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11/09/05 17:53:26 32ZY0620_001
Thank you for purchasing a Honda
Outboard Motor.
This manual covers operation and
maintenance of the Honda BF8D/
BF10D/BF15D/BF20D Outboard
Motor.
All information in this publication is
based on the latest product
information available at the time of
approval for printing.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. reserves the
right to make changes at any time
without notice and without incurring
any obligation.
No part of this publication may be
reproduced without written
permission.
This manual should be considered a
permanent part of the Outboard
Motor and should remain with it if it
is resold.
Throughout this manual, you will see
safety messages proceeded by the
following words and symbols. Here's
what they mean:
Indicates serious injury or
death WILL result if
instructions are not followed.
Indicates a strong possibility
that serious personal injury or
death may result if instructions
are not followed.
Indicates a possibility that
personal injury or equipment
damage could result if
instructions are not followed.
Indicates that equipment or
property damage could result if
instructions are not followed.
Gives helpful information.
If a problem should arise, or if you
have any questions about the
Outboard Motor, consult an
authorized Honda Outboard Motor
dealer.
Honda Outboard Motors are
designed to give safe and
dependable service if operated
according to instructions. Read
and understand the Owner's
Manual before operating the
Outboard Motor. Failure to do
so could result in personal
injury or equipment damage.
The illustration may vary
according to the type.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. 2011,
All Rights Reserved
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  • Page 1 11/09/05 17:53:26 32ZY0620_001 Thank you for purchasing a Honda Throughout this manual, you will see If a problem should arise, or if you Outboard Motor. safety messages proceeded by the have any questions about the following words and symbols. Here’s...
  • Page 2 * Battery charging DC receptacle Note that the types of the outboard motor differ according to the countries where they are sold. BF8D is provided with the following types According to Shaft Length TYPE CODE (Example) according to the shaft length, control system, S: Short Shaft and start system.
  • Page 3 11/09/05 17:54:00 32ZY0620_003 Model BF10D Type SHSU LHSU SRU LRU SHSD LHSD Shaft Length Tiller Handle Remote Control Electric starter Power Thrust Propeller Tachometer * * * Battery charging DC receptacle Note that the types of the outboard motor differ according to the countries where they are sold. BF10D is provided with the following types According to Shaft Length TYPE CODE (Example)
  • Page 4 11/09/05 17:54:24 32ZY0620_004 Model BF15D Type SHSU LHSU SRU LRU SHGU LHGD SRTD LRTU XRTU SHSD LHSD SHGD LRTD Shaft Length Tiller Handle Remote Control Electric starter Gas-assisted Tilt Power Tilt Tachometer * * * * * Battery charging DC receptacle Note that the types of the outboard motor differ according to the countries where they are sold.
  • Page 5 11/09/05 17:54:53 32ZY0620_005 Model BF20D Type SHSU LHSU SHGU LHGU SHTD LHTD SRTU LRTU XRTD SHSD LHSD SHGD LHGD SRTD LRTD Shaft Length Tiller Handle Remote Control Electric starter Gas-assisted Tilt Power Tilt Tachometer * * * * * Battery charging DC receptacle Note that the types of the outboard motor differ according to the countries where they are sold.
  • Page 6 11/09/05 17:55:08 32ZY0620_006 This Owner’s Manual is using the FRAME SERIAL NUMBER following type names when it describes the operations special to a type. Tiller handle type: H type Remote control type: R type Gas-assisted tilt type: G type Power tilt type: T type Check the type of your outboard motor and read this Owner’s Manual...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    11/09/05 17:55:13 32ZY0620_007 CONTENTS 1. SAFETY ..............10 T type SAFETY INFORMATION ........ . 10 Power Tilt Switch ..........31 2. SAFETY LABEL LOCATIONS ......13 Manual Relief Valve ........32 3. COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION ...... . 17 G type 4.
  • Page 8 11/09/05 17:55:19 32ZY0620_008 CONTENTS 6. PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ........ . 49 Tilting the Outboard Motor (Common) ....84 Removing/Installing Engine Cover ..... 49 Manual Tilt type Engine Oil Level ..........50 Tilting the Outboard Motor ......85 Fuel Level ............
  • Page 9 .......... . 131 Battery Storage ........... 135 Transport/Storage Position of the Outboard Motor ............. . 136 14. DISPOSAL ............. 137 15. TROUBLESHOOTING ......... 138 16. SPECIFICATIONS ..........140 17. MAJOR Honda DISTRIBUTOR ADDRESSES ............ . 149...
  • Page 10: Safety

    If any fuel is spilled make sure that the area is dry before starting the engine. Honda outboard motor is designed to give safe and Gasoline is harmful or fatal dependable service if if swallowed. Keep the fuel...
  • Page 11 11/09/05 17:55:56 32ZY0620_011 SAFETY Know how to stop the engine Do not attempt to modify the quickly in case of emergency. outboard motor. Understand the use of all controls. Always wear a life-jacket when on Do not exceed the boat board.
  • Page 12 11/09/05 17:56:05 32ZY0620_012 SAFETY Refuel carefully to avoid spilling Carbon Monoxide Poisoning fuel. Avoid overfilling the fuel Hazard tank (there should be no fuel in the Exhaust contains poisonous carbon filler neck). After refueling, monoxide, a colorless and odorless tighten the fuel filler cap securely. gas.
  • Page 13 These labels and indications warn you of potential hazards that can cause serious injury. Read the labels, indications and safety notes and precautions described in this manual carefully. If a label comes off or becomes hard to read, contact your Honda outboard motor dealer for a replacement. READ OWNER’S MANUAL READ OWNER’S MANUAL...
  • Page 14: Safety Label Locations

    11/09/05 17:56:24 32ZY0620_014 SAFETY LABEL LOCATIONS FUEL CAUTION GASOLINE FLAMMABLE DANGER GAZOLINE INFLAMMABLE DANGEREUX GASOLINA PELIGRO FLAMABLE GASOLINE FLAMMABLE DANGER GAZOLINE INFLAMMABLE DANGEREUX CAUTION KEEP TOTALLY CLOSED WHEN NOT IN USE. KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT, SPARKS, AND OPEN FLAME. SECURE ABOVE DECK IN WELL DANGER VENTILATED AREA.
  • Page 15 11/09/05 17:56:28 32ZY0620_015 SAFETY LABEL LOCATIONS AT CAUTION [G type]...
  • Page 16 11/09/05 17:56:37 32ZY0620_016 SAFETY LABEL LOCATIONS CE mark location [U type] CE MARK Dry weight (with propeller) Name and address of authorized representative Manufacturer and address [Example: BF15D]...
  • Page 17 11/09/05 17:56:46 32ZY0620_017 COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION TILLER HANDLE TYPE (H type) ENGINE START BUTTON STARTER GRIP (Electric starter type) OIL FILLER CAP SHIFT LEVER ENGINE COVER TILLER HANDLE WATER HOSE JOINT HOLE (Inside engine cover) STERN BRACKET OIL LEVEL DIPSTICK TILT LEVER (except G and T type) WATER CHECK...
  • Page 18: Component Identification

