help with pull start

Discussion in 'Bubba's Outboards' started by thecatman, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. thecatman

    thecatman New Member

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    i have an older mercury outboard 9.8hp and its a pull start the problem is when i go to pull the chord to start the motor it doesnt catch like its suppose to how can i fix this
     
  2. Bubbakat

    Bubbakat New Member

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    If you will post the year I'll post a blow up picture of it so you can check it out. I would take it off and use some PB blaster on the working parts and see if you can get the catch dogs to engage.
     

  3. catman-j

    catman-j New Member

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    I got engaged to a catch dog once. That was the 7 longest years of my life:smile2: