If like most do-it-yourselfers you've relied on a sketchy owner's manual or one of those abstruse shop manuals written for professional mechanics to keep your onboard running, here's an end to your frustration. This abundantly illustrated nonthreatening guide is filled with effective maintenance, repair, and advanced troubleshooting advice for two-cycle and four-cycle engines from 2 to 250 horsepower. Although outboard engines have become more reliable, they're also more sophisticated and require more than a passing knowledge of mechanics to troubleshoot and repair. Outboard Engines covers recent developments such as electronic ignition, oil injection systems, and four-stroke powerheads. Your fears about the reliability of your qfinickyq outboard are over!Use your enginea#39;s wiring diagram to identify the power-feed terminal from the engine to the main plug on the engine side of the circuit. ... Once youa#39;ve identified it, make sure the emergency shut-off switch is de-activated and turn the ignition key to the aquot;onaquot; position. ... be ones like the point where you drilled a hole through the harness while you were mounting that new rodholder or downrigger mount.
|Author||:||Edwin R. Sherman|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 1997|