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Ignition System; Removing Motor From Boat; Salt Water Operations - Craftsman Gamefisher 298.586193 Owner's Manual

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OPERATION
1:4.
FLYWHEEL
MAGNETO
IGNITION
SYSTEM
WITH
TRANSISTERIZED
....
ELECTRONIC
IGNITOR
a;
The magneto
ignition
system
consists of the
following
component
parts:
Flywheel,
Tran-
sisterized
Electronic
ignitor
end J_nJtion Coil.
b.
Inspect
the
following
if engine
fails
or i_
hard to start:
....
::
(1)
Spark
plug
as often
as necessary;
Be:
(0.6ram).
(2)
Gasoline
fuel
supply
and
fuel
shut:
off valve should
be open.
• .
(3)
Carburetor
being starved
of fuel.
c.
The
correct
Spark
plug
for
this
motor
is ,
: NGK
BMR.6Aor
Campion
RCJ-8.
d. To
test
ignition
system,
remove
spark
plug
and
place
against
bare
spot on metal
part
of
motor
away
from
cylinder
spark
plug hole
and then pull
starter
cord several
sure
spark
plug
gap setting
is
.025", :Fi_lre
|3
times.
If a spark bridges
the plug gap, the:
Figure 14
magneto
is in good
operating
condition.
The
high
tension
lead
wire
must
be con-
nected
to the plug for this
check.
If there
is no
spark,
have
the
ignition
checked
at:
your
Sears Service
Center.
15.
REMOVING
MOTOR
FROM
BOAT
a.
Always
tilt
motor
by
lifting
on
rear
of
shroud.
DO
NOT
PUSH
DOWN
ON
THE
STEERING
HANDLE.
When
removing
the
motor
from
the boat,
raise the outboard
in
upward
direction
until
the propeller
clears
the transom.
ib.
Hold
the
motor
upright
long enough
to
allow
all water
to drain
from
the exhaust
pipe.
When
you
find
it difficult
to
hold
the
motor
upright.tighten
the
Center
Bolt
increasingly
for desired
effort.
(See
Figure
13).
!WARNING
Although
the
engine
is air cooled,
it
is
possible
to burn your hands on the engine
block
and
upper
portion
of the column.
Do not touch.
it may be necessary
to rotate
the motor
to
one
side
before
tilting
the motor
on
the
transom
to remove
leg from
the water when
installed
on boats with thick transoms.
Always
carry
outboard
with
the
engine
i
above
the
lower
unit
to prevent
moisture
from
entering
the
engine
through
the
exhaust
ports.
_.
Steering
handle
serves as carrying
handle
as
I
shown in Figure
14.
............
:.......... WARNING
........
if
the motor
will
not be operated
for
a
period
of
time.
if
it
is to
be _'emoved.
from
the boat,
or if it is to be tilted
up,
we recommend
the following
practice
to
=prevent
spillage
from
the
carburetor
throat
and
bowl
and
to
prevent
gum
formations
in
the
carburetor
during
storage:
1.
Close fuel
shut-off
valve and air vent
screw at fuel filler
cap.
2.
Allow
motor
to
run at idling
speed
until
it stops of its own accord,
indl-
catlng
the carburetor
has run dry.
....
16.
SALT
WATER
OPERATION
_ :
To
materially
increase
the life
of all exposed
parts
and decorative
finishes,
follow
the steps
indicated
below.
a.
Always
tilt
your
motor
out
of
the
water
when not
in use.
'
b, Never
leave = the: lower
unit
in salt water
overnight.
c.
Wipe
exterior
completely
with
fresh
water
:
cloth
and
then
apply
light
coatlng
of oil.
d.
Lubricate
propeller
shaft
occasionally
wit!i
a waterproof
type
of
lubricant
(Litl_iUm
Grease),
thus
enabling
the prope!ler
to be
removed
easily.
e.
tt is good
practice
when
operating
in salt
water
to
inspect
your
motor
daily
and
to
apply
a
light
coating
of
grease
to
any
pert
or
area
that
shows
evidence
of
cor-
rosion or rust.
f..Always
remove
motor
from
boat
ver-
ticelly,
allowing
water
to drain from column
before
tilting
the motor.
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