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I have a 1995 Ranger R70 Sport with a 115 Johnson Fast Strike. The motor runs great (~44 mph with 2 in the boat with all our gear) but seems to smoke more than typical and I notice some oil drains out of it into the splash well while sitting in the garage. Also notice a strong fuel/oil odor in the garage for the first few hours after parking it.

 

With it running so well I hate to have anything done to it but wonder what is causing this and if I should be concerned about any of it.

 

Any thoughts/suggestions would be appreciated.

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I'd start with the ball on the fuel line then where the fuel line connections.

 

I'm like you , if it ain't broke--don't fix it.

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Thanks Tubejig. The oil is draining from under the cowling and dripping into the splash well but I can't figure out where it's coming from.

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If you don't find any leaking lines.  It may be fuel mix draining from carburators.  My Mercury 90 ELPTO leaks into splash well when motor is tilted up.   I don't have any ideas on the increase in the smoke.

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