SERVICING YOUR OUTBOARD MOTOR
Some of the most important safety
precautions follow. However, we
cannot warn you of every
conceivable hazard that can arise in
performing maintenance. Only you
can decide whether or not you should
perform a given task.
Failure to properly follow
and precautions can cause
you to be seriously hurt or
Always follow the
precautions in the Owner's
Make sure the engine is off before
you begin any maintenance or
repairs. This will eliminate several
Carbon monoxide poisoning
from engine exhaust.
Do not start or run the engine in
a confined or partly enclosed
Burns from hot parts.
Let the engine and exhaust
system cool before touching.
Injury from moving parts.
Do not run the engine unless
instructed to do so.
Read the instructions before you
begin, and make sure you have the
tools and skills required.
To reduce the possibility of fire or
explosion, be careful when
working around gasoline. Use only
a nonflammable solvent, not
gasoline, to clean parts. Keep
cigarettes, sparks, and flames away
from all fuel-related parts.
Wear gloves when handling the
propeller to protect your hands
from sharp edges.