Don't Make These 5 Common Outboard Maintenance Mistakes | BoatUS

Don't Make These 5 Common Outboard Maintenance Mistakes | BoatUS

Yamaha technician Sean Stahl of Annapolis Boat Sales explains to BoatUS Magazine’s Lenny Rudow 5 common outboard maintenance mistakes. Really, it’s about five outboard maintenance items that a lot of people forget to do. These include replacing the fuel-water separator filter, checking the timing belt for wear, checking engine and bracket zincs, checking trim tab zincs, and removing the prop to look for fishing line behind the thrust washer. Sean shows you step-by-step how to remove the propeller and thrust washer to look for and remove fishing line, regrease the shaft, and replace the prop. Learn more about small outboard engine troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair: https://www.boatus.com/expert-advice/expert-advice-archive/2014/january/outboard-motor-blues

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