Re: Having some problems

From: Mike Cole <mikec@...>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 14:43:40 -0400


Those engine about that era had overheating problems with the coils. When
the coils get hot everything shuts down. Then when the coil cools of,
everything works fine again.

Mike R. Cole
----- Original Message -----
From: <pated66@...>
To: <omc-boats@...>
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2001 9:54 AM
Subject: Having some problems

> Looking for any suggestions at this point.
> I know I'm the oddball in the group having an Evinrude V-4 90hp I/O, but
maybe some of you have experienced similar problems.
> I can only run for about 15 min or so on the water before she overheats.
I have installed a new impellor, made sure the water p/u was clear, checked
and even ran without the thermostat parts in the mid unit.
> she is pumping water, and I connected a hose inline with the line that
runs between the heads and ran for 20+ min without a problem.
> I'm thinking of pulling the head covers and checking the water passages
> This boat sat for a number of years before I got it so i thought there may
be some creepy crawly creatures in there, or some other blockage. Beyond
that, all I can think of is that she knows when I get paid and gives me
problems the day before :-)
> The other thing, although not as severe, is that because of sitting, the
fuel comming out of the tank is dark. Just a chemicle reaction, or should
the tank be replaced?
> Thanks
> Paul
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