Quarts Liters All capacities are approximate fluid measures. Chart A-3 Engine Cranks But Will Not Run 5I-27. Make certain that all drain passages are open for complete draining. Foamy fluid also may cause power steering system to become spongy, which may result in poor boat control. Test For Alcohol Content In Gasoline 1B-10 Power Steering Fluid 1B-10.
Transom Mounted or Through The Hull Seawater Pickups and Hose 6A-4. This invaluable technical manual includes needed 13. You will never be dissapointed with the contents of this engine workshop manual. Any time the intake or exhaust openings are exposed during service they should be covered to protect against accidental entrance of foreign material which could enter the cylinders and cause extensive internal damage when the engine is started. Sterndrive Drive Shaft Extension Models 1B-22. Thoroughly flush the seawater cooling system prior to storage.
For best top speed, all movable weight - cargo and passengers - should be as far aft as possible to allow the bow to come up to a more efficient angle 3 to 5 degrees. Recheck fluid level and add fluid, if necessary. Unlike automotive engines, marine engines are subjected to extended periods of heavy load and wide-open-throttle operation and, therefore, require heavy-duty components. Low Pressure Hose Cooler-to-Pump 9A-13. A hook causes more lift on the bottom near the transom and forces the bow to drop.
Idle Speed Spark Control 4B-7. D L Inspect condition and tension of belts. Initial Idle Speed and Mixture 5B-17. Shake container vigorously and allow it to sit upright for 3 to 5 minutes. Start engine and run until it reaches normal operating temperatures. Therefore, established horsepower ratings refer to the power that the engine will produce at its rated rpm under a specific combination of weather conditions. Correct break-in is essential to obtain minimum oil consumption and maximum engine per- formance.
Check and adjust idle speed. Testing Closed Cooling System 6B-6. American bolts use radial lines for this purpose, while most American nuts do not have strength markings. Changing Oil and Filter 1B-12. Timing Chain and Sprocket 3A-88. Two like propellers, same pitch and diameter, from two different manufacturers also will perform differently.
Section 1B - Maintenance Tools 1B-2. Seacock Seawater Inlet Valve 6A-4. In fresh water, fouling results from dirt, vegetable matter, algae or slime, chemicals, minerals and other pollutants. Section 4E - Wiring Diagrams Wiring Colors for Mercury MerCruiser 4E-2. Standard Type Slave Solenoid 4A-9. Use of replacement electrical, ignition or fuel system components, which do not comply to these rules and regulations, could result in a fire or explosion hazard and should be avoided.
Throttle Body Adapter Plate 5G-17. Idle Speed and Mixture 5C-18. Fill the container with water to the mark. Therefore, it is very important that the boat owner and servicing dealer discuss the current Maintenance Schedule and develop appropriate maintenance intervals to coincide with the individual operating habits, environment, and maintenance requirements. The chart below is a guide to crankcase oil selection. However, individual operating habits and personal mainte- nance preferences can have an impact on the suggested intervals. Engine Serial Number Location 1A-5.
The fuel system components on your Mercury MerCruiser engine will withstand up to 10% alcohol content in the gasoline. A slight hook is often built in by the manufacturer. We reserve the right to make changes to this manual without prior notification. Any time the intake or exhaust openings are exposed during service they should be covered to protect against accidental entrance of foreign material which could enter the cylinders and cause extensive internal damage when the engine is started. Mismatched or incorrect fasteners can result in damage or malfunction, or possibly personal injury. D L Clean flame arrestor and crankcase ventilation hoses.
Section 6B - Closed Cooled Models Torque Specifications 6B-2. Removing Seals From Idle Mixture Screws 5D-11. When performing any work where electrical terminals could possibly be grounded or touched by the mechanic, the battery cables should be disconnected at the battery. This manual has been written in a format that is designed to meet the needs of Mercury Marine technicians worldwide. This increases wetted surface and reduces boat speed. Starboard side is right side; port side is left side. How to Use This Manual 1A-2.