Is Your Boat In The Water Or On a Trailer?

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If your boat is in the water, you’ll need to bring it in. If your boat is on a trailer, you’ll have to move it over to the side of the road or out of traffic.

If you have access to a dry lift for your vessel (such as at a marina) then this could be an option for re-powering. However, if not and your boat has been sitting long enough to become completely dried out from exposure and lack of use, then this may not be possible due to damage caused by prolonged exposure. In addition, many boats that are stored in water tend not to receive regular maintenance while they sit idle during winter months and much like cars do not start up well after sitting dormant all winter long due to poor battery condition; so consider that before deciding whether or not re-powering on a lift will work for yours!

Readout Of The Motor Used for Troubleshooting

You can check the oil level, oil pressure, and exhaust gas temperature on a Mercury motor. You can also check the water temperature and engine temperature. To troubleshoot your Mercury motor, you should also check the spark plugs, fuel filter, and fuel pump.

The readout of a well-running Mercury outboard engine will be cold or warm depending on how long it has been running. If it is cold, this means that there is something wrong with your boat’s ignition system or electrical wiring that allows current to flow through but isn’t producing enough heat to ignite the gasoline/diesel mixture in the cylinder chamber (a condition referred as “fouling”). In addition, if there are no signs of overheating like excessive exhaust gases being expelled from the tailpipe then this may indicate problems with your ignition system or electric wiring because overheating causes high discharge temperatures which makes it difficult for spark plug electrodes to function properly thus resulting in misfires when trying starting up again later on.


1: Trouble finding the information? Take pictures & contact a technician

To get the most out of this guide, you need to have a few tools and supplies on hand.

  • A digital camera or cell phone camera. You will use this to take pictures of the motor and engine compartment.
  • Some paper towels or rags—you may need these if you spill any oil or coolant during the process.
  • A screwdriver with interchangeable sockets that fit both flathead and Phillips screws (1/4″, 9/32″, 5/16″, 11/32″).

2: Find the boat engine that’s right for you and your needs

Are you looking for a boat engine that’s right for you and your needs? If so, here are some guidelines for you.

  • Mercury Marine offers a wide range of engines, from the economical four-stroke e series to the powerful Ficht carbureted models.
  • Features such as electronic fuel injection and digital ignition make our engines easy to operate while still retaining their legendary performance.
  • You’ll find everything from outboard motors that power small boats like pontoons or Jon boats to larger inboards that power cruisers, tenders, and even high-performance offshore fishing boats.
  • The power range offered by Mercury Marine can be matched with an equally broad selection of boating applications—from personal watercraft (PWCs) like Seadoos to commercial vessels such as big game fishing charters.          If you need help determining which specific model will best meet your needs, contact PartsVu.  PartsVu is a leading boat parts agency that provides amazing products and the right way to repair and fix boat damage. 

3: Repowering Made Easy

Replacing your boat’s engine is a great way to stay on the water, but it can be overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re doing. Mercury Motor Repower is here for you, so don’t stress about choosing the right motor for your boat or getting it installed properly. We have a wide selection of engines available in our stores and online, and each one comes with directions that are easy to follow.

If you need help deciding which engine is best for your needs, we have experienced staff members who will help walk you through all of your options. You can also ask them about the installation; we will be happy to provide guidance for any questions regarding this process as well!

Timely Repower Advantage of Boat’s Motor

Repowering your boat offers many advantages. The most obvious benefit is that it can save you money in the long run and give your boat a new lease on life.

Here are some of the benefits of repowering:

  • Repowered boats will last longer than their original engines did. To get the most out of your boat, you’ll want to choose an engine that’s suited for its needs and purpose—and if you’re looking at an older model that’s starting to show its age, this could be just what it needs!

Installation is easier when done correctly (and more complex when not). Once installed correctly, there won’t be any problems with running or maintenance; however, if it’s not installed correctly then there will likely be problems down the road! It all depends on who installs it too – so make sure they know what they’re doing before trying anything else