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#11510016 - 03/29/16 09:39 PM Need Good Merc 4 stroke mechanic in west Houston.
Garey Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 19
Loc: Texas,Harris
My 2011 Mercury 4 stroke has been in to BPS twice in the past year for fuel lift pump failures. They have replaced both lift pumps but it only lasts a few months. Each time they keep the boat about 6 weeks. Now less than 6 months later it is having the same symptoms. Unfortunately this time it has happened on the first day of vacation. I know if I go back to BPS the fishing vacation will not happen. I'm just wondering if anyone can recommend a good Mercury mechanic in West Houston that might be able to get me back on the water this week. I know it is busy season for marine shops but I thought I would throw it out there in just in case. Sure hate loosing the chance to fish this week.


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#11512749 - 03/30/16 09:23 PM Re: Need Good Merc 4 stroke mechanic in west Houston. [Re: Garey]
Ol Man River Offline
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Registered: 06/16/11
Posts: 1509
Loc: Orange, Texas
What size engine? What boat do you have?

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#11512857 - 03/30/16 10:13 PM Re: Need Good Merc 4 stroke mechanic in west Houston. [Re: Ol Man River]
Garey Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 19
Loc: Texas,Harris
It's a 2011 Mercury efi four stroke. The boat is 2011 Tracker ProGuide 175WT. That's a 17-1/2 ft Aluminum boat.

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#11513864 - 03/31/16 11:43 AM Re: Need Good Merc 4 stroke mechanic in west Houston. [Re: Garey]
KingwoodCat Offline
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Registered: 10/30/04
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Loc: Broaddus TX
I can't help you in West Houston, but William Bowden of Bowden Marine in Atascocita is as good a Merc Man as there is. If he can't fix it, his dad can.
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#11516807 - 04/01/16 06:05 PM Re: Need Good Merc 4 stroke mechanic in west Houston. [Re: KingwoodCat]
TxRanger1 Offline
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Registered: 12/31/15
Posts: 328
Loc: Humble,Tx
Originally Posted By: KingwoodCat
I can't help you in West Houston, but William Bowden of Bowden Marine in Atascocita is as good a Merc Man as there is. If he can't fix it, his dad can.


what he said

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