Place the remote control handle in neutral. Remove filings with compressed air. Check the battery charge and recharge if necessary. Damage caused by water in the engine will not be covered by Mercury MerCruiser Warranty, unless this damage is the result of defective parts. Perform the cylinder balance test. All bends must make greater than an 8 inch 203 mm radius. Determine the cause of the excess water.
Damage caused by freezing temperatures is not covered by the Mercury MerCruiser Limited Warranty. Inspect the U-joints, the splines and the bellows. Clean the seawater section of the closed cooling system. After liquid neoprene has dried, slide rubber boot over positive cable connection. To activate, move the control handles into forward detent and press the button. Check that remote control is in neutral position.
Check the distributor cap for cracks or marks. If transmission shift lever is still not positioned properly for both gears, move anchor stud on shift cable bracket to another hole and recheck shift cable position. Before launching the boat, pull up on the manual release valve. Rugged construction, including stainless-steel exhaust, ensures long-term, hassle-free operation. The freshwater closed-cooling system standard dramatically limits potential corrosion. The operator must have an unobstructed view particularly to the front. Be aware of the local restrictions governing the disposal or recycling of waste, and contain and dispose of fluids as required.
Mercury Installation Quality Certification Program 15502 Mercury MerCruiser products installed by a Mercury Installation Quality Certified Manufacturer are Installation Quality Certified products and may receive an additional one 1 year of limited warranty coverage. We strongly recommend that the operator read this Operation, Maintenance and Warranty Manual and thoroughly understand the operational instructions for the power package and all related accessories before the boat is used. Engine Serial Number Decal The serial number decal is located on top of the engine. If propeller shaft speeds are too high an inordinately small propeller must be used resulting in poor performance. The regulations apply to all inboard and sterndrive engines that were manufactured for the 2003 model year and later. Some Standard Bravo Transom Assemblies could have been converted to High Performance Transom Assemblies by use of a High Performance Gimbal Ring Kit 822374A2. Test the MerCathode unit output on Bravo Models.
Refer to Transom Assembly sections of this manual for identification information. Check the battery cable connections. Engine cranks over but will not start or starts hard 1. Keep the work area well ventilated and avoid prolonged exposure to vapors. Transmission rotation is described when viewed from the rear of transmission. Shift into reverse by moving the shift lever to its aft position. No passengers, load, or fishing seats should block the operator's view when the boat is above idle or planing transition speed.
Before launching the boat, pull up on the manual release valve. If proper positioning is still not obtained, remote control does not provide sufficient shift cable travel and must be replaced. Noise will stop as soon as engine is turned off. Mercury Mercruiser Bravo + Sport Master Service Repair Manual Service Manual Application: All Bravo Models Serial Number 0M100000 and Above + Sport Master Models Serial Number 0M052945 and Above. General knowledge information is not included. Only engine repairs will permanently relieve oil wet fouling. Ensure that the key switch is off and the lanyard is positioned so that the engine cannot start.
Engine will not crank over. Check for angular misalignment by hand holding coupling faces tightly together and checking for a gap between coupling faces with a. Shoulder on propeller shaft coupler should engage recess on transmission output flange face with no resistance. Oil pressure must be checked with the engine at normal operating temperature. If the problem persists, drain the fuel tank and refill. Starting the Engine Check all items listed in the Operation Chart. You are just one click away from the marine related service manual you are searching for! Low top speed or lack of power 2.
If we can provide additional assistance of any kind please feel free to and tell us what you need. Clean, inspect and test the pressure cap. Check the drive unit oil level, the trim pump oil level and the power steering pump fluid level. Crankcase Oil To help obtain optimum engine performance and to provide maximum protection, we strongly recommend the use of Quicksilver 4-Cycle 25W-40 Marine Engine Oil. Discharge water from exhaust elbow must flow around entire inside diameter of hose to avoid causing hot spots which could eventually result in burned-through exhaust hoses. Turn off the engine and remove the ignition key before adjusting tension or inspecting belts.
Reinstall the water pickup or the through the ull fittings in the proper locations. Scheduled Maintenance Touch-up paint the power package and spray with corrosion guard. Never operate the boat out of the water with a propeller installed. Do not remove poppet ball or spring. Inspect the fuel pressure regulator.
Wet Fouling Oil Deposits The plug becomes shorted by excessive oil entering the combustion chamber, usually in the engine with many hours of operation. This oil is a special blend of 25-weight and 40-weight oils for marine engines. Refer to the appropriate following information and drawings for specific information. This Guide is available from:. Tighten clamping bolts and nuts slightly to prevent mov- ing in or out.