    11/09/05 17:56:51 32ZY0620_018 COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION OIL PRESSURE INDICATOR LIGHT CHOKE KNOB EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH CLIP (Equipped type) THROTTLE FRICTION DIAL THROTTLE GRIP SPARE EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH CLIP ENGINE START BUTTON Store the spare FUEL HOSE (Electric starter type) emergency stop CONNECTOR switch clip in the tool bag.
  • Page 19 11/09/05 17:56:59 32ZY0620_019 COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION REMOTE CONTROL TYPE (R type) WATER HOSE JOINT HOLE STARTER GRIP ENGINE (Inside engine cover) COVER OIL FILLER CAP TILT LEVER (except T type) STERN BRACKET OIL LEVEL DIPSTICK WATER CHECK CLAMP HOLE SCREW TRANSOM ANGLE ENGINE OIL ADJUSTING ROD DRAIN SCREW...
  • Page 20 11/09/05 17:57:04 32ZY0620_020 COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION POWER TILT CONTROL LEVER SWITCH (T type) NEUTRAL RELEASE LEVER OIL PRESSURE INDICATOR LIGHT OVERHEAT INDICATOR LIGHT SPARE FAST IDLE LEVER SWITCH CLIP BUZZER REMOTE (inside of the box) CONTROL ENGINE FRICTION SWITCH ADJUSTER EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH...
  • Page 21 11/09/05 17:57:10 32ZY0620_021 COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION FUEL GAUGE FUEL TANK FUEL LINE CONNECTOR FUEL FILLER CAP TACHOMETER FUEL FILLER CAP [optional equipment (R type)] VENT KNOB FUEL LINE PRIMER BULB...
  • Page 22: Controls

    11/09/05 17:57:29 32ZY0620_022 CONTROLS (H type) Starter Grip Engine Start Button (Electric Shift Lever STARTER GRIP starter type) N (neutral) F (forward) ENGINE START BUTTON ······ REVERSE Pulling the starter grip operates the Use the engine start button to start ······...
  • Page 23: Choke Knob

    11/09/05 17:57:42 32ZY0620_023 CONTROLS (H type) Choke Knob (Manual choke type) Throttle Grip CHOKE KNOB THROTTLE INDICATOR THROTTLE GRIP The choke knob opens and closes the Turn the grip clockwise or choke valve in the carburetor. counterclockwise to adjust the engine speed.
  • Page 24: Throttle Friction Dial

    11/09/05 17:57:57 32ZY0620_024 CONTROLS (H type) Throttle Friction Dial Engine Stop Switch Emergency Stop Switch Lanyard THROTTLE ENGINE STOP FRICTION DIAL SWITCH EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH CLIP STOP THROTTLE GRIP EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH LANYARD Use the engine throttle fixing dial to Press the engine stop switch to stop The emergency stop switch lanyard is cruise at a certain constant speed.
  • Page 25: Oil Pressure Indicator Light

    11/09/05 17:58:09 32ZY0620_025 CONTROLS (H type) Oil Pressure Indicator Light EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH CLIP OIL PRESSURE INDICATOR LIGHT ENGINE STOP OIL PRESSURE SWITCH STOP SPARE EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH CLIP EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH LANYARD the emergency stop switch lanyard When the engine oil level is low or If the emergency stop switch securely to the operator.
  • Page 26: Remote Control Lever

    11/09/05 17:58:25 32ZY0620_026 CONTROLS (R type) Remote Control Lever N (neutral) F (forward) R (reverse) REMOTE CONTROL LEVER SHIFT SHIFT ENGINE SPEED ENGINE SPEED HIGH HIGH NEUTRAL RELEASE LEVER REMOTE CONTROL LEVER Shifting gear into forward, reverse, FORWARD: REVERSE: or neutral and the engine speed Moving the lever to the FORWARD Moving the lever to the REVERSE adjustment can be performed with...
  • Page 27: Neutral Release Lever

    11/09/05 17:58:46 32ZY0620_027 CONTROLS (R type) Neutral Release Lever Engine Switch Do not leave the engine switch START (ignition switch) ON (key in ON position) when the engine is not ENGINE SWITCH running as the battery will (IGNITION discharge. SWITCH) The starter motor will not work unless the remote control lever is in NEUTRAL...
  • Page 28: Emergency Stop Switch Lanyard

    11/09/05 17:59:03 32ZY0620_028 CONTROLS (R type) EMERGENCY Emergency Stop Switch Lanyard STOP SWITCH EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH LANYARD EMERGENCY STOP SPARE CLIP SWITCH CLIP EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH CLIP The emergency stop switch lanyard is provided to stop the engine If the emergency stop switch The engine does not start unless the lanyard is not set, the boat immediately when the operator falls...
  • Page 29: Fast Idle Lever

    11/09/05 17:59:13 32ZY0620_029 CONTROLS (R type) Fast Idle Lever Oil Pressure Indicator Light/ Buzzer FULL OPEN THROTTLE (GREEN) FULL CLOSE THROTTLE FAST IDLE LEVER BUZZER The fast idle lever is provided with Use the fast idle lever for engine The oil pressure indicator light turns the engine speed adjustment function.
  • Page 30: Overheat Warning Light/Buzzer

    11/09/05 17:59:22 32ZY0620_030 CONTROLS (R type) Overheat Warning Light/Buzzer Tachometer (optional equipment) (RED) BUZZER The overheat warning light turns on and the buzzer sounds when the engine cooling circuit is faulty. The TACHOMETER engine speed slows down this time. The tachometer shows the engine speed in revolutions per minute.
  • Page 31: Power Tilt Switch

    11/09/05 17:59:33 32ZY0620_031 CONTROLS (T type) (H type) (R type) Power Tilt Switch Press the power tilt switch on the CONTROL LEVER control lever (R type) or tiller handle Press UP to tilt (H type), and the outboard motor the outboard installation angle (tilt angle) can be motor up.
  • Page 32: Manual Relief Valve

    11/09/05 17:59:44 32ZY0620_032 CONTROLS (T type) Manual Relief Valve STERN BRACKET If the power tilt switch does not operate because of, for example, POWER dead battery, the outboard motor can (To fix) be tilted manually by opening the manual relief valve. To move the outboard motor by hand, turn the manual relief valve under the stern bracket 2 and a half...
  • Page 33: Tilt Lever

    11/09/05 17:59:54 32ZY0620_033 CONTROLS (G type) Tilt Lever TILT LEVER Use the tilt lever to temporarily raise the outboard motor when the boat is sailing in the shallows, or mooring or anchoring in the shallows. Do not disassemble the gas Raising the tilt lever unlocks the assisted damper assembly as it is filled with the high pressure...
  • Page 34: Tilt Lock Lever (G And T Type)

    11/09/05 18:00:11 32ZY0620_034 CONTROLS Tilt Lock Lever Tilt Lever Anode Metal (G and T type) (Manual tilt type) TILT LEVER ANODE METAL FREE (G and T type) TILT LOCK LEVER Use the tilt lever to temporarily raise the outboard motor when the boat is Use the tilt lock lever to raise the sailing in the shallows, or mooring or outboard motor and lock it in the...
  • Page 35: Water Check Hole

