Need to go somewhere and the outboard won’t start? Or worried about trying to go somewhere and having a problem with the motor and not getting home?
I’m not an outboard mechanic by any stretch of the imagination, but close to 50 years of running them have taught me what the common problems are. 14 simple things to check if the outboard won’t start — along with how to fix them at least well enough to get home. No mechanical skills needed!
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