SailNet Community - View Single Post - New Honda 2.3 outboard not running
View Single Post
Old 07-08-2013
MarkSF MarkSF is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: San Francisco Bay area
Posts: 2,334
Thanks: 4
Thanked 48 Times in 48 Posts
Rep Power: 4
MarkSF is on a distinguished road
Re: New Honda 2.3 outboard not running

Originally Posted by CaribDream View Post
This engine is only about a month old. Oldest gas would be 2 weeks and all I run is super 93 octane. I could understand if I had fuel that was a month or more old - but that's not the case. If Honda wants to charge me on this, I'll be moving to another brand plain and simple.
If you did not run the carb dry or drain it after the first two trips, that is sufficient to block the jets on these little carbs.

Edit : just saw your last post. Cool. But I still recommend running dry at least, or draining better still.
1984 Bristol 31.1
Alameda, California, USA
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook