Water trapped in the cooling passages or rain water collected in the propeller exhaust outlet in the gearcase can freeze. Move the steering friction lever back and forth while lubricating. Do not allow any passengers to stand or use seats other than those designated for traveling faster than idle speed. Moving the outboard in closer to the boat transom is called trimming in or down. Signs of wear on edges or outer surfaces of belt. Never operate the boat out of the water with a propeller installed.
Coat the propeller shaft with Quicksilver or Mercury Precision Lubricants Anti-Corrosion Grease or 2-4-C Marine Lubricant with Teflon. Apply marine sealer to the shanks of bolts, not the threads. Make sure the connector is snapped into place. Before installing or removing a propeller, place the drive unit in neutral and engage the lanyard stop switch to prevent the engine from starting. Fasten the outboard with the provided mounting hardware. No obstruction may indicate a water pump failure or blockage in the cooling system.
If not, consult your dealer for a description of the functions and operations of the remote control. These locknuts must never be replaced with common nuts non-locking as they will work loose and vibrate off, freeing the link rod to disengage. Description Where Used Part No. Stopping The Engine Remote Control Models - Reduce engine speed and shift outboard to neutral position. Save all maintenance work orders and receipts. Check for a steady stream of water flowing out of the water pump indicator hole.
We do not know what percentage your boat's fuel system will withstand. Hold the cover to prevent it from turning and remove the sight bowl. Warranty coverage becomes available upon proper registration of the product by the authorized dealer. It is strongly recommended that each operator driver read and understand this entire manual before operating the outboard. Description Where Used Part No.
Twist the rubber boots slightly and pull off. This website is not associated with the product manufacturer in any way. The propeller will rotate freely. See your dealer for touch-up paint. The serial number is located on the outboard as shown. The outboard mounting locknuts and bolts should be able to hold 75 Nm 55 lb.
Pull out the filter assembly from mount. Remove the drain plug and drain the engine oil into an appropriate container. Mercury reserves the right to improve or modify products from time to time without assuming an obligation to modify products previously manufactured. The most important tool in your toolbox may be your Clymer manual -- get one today. Refer to your local dealer for recommendations. Proper care and maintenance is an important part in keeping your Mercury Product operating at peak efficiency for maximum performance and economy. The trim tab can help to compensate for this steering torque in many cases and can be adjusted within limits to reduce any unequal steering effort.
If the boat transom yields or cracks under this torque, the construction of the transom may not be adequate. Oils, lubricants or fluids changed as a matter of normal maintenance is customer's responsibility unless loss or contamination of same is caused by product failure that would be eligible for warranty consideration. Rubber portion swollen by oil. Acquire and read the installation, operation, and maintenance manuals for all your selected accessories. Description Where Used Part No. Mercury Marine will work with you and your dealership to resolve all problems.
Never operate the boat out of the water with a propeller installed. Disengage the tilt support lever by raising the outboard off the support lever and rotating the lever down. Immediately reduce engine speed after engine starts. Safe Boating Suggestions In order to safely enjoy the waterways, familiarize yourself with local and other governmental boating regulations and restrictions, and consider the following suggestions. Refer to your Operation and Maintenance Manual for full details of your warranty coverage.
Throttle cable locknut Reinstall the access cover with two bolts. Passenger Safety Message - Pontoon Boats And Deck Boats Whenever the boat is in motion, observe the location of all passengers. This will protect the connector stem from being accidently pushed-in, thus, allowing fuel or vapor to escape. Water entering engine through the fuel intake, air intake or exhaust system or submersion. These accessories are available from Mercury Marine dealers.
Please visit our marine related to see a complete list of all the service manuals we offer. Squeeze the fuel line primer bulb several times until it feels firm. Tighten the locknut to the specified torque. Always use required components and follow instructions and torque procedures. Gently pull up on the back of cowl to make sure it is securely fastened.