Place a block of wood between the gearcase and propeller to prevent rotation and tighten the propeller nut. However, you the owner with a minimum of tools, can perform the following procedures. Add Quicksilver or Mercury Precision Lubricants Power Trim and Steering Fluid. You can check your spark plugs by unscrewing them using a wrench from the engine and mounting them on a spark tester. Replace the water pump impeller every two years annually if it is used in saltwater. Avoiding preventive maintenance programs will decrease the life of the motor. Attach a water hose to the flushing attachment.
If the engine begins to stall, push the key in choke until the engine is running smoothly. The following storage procedures should be followed to prepare your outboard for out of season storage or prolonged storage two months or longer. Index the gasket and place the dowel pins on the pump base. It is always a good idea to have a certified mechanic check your boat out before your first time out on the water. The new plugs can simply screwed into place and the plug wires snapped on over their ends.
Tilt support lever Knob 4650 Setting The Transom Angle Of Your Outboard The vertical transom angle of your outboard is adjusted by changing the position of the preset tilt knob in one of the three adjustment holes provided. Water in an engine can dramatically decrease engine performance and damage certain components such as spark plugs. Here are some tips on things to check before taking your boat out for the first time this season. Keep the work area well ventilated and avoid prolonged exposure to vapors. This information is maintained in a database at Mercury Marine to aid authorities and dealers in the recovery of stolen power packages.
Push the impeller into place. Seal replacement should be performed by an authorized Yamaha dealer prior to use. Regular engine maintenance is essential to ensuring your engine will provide you with years of trouble-free operation. Doing so will inject fuel into the engine and cause a possible hard starting flooded condition. If the output is not strong, you may have some debris stuck in the outflow tube. Replace the fuse with a new fuse with the same rating. Connect the 8 pin connector to the engine harness.
Without fuel, the top cylinder will not be getting any lubrication. This enables the operator to easily adjust the position of the outboard by pressing the tilt switch. Know your boat's operating and loading limitations. This can cause a sudden, unexpected loss of boat control, resulting in serious injury or death due to occupants being thrown within or out of the boat. If band is broken, replace the fuse. Do not smoke or allow sources of spark or open flame in the area while servicing. Straighten and remove the cotter pin.
Cleaning and Anticorrosion Measures 1. Getting that boat out for the first time this season? Lift top cowl to remove. Electrical systems should be routinely inspected by a qualified technician. After the engine has started, push in the choke knob. Install the front thrust washer, propeller, rear thrust washer, and propeller nut onto the shaft. Always use required components and follow instructions and torque procedures. Move the remote control handle from neutral into reverse and advance the handle to full speed position.
Refer to General Information—Lanyard Stop Switch. Together, they cited information from. If that doesn't solve the problem, you may need a new water pump impeller. If the outboard strikes an underwater object, the required mounting hardware prevents the outboard from propelling off the transom. This steering torque is a normal thing that results from your outboard not being trimmed so the propeller shaft is parallel to the water surface. However, these tend to become jammed with muck over time, and should be replaced regularly.
Consult your Yamaha dealer or other qualified mechanic if the fuel system is to be drained instead. Mercury Authorised Dealers have the expertise and training to handle all of your engine maintenance service and needs. Wipe off any excess sealant. Remove the Woodruff key from the driveshaft keyway and tuck the key in your pocket until needed. Some newer engines already have a meter installed, but if yours doesn't, then you can install one yourself or just keep a log.