Engine damage or performance
problems that result from using a fuel
with percentages of ethanol or
methanol greater than shown above
are not covered under warranty.
If your outboard motor will be used
on an infrequent or intermittent basis,
please refer to the fuel section of the
STORAGE chapter (p.
additional information regarding fuel
Fuel Filter Inspection and
The fuel filter (inside the strainer
cup) is located below the intake
Water or sediment accumulation in
the filter can cause loss of power or
hard starting. To prevent engine
malfunction, inspect the filter and
replace when necessary.
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