mercury 650 not getting spark

Reply

  #1  
Old 08-16-09, 08:28 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: michigan
Posts: 1
mercury 650 not getting spark

I have a mercury 650 cylinder outboard motor. It cranks fine but only gets spark when the ignition is turned from crank to run and the flywheel is still rotating til it stops. all the wires test good for continuity, the distributor is new, what could be the problem?
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 08-17-09, 06:15 PM
Member
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Montgomery MN
Posts: 541
Check for power coming out of your key switch. I would guess the mag. is getting power from the start circuit but not the run circuit. I think it might have a M for magneto and a I for the run circuit on the back of the key switch.

Another thing it might be is a kill switch.
 
  #3  
Old 02-01-10, 08:32 PM
Member
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: new zealand
Posts: 1
hey usmc999054.
I have the exact same problim and outboard
Have you worked out what caused it?
Any help would be great.
Thanks
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes