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Starting Engine; Stopping Engine; Filling Fuel Tank; Fuel System Connection - Craftsman GAMEFISHER 225.582590 Owner's Manual

25 horsepower outboard motor with 6 gallon remote tank
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OPERATION
FILLING FUEL TANK
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gm
AVOID
SERIOUS
INJURY
OR DEATH
FROM A
GASOLINE
FIRE
OR
EXPLOSION.
ALWAYS
STOP
THE
ENGINE.
DO
NOT
SMOKE
OR
ALLOW
OPEN
FLAMES
OR SPARKS
IN THE
AREA
WHILE
FILLING
FUEL TANKS.
Fill fuel tanks outdoors away from heat, sparks,
and open flames.
Remove portable fuel tanks from boat to refill
them.
Always stop engine before refilling tanks.
Do not overfill the fuel tank. Fuel will expand in
volume as it's temperature rises and can leak un-
der pressure.
FILLING PORTABLE FUEL TANK
Pour the full amount
of oil along with approximately
one gallon of gasoline
into the fuel tank. Mix thor-
oughly, then pour the remainder of gasoline
into the
tank.
FUEL SYSTEM
CONNECTION
Place fuel tank in a secure level place out of the
way.
Connect
fuel
line to quick-disconnect
fitting
in
front of motor (Figure
12).
Slide back sleeve
on coupler.
Place coupler on fitting and release sleeve to lock
in place.
F
Figure 12
TO STOP
Rotate Throttle Twist Grip (C) to "Slow" position,
shift
engine
(A) into "Neutral".
Depress
"Stop" button (E)
(Figure
13) and hold in until motor stops completely.
D
F1
C
E
H
Figure 13
EMERGENCY
STOPPING
A lanyard
stop switch (F2) is used to tum off the
engine ignition whenever the operator (when at-
tached to the lanyard F1 ) moves far enough away
from the operator's position to activate the switch
(Figure 13).
TO START ENGINE
IMPORTANT:
DO NOT START YOUR OUTBOARD
OUT OF WATER. THE WATER PUMP HAS A RUB-
BER IMPELLER
WHICH
CAN BE DAMAGED
BY
RUNNING
DRY.
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The motor is equipped with a lanyard type switch
(F2). Prior to starting,make sure the lanyard cord
is attached
to the switch. The motor WILL NOT
START if lanyard is not connected to switch.
Make sure that fuel tank has a sufficient supplyof
properly mixed fuel and that vent screw on fuel
tank filler cap or gauge is OPEN.
Checkthat fuel line issecurelyconnected tofitting
at engine (G).
Squeeze fuel line prime bulb (H) several times un-
til bulb becomes FIRM.
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