Smaller engines 2 to 20 hp : Flushing in a small container such as a flushing bag, small bucket, or can is acceptable. Hi everyone, fuel tanks must be submerged in such a. On my 05 150 and my 04 T8, I have garden hose connectors that allow you to hook up your hose and flush. Also, i wasn't getting water frequently, tilt the boat out any outboard. Operate your boat at normal cruising speed, trimmed to the desired position. Lyle has worked with dolphins, California sea lions, Stellar Sea Lions and sharks. Gently pull up on the back of cowl to make sure it is securely fastened.
Apparently i could burn up a hose is done a certain direction. Mercury Marine will work with you and your dealership to resolve all problems. Do not start the outboard out of the water. Fatal damage to the powerhead, water pump, and other internal components can occur; the water flow from the garden hose via the freshwater flush fitting won't properly cool a running outboard. I was amazed how that thing holds on hard turns, wow! The problem with garden hoses is regulating the presure. Flushing Bags Soft-sided heavy plastic or vinyl flushing bags fit around the lower unit of the engine and fully enclose it.
No obstruction may indicate a water pump failure or blockage in the cooling system. If water is present, it may have settled to the bottom and will drain out prior to the lubricant, or it may be mixed with the lubricant, giving it a milky colored appearance. You can damage your motor with too heavy presure from the garden hose. Mann has a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Ohio State University. Simply cut this line, insert the provided Tee and connect the water pressure gauge hose to it and run to the instrument. If the propeller is seized to the shaft and cannot be removed, have the propeller removed by an authorized dealer. Anchoring and coat areas that cater to watch out of water feeds on the drive.
Route the hose so that it is protected from damage and does not present a trip hazard. All tohatsu outboards must be very careful not a garden hose on most important. This will protect the connector stem from being accidently pushed-in, thus, allowing fuel or vapor to escape. The engine should be run for five to 10 minutes. Screw the garden hose connector onto a garden hose which is connected to a fresh water supply.
Install the flushing attachment over the cooling water inlet. Salt water flusher engine is to 'salt-away' position. My 3 cylinder 25 Mercury 4 stroke runs as smooth as my car engine at any speed on the hose. Squeeze the fuel line primer bulb several times until it feels firm. Slide the fuel hose onto the barbed fitting and secure it using a hose clamp and Phillips screwdriver. Too much pressure may unseat the flushing device cuffs.
This how to a system: if you are some water set ups that like this water garden hose or uses running a garden hose. That's why doesn't the spit hole. Unscrew the garden hose connector from the fitting on the lower cowling, hook up a hose to the connector, open the spigot and let the clean, fresh water wash the contaminants out of the outboard's water passages for 10-15 minutes. Be sure to scape the paint of the head where the sender makes contact with it. The engine should be kept in neutral. Make sure that the vehicle's engine is off.
Freshwater Flushing Device After boating and with the boat on the trailer, trim your Yamaha outboard all the way down, take the keys out of the ignition, and remove the safety lanyard. When setting the friction adjustment, maintain sufficient steering friction to prevent the outboard from steering into a full turn if the tiller handle or steering wheel is released. This is especially important in freezing climates, so that there is no water left inside the engine that could then freeze, and cause damage. See your dealer for touch-up paint. Moving the outboard in closer to the boat transom is called trimming in or down. I do not have muffs, and would like to be reassured the port is a correct way to do this.
Place outboard in vertical down position in a well ventilated area. Boy I sure hope you can-I've been doing it with my 2004 115 Yammie and so far it has done no harm; the engine starts instantly every time and I have replaced impeller and one small electronic doo-dad in the past ten years. Re: New Yamaha's garden hose connector Ditto Ya Man That garden hose connection is for your fresh water flush. Connect a new suzuki df140 outboard and reverse gears, but i have a. That's why most dealers have a tank for the prop to turn in. Typically they are a small brass sensor that replaces a plug which is blocking a hole in the engine block intended for just this purpose. Between Yamaha and Honda outboards I can't imagine anybody making them any better.