    11/09/05 18:00:20 32ZY0620_035 CONTROLS Water Check Hole Cooling Water Intake Port COOLING WATER INTAKE PORT WATER CHECK HOLE The cooling water is checked here to see whether it is circulating inside the engine properly. After starting the engine, check at the The engine cooling water is drawn cooling water check hole whether the into the engine through this port.
  • Page 36: Engine Cover Latch

    11/09/05 18:00:28 32ZY0620_036 CONTROLS Engine Cover Latch ENGINE COVER LATCH Latch/unlatch the engine cover latch to install or remove the engine cover.
  • Page 37: Transom Angle Adjusting Rod

    11/09/05 18:00:37 32ZY0620_037 CONTROLS Transom Angle Adjusting Rod (G and T type) (Manual tilt type) BF8D/BF10D (SH type/LH type) TRANSOM ANGLE ADJUSTING ROD TRANSOM ANGLE BF8D Use the transom angle adjusting rod ADJUSTING ROD (R type) to adjust the outboard motor angle BF10D properly.
  • Page 38: Fuel Filler Cap Vent Knob/Fuel Gauge

    11/09/05 18:00:46 32ZY0620_038 CONTROLS Fuel Filler Cap Vent Knob/Fuel Gauge FUEL GAUGE FUEL FILLER CAP VENT KNOB FUEL FILLER CAP The vent knob shuts off the fuel tank The fuel gauge indicates the fuel from the open air. level in the tank. When refilling the fuel tank, turn the vent knob counterclockwise to open and remove the fuel filler cap.
  • Page 39: Fuel Line Connector

    11/09/05 18:00:52 32ZY0620_039 CONTROLS Fuel Line Connector FUEL LINE CONNECTOR FUEL LINE CONNECTOR (FUEL TANK SIDE) (OUTBOARD MOTOR SIDE) The fuel line connector is used to connect the fuel line between the separate fuel tank and the outboard motor.
  • Page 40: Installation

    Install the outboard motor at the stern, motor be installed by an authorized at the center line of the boat. Honda outboard motor dealer. Consult the authorized Honda dealer The antiventilation plate of the in your area for the Y-OP (User outboard motor should be Optional Parts)/equipments −...
  • Page 41: Installation Height

    11/09/05 18:01:22 32ZY0620_041 INSTALLATION Installation Height Outboard Motor Attachment STERN BRACKET IDLE PORT The water level must be at least 100 mm (4 in) above the anticavitation plate with the engine not running, otherwise the water pump may not receive sufficient cooling water, and the engine will overheat.
  • Page 42 This will prevent the boat. Consult with an authorized accidental loss of the Honda outboard motor dealer. WASHER outboard motor. TRANSOM Install the outboard motor...
  • Page 43: Outboard Motor Angle

    11/09/05 18:01:44 32ZY0620_043 INSTALLATION 〈 Outboard Motor Angle (Cruising) Outboard Motor Angle Adjustment 〉 Adjust the outboard motor so that it is perpendicular to the water surface (i.e. axis of the propeller is parallel with the water surface). INCORRECT INCORRECT CAUSES BOAT TO ‘‘SQUAT’’...
  • Page 44 11/09/05 18:01:54 32ZY0620_044 INSTALLATION (manual tilt XH type/R type) (G type/T type) BENT END UP PUSH TRANSOM ANGLE TRANSOM ANGLE ADJUSTING ROD ADJUSTING ROD There are five adjusting stages (XH Push in the adjusting rod, twist and R type). upwards to the unlocked position and pull out to remove.
  • Page 45 11/09/05 18:02:03 32ZY0620_045 INSTALLATION (XH type/R type/G type/T type) (manual tilt SH type/LH type) TRANSOM ANGLE To prevent damage to the ADJUSTING ROD UNLOCKED POSITION outboard motor or boat, make sure TO CHANGE the adjusting rod is locked. TRANSOM ANGLE ADJUSTING ROD PINCH LOCKED POSITION...
  • Page 46: Battery Connections

    11/09/05 18:02:23 32ZY0620_046 INSTALLATION POISON: Electrolyte is Battery Connections ( ) TERMINAL + Use a battery which has 12V-35 Ah poison. or more specifications. ANTIDOTE: ( ) TERMINAL − − External: Flush thoroughly The battery is an optional part (i.e. part to be purchased separately from with water.
  • Page 47: Battery Charging Dc Receptacle

    11/09/05 18:02:38 32ZY0620_047 INSTALLATION Battery Charging DC Receptacle (Equipped type) − TO BATTERY Be sure to connect the ( ) side + BATTERY battery cable first. When disconnecting the cables, disconnect the ( ) side first then − + the ( ) side. Unless the cables are properly connected to the terminals, the starter motor may fail to operate...
  • Page 48: Remote Control Installation

    (11.8 in) longer than the cause unpredictable accident. measured distance. Consult an authorized Honda Set the cable along the pre- outboard motor dealer for proper determined route and be sure that it is installation.
  • Page 49: Pre-Operation Checks

    11/09/05 18:03:05 32ZY0620_049 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS BF8D/BF10D/BF15D/BF20D is the Removing/Installing Engine Cover 4-stroke, water cooled outboard motor which uses unleaded regular gasoline for fuel. It also requires the engine oil. Check the following before operating the outboard motor. Perform the following pre-operation checks with the engine stopped.
  • Page 50: Engine Oil Level

    〈 〉 Recommended oil Reinsert the dipstick all the way in, Use Honda 4-stroke oil or an then pull it out and read the level. equivalent high detergent, premium If near or below the lower level AMBIENT TEMPERATURE...
  • Page 51: Fuel Level

    11/09/05 18:03:40 32ZY0620_051 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS When the engine oil is contaminated Fuel Level or discolored, replace with the fresh FUEL FILLER CAP FUEL GAUGE engine oil (see page for replacement VENT KNOB interval and procedure). Install the engine cover and lock it securely.
  • Page 52: Gasoline Containing Alcohol

    This residue its octane rating is at least as high as under certain conditions. accumulates in the cylinder head that recommended by Honda. There ‘‘ ’’ Refuel in a well-ventilated and on the exhaust valve seats and are two types of gasohol : one area with the engine stopped.
  • Page 53: Battery Electrolyte Level

    11/09/05 18:04:06 32ZY0620_053 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Battery Electrolyte Level Fuel system damage or engine UPPER LEVEL performance problems resulting Batteries produce explosive gases: If ignited, an explosion from the use of gasoline that contains more alcohol than can cause serious injury or recommended is not covered under blindness.
  • Page 54: Propeller And Cotter Pin

    Replace whenever the propeller is Obtain a spare propeller for the event faulty. of an unpredictable accident while cruising. If no spare propeller is available, return to the pier at low speed and replace. Consult an authorized Honda outboard motor dealer for propeller selection.
  • Page 55: Steering Handle Friction (H Type)

