Starboard side is right side; port side is left side. Test For Alcohol Content In Gasoline 1B-10 Power Steering Fluid 1B-10. D L Clean seawater section of closed cooling system. Marine engine parts also must be able to resist the corrosive action of salt or brackish water that will rust or corrode standard automotive parts within a short period of time. Rear Main Oil Seal Retainer 3A-68. . Do not smoke or allow spark or open flame in area when changing fuel filter.
Long periods of storage, common to boats, create unique problems. Timing and Idle Adjustment Procedures 4B-5 Setting Base Ignition Timing 4B-5. In cars alcohol-blend fuels normally are consumed before they can absorb enough moisture to cause trouble, but boats often sit idle long enough for phase separation to take place. Engine damage resulting from use of improper gasoline is considered misuse of engine, and damage caused thereby will not be covered under the limited warranty. In fresh water, fouling results from dirt, vegetable matter, algae or slime, chemicals, minerals and other pollutants. Cylinder Head and Valve Conditioning 3A-47. You will never be dissapointed with the contents of this engine workshop manual.
Low Pressure Hose Control Valve-to-Cooler 9A-15. Valve Guide Bore Repair 3A-49. Advance engine rpm in 200 rpm increments until engine reaches its maximum rated rpm. Propane Assisted Idle Set Procedure 5D-15 Test Equipment 5D-18. Vacuum and Vent Hose Routing 5E-15. Be certain top part of cover latches to lower part. Checking Pump Fluid Level 9A-8.
Use of parts other than recommended service re- placement parts, will void the warranty on those parts which are damaged as a result of the use of other than recommended replacement parts. How to Read a Parts Manual 1A-3. Section 6B - Closed Cooled Models Torque Specifications 6B-2. Remove oil filler cap from valve rocker arm cover. Low Pressure Hose Cooler-to-Pump 9A-13. Discrete Input Circuit Check - Non-Scan Only 5I-43.
Mis- matched or incorrect fasteners can result in damage or malfunction, or possibly personal injury. This manual has been written in a format that is designed to meet the needs of Mercury Marine technicians worldwide. This, in addition to extensive research, is how Clymer repair manuals achieve an unmatched level of detail, accuracy and clarity to guide the owner through each service, troubleshooting and repair procedure. How to Freeze Protect a Mercruiser 4. The oil filter should always be changed with oil.
Propeller rotation is not necessarily the same as engine rotation. Coolant for Closed Cooling System 1B-10. Position drive unit so that it is straight back. In 2014 MerCruiser released their which will be used to phase out the 4. Lack of Power, Sluggish or Spongy Symptom 5H-9. Antifouling paint, if required, may be applied to boat hull observing the following precautions.
It is normal for an engine to use a certain amount of oil in the process of lubrication and cooling of the engine. The proportions of fuel to water are not critical, but there should be 2 to 3 times as much fuel as water. Engine Will Not Crank Over 1C-12. Thunderbolt V Ignition System 4B-4. Through The Hull Mounted 6A-5. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are. Fill the container with water to the mark.
Fluid Ounces Milliliters All capacities are approximate fluid measures. Finally, the ride in choppy water becomes more uncomfortable as the weight goes aft. Water Separating Fuel Filter 5A-7. Unlike automotive engines, marine engines are subjected to extended periods of heavy load and wide-open-throttle operation and, therefore, require heavy-duty components. Page Numbering Two number groups appear at the bottom of each page. Engine Acceleration Is Poor 1C-16. In areas where Tri-Butyl-Tin-Adipate base paints are prohibited by law, copper base paints can be used on boat hull and boat transom.