SERVICING YOUR OUTBOARD MOTOR
Gasoline is highly
flammable and explosive.
You can be burned or
seriously injured when
Stop the engine and keep
heat, sparks, and flame
Handle fuel only
Wipe up spills
Never refill the fuel tank inside a
building where gasoline fumes may
reach flames or sparks. Keep
gasoline away from appliance pilot
lights, barbecues, electric appliances,
power tools, etc.
Spilled fuel is not only a fire hazard,
it causes environmental damage.
Wipe up spills immediately.
Fuel can damage paint and plastic.
Be caref ul not to spill f uel when
f illing your f uel tank. Damage
caused by spilled f uel is not covered
Use unleaded gasoline with a pump
octane rating of 86 or higher.
Your outboard motor is certified to
operate on unleaded gasoline.
Unleaded gasoline produces fewer
engine and spark plug deposits and
extends exhaust system life.
Never use stale or contaminated
gasoline or an oil/gasoline mixture.
Avoid getting dirt or water in the fuel
You may use unleaded gasoline
containing no more than 10% ethanol
(E10) or 5% methanol by volume. In
addition, methanol must contain
cosolvents and corrosion inhibitors.
Use of fuels with content of ethanol
or methanol greater than shown
above may cause starting and/or
performance problems. It may also
damage metal, rubber, and plastic
parts of the fuel system.