    11/09/05 18:04:29 32ZY0620_055 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Steering Handle Friction (H type) Remote Control Lever Friction (R type) TO INCREASE FRICTION REMOTE CONTROL FRICTION TO DECREASE STEERING FRICTION LEVER FRICTION ADJUSTER Check whether the handle moves Check whether the remote control smoothly. lever moves smoothly.
  • Page 56: Other Checks

    11/09/05 18:04:48 32ZY0620_056 PRE-OPERATION CHECKS Other Checks The remote control lever and TOOL KIT switch for operation (R type). Parts/materials which should be 8 mm WRENCH STARTER ROPE installed on board: × 12 mm WRENCH Owner’s Manual PLIERS PHILIPS SCREWDRIVER Tool kit OIL CHECK SCREWDRIVER Spare Plug(s), engine oil, Spare...
  • Page 57: Starting The Engine

    11/09/05 18:04:57 32ZY0620_057 STARTING THE ENGINE Fuel Tank and Vent Knob FUEL FILLER CAP VENT KNOB The fuel tank must be properly Turn the fuel filler cap vent knob secured in the boat. This will protect counterclockwise all the way to the fuel tank from mechanical open the vent.
  • Page 58: Fuel Line Connection

    11/09/05 18:05:03 32ZY0620_058 STARTING THE ENGINE Fuel Line Connection FUEL LINE CONNECTOR (FUEL TANK SIDE) Inspect the fuel line, and the O-ring Connect the fuel line connector to seals in the fuel line connectors. the fuel tank. Be sure the fuel line Replace the fuel line, or fuel line connector is securely snapped in connectors if they are cracked,...
  • Page 59 11/09/05 18:05:13 32ZY0620_059 STARTING THE ENGINE − TO FUEL TANK OUTLET END (OUTBOARD MOTOR) PRIMER BULB INLET END (OUTBOARD MOTOR END) (TANK) Connect the fuel line connector to Hold the primer bulb so that the the outboard motor. Install the If the outboard end fuel line outlet end is higher than the inlet outboard motor end fuel line...
  • Page 60: Starting The Engine

    11/09/05 18:05:23 32ZY0620_060 STARTING THE ENGINE (H type) Starting the Engine Attach the other end of the emergency stop switch lanyard The engine does not start unless the EMERGENCY STOP securely to the operator. emergency stop switch clip is set on SWITCH CLIP the engine stop switch.
  • Page 61 11/09/05 18:05:33 32ZY0620_061 STARTING THE ENGINE (H type) ····· NEUTRAL START N (neutral) THROTTLE GRIP CHOKE KNOB This engine is equipped with an accelerator pump. Do not turn the SHIFT LEVER throttle grip frequently before ‘‘ ’’ Move the shift lever to the N Align the mark on the starting.
  • Page 62 11/09/05 18:05:45 32ZY0620_062 STARTING THE ENGINE (H type) Direction to pull ENGINE START STARTER GRIP BUTTON Electric starter (Electric starter type) Press the engine start button and hold it there until the Recoil starter engine starts. Pull the starter grip lightly until you feel resistance, When the engine starts, release the button.
  • Page 63 11/09/05 18:05:53 32ZY0620_063 STARTING THE ENGINE (H type) This engine is equipped with an accelerator pump. Do not turn the throttle grip frequently before starting. Hard starting may result. If the throttle grip has been turned frequently before starting, open the SLOW throttle grip 1/8 1/4 turns and start.
  • Page 64 Honda outboard motor dealer. Do normal. not operate the engine until the problem has been corrected. If water does not flow out, or if steam comes out, stop the engine.
  • Page 65 Check the oil level (see page switch. If the oil level is normal and the oil pressure indicator light does not turn ON, consult with an authorized Honda outboard motor dealer. Warm up the engine as follows: Above 5°C (41°F) run the engine −...
  • Page 66: Starting The Engine

    11/09/05 18:06:23 32ZY0620_066 STARTING THE ENGINE (R type) Starting the Engine EMERGENCY If the emergency stop switch STOP SWITCH lanyard is not set, the boat SPARE CLIP might run out of control when the operator, for example, falls outboard and not able to operate the outboard.
  • Page 67 11/09/05 18:06:33 32ZY0620_067 STARTING THE ENGINE (R type) N (neutral) FAST IDLE FREE ACCELERATION RANGE CONTROL INITIAL LEVER FAST IDLE LEVER Set the control lever in the N When the engine is cold or the (neutral) position. ambient temperature is low, leave The engine does not start unless the fast idle lever in the initial the control lever is set in the N...
  • Page 68 11/09/05 18:06:42 32ZY0620_068 STARTING THE ENGINE (R type) START FAST IDLE LEVER The starter motor consumes a large amount of current. Do not therefore run it continuously for more than 5 seconds at a time. If the engine does not start within 5 seconds, wait at least 10 seconds before running the starter motor again.
  • Page 69 Check the cooling water check hole for clogging. If water still does not flow out, have your outboard motor checked by an authorized Honda outboard motor dealer. Do not operate the engine until the problem has been corrected.
  • Page 70 Failure to completely warm up the pressure indicator light does not engine will result in poor engine turn ON, consult with an performance. authorized Honda outboard motor dealer. In an area where the temperature goes down below 0°C (32°F), the engine cooling system may freeze.
  • Page 71: Emergency Starting

    11/09/05 18:07:11 32ZY0620_071 STARTING THE ENGINE Emergency Starting × RECOIL STARTER 22 mm NEUTRAL START CABLE ASSEMBLY FLANGE BOLT UNLATCH FLYWHEEL COVER ENGINE COVER LATCH ‘‘ ’’ If the recoil starter does not operate Move the shift lever to F Remove the three 6 ×...
  • Page 72 11/09/05 18:07:19 32ZY0620_072 STARTING THE ENGINE ····· NEUTRAL N (neutral) N (neutral) CONTROL LEVER (R type) SHIFT LEVER (H type) Set the shift lever/control lever in the N (neutral) position. The ‘‘Neutral Starting System’’ will not work in emergency starting. Be sure to set the shift lever/control lever into the N (neutral) position to prevent start-in-gear when starting the engine in emergency.
  • Page 73 11/09/05 18:07:30 32ZY0620_073 STARTING THE ENGINE EMERGENCY STOP EMERGENCY SWITCH CLIP STOP SWITCH ENGINE STOP SWITCH STOP EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH EMERGENCY LANYARD STOP SWITCH EMERGENCY STOP CLIP SWITCH LANYARD (R type) (H type) (R type) If your outboard motor is the remote control type, turn the ‘‘...
  • Page 74 11/09/05 18:07:42 32ZY0620_074 STARTING THE ENGINE FAST IDLE FREE ACCELERATION START RANGE INITIAL THROTTLE GRIP FAST IDLE LEVER (R type) When the engine is cold or the CHOKE KNOB ambient temperature is low, leave the fast idle lever in the initial (H type) position.
  • Page 75 11/09/05 18:07:49 32ZY0620_075 STARTING THE ENGINE FLYWHEEL (STARTER PULLEY) FAST IDLE LEVER KNOT STARTER ROPE (R type) Set the knot at the end of the Pull the starter rope lightly until If the fast idle lever is raised, emergency starter rope in the notch resistance is felt, then pull briskly.
  • Page 76 11/09/05 18:07:58 32ZY0620_076 STARTING THE ENGINE SLOW THROTTLE GRIP Reinstall the engine cover. CHOKE KNOB Take extreme care when installing the engine cover. The flywheel is rotating. Do not (H type) operate without the engine cover. Exposed moving parts could cause injury and starter If you pulled out the choke knob to the ON position to start the engine, return it slowly to the OFF position (manual choke type), and turn the may damage the engine.
  • Page 77 After returning to the closest boat landing, contact your closest authorized Honda outboard motor dealer and perform the following. Have the starting system and electrical system checked. Have your dealer reassemble the parts removed in the emergency starting procedure.
  • Page 78: Troubleshooting Starting Problems

