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You can get a manual here and it does contain a wiring diagram

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The power head is lubricated by oil
mixed with the fueL Fuel: oil ratio
should be 30:1 during break-in of a new
or rebuilt engine. Fuel:oil ratio for nor-
mal service is 50: I on models prior to
1987 and 100:1 on 1987 and later
models. Recommended oil
Suzuki Out-
board Motor Oil or a good quality NMMA
certified TC-W oiL When using any other type of two-stroke engine oil, fuel:oil
ratios should be 20: I during break -in
and 30:1 for normal service. Manufac-
turer recommends regular or unleaded
automotive gasoline having an 85-95 octane rating. Gasoline and oil should be
thoroughly mixed.

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Did you lose it or can it be repaired?

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did you take off the top, cover.?
and see if the flywheel turns easy by hand, key in other hand?
my Mercury can be rope stated at the flywheel.
(make up a rope starter cord or buy one) ? we keep one on hand.

that clicking sound is the starter failing
99% is dead battery, caused,
A starter uses 10 times more current than accessors, so we use car battery known good and test the starter that way, and make sure the battery connectors are not rusty.(aka: corroded)
1: battery no good. or 2 connectors to it rusty.
2 starter bad or the solenoid that drives it.
3: engine seized.

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50:1 ratio for the Suzuki outboard motor

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To be safe get a marine mechanic to go over it to be safe.
In general they are a good motor.
Good luck.

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K. All outboards from the 1980's out have a built in kill switch. The most common problem for your issue is the shifter cable ( the one that puts you into forward ,neutral, or reverse) is stretched and you are not quite in neutral and are tripping the built in kill switch. Depending on the engine you will either not have anything happening when you turn the key or you will have zero spark or both. It is there to keep you from flying off the boat if you leave it in gear and forget. ... the second is corroded ground or loose ground on the engine or the battery. And third is a blown fuse at the engine end. To check if the problem is your shifter cable , just detach it from the engine and manually place it in neutral by grabbing the shift leaver located on the motor then try starting it again. If thats the issue then adjust the cable and order a new one and have it on stand by.. Throttle cable also. Both usually need to be replaced at the same time.

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suzukis website may have one for sale

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If it only has 10 running hours on it, it must be under warranty?

Is the gas clean or has it been stored?

Are you using ethanol based fuel and do you have the grey ethanol stable fuel lines?

Is the primer bulb the right way around with the arrow pointing to the ENGINE?

Is the vent open and working on the fuel tank?

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