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drewto posted 06-21-2008 11:10 AM ET (US)   Profile for drewto   Send Email to drewto  
I just got a [1987 Mercury BlackMax outboard motor] with no spark. Everything else sounds good. So far it looks like the module is not getting signal to spark. Should I be looking at the stator or the trigger?
jimh posted 06-21-2008 11:42 AM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
Use an AC voltmeter to measure the voltage produced on the various winding of the stator assembly and compare them to the nominal values for your engine.
drewto posted 06-21-2008 12:36 PM ET (US)     Profile for drewto  Send Email to drewto     
thanks jim, i will try that today
drewto posted 06-24-2008 05:11 PM ET (US)     Profile for drewto  Send Email to drewto     
[The failed component in the 1987 Mercury Black Max] is the stator, but I can't find [a replacement stator] anywhere locally. Where can I get [a replacement stator for a 1987 Mercury Black Max outboard motor]?

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