    (Electric starter type) Plug cap is not installed properly. Install plug cap securely. (page 118 ) Emergency stop switch clip is not set. Set emergency stop switch clip. (page 60, 66 ) Have your authorized Honda outboard motor dealer charge battery.
  • Page 79: Operation

    11/09/05 18:08:44 32ZY0620_079 OPERATION (H type) Break-in Procedure Gear Shifting N (neutral) THROTTLE GRIP Break-in operation allows the mating surfaces of the moving parts to wear evenly and thus ensures proper SLOW performance and longer outboard motor life. FAST Break-in your new outboard motor as R (reverse) follows.
  • Page 80: Steering

    11/09/05 18:08:57 32ZY0620_080 OPERATION (H type) Steering Cruising FAST ····· FORWARD F (forward) THROTTLE FRICTION DIAL The boat swings its stern in the FAST opposite direction in which it is to THROTTLE GRIP turn. To turn to the right, swing the SHIFT LEVER steering handle to the left.
  • Page 81 11/09/05 18:09:03 32ZY0620_081 OPERATION (H type) This outboard motor is equipped with an over-rev limiter in order to prevent a breakdown due to excessive engine speed. Depending upon the running condition of the outboard motor (if the force applied to the propeller is light, for example), the limiter may operate, causing the engine speed to become unstable, thus preventing...
  • Page 82: Gear Shifting

    11/09/05 18:09:17 32ZY0620_082 OPERATION (R type) Gear Shifting F (forward) FAST IDLE LEVER CONTROL LEVER FULLY CLOSE NEUTRAL RELEASE LEVER R (reverse) THROTTLE OPEN While pulling the neutral release Avoid jerky operation of the lever, move the control lever 30° The control lever might not move toward the FORWARD or control lever.
  • Page 83: Cruising

    11/09/05 18:09:27 32ZY0620_083 OPERATION (R type) Cruising POWER TILT SWITCH N (neutral) F (forward) DOWN FULL OPEN LOWERMOST POSITION On the T type, press the DOWN of Move the control lever from the power tilt switch and tilt the NEUTRAL toward FORWARD outboard motor at the lowermost position.
  • Page 84: Tilting The Outboard Motor (Common)

    11/09/05 18:09:35 32ZY0620_084 OPERATION (R type) Tilting the Outboard Motor This outboard motor is equipped with For best performance, passengers and (Common) an over-rev limiter in order to prevent equipment should be distributed Tilt the outboard motor to prevent the a breakdown due to excessive engine evenly to balance the boat.
  • Page 85: Tilting The Outboard Motor

    11/09/05 18:09:46 32ZY0620_085 OPERATION (Manual Tilt type) ENGINE COVER GRIP Tilting the Outboard Motor Do not use the throttle grip to tilt the outboard motor. ····· NEUTRAL TILT LEVER Before tilting up, leave the outboard motor in the running position for one minute after stopping the engine to drain the water from inside the engine.
  • Page 86 When the outboard motor is tilted up, cruise at low speed. BF8D/BF10D motor slowly. 71° : SH/LH type Never operate in reverse 72° : XH/R type when the outboard motor is tilted up.
  • Page 87: Tilting The Outboard Motor

    11/09/05 18:10:08 32ZY0620_087 OPERATION (G type) Tilting the Outboard Motor ENGINE COVER GRIP ········ NEUTRAL STOP TILT LEVER ENGINE STOP SWITCH SHIFT LEVER Move the shift lever to the To tilt up the outboard motor: ‘‘ ’’ N (neutral) position and stop the Before tilting up, leave the outboard Set the tilt lever in the TILT engine.
  • Page 88 11/09/05 18:10:17 32ZY0620_088 OPERATION (G type) TILT LEVER Be sure to use the tilt lock lever whenever the outboard motor is stored while holding it tilted up. TILT LEVER To tilt down the outboard Check that the outboard motor is motor: lowered to the cruising position, ‘‘...
  • Page 89: Moorage

    11/09/05 18:10:25 32ZY0620_089 OPERATION (G type) Moorage To tilt down, move the tilt lever to the FREE position, and move the tilt lock lever to the FREE position while lifting the outboard motor to the designated position and move the tilt lever to the LOCK position. Tilt-up using the tilt lock lever.
  • Page 90: Tilting The Outboard Motor

    11/09/05 18:10:37 32ZY0620_090 OPERATION (T type) Tilting the Outboard Motor (H type) (R type) The outboard motor equipped with POWER TILT SWITCH the power tilt system can adjust the outboard motor angle only while Press UP to tilt mooring. the outboard motor up.
  • Page 91: Manual Relief Valve

    11/09/05 18:10:50 32ZY0620_091 OPERATION (T type) Manual Relief Valve Improper transom angle MANUAL RELIEF VALVE results in unstable steering condition. Do not tilt while cruising through the rough wave, or it may cause an accident. Excessive transom angle can result in cavitation and racing of the propeller, and tilting up the outboard motor excessively can cause...
  • Page 92: Moorage

    11/09/05 18:11:02 32ZY0620_092 OPERATION (T type) Moorage Do not loosen the manual relief If more clearance is needed to swing valve more than three turns, or the the tilt lock lever into the LOCK outboard motor cannot be tilted up position, rock the outboard motor when the manual relief valve is back slightly by pulling on the engine...
  • Page 93: Mooring

    11/09/05 18:11:07 32ZY0620_093 OPERATION Mooring To avoid damaging the outboard motor, use the utmost care when mooring a boat, especially when its outboard motor is tilted up. Don’t allow the outboard motor to strike against the pier or other boats.
  • Page 94: Engine Protection System

