Q: My Boat motor repair issue

asked by on February 11, 2017

I have a 1997 maxum boat with a 4.3l motor that will not run after replacing the carburetor fuel pump and thermostat

Hi there. Unfortunately, we do not provide services or repair advice for off-road vehicles or mechanical components. You might be better served to contact a powersports or off-shore mechanical repair shop.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing


Experienced Mechanic?

Earn up to $70/hr

What others are asking

I replaced the oil pan gasket on pontiac g6 2006, lifted the engine up with a engine hoist and now I am all done but the enginengi

If you are referring to the height of the vehicle being off, just jounce the vehicle and it will settle at ride height. None of the suspension was removed so mis-positioning of control arm bushings would not apply. However, if...

If the thermostat is bad would it cause the heater core to not work properly?

Hello - you are correct. If the thermostat is stuck open, not allowing the engine to warm up properly, there won't much, if any, heat in the passenger compartment. However, if you are smelling coolant in the passenger area, chances...

The horn stopped working on my car. How do you make the horn blow?

Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. First check the fuse box for a fuse in the horn slot. Make sure that the fuse is there and not burned. If the fuse is burned, replace the fuse and check to see...

Break light goes out when headlights turn on.

This is most often a result of a bad ground. Your lighting has common grounds in several spots on the car. In order to locate them you will need a wiring diagram. Keep in mind, not all wiring diagram give...

CEL - P2092 code

There is a high likely hood that the camshaft position actuator for bank 2 is bad. This actuator controls oil flow to a camshaft phaser which controls the engine timing. If there is a malfunction with the timing of the...

How do I reset the average vehicle speed feature?

The average vehicle speed feature tells you the average speed that your car has been driving at since the last feature reset. Resetting the feature takes only two steps: Press the display button on the lower left side of...

Related articles

How to Tell if You Need Car Gap Insurance
Car gap insurance is also known as loan-lease payoff coverage, because it pays the difference between the value and outstanding balance of your car.
How to Replace an Evaporation Vent Solenoid
Emissions are regulated in part by the EVAP vent solenoid which goes bad when your car fails emissions testing or has extra pressure in the gas tank.
P0697 OBD-II Trouble Code: Sensor Reference Voltage “C” Circuit/Open
P0697 means there is a fault with the sensor reference voltage "C" circuit, likely due to damaged or shorted wiring or connectors.