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  1. Thanks for all your input you have given me some...

    Thanks for all your input you have given me some helpful direction. What has occurred to me however is that this issue coincided with me installing new transom mounted transducer. The location hasn’t...
  2. On my last outing it pretty much happened...

    On my last outing it pretty much happened instantly each time I advanced to WOT (seconds not minutes)
  3. I have heard that the oil tank float system can...

    I have heard that the oil tank float system can be problematic. Could this be the early stages of float switch failure? I.e. triggered when operating boat at WOT?
  4. No work done on control box. Only installed a new...

    No work done on control box. Only installed a new sounder in boat.
  5. I assume you mean after alarm has sounded after...

    I assume you mean after alarm has sounded after running at WOT? Also is it normal for the alarm to immediately stop after putting in neutral? Or should it keep sounding until engines cools down I.e....
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    You are correct. It was set to knots not kph....

    You are correct. It was set to knots not kph. Thanks for pointing out!
  7. Around 5200 rpm. Serial number 1B826880. I don’t...

    Around 5200 rpm. Serial number 1B826880. I don’t believe this motor has over rev warning as it has never alarmed in the 11 years I have owned it...
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    Incorrect SOG reading on new Elite FS

    I installed a new Elite FS 7 however the GPS speed over ground reading is lower than actual. Unit reads 30km/h when I know I am travelling at close to 60km/hr. Any ideas why or how to fix?
  9. 2010 Mercury 75HP 2 stroke ELPTO alarm at WOT

    on my last 2 outings an alarm has sounded when I ran at WOT. Slowed to neutral and alarm stopped. Alarm (continuous beep) would only sound again if I ran at WOT. All other speed/rpm ok. Water pump...
  10. Ok thanks. I’ll give it a try. BTW transducer is...

    Ok thanks. I’ll give it a try. BTW transducer is transom mount skimmer type (totalscan)...
  11. Elite Ti 200kHz and high chirp losing bottom but 83kHz and medium chirp ok

    After using for the last 2-3 years without problem I am now having issue with high chirp and 200kHz sonar periodically losing bottom. (Medium chirp and 83kHz is ok and not affected). This issue is...
  12. Dropped the leg and re-sealed. Now onto the...

    Dropped the leg and re-sealed. Now onto the trailer bearings! Thanks for all your comments ...
  13. Mmm. Do I drop the lower unit again and reseal?

    Mmm. Do I drop the lower unit again and reseal?
  14. Any thoughts or comments on this?

    Any thoughts or comments on this?
  15. RTV cure time before test run after water pump impeller change

    Just serviced water pump on my Mercury 75HP ELPTO for the first time. All went like clockwork (thanks to advice and guidance from this forum). Used the red RTV as per manual. I ran motor on muffs...
  16. RTV silicon water pump service on lower unit 75HP ELPTO

    I have read previously (probably somewhere on this forum) that you should allow RTV silicon (separating exhaust from water pump) to cure before Re-installing the lower unit after water pump service....
  17. Grounding spark plug leads during compression test

    In addition to switching the lanyard kill switch to off position and using key start to crank engine I have come across the idea of slipping spark plug lead boots over a lug or bold head on outboard...
  18. 75HP 2 stroke ELPTO 2010 lower unit remove & instal question about forward or neutral

    I haven't done this before so I want to get it right before I start. Have watched lots of videos, read this forum and now I have what seems a contradiction in the service Mercury manual

    The...
  19. 3 cylinder 2010 model ELPTO

    3 cylinder 2010 model ELPTO
  20. Mercury 75hp 2 stroke. I use in saltwater...

    Mercury 75hp 2 stroke. I use in saltwater...
  21. Loctite red, blue or 2-4-c grease for lower unit threads and water pump bolts

    Havenít been able to get a definitive answer on which is best. Opinion?
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    Annual service of 75HP ELPTO 2 stroke

    I have had dealer service my outboard from new (last 8 years). I have studied and learnt a lot about how my engine works and major parts etc. Iíd like to try and do the next service myself. I am...
  23. HT spark plug leads for Mercury 75HP 2 stroke ELPTO

    What are your thoughts on replacing the HT spark plug leads on a 2 stroke outboard as a 'preventative' maintenance task?
  24. fuel pump problem on Mercury 75hp 2 stroke ELPTO?

    How often should one replace fuel pump diaphragm on a Mercury 75HP 2 stroke (75 ELPTO)? I have noticed on recent trips (last month or so) that it feels like outboard is starting to 'surge' between...
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