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01-21-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By lakematdude

The Mercruiser engine serial number will not...

The Mercruiser engine serial number will not automatically show up within a scan of an ECM/PCM especially the older MEFI ECM's....If you happen to have a print-out of a scanned engine with the serial...
Forum: General Q & A
12-06-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By lakematdude

Possibly the white wire found on the black box...

Possibly the white wire found on the black box (vs the old blue control box) is a connection point for the latest type of Merc's MerCathode corrosion monitoring system that on some models seem to be...
Forum: General Q & A
08-14-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By lakematdude

To correct a twisted hose, yes the drive would...

To correct a twisted hose, yes the drive would need to come back off.....To inspect for a twist you could try turning the wheel to a full right, walk to the rear left (portside) of the boat, kneel...
Forum: General Q & A
08-14-2017, 02:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By lakematdude

In this instance the higher probable cause to...

In this instance the higher probable cause to consider inspecting first would be that your new intake water hose may now have a kink/twist in it from improper installation. If one gets in a hurry...
Forum: General Q & A
04-04-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,951
Posted By lakematdude

soonenough, Any word from Whipple regarding your...

soonenough, Any word from Whipple regarding your PCM yet?

Was following another 496 PCM issue on another forum around the same time as yours and the repair from Whipple turned out to be a failed...
Forum: General Q & A
03-20-2017, 03:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,951
Posted By lakematdude

Thanks Bup for the additional info covering the...

Thanks Bup for the additional info covering the later designed ECM/PCM's numbers. I also recall them having an ECM-09.

Unfortunately I don't have any 555 ECM's laying around and I stopped working...
03-20-2017, 02:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By lakematdude

Oh my! Well as you can see I really need the edit...

Oh my! Well as you can see I really need the edit button to work correctly since I just missed another word once again:bong: and still can't locate the save button.
03-20-2017, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By lakematdude

The "Save" button while editing posts seems to be missing on my end!

Hi guys, just letting you know that when I went to do an edit on post as I forgot to add one word so the post make better sense, I was unable to locate the "Save" my new edit button.

Is there a...
Forum: General Q & A
03-20-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,951
Posted By lakematdude

Since sutphen 30 mentioned Merc 1075 HP , it...

Since sutphen 30 mentioned Merc 1075 HP , it seems he may have opened up Mercruiser's? newer designed (PCM) 03 microprocessor (Propulsion Control Module (PCM) 03 microprocessor: Ignition System: PCM...
03-05-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By lakematdude

Since yours is a 1988 year model, Mercruiser did...

Since yours is a 1988 year model, Mercruiser did have an small issue back then with the hinge pins coming loose so they created a service bulletin with an explanation of how to properly retighten...
Forum: General Q & A
01-05-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By lakematdude

Mirage or Mirage Plus? Mirage = solid hub...

Mirage or Mirage Plus?

Mirage = solid hub typically like this,...
Forum: General Q & A
12-15-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By lakematdude

Maybe for a next time you need something, how...

Maybe for a next time you need something, how close are you to,
BAM Marine of Florida Inc
315 SW 15th Ave
Pompano Beach FL 33069
(954) 545-8681

Though it looks like Bam is taking the rest...
11-22-2016, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By lakematdude

Also we'll need to know your exact engine model,...

Also we'll need to know your exact engine model, year, serial number if possible and ECM type?

The more info you could provide us, the better we might be able to help you.
Forum: General Q & A
10-23-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,899
Posted By lakematdude

http://www.marinemechanic.com/merc/distributors/me...

http://www.marinemechanic.com/merc/distributors/mercurymarine/sterndrive/gmefi-nostart.PDF
Forum: General Q & A
10-23-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,899
Posted By lakematdude

Just to ensure you reinstalled the distributor...

Just to ensure you reinstalled the distributor correctly, see if you can open the PDF link and use the general info as an reference guide for proper installation......
Forum: General Q & A
10-23-2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,899
Posted By lakematdude

Keeping an opened mind with this project due to...

Keeping an opened mind with this project due to the GM truck in the video uses basically the same HVS distributor, coil design and Crank/CAM Shaft Sensor systems which also doesn't require setting...
Forum: General Q & A
10-22-2016, 03:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,899
Posted By lakematdude

Sorry to be the one to say this But unfortunately...

Sorry to be the one to say this But unfortunately with the electronics systems your mechanical Throttle and Shift MERCRUISER 6.2 MPI BRAVO engine model number 4R42027US 'That uses the ECM # 555 was...
Forum: General Q & A
10-21-2016, 04:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,899
Posted By lakematdude

Hi There, Just a few questions to start off with...

Hi There, Just a few questions to start off with for you.

1) What year is the Mercruiser engine? Better yet, do you have the engine serial number handy?...
Forum: General Q & A
10-02-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By lakematdude

Bup is correct, the latest OEM fuel filter...

Bup is correct, the latest OEM fuel filter cartridge part number now offers 2 O-rings vs the one O-ring the old OEM number use to come with and the aftermarket fuel filter by Sierra Marine which is...
Forum: General Q & A
09-28-2016, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By lakematdude

Being the main base of manufacturing is within...

Being the main base of manufacturing is within the U.S, Merc rates their specs in U.S Gallons and offers metric liters too.
Below is just some general guides of possible interest for you. ...
Forum: General Q & A
09-28-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By lakematdude

Question Just to help verify the clarity, Is that two...

Just to help verify the clarity, Is that two photos merged into almost one photo of the port and starboard side exhaust?

What exhaust system (brand) do you believe to have installed as that don't...
Forum: General Q & A
07-29-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By lakematdude

What year is the engine? Better yet, what is the...

What year is the engine? Better yet, what is the engine serial number?
What do the spark plugs look like?
What fuel pressure are you seeing on the tester gauge?
Has the engine been scanned on a...
Forum: General Q & A
07-08-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,112
Posted By lakematdude

If the engine is stock than 200 degrees is really...

If the engine is stock than 200 degrees is really concerning and honestly should be addressed if truly accurate. The waning horn should be sounding off right around 196 degrees I believe this one to...
Forum: General Q & A
06-25-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 688
Posted By lakematdude

Your Mercruiser engine serial number is always...

Your Mercruiser engine serial number is always the best way to help find correct parts, But item number 15 in the following link looks to be the Blue Idle Air Valve Assembly you are asking for,...
Forum: General Q & A
06-20-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,229
Posted By lakematdude

Did you inspect/change the little filter screen...

Did you inspect/change the little filter screen under the regulator? If it clogged, you can get high fuel pressure. Item number 16,...
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