Operating and storing your engine in salt water or polluted water may have adverse effects on your outboard. The good news is most salt/polluted water problems can be avoided by following a few simple steps.
Thoroughly clean and flush the outboard motor with fresh water after operating in dirty or salt water. Touch up any damaged paint, and coat areas that may rust with Honda Corrosion Inhibitor or equivalent. Lubricate controls with silicone spray lubricant.
Addresses common questions about gasoline, ethanol, and fuel storage.
Most fuel-related problems can be avoided by following a few simple steps.
This information will assist the do-it-yourself consumer in changing their gear case oil.