Outboard Maintenance

Outboard Maintenance and FlushingStart every season with a professional tune-up. You should have the mechanic run a compression test, pressure test the lower unit, check the seals and water pump, test the warning alarms and test the spark, in general, go over the motor in such a manner as to eliminate most causes of breakdown.  

Flush Your Outboard

Flush out the engine. This doesn’t just apply to salt water outings but to fresh water as well. If the lake or river isn’t as clear as the water from your garden hose you need to flush. If you ran aground and kicked up some sand, you need to flush. It won’t take long, ten to fifteen minutes. Outboard Maintenance from Kaydo Fishing World on Vimeo.

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