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#11126671 - 09/25/15 08:52 AM 1998 mercury 200 efi
johnathonmharding Offline
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Does 98 merc 200 efi have thermostat? Boat is peeing water just fine its just really hot when its coming out, gauge isnt showing its over heating
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#11126880 - 09/25/15 09:57 AM Re: 1998 mercury 200 efi [Re: johnathonmharding]
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yes. one on topside of each head.
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#11127034 - 09/25/15 10:59 AM Re: 1998 mercury 200 efi [Re: steve@scp]
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Easy to diy?
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#11129088 - 09/26/15 02:44 PM Re: 1998 mercury 200 efi [Re: johnathonmharding]
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Very easy.

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#11129247 - 09/26/15 04:22 PM Re: 1998 mercury 200 efi [Re: johnathonmharding]
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Originally Posted By: johnathonmharding
Does 98 merc 200 efi have thermostat? Boat is peeing water just fine its just really hot when its coming out, gauge isnt showing its over heating


sounds like you don't have a problem.
how do you know it is hot ? gauge, or your finger.
at idle it is about 130-140 out of the thermo's
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#11129250 - 09/26/15 04:23 PM Re: 1998 mercury 200 efi [Re: johnathonmharding]
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Isn't it suppose to be hot water coming out? It just cooled a hot engine
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#11130061 - 09/26/15 11:00 PM Re: 1998 mercury 200 efi [Re: johnathonmharding]
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Should be warm to the touch but not steaming hot.
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#11130109 - 09/27/15 04:40 AM Re: 1998 mercury 200 efi [Re: johnathonmharding]
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Went ahead dropped lower unit changed out impeller now waitn for water pump base assembly it was kinda warped from gettn 2 hot
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