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Oil inj. ?


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Is there anything special you need to do while winterizing an oil injected outboard. Its a 40 Yamaha. 1st year winterizing it. Thanks ahead of time!

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Thanks Valv, I was wondering if there was anything you needed to do w/ the oil injection system. I had heard that you just make sure it is full when storing.

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I had some people emptying it, and refill with fresh oil, they say it will thicken up after long time.

Others fill it to the top to avoid condensation.

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Just don't disconnect it and run the motor out of fuel... you'll fill the carbs with oil...

marine_man

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Just don't disconnect it and run the motor out of fuel... you'll fill the carbs with oil...

marine_man


I don't think so, the oil from pump doesn't go into carbs, goes to intake manifold/reeds, and even if it did, you'd get a gunky oily mess next spring, and you'll have to open carbs to clean them up.

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OK! Now I do feel like a dork. Good thing I dont have to work on these things for a living, I'd starve. First oil inj. motor I've owned. Thanks guys.

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