4. Check the position of the gearshift
lever. It must be in the N (neutral)
position for starting.
The recoil starter will not operate if
the gearshift lever is in the F
(forward) or R (reverse) position.
Direction to pull
5. Pull the starter grip about 10 times.
Return the starter grip gently.
PORTABLE FUEL TANK
(OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT for
BF5D and BF6A)
[When using the portable fuel tank]
Place the portable fuel tank in a
well-ventilated location, away from
direct sunlight, to reduce the
possibility of a gasoline vapor
To ensure that the outboard motor
will be able to draw fuel from the
tank, place the tank within 6 feet
(2 m) of the outboard motor and not
more than 3 feet (1 m) below the fuel
connector on the outboard motor.
Secure the portable fuel tank in the
boat so that it won't move around and
Gasoline is highly flammable and
You can be burned or seriously
injured when handling fuel.
• Stop the engine and keep heat,
sparks, and flame away.
• Handle fuel only outdoors.
• Wipe up spills immediately.