Straighten cable or have authorized Mercury Shift or throttle cable kinked. Check and reset the circuit breaker or replace fuse. Pivot power steering pump toward engine, as required, until belt can be removed. Lubricate the gimbal bearing and the engine coupler. If a submerged object is struck while the boat is moving forward, the hydraulic system will cushion the kickup of the sterndrive unit as it clears the object, reducing damage to the unit.
Completely retract the end of the steering cable before applying lubricant. Contact your authorized Mercury MerCruiser dealer. If draining with the boat out of the water, place the boat on a level surface to ensure complete draining of the system. Check the cooling system and the exhaust system hose clamps for tightness. If the boat is in the water, keep the seacock closed until restarting the engine to prevent water from flowing back into the cooling system.
Excessive Engine Temperature Possible Cause Remedy Water inlet or seacock closed. If draining with the boat in the water, close the seacock if equipped or remove and plug the water inlet hose. Remove the boat from the water or close the seacock, disconnect and plug the seawater inlet hose, and ensure the bilge pump is operational before draining. One way to accomplish this is to apply a superior antifouling product. If you ever have a problem, question or concern about your power package, contact your dealer or any authorized Mercury MerCruiser dealership. Lubricate the pivot points and the guide contact surfaces. Reinstall the drive unit in the proper position.
Crankcase Oil To help obtain optimum engine performance and to provide maximum protection, we strongly recommend the use of Quicksilver 4-Cycle 25W-40 Marine Engine Oil. If the boat is out of the water, install the flushing attachment and open the water source fully to provide maximum water flow. Contact your authorized Mercury MerCruiser dealer. Each drive is designed, built, and tested to deliver best-in-class reliability. If the alarm sounds, stop the engine immediately. On dual engine boats: Lubricate the tie bar pivot points.
Alpha Sterndrive Decal Identification The Drive Serial No. The throttle only button can be depressed only when the remote control handle is in the neutral position. Best of all, you can download the manual in just seconds. To avoid recurrence of the problem, contact an authorized Mercury MerCruiser dealer. Description Where Used Part No. Know if your boat will float if full of water. See Engine Runs Rough, Misses or Backfires.
Changing Oil and Filter See Maintenance Schedule for the change interval. Check the spark plug wires. Mercury Marine does not establish model years for the Mercury MerCruiser product line. Transom Standard Serial Number 0W173658 and Above Transom High Performance Serial Number 0W150260 and Above Mercury Mercruiser D1. Inspect the muffler for holes, cracks, or deterioration. Used Spark Plug Analysis Spark plug condition can suggest a variety of possible engine malfunctions and indicate needed engine repairs. If too high, find cause and correct.
Loosen power steering pump attaching bolts and mounting bolts. Clean, inspect and test the pressure cap. If purchaser cannot deliver the product to such a dealer, please notify Mercury Marine and Mercury will then arrange for the inspection and any covered repair. As an example, 2003 model year products refers to products manufactured during calendar year 2003. Engine cranks over but will not start or starts hard 1. Know your boat's operating and loading limitations. Visit this thread, pour a cup of coffee or get a beer, and start reading up on all the fun things you get to do.
Mercury® Remanufacturing is made up of unique products that offer value performance for your next repower. I have had it for a year and a half and the only maintenance i have had done on it has been winterize and summerize. If these are not rotating perfectly straight, a bent shaft which requires immediate replacement could be the culprit. Description Where Used Part No. How the warning horn activates depends on the severity of the problem.
Do not adjust or remove the mixture settings or remove the mixture screw seals. Clean, inspect, and test the pressure cap. A circuit breaker provides protection for the engine wiring harness and the instrumentation power lead. Reinstall the water pickup or the through the ull fittings in the proper locations. The boat must be at rest in the water. Mercury Mercruiser Bravo One,Two,Three + Transom Service Manual Service Manual Application: Bravo One, Bravo One X, Bravo One X Diesel, Serial Number 0M198373 and Above.
Perfect Seal Aft heat exchanger plug 92-34227 1 8. If draining with the boat in the water, close the seacock if equipped or remove and plug the water inlet hose. Turn on the bilge pump and supply water to the water inlets. The Star label identifies that these engines meet the California Air Resources Board's Sterndrive and Inboard marine engine 2007 and later exhaust emission standards. Remove and lower the hose from the water inlet to the power steering cooler if equipped , or the water inlet to the heat exchanger.