Mercury Parts       Mercury Marine Parts
 
Mercury Marine Parts Forum Mercury Outboard Parts Discussion Forum Mercury Outboard Parts Boat Parts Mercury Outboard Parts Forum Outboard Motor Parts Contact Us
Mercury Parts Mercury
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 11-12-2017, 08:17 PM
RDK RDK is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Posts: 2
Default 135 2stroke flooding

I have a 1997 Merc 135 2 stroke that wont restart after being off for around 10 mins (give or take). It appears to be flooded. Engine will spin with no sign of firing. Finally after tilting full up it will fire. (Was heading in using Motor Guide trolling motor and decided to try once more). Engine will restart immediately if turned off and then back on... only a problem if it sits for a while. I took it to a repair shop and they adjusted the Carbs and set the timing but it`s still a problem. The bulb will be tight on the fuel line. I suspect a float is leaking... the ser # is OG 584299 very frustrating
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 11-13-2017, 10:58 AM
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Lake Placid, Fl
Posts: 2,085
Default

If it is flooding then remove and clean carbs, check floats and replace float valves.
If have a timing light then check each cylinder for fire when engine fails to start back up, clamp timing light to spark plug wire and crank engine over and see if timing light flashes. If do have one or more cylinders not firing then ignition system would need to be tested at time engine fails to run in order to find which ignition component is bad, if engine runs ok then ignition will test ok.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:27 PM.

Outboard Parts

Other Forums
Yamaha Parts
Suzuki Parts
Evinrude Parts
Johnson Parts
Honda Parts

Copyright 2000 - 2017, Outdoor Network LLC