    11/09/05 18:11:16 32ZY0620_094 OPERATION Engine Protection System 〈 Engine Oil Pressure and Overheat Warning Systems 〉 OIL PRESSURE (GREEN) OIL PRESSURE (GREEN) OVERHEAT (RED) BUZZER (INDICATOR/WARNING LIGHT) H Type R Type Oil Pressure Indicator Overheat Warning Indicator When the green light is lit, oil pressure is OK. If the engine overheats, the engine protection system If oil pressure becomes low, the green light will go off, will limit engine speed (All types).
  • Page 95 11/09/05 18:11:38 32ZY0620_095 OPERATION When the oil pressure warning System Low oil pressure Overheat system operated (green indicator light Warning Buzzer Engine Warning Buzzer Engine turned off): Type light sounds speed light sounds speed Stop the engine immediately and control control check the engine oil level (see H Type...
  • Page 96 〉 water flows from the cooling water Over-rev Limiter check hole while the engine is BF8D/BF10D/BF15D/BF20D running. If not, stop the engine and outboard motor is equipped with the determine the cause of the problem. over-rev limiter which operates when...
  • Page 97 11/09/05 18:11:56 32ZY0620_097 OPERATION 〈 〉 Anodes ANODE METAL ANODE METAL (G and T type) The anodes are a sacrificial material which helps to protect the outboard Painting or coating the anodes will motor from corrosion. lead to rust and corrosion damage to the outboard motor.
  • Page 98: Cruising In Shallows

    1,500 m (5,000 the outboard motor up to prevent the feet) above sea level, have your propeller and gear case from hitting authorized Honda dealer perform the bottom (refer to pages these carburetor modifications. 86 87 ). With the outboard...
  • Page 99: Stopping The Engine

    11/09/05 18:12:19 32ZY0620_099 STOPPING THE ENGINE (H type) Stopping the Engine EMERGENCY STOP ····· NEUTRAL SWITCH CLIP SLOW STOP N (neutral) PULL EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH LANYARD In an emergency; Disengage the emergency stop switch SLOW THROTTLE GRIP SHIFT LEVER clip from the engine stop switch by pulling the emergency stop switch lanyard.
  • Page 100 11/09/05 18:12:26 32ZY0620_100 STOPPING THE ENGINE (H type) If the engine does not stop by pulling the choke knob, disconnect the fuel line connector (Equipped type). Remove the emergency stop STOP switch lanyard and store it. If you are using a portable fuel tank, disconnect the fuel line if you will be storing or transporting the outboard motor.
  • Page 101: Stopping The Engine

    11/09/05 18:12:41 32ZY0620_101 STOPPING THE ENGINE (R type) Stopping the Engine N (neutral) EMERGENCY ENGINE STOP SWITCH SWITCH KEY EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH CONTROL LANYARD LEVER PULL ENGINE SWITCH EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH CLIP In an emergency; In normal use; Disengage the emergency stop switch Move the control lever to the N After sailing with the throttle fully clip from the emergency stop switch...
  • Page 102: Transporting

    11/09/05 18:12:49 32ZY0620_102 TRANSPORTING Before transporting the outboard Fuel Line Removal motor, disconnect and remove the FUEL LINE CONNECTOR FUEL LINE CONNECTOR fuel line in the following procedure. Be careful not to spill fuel. Spilled fuel or fuel vapor may ignite.
  • Page 103: Transporting

    11/09/05 18:12:59 32ZY0620_103 TRANSPORTING Transporting CARRYING HANDLE Carry the outboard motor with more Do not carry the outboard motor by the carrying handle than one person. To carry, hold the To avoid damaging the outboard outboard motor by the carrying more than five minutes.
  • Page 104 11/09/05 18:13:06 32ZY0620_104 TRANSPORTING STERN BRACKET WASHER Transport the outboard motor either Vertical transport vertically or horizontally as follows with the steering handle raised. BOLT WASHER MOTOR STAND Attach the stern brackets to a Transport the outboard motor with motor stand and mount the the tiller handle raised.
  • Page 105 11/09/05 18:13:14 32ZY0620_105 TRANSPORTING Horizontal transport INCORRECT CASE PROTECTOR PROTECTOR Rest the outboard motor on the case protector. (Tiller handle upside) Any other transport or storage position may cause damage or oil Always rest the outboard motor on a leakage. protector and be sure to protect it from impact and damage.
  • Page 106: Trailering

    11/09/05 18:13:22 32ZY0620_106 TRANSPORTING Trailering STEERING FRICTION LEVER When trailering or transporting the The outboard motor should be trailed boat with the outboard motor in the normal running position. If attached always disconnect the fuel there is insufficient road clearance in line from the portable fuel tank and this position, then trailer the outboard move the steering friction lever...
  • Page 107: Cleaning And Flushing

    11/09/05 18:13:36 32ZY0620_107 CLEANING AND FLUSHING After each use in salt water or dirty With Water Hose Joint (Optional water, thoroughly clean and flush the part) outboard motor with fresh water. Be sure that the water is flowing WATER HOSE JOINT HOLE out of the drain port.
  • Page 108: Without Water Hose Joint

    11/09/05 18:13:50 32ZY0620_108 CLEANING AND FLUSHING Without Water Hose Joint running. If not, stop the engine and determine the cause of the problem. Tilt down the outboard motor. Wash the outside of the outboard motor with clean, fresh water. Remove the propeller (see page Stand the outboard motor in a suitable container of water.
  • Page 109 If engine will overheat. the engine must be run, make Use only Honda Genuine parts sure the area is well ventilated. or their equivalents for Never run the engine in an maintenance or repair. The use enclosed or confined area.
  • Page 110: Maintenance

    11/09/05 18:14:04 32ZY0620_110 MAINTENANCE Tool Kit and Spare Parts The following tools and spare parts are supplied with the outboard motor for maintenance, adjustment, and emergency repairs. 8 mm WRENCH STARTER ROPE × 12 mm WRENCH PHILIPS SCREWDRIVER PLIERS OIL CHECK SCREWDRIVER SPARK PLUG WRENCH FLAT SCREWDRIVER TOOL BAG...
  • Page 111: Maintenance Schedule

    * Lubricate more frequently when used in salt water. These items should be serviced by your servicing dealer, unless you have the proper tools and are mechanically proficient. Refer to the Honda Shop Manual for service procedures. For professional commercial use, log hours of operation to determine proper maintenance intervals.
  • Page 112 Emission item for Bodensee model. * These items should be serviced by your servicing dealer, unless you have the proper tools and are mechanically proficient. Refer to the Honda Shop Manual for service procedures. For professional commercial use, log hours of operation to determine proper maintenance intervals.
  • Page 113: Engine Oil Change

    11/09/05 18:14:42 32ZY0620_113 MAINTENANCE 〈 〉 Engine Oil Change Oil change interval: Engine Oil Replacement Insufficient or contaminated engine 20 operating hours after the date of OIL FILLER CAP oil adversely affects the service life purchase or first month for initial of the sliding and moving parts.
  • Page 114 11/09/05 18:14:51 32ZY0620_114 MAINTENANCE Reinstall the oil filler cap securely. OIL LEVEL DIPSTICK Please dispose of used outboard motor oil in a manner that is compatible with the environment. We suggest you take it in a sealed UPPER container to your local service station LEVEL for reclamation.
  • Page 115: Gear Oil Check/Change

    If there is water in the oil, the water will flow out first when the drain screw is removed, or the oil will be a milky color. Consult with an authorized Honda outboard motor dealer.
  • Page 116: Spark Plug Service

