60 hp Johnson outboard won't start is a 1983

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Old 07-06-08, 11:06 AM
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Unhappy 60 hp Johnson outboard won't start is a 1983

Hi, I was wondering if anyone could tell me what I can try to get my engine started. I had it running last weekend, now it won't fire up. I had too much oil in the gas so I diluted it and put cleaner in it and ran it with the ears for 15 minutes before traveling back home with it and now it won't spark. I changed the spark plugs and sprayed started fluid into the carb , One of my sparkplug wires was loose so I shoved it back together but I have 3 sparkplugs and am not getting the ignition to start it. There is gas going to the sparkplugs because you can see they are wet after I have tried to start the engine. I am on a waiting list to send it to a mechanic and wanted to know if there is something I can try myself. Appreciate any advise that might help. It is a 1983 and I don't have a manuel. Thx. Jean
 
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Old 07-08-08, 09:12 PM
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Talking 60hp jphnson 1987 not 83.

well nevermind then, by the way I got it started and ordered a manual. It is running a little rough but I guess I am on my own, Thanks anyway. Jean
 
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