Originally Posted by hapuka
Was the motor
running when you submerged it? When I get the outboard
back if it plays up again I will lose the plot. The mechanic
has spoken to the experts at Suzuki and sent them computer print outs from the outboard
Which is supposed to help them trouble shot the fault. Between all of them you would think they find the problem.
I think maybe it was at low speed. It had laid over on its side and begun to suck some crankcase oil
through the breather and running slow when it fell in.
Everything was full of salt water
, crankcase and both cylinders. Took about a half hour or more before I got it aboard the big boat and flushed out the water
from the cylinders with fresh etc and got it running again. Had to dry the plugs with alcohol to get them firing. Several oil
flushes and of course a good soap and water
wash later and it runs fine, so far
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