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844-MUD-SKIP

M-F, 9am-4pm EST

Technical Help

 

ENGINE WON'T START 

  1. CHECK FOR PROPER OIL LEVEL
  2. CHECK BATTERY TERMINAL
  3. CHECK BATTERY CAPACITY
  4. CHECK FUSE INSIDE KEY SWITCH HOUSING
  5. CHECK AIR BOX FOR DEBRIS
  6. CHECK ALL WIRE CONNECTIONS
  7. CHECK FUEL LEVEL
  8. CHECK QUALITY OF AIR FILTER AND SPARK PLUG (DEPENDING ON HOURS OF USE)

PROP NOT SPINNING 

  1. CHECK KEY WAY AT PROP
  2. CHECK KEY WAY AT CRANK SHAFT
  3. CHECK FLEX SHAFT OR LONG TAIL SHAFT
  4. INSPECT ALL COMPONENTS FOR PROPER GREASING, INSTALLATION, AND WEAR.

TRIM ISSUES

  1. ENSURE PROP SIZE IS ADEQUATE COMPARED TO ENGINE AND BOAT SIZE
  2. CHECK PROP FOR DAMAGE
  3. ENSURE PROP IS PARRALLEL WITH THE TRANSOM OF THE VESSEL
  4. PROP SHOULD BE HALF IN THE WATER AND HALF ABOVE THE WATER
  5. CHECK VESSEL SPECIFICATIONS TO ENSURE THE UNIT IS THE CORRECT SIZE FOR YOUR APPLICATION
  6. BE SURE WEIGHT IS DISTRIBUTED EVENLY THROUGHOUT THE VESSEL
  7. IF PROP FEELS LIKE IT IS SPINNING OUT OF WATER, A CAVITATION PLATE WILL HELP FLOOD THE PROP
  8. IF PROP IS JUMPING OUT OF THE WATER, ADJUST SKEG BY BENDING SLIGHTLY TOWARDS THE PORT SIDE OF THE VESSEL

IF YOU ARE STILL HAVING ISSUES CALL US 315-946-9400 M-F 9-4

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO MAKE MODIFICATIONS, SUCH AS SWAPPING WIRE LOCATIONS, OR UNPLUGGING WIRES WITHOUT CONSULTING A MUD-SKIPPER REPRESENTITIVE FIRST. 

 

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