Flush out the engine at home after every outing. This doesn't just apply to saltwater adventures, but to the fresh water outings as well.
Your outboard motor is usually designed and manufactured to precise specifications to ensure years of trouble-free operation. This includes the fuel system.
Compared to the outboard motors of years ago, today's outboards are very reliable; however they still require some maintenance to keep them running at their best.
It's the heart of your boat -The Outboard Engine.You don’t need to be a mechanic, or hire one (unless you want to), to take care of this integral part of your boat, but for practical and safety reasons, you can’t afford not to!
Outboard engines have been around since 1896 and have done a good job of getting smaller craft from point A to point B with simple efficiency. As time has gone by the simplicity of these motors has diminished as the technology advanced.
Over the past couple decades, outboard engines evolved from cranky, dirty, and somewhat unreliable devices into fully modern machines that rival or exceed the sophistication of auto engines.
A power head can be found on the outboard motor of a boat; it is more common on small boat than a large one.