Only engine repairs will permanently relieve oil wet fouling. The repair or replacement of parts or the performance of service under this warranty does not extend the life of this warranty beyond its original expiration date. Electronic ignition and special fuel delivery systems provide greater fuel economies, but also are more complex for the untrained mechanic. Spray the entire power package at recommended intervals with Corrosion Guard. Perform the cylinder balance test. It's much easier and quicker than having to deal with a book!. These service procedures apply to: 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Mercury MerCruiser 5.
Follow the instructions on the can for proper application. It provides specific information including procedures for disassembly, assembly, inspection and adjustment, to enable dealers and service mechanics to keep the MerCruiser in top operating condition. Change the crankcase oil and filter. Is the repair manual model and year specific? Engine will not crank over. Instruct all occupants that if a wake or wave jump occurs, get low and hang on to any boat hand hold. If the circuit breaker is functioning properly, the yellow lever will appear.
Persons without such knowledge and skills should attempt with caution to service any component or engine by relying on this manual only. It is normal for an engine to use a certain amount of oil in the process of lubrication and cooling of the engine. While this guide was written to help you diagnose problems. Is the repair manual model and year specific? Check the water inlets for debris or marine growth. Once you download the manual you can save the manual to your computer, tablet or device, forever.
By applying the knowledge in this 1998-2001 MerCruiser repair manual, any owner should be able to make the right decisions about what they need to do to maintain and repair the 1998-2001 MerCruiser. Know your boat's operating and loading limitations. Check for gasoline leaks around the fuel filter assembly. Perform plug service only on those plugs suitable for additional service, using the following procedures: 1. Check the continuity circuit for loose or damaged connections. Does my computer need special software to view the manual? In any case, never attempt to service the 1998-2001 MerCruiser without the aid of a repair manual. In any case, never attempt to service the MerCruiser without the aid of a repair manual.
Fill fuel tank s with fresh gasoline that does not contain alcohol and a sufficient amount of Quicksilver Gasoline Stabilizer for Marine Engines to treat gasoline. Remove the boat from the water. Remove the gear lube monitor from the bracket. The following information contains factory service procedures for valve cover removal, cleaning and installation for the MerCruiser 5. Will the download hurt my computer? Dual water pickups require the flushing attachment 44357Q 2 and the flush seal kit 881150K 1 , and side pickups require the flushing attachment 44357Q 2. Bend three tabs on the tab washer down into the grooves in spline washer. Also, MerCruiser repair manuals may contain more detail information including important safety notations or warnings.
Driveshaft splines and U-joint Engine Coupler Spline Grease 92-802869A1 O-rings. Test the MerCathode unit output on Bravo Models. This helps ensure that all water is drained. If a modification has been made since then, differences may exist between the content of these manuals and the actual inboard or stern drive. Once the manual has been downloaded it appears exactly the same as a repair manual you'd buy in stores. Avoid wave or wake jumping whenever possible.
If too high, find cause and correct. The propeller may become loose during normal operation. The 1998-2001 MerCruiser manual also contains an advanced troubleshooting guide to help diagnose and correct any problem. Inspect to make sure its not clogged. Because of the large variety of instrumentation and manufacturers, you should have your boat dealer explain the particular gauges and normal readings for your boat.
Replace the throttle body if necessary. Contact your authorized Mercury MerCruiser dealer. How do I obtain this manual? Thread filter onto bracket and tighten securely by hand. Check the distributor cap for cracks or marks. The Audio Warning System will not protect the engine from damage.
On dual engine boats: Lubricate the tie bar pivot points. This helps ensure that all water is drained. Courses are offered in the U. This MerCruiser repair manual was prepared to suite the needs of individuals who poses basic knowledge in electrical and mechanical concepts. However, adequate data is given for the majority of do-it-yourself mechanics and those performing repairs and maintenance procedures to your MerCruiser. This is not a generic manual.