OUTBOARD MOTOR STAND
If the outboard motor will be
removed from the boat for storage,
we recommend storing it vertically
by mounting it on a commercially
If it is necessary to store the outboard
motor horizontally as shown, drain
the vapor separator (p.
drain the engine oil (p.
removing the outboard motor from
Rest the outboard motor on a cushion
of protective material.
Cover the outboard motor to keep out
dust. Do not use plastic sheet as a
dust cover. A nonporous cover will
trap moisture, promoting rust and
REMOVAL FROM STORAGE
Check your outboard motor as
described in the
If the cylinders were coated with oil
during storage preparation, the
engine may smoke briefly at startup.
This is normal.
chapter of this manual.