8. If the choke knob was pulled to the
ON position to start the engine,
gradually push it to the OFF
position as the engine warms up.
Also, as the engine warms up, the
throttle grip can be turned to the
SLOW position without stalling.
9. Before getting underway, allow the
engine to warm-up sufficiently to
ensure good performance.
During the warm-up period, check
the oil pressure indicator (p. 24)
and cooling system indicator
If the indicators show any
abnormal condition, immediately
stop the engine and determine the
cause of the problem. Refer to
TAKING CARE OF
UNEXPECTED PROBLEMS on
p. 92 and 95.
If the recoil starter is inoperative, you
can start the engine using the
emergency starter rope that came
with your outboard motor.
1. Turn the internal fuel tank vent
knob counterclockwise to the open
position (p. 21).
Always open the internal fuel filler
cap vent knob when using the
portable fuel tank.
(BF5D and BF6A)