Remove the two screws securing the lower unit to the exhaust housing. Good luck and have a wonderful day. Follow the Maintenance Schedule recommendations to ensure that the engine is in peak operating condition. If you suspect water in the gearcase, start by draining and closely inspecting the fluid refer to the procedures found in the Maintenance and Tune-Up section. Water entering the gear case will usually cause the oil to turn a slightly milky-white color. Owner and Founder of Total Motorcycle. Also, significant amounts of water mixed with the oil will give the appearance of an overfilled condition.
If necessary, turn the propeller shaft slowly clockwise when viewed from the shaft end in align the splines. Make sure all mating surfaces are clean and free of debris, corrosion or damage. Watch the fluid level closely after the test, and for the first few outings. To be honest, a complete overhaul is recommended, because corrosion and damage may have occurred if moisture was in the gearcase long enough. Total Motorcycle is my pride and joy and being able to reach out 300 million people has been incredible but I could not have done it without the support of my visitors, readers and members, thank you so much! Install the gearcase, while carefully aligning the water tube in the grommet and the driveshaft s~linesto the crankshaft shaft. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
A return spring pulls the iron core back to break the circuit when the push switch is released. Sure, you can find online sources to give you ideas about what to do and not do for your service project. The single most important task for proper gearcase maintenance is inspecting it for signs of leakage after each use. The gearcase contains the propeller shaft, the driven and pinion gears, the drive shaft from the powerhead and the water pump. The last, most important task you can perform to help keep your gearcase in top shape, is to flush the inside and outside of the gearcase after each use.
Remove the wheel from the forks. The pictures are extremely helpful and even have highlights to point out what you are looking at. On all motors except the 2. Good luck and have a wonderful day. It compensates for the initial wear that occurs during the life of the engine. Note: from the list of manuals below, we recommend downloading the factory service manual for your model engine first.
. On all models, unscrew the nuts from the wheel Figure 4 and remove the disc. If oil can get out, then water can get in. Good luck and have a wonderful day. Cleaning the gearcase will also help you spot potential. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
If any oil leaks out or water enters, either the propeller shaft seal must be replaced or the gear case must be disassembled, inspected and completely overhauled. Again, details are found in the Maintenance and Tune-up section, look under Flushing the Cooling System. Good luck and have a wonderful day. If necessary for service or access, remove the propeller, for details refer to the procedure in the Maintenance and Tune-Up section. The circuit is completed when the contacts meet. Not only is it important make sire the oil is at t k proper level not above or below , but it is important to check the oil for signs of contamination from moisture. Download a manual straight to your computer in just seconds.
The second most important task for proper gearcase maintenance is checking and maintaining the oil inside the case. Performing the scheduled maintenance is very important. And, water, mixing with or replacing the oil in the gearcase will wreak havoc with the shafts and gears contained within the housing. Remove any sand, silt or dirt that could potentially damage seals or clog passages. Thoroughly inspect the gearcase and exhaust housing for signs of damage.
Then, refill the unit with fresh oil and test the outboard by using it! For safety, disconnect the spark plug lead, then ground it to the cylinder head. On models equipped with shifting capabilities, the forward and reverse gears, together with the clutch, shift assembly, and related linkage, are all housed within the case. Supporting over Motorcyclists and Motorcycling for 19 great years. Taking Care not to damage the driveshaft and the water tube, separate the lower unit from the exhaust housing by pulling straight downward. Good luck and have a nice day. Good luck and have a wonderful day. Once you've rinsed the outside, hook up a flushing device and do the same for the inside.
If necessary for service or overhaul, drain the gear oil from the gearcase. Good luck and have a wonderful day. But, in some cases, if the leak was caught in time, and there is no significant wear, damage or corrosion in the gearcase, the propeller shaft seal can usually be replaced with the gearcase still installed to the outboard. Apply a light coat of clean liquid soap to the water tube grommet. When the push button starting switch is pressed, the solenoid coil is energized and becomes an electromagnet that draws the iron core to it. You are making a difference to millions of riders worldwide.