Outboard Engines Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair

ISBN-10: 0070578567

ISBN-13: 9780070578562

Edition: 1997 (Annual)

Authors: Edwin R. Sherman

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List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 132
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Ed Shermanis among the most highly respected marine technicians in the U.S. As senior writer for the American Boat & Yacht Council, he wrote and teaches certification training courses to professional technicians.

One The Basics: What Makes Your Engine Tick Your Engine's
Four Basic Needs Inside Your Engine
The Basic Components Basic Two-Stroke and Four-Stroke Cycles
The Four-Stroke
The Two-Stroke
The Basics of Troubleshooting Two Breaking in a New Engine General Break-in Guidelines
Additives Oil Grades Mix Ratio Operating Procedure
Three Routine Maintenance Daily Checks and Maintenance Monthly Checks and Maintenance
Seasonal Checks and Maintenance
Three-Month (or Seasonal) Service Checks
Grease Points Propeller Inspection Gearcase-Oil Change
Cooling System Impeller Replacement Cylinder Compression
Fuel System Automatic Oiler Steering Battery
Two Final Adjustments Special Considerations for Four-Stroke Engines Sump-Oil Change
Timing-Belt Wear Valve Clearance Check Maintenance in a Nutshell Daily Checks Monthly Checks
Seasonal Checks Additional Four-Stroke
Annual Service Off-Season Storage and Spring Commissioning
Winter Storage Spring Commissioning Four
How to Find the Trouble Listen
Look, and Feel for Trouble
A Troubleshooting Plan of Attack Ten Categories of Trouble Symptoms and Probable
Causes Engine Will Not Start Engine Runs Irregularly or Stalls Rough Idle
Engine Speed Will Not Increase
Engine Overheats
Engine Speed Higher than Normal
Engine Speed Lower than Normal
Boat Speed Low Steering Pulls to One Side
Excessive Blue Smoke
Five Isolating Ignition System Problems Ignition
Components and What They Do Ignition Tests
Testing for Spark
Testing the Plugs Ignition Problems
Tests and Procedures Ignition Problems Checklist
Testing Spark-Plug Wires
Testing High-Tension Coils
Testing Charge and Sensor Coils and Ignition Module
Testing the Charge Coil
Testing the Sensor Coil
Testing Coil Voltages Charge-Coil
Test Sensor-Coil
Test Ignition-Module
Test Under-the-Flywheel Systems Some Additional Checks
Testing Your Stop Switch
Testing a Mercury (Tilt) Stop Switch Final Checks and Ignition
Timing Checking the Timing CDI Unit Problems Optical Timing Systems
Summing It Up Six
The Charging and Starting Systems Charging
The Key Components
How It All Works Testing Your Battery Battery Capacity
Test Battery Drain
Test Charging System Problems and Possible Causes
Verifying Charging-System Output
Testing Your AC Voltage Rectifier
Testing the Stator Windings
The Sequence to Follow
Troubleshooting Electric Starter Circuits Voltage-Drop Test
Testing the Neutral Safety Switch Neutral Switch Misadjustment
Testing an Ignition Switch Other Starter-Related Problems Manual
Starters Winding On a New Pull Cord Replacing the Coil Spring Seven
The Fuel and Lubrication Systems Fuel-Delivery Systems
The Spin-On Fuel/Water Separator Fuel System Safety Considerations
Fuel-System Basics and Common Problems Fuel-Tank Strainer Anti-Siphon Valve
Flushing the Tank Portable-Tank Strainers
The Fuel/Water Separator
The Primer Bulb Fuel Pump Strainer Fuel Supply Problems
The Fuel Pump Checking the Seal Fuel Pump Removal and Disassembly Fuel Delivery Step by Step Classic Symptoms of Carburetor Problems Mixing Air and Fuel
How a Carburetor Works
The Float Circuit
The Idle Circuit
The Intermediate Circuit
The High-Speed Circuit
The Choke Circuit Removing Your Carburetor Disassembling Your Carburetor Choke and Primer Systems Further Checks Manual Primers Electric Primers Electric Chokes Thermal Wax Valves Changing Technology Lubrication Systems
The Pre-Mix Method OMC's VRO System Mechanical Oil-Pump Systems Oil Recircul
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