I have inherited this engine
along with our new boat. It has not been used often over the 11 years and it is not happy.
It has an external fuel tank
and while it started the first few times it now refuses to play. I also suspect it has been in the drink at least once (tiny salt
crystals around the plastics)
It turns over fine, but there is no attempt to fire.
Is it worth taking it to bits and cleaning
it out? Or should I pay and have a dealer / technician have a look. The other alternative is sell it not currently working, but I really don't want to do that as it did work a few days ago.
/ fixing it is the right thing to do - what should I concentrate on?
All sensible advice appreciated.
BTW -we don't like it anyway as it is much too heavy to manhandle on and off the rail and we are seriously considering a 2.5hp Honda
/ Yamaha / Suzuki instead.