piss stream question

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Old 08-31-09, 06:36 PM
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piss stream question

88 merc 2 stroke tiller model. i get a good piss stream at slow and fast speed for about 10 seconds
then i get about a 6 second span of just sputter, then the 10 seconds of good stream, then the 6 of sputter and this goes on the entire duration of fishing trip.
its the same everytime like clockwork. any ideas ?

been trying to figgure out this dang boats problems all summer
 
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Old 08-31-09, 06:52 PM
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It sounds like you are getting air in the water pick up.
The tube from the pump to the motor may be cracked or a O-ring seal for the tube may be twisted or bad.


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Old 09-01-09, 04:53 PM
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dang

looks like ill be dropping the lower unit then. thanks for reply
 
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