I'm assuming you mean "hotwire"? Don't try it. You will fry the computer.
Johnson outboards, model RDS-24L, would be a 1962 year model, 40 hp. the boat motor is a 50 hp.
Sounds like a bad starter. same thing happened to a car i was working on and it turned out to be the ground from the batt to the powersterrig pump. went throungh two perfectly good startes thinking there crap when there where fin.
On the oil pan.
24L/1500mL = 24/1.5 = 16 buckets.
18w x 24l x 21h
Open the hood and look straight down on the front of the motor. It is in front of the motor by the fan.
You didn't say which engine, but, The 24L DOHC engine is located in the top coil pack cover It is a rectangle shape plugin next to the fuel lines. On an 2.2L OHV engine follow the plug wires. It will be underneeth the coil pack. Either way the coil packs are sitting on top of the ICM....
fixed it was spark plug wires.