that your Sears Service
your motor for storage during the off sea-
son or for long periods of time.
The Service Center has the latest tools, materials
and can also carry out mainte-
nance as required.
If your motor cannot be taken to your Sears Ser-
vice Center, follow the steps below to prevent rust
from freezing temperatures.
TANK, USE A GASOLINE
EACH TANK FILL UP TO ASSURE
stabilizer helps prevent
in essential fuel system parts such
as the carburetor,
fuel filter, fuel hose, or tank dur-
Also, experience indicates that alco-
hol blended fuels (called gasohol or using ethanol
can attract moisture which leads to
separation and formation of acids during storage.
gas can damage the fuel system of an
engine while in storage.
To avoid engine problems, the fuel system should
be emptied before storage of 30 days or longer.
Follow these instructions.
Maintain motor in an upright position until all cool-
ing water is drained
Drain and refill gear housing,
Lubricate and service propeller, as outlined in
Remove spark plugs, put an ounce or two of out-
board oil into spark plug holes (Figure 26).
Pull starter rope several times to lubricate piston,
rings and cylinder walls and to remove water from
Lubricate all parts, as outlined in Lubrication.
Reinstall motor cowl.
With motor mounted
on boat and in fresh water,
run the motor until it is thoroughly warmed up.
Place shift lever in "Neutral" and run motor at fast
fuel line from bushing
motor begins to stall, rapidly inject a rust
preventive oil into the carburetor
air intake for ten
(10) to twenty (20) seconds until motor stops (Fig-
ure 25). This protects the crankcase with a coat-
ing of oil.
boat and motor from water.
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