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Need to strip it down and check the motor or any seized parts.

Also check that you have a return as well as a live feed. IIRC, there is one live and two returns, one for up and one for down.

Google the model number and the words 'parts schematic'.

Boating | Answered 2 days ago


feelfree kayak drain plug-threaded from Austin kayak, at about $4, is an exact fit for the eagle talon 12. Threads match so just screw it in. It comes with the female base plate but unless your screws are cross threaded, you won't need that part.

Field & Stream... | Answered 2 days ago


Adampeake how do you download free from the web link
they wanted $19.99USD

Clymer... | Answered 2 days ago


very basic carbs ! clean all jets and emulsion tube then check the float needle is clean and the tip isnt grooved , blow threw all ports etc and then refit and set the mix screw 1.5 turns out for starters then run up in a tub of water and fine tune till its happy to idle and rev up ! make of engine ??

Clymer Marine... | Answered 2 days ago


When I worked boats years ago. We had a brand new boat gettin water in it. Finally found that the bell housing had a porrous casting in it allowing water to seap in from the exhaust port.

Boating | Answered on Apr 17, 2019


it sounds like your carburetor float is stuck,sometimes you can tap on the carb. bowl to dislodge the stuck float.carburetor probably needs cleaning.what type gas have you been using?need to use only non ethanol fuel.

Johnson Boating | Answered on Apr 16, 2019


In my part of the world, break in is 25.1 then run 50.1. Back to mercury school for a refresher course.

Mercury Boating | Answered on Apr 14, 2019

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