own aircraft....

I need either a few clones or my own aircraft. I’ve done well by just finding fellow Mercury CSI customer service award winning dealers near most on here that are in need dealer assistance. I have...
08-10-2020, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By davidwademarine

You need a Sirius/XM SVX300 tuner and a...

You need a Sirius/XM SVX300 tuner and a Shakespeare SRA50 antenna.
08-10-2020, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By davidwademarine

Iíve done at least 15 of them without any...

Iíve done at least 15 of them without any problems. Itís on the same 8gb card that all of my Simrad updates are on.

Are yíall sure youíre selecting the VVLink file and not the file for the VV...
08-10-2020, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By davidwademarine

Make sure the display box is checked for Today’s...

Make sure the display box is checked for Today’s Active Track in the Track list.
08-10-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 499
Posted By davidwademarine

Turn the key on and bypass the start solenoid....

Turn the key on and bypass the start solenoid. Touch the main power stud and start signal post (yellow/red wire) together with something like a a screwdriver. It’s going to spark and engage the...
08-10-2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By davidwademarine

I talked with a Freeman owner a few months ago in...

I talked with a Freeman owner a few months ago in that area that had some Optimus problems. I found that Hale Marine in Savannah was a Mercury and Optimus dealer. I’ll assume they were able to...
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