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Re: Brand new Honda 5HP Outboard won't start - should I switch mfg?
Although everyone likes to blame ethanol, here are a couple of facts :
Non-ethanol gas leaves a residue when it evaporates.
I've been running ethanol gas in my outboards for years, with no problems - due, I believe to using the above good practices.
This is a brand new outboard, so there will be no material compatibility issues.
Bristol 31.1, San Francisco Bay
Last edited by MarkSF; 08-11-2014 at 10:24 AM.