I suspect the fuel mix needs to be 100:1 but I'd like to check. Water cooled as far as I know and expect. The only service I had ever did was replace spark plug and pull cord at the end of the year. If you have one of these series of engines you best get this gear replaced before you get stranded 20 miles from the ramp as I did. I got exactly what I want and never had to complain.
Pull-start models can now take advantage of this feature, plus the system is designed with an automatic decompression device to require even less effort for manual starting. For more than 30 years, Yamaha Outboards have delivered far more than superior power, performance and efficiency. What a horrible experience and I traded in 16 yr. Next - any idea where I might find a manual for my outboard? I got a tank of a motor lol. If this information is not accurate, please correct me. I'm able to hop in my boat and go anytime I want and I have never been stuck out on the water so I would it high on my list for durability.
Although strictly for American sold models you may be able to find an owners manual if more recent than 1998. When I asked a mechanic about the failure he stated that it was the fiber gear in these motors that failed. Compare specifications such as warranty, engine type, engine oil capacity, dry weight and much more. The survey data they gathered was then translated into ambitious development goals and evaluation standards that were tougher than ever before. To last for more years than you'd expect a brand like this to keep up for many years to come. This is a strong and tough motor that can stand any tough projects and lasts a long time.
It takes a beating and keeps on going like no other. Users have access to complete engine maintenance and repair information along with quick access buttons to Maintenance Schedules, Wiring Diagrams, Parts, Specification Charts, and a hyper-linked index. Buy an eligible 150 hp to 300 hp outboard and get an amazing six years of warranty protection. For now, I have uploaded them all into a Google Documents account, so if you want to download any of them, or look at them online, feel free. If you use 100:1 measure the oil sufficiently accurately to be sure you do not use a thinner mix than 100:1. One was the decision to develop a line of Enduro models beginning in 1972.
You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Both motors I feel are bulletproof. It is outstanding great and top-notch. Refill via the bottom hole until oil flows from the top one, using a squeezable bottle or a pump that fits the hole Yamaha accessory Refit the top screw, remove the pump and refit the lower screw. Only regular scheduled maintenance on it. I would not suggest anyone purchase a Yamaha marine product. Have assurance that you are covered in case of problems.
And the system operates without a battery, thus reducing weight so if you want to go light, you can. Basically my complaint consist of. I have not had a lot of issues with tech. I took delivery of the boat in June of 2006. It's solid as hell and it has taken some lumps so far and yet I have had no issues with it at all yet. It threw a rod thru the block.
I also run my 2hp yam at 66:1 instead of 100:1 without any problems, but then it gets used quite hard, more often with a tender its really too small for than with the inflatable. It has miles on it but I found out it's reliable and would recommend to anybody. The money loss and the amount of effort to get a motor that is less than two years old in every 80 hours is once a month for me. Guaranteed to be fixed if it breaks but I don't think it gonna break lol. The above links are supposed to bring you into the Google Docs online viewer, where you can view online or download the.
Good luck with your choice and good fishing! The local outboard repair man where I sail told me to use the correct mix of oil and not be tempted to put in more. Well no why would they. The oils for gardening machinery are formulated for air cooled engines not cooler running water cooled outboards. Always read your owner's manual before using the outboard and be sure to use it properly. Is Yamaha going to pay for that? The development of Yamaha's leisure-specific outboards began in 1981, and within three short years the project produced a lineup of 12 2-stroke models ranging from 40 to 220 hp and exemplified by popular models like the 150A. The motor has never gave me any complaints. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
Share with your friends on social media to coordinate your fishing plans. The lineups of outboard models offered differ by country or area. I had an older Yam 4 mariner badged which was 50:1 I tend to use semi synth motorcycle 2T oil. The highest concentration in demand for 2-stroke outboards is in markets where commercial use exceeds leisure use. Each book contains hundreds of photos with instructions on exactly how to maintain your motor.
You will have no problems with this motor and you will know you made the right choice. Now, this proven 2-stroke lineup has a new look. Correct oil will be an outboard engine gear oil. I have 6hp Yamaha of 1995 vintage and it uses 100:1. A battery is required for electric-start capability. I run a charter business and it's not like there is a Yamaha mechanic down the street everywhere you live. I would suggest downloading the.