1998 johnson 175hp outboard

Discussion in 'Outboards' started by millard54, Jul 13, 2019 at 2:09 PM.

  1. millard54
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    millard54 New Member

    I had boat running good yesterday on earmuffs and hose . took it to a lake 15 miles away and I dont have spark at the plugs any idea what is wrong ? motor turns over fine any ideas would be great
     
  2. Mr Efficiency
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    Mr Efficiency Senior Member

    How did you establish there is no spark at any plugs ?
     
  3. KeithO
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    KeithO Junior Member

    Did you try to crank it with spark plugs disconnected / removed ? Sometimes that can cause the CDI to fail. It is a major PIA to replace ignition systems on outboards, PWC etc given how much money people want for replacements - if there are any...
     

  4. Mr Efficiency
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    Mr Efficiency Senior Member

    He needs the workshop manual, a multitester from an electronics or auto shop, consult troubleshooting and test the components.
     
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