    11/09/05 18:15:22 32ZY0620_116 MAINTENANCE 〈 〉 Oil Change Spark Plug Service SPARK PLUG SPARK PLUG CAP Replacement procedure is the same To ensure proper engine operation, WRENCH as that of the refilling. the spark plug must be properly Remove the level screw and drain gapped and free of deposits.
  • Page 117 11/09/05 18:15:35 32ZY0620_117 MAINTENANCE SIDE ELECTRODE − 0.9 mm (0.031 − 0.035 in) New plug Plug needing replacement SEALING WASHER INSULATOR Inspect the spark plugs. Measure the plug gaps with a Check that the spark plug washers If the electrodes are heavily feeler gauge.
  • Page 118: Battery Service

    11/09/05 18:15:48 32ZY0620_118 MAINTENANCE CHEMICAL HAZARD: Battery Battery Service If installing new spark plugs, tighten electrolyte contains sulfuric 1/2 turn after the spark plugs seat to acid. Contact with eyes or skin, even through clothing, compress the washers. Battery handling differs according If reinstalling used spark plugs, to the type of the battery and the may cause severe burns.
  • Page 119 11/09/05 18:15:57 32ZY0620_119 MAINTENANCE 〈 〉 + Battery Cleaning Connect the battery positive ( ) cable to the battery positive ( ) + POSITIVE ( ) + terminal, then the battery negative TERMINAL − NEGATIVE ( ) − ( ) cable to the battery negative TERMINAL ( ) terminal.
  • Page 120: Lubrication

    11/09/05 18:16:05 32ZY0620_120 MAINTENANCE Lubrication MOUNT FRAME SHIFT SHAFT TILLER HANDLE Wipe the outside of the engine with a cloth dipped in oil. Apply marine anticorrosion grease to the following parts: 20 operating hours or a month after the date of purchase for initial lubrication, then every 100 operating hours or 6 months.
  • Page 121: Fuel Filter Check/Replacement

    11/09/05 18:16:16 32ZY0620_121 MAINTENANCE 〈 〉 Fuel Filter Check/Replacement Inspection The fuel filter is located between the fuel coupling and the fuel pump. Gasoline is extremely flammable and explosive Water or sediment accumulated in the fuel filter can cause loss of power under certain conditions.
  • Page 122 11/09/05 18:16:26 32ZY0620_122 MAINTENANCE 〈 〉 Replacement UNLATCH FUEL FILTER FUEL FILTER FUEL TUBE ENGINE COVER LATCH Unlatch the engine cover latch and Check the fuel filter for water Remove the fuel filter, disconnect remove the engine cover. accumulation and clogging. the right and left fuel lines, and replace with a new fuel filter.
  • Page 123 11/09/05 18:16:35 32ZY0620_123 MAINTENANCE FUEL FILLER CAP VENT KNOB ARROW (Fuel Flow Direction) PRIMER BULB Install the new fuel filter so that Turn the vent knob to OPEN side, the arrow mark on the fuel filter is squeeze and release the priming If loss of power or hard starting is toward the fuel pump side.
  • Page 124: Fuel Tank And Tank Filter Cleaning

    11/09/05 18:16:45 32ZY0620_124 MAINTENANCE Fuel Tank and Tank Filter Cleaning Clean the fuel tank and tank filter every year or after every 200 hours of outboard motor operation. 〈 Fuel Tank Cleaning 〉 Disconnect the fuel line from fuel tank. Empty the tank, pour in a small quantity of gasoline, and clean the tank thoroughly by shaking it.
  • Page 125: Emission Control System

    Carbon monoxide does not react in the same way, but it is toxic. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. utilizes lean carburetor settings and other FUEL TANK FILTER system to reduce carbon monoxide FUEL TANK FILTER JOINT and hydrocarbons.
  • Page 126: Choke Knob Friction (Manual Choke Type)

    Do not force the adjusting position by itself, you can adjust the nut. If it is too hard to turn by hand, friction that holds the knob in the ON contact an authorized Honda position. Outboard Motor dealer for assistance.
  • Page 127: Replacing The Fuse

    11/09/05 18:17:20 32ZY0620_127 MAINTENANCE Replacing the Fuse (Electric starter Propeller Change type and 6A charge coil type) PROPELLER SPARE 20A FUSE PLAIN WASHER CASTLE TOWARD GEAR CASE BLOWN FUSE 20A FUSE FUSE CASE LID THRUST WASHER 〈 〉 If the fuse blows, running the engine Designated fuse COTTER PIN will not charge the battery.
  • Page 128: Servicing A Submerged Outboard Motor

    If there is a Honda outboard motor retighten the drain screw (see page CASTLE NUT dealership nearby, take the outboard TIGHTENING TORQUE: motor immediately to the dealer.
  • Page 129 As soon as possible, take the damage, such as bent connecting recoil starter grip several times to outboard motor to a Honda rods. If the engine binds when lubricate the inside of the cylinders. outboard motor dealer for cranked, do not attempt to run Reinstall the spark plugs.
  • Page 130: Storage

    Use fresh and clean gasoline. Honda outboard motor dealer before To slow deterioration, keep storage. However, the following gasoline in a certified fuel procedures can be performed by you, container.
  • Page 131: Carburetor Draining

    11/09/27 10:17:22 32ZY0620_131 STORAGE Carburetor Draining How to extract the fuel This procedure requires maintenance CHOKE KNOB Draining the outboard motor before skills. Refrain from doing it yourself. storing it for a long time. Present this manual to your dealer and have the work carried out by them.
  • Page 132 11/09/05 18:18:24 32ZY0620_132 STORAGE Making it possible to discharge the DRAIN SCREW fuel from the starting enrichment system fuel supply pipe. Opening up the starting enrichment system outlet. Without the choke knob: Wait for an hour or more after the engine stops. The starting enrichment system opening opens up after about an hour.
  • Page 133 11/09/21 14:09:14 32ZY0620_133 STORAGE Crank the engine by operating Starting enrichment thermal valve wires the starting mechanism. Starter motor type: For the remote control type, turn the engine switch to ‘‘ON’’. Operate the starter motor. Operate for 4 seconds, wait for 10 seconds, then operate again for 4 seconds.
  • Page 134 11/09/05 18:18:51 32ZY0620_134 STORAGE Return the starting enrichment Valve wire installation order system to the way it was before starting the procedure. Without the choke knob: Reconnect the starting enrichment thermal valve wires securely. Reassemble the removed parts. Install the engine cover. Install the emergency stop switch clip to the emergency stop switch (see pages...
  • Page 135: Battery Storage

    11/09/05 18:19:05 32ZY0620_135 STORAGE Keep flames and sparks away, Battery Storage ( ) TERMINAL + and do not smoke in the area. ( ) TERMINAL − ANTIDOTE: If electrolyte gets into your eyes, flush Battery handling differs according to the type of the battery. Refer to thoroughly with warm water the battery manufacturer’s for at least 15 minutes and...
  • Page 136: Transport/Storage Position Of The Outboard Motor

