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Mate
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Registered: Tuesday

1982 evinrude 15hp has fuel spark and compression won’t start

I have a 1982 evinrude 15hp pull start motor. Both cylinders have 91 on the compression reading top spark won’t quite jump 7/16th of an inch but bottom will jump 1/2” I can smell fuel on the plugs so I’m guess it’s getting fuel and the carb looked clean when I took it apart. The fly wheel key is not sheared. When I spray alittle starting fluid in the carb and pull it over it makes what sounds like a back fire and a puff of white smoke but won’t crank at all. Any advice would be very well appreciated.
Captain
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Registered: ‎08-11-2011

Re: 1982 evinrude 15hp has fuel spark and compression won’t start

Any chance the plug or primary wires for 1 & 2 is swapped?

Mate
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Registered: Tuesday

Re: 1982 evinrude 15hp has fuel spark and compression won’t start

I don’t think so but I’m going to try switching them today
Mate
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Registered: Tuesday

Re: 1982 evinrude 15hp has fuel spark and compression won’t start

Got it all fixed the plug wires were switched