When do I need a Service?

When and how often should I have my outboard engine serviced?
Always refer to your manufacturer’s handbook for recommended service periods.
Generally as a rule you should have your outboard serviced as follows:

Component

First
1mth/10hrs

Every
3mths/50hrs

Every
6mths/100hrs

Off Season

Bolts And Nuts

T

T

——————

T

Spark Plugs

——————

C&A

——————

C&A

Wire Harness

I

I

——————

——————

Starter Motor Brush Length

——————

——————

I

——————

Ignition Timing

——————

——————

C&A

C&A

Carburettors

C&A

C&A

——————

C&A

Gear Oil

R

R

——————

R

Pistons Cylinder And Head

——————

De Carbon

——————

——————

Propeller

I

I

——————

——————

Choke

I

I

——————

——————

Fuel Tank

——————

——————

——————

I

Fuel Strainer

——————

I

——————

I

Fuel Hose

I

I

——————

I

Water Pump

——————

I

——————

I

Handle

L

L&A

——————

L

Clutch Lever

——————

L

——————

L

Starter Rope

——————

I

——————

——————

Tilt

——————

A

——————

——————

Neutral Interlock

——————

I

——————

——————

Zinc Anodes

——————

I

——————

I

A- Adjust
C- Clean
I- Inspect
L-Lubricate
R-Replace
T-Tighten

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