    11/09/05 18:19:17 32ZY0620_136 STORAGE Transport/Storage Position of the Outboard Motor PROTECTOR CASE PROTECTOR Fill the battery with distilled water Transport and store the outboard Horizontal transport or storage: to the upper level line. Never motor either vertically or horizontally, Rest the outboard motor on the case overfill the battery.
  • Page 137: Disposal

    11/09/05 18:19:20 32ZY0620_137 DISPOSAL To protect the environment, do not dispose of this product, battery, engine oil, etc. carelessly by leaving them in the waste. Observe the local laws and regulations or consult your authorized Honda dealer for disposal.
  • Page 138 Engine is started in Start in correct add to specified level. wrong procedure. procedure. Unmatched propeller is Consult with an selected. authorized Honda 〈 Engine speed fluctuates or engine stalls 〉 outboard motor dealer. Fuel level is low. Add fuel. Passengers are not Distribute the distributed equally.
  • Page 139: Troubleshooting

    〈 〉 Engine overrevs Cavitation. Install the outboard motor in the proper position. Propeller is damaged. Replace propeller. Unmatched propeller is Consult with an selected. authorized Honda outboard motor dealer. Trim angle is not correct. Trim to correct angle.
  • Page 140 Trochoid pump pressure lubrication Engine: API standard (SG, SH, SJ) SAE 10W-30 Specified oil Gear case: API standard (GL-4) SAE 90 Hypoid gear oil * Without battery cable, with propeller Honda outboards are power rated in accordance with ISO8665 (propeller shaft output).
  • Page 141: Specifications

    11/09/05 18:20:46 32ZY0620_141 SPECIFICATIONS Engine: 1.0 L (1.1 US qt, 0.9 lmp qt) without oil filter change Oil capacity 1.1 L (1.2 US qt, 1.0 lmp qt) with oil filter change Gear case: 0.29 L (0.31 US qt, 0.26 lmp qt) 12V 6A −...
  • Page 142 Trochoid pump pressure lubrication Specified oil Engine: API standard (SG, SH, SJ) SAE 10W-30 Gear case: API standard (GL-4) SAE 90 Hypoid gear oil * Without battery cable, with propeller Honda outboards are power rated in accordance with ISO8665 (propeller shaft output).
  • Page 143 11/09/05 18:21:31 32ZY0620_143 SPECIFICATIONS Engine: 1.0 L (1.1 US qt, 0.9 lmp qt) without oil filter change Oil capacity 1.1 L (1.2 US qt, 1.0 lmp qt) with oil filter change Gear case: 0.29 L (0.31 US qt, 0.26 lmp qt) 12V 6A −...
  • Page 144 Trochoid pump pressure lubrication Specified oil Engine: API standard (SG, SH, SJ) SAE 10W-30 Gear case: API standard (GL-4) SAE 90 Hypoid gear oil * Without battery cable, with propeller Honda outboards are power rated in accordance with ISO8665 (propeller shaft output).
  • Page 145 11/09/05 18:22:17 32ZY0620_145 SPECIFICATIONS Engine: 1.0 L (1.1 US qt, 0.9 lmp qt) without oil filter change Oil capacity 1.1 L (1.2 US qt, 1.0 lmp qt) with oil filter change Gear case: 0.29 L (0.31 US qt, 0.26 lmp qt) 12V 6A −...
  • Page 146 Trochoid pump pressure lubrication Specified oil Engine: API standard (SG, SH, SJ) SAE 10W-30 Gear case: API standard (GL-4) SAE 90 Hypoid gear oil * Without battery cable, with propeller Honda outboards are power rated in accordance with ISO8665 (propeller shaft output).
  • Page 147 11/09/05 18:23:08 32ZY0620_147 SPECIFICATIONS Engine: 1.0 L (1.1 US qt, 0.9 lmp qt) without oil filter change Oil capacity 1.1 L (1.2 US qt, 1.0 lmp qt) with oil filter change Gear case: 0.29 L (0.31 US qt, 0.26 lmp qt) 12V 6A −...
  • Page 148 11/09/05 18:23:18 32ZY0620_148 SPECIFICATIONS Noise and Vibration MODEL BF8D BF10D CONTROL SYSTEM T (Tiller handle) R (Remote control) T (Tiller handle) R (Remote control) 79 dB (A) 76 dB (A) 80 dB (A) 75 dB (A) Sound Pressure level at operator’s ears...
  • Page 149: Major Honda Distributor Addresses

    11/09/05 18:23:34 32ZY0620_149 MAJOR Honda DISTRIBUTOR ADDRESSES For further information, please contact Honda Customer Information Centre at the following address or telephone number: For European AUSTRIA BULGARIA CZECH REPUBLIC FRANCE Honda Motor Europe (North) Kirov Ltd. BG Technik cs, a.s.
  • Page 150 11/09/05 18:23:50 32ZY0620_150 MAJOR Honda DISTRIBUTOR ADDRESSES For further information, please contact Honda Customer Information Centre at the following address or telephone number: For European (continued) HUNGARY ITALY NORWAY REPUBLIC OF BELARUS Motor Pedo Co., Ltd. Honda Italia Industriale S.p.A.
  • Page 151 11/09/05 18:24:04 32ZY0620_151 MAJOR Honda DISTRIBUTOR ADDRESSES For further information, please contact Honda Customer Information Centre at the following address or telephone number: For European (continued) For Australian SLOVAK REPUBLIC Tenerife province TURKEY AUSTRALIA Honda Slovakia, s.r.o. (Canary Islands) Anadolu Motor Uretim ve Pazarlama Honda Australia Motorcycle and Prievozská...
  • Page 152: Ec Declaration Of Conformity'' Content Outline

    11/09/05 18:24:11 32ZY0620_152 ‘‘EC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY’’ CONTENT OUTLINE...
  • Page 153 11/09/05 18:24:36 32ZY0620_153 ‘‘EC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY’’ CONTENT OUTLINE...
  • Page 154 11/09/05 18:25:02 32ZY0620_154 ‘‘EC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY’’ CONTENT OUTLINE...
  • Page 155 11/09/05 18:25:40 32ZY0620_155 ‘‘EC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY’’ CONTENT OUTLINE...
  • Page 156 11/09/05 18:25:58 32ZY0620_156 ‘‘EC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY’’ CONTENT OUTLINE...
  • Page 157 11/09/05 18:26:05 32ZY0620_157 INDEX Anode Metal ..............34 EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM Battery (for Bodensee-Lake type) ........125 Charging DC Receptacle ..........47 Engine Connections ..............46 Cover Latch ..............36 Electrolyte Level ............53 Service ..............
  • Page 158 ..............109 Lever ................26 Schedule ..............111 Friction ..............55 Major Honda Distributor Addresses ......149 Removing/Installing Engine Cover ....... 49 Manual Relief Valve ..........32, 91 Replacing the Fuse ............127...
  • Page 159 11/09/05 18:26:21 32ZY0620_159 INDEX Steering Handle Friction ..........55 Water Check Hole ............35 Stopping the Engine ............99 Wiring Diagram ........Inside back cover (H type) ............... 99 With Water Hose Joint (Optional part) .......
  • Page 160 11/09/06 11:24:35 32ZY0620_160 MEMO...

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