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Outboard Motor Maintenance: Beyond Basics   

Class Description

This class builds on the skills taught in our Outboard Motor Maintenance Basics class. Gain hands-on experience performing the most useful maintenance tasks. These practices will prolong the life of your outboard motor while saving you money!

Plan on getting a little dirty. Personal protective equipment is provided. This class will focus on four-stroke gasoline engines 20 hp and less. Each student will have their own outboard motor to work on.

Learning Objectives

In this class you will learn how to:

  • Remove, inspect, and re-install a propeller
  • Remove, inspect, and re-install anodes ("zincs")
  • Remove, inspect, and re-install a lower unit and water pump
  • Start a manual choke outboard engine and clear flooding
  • Disassemble, inspect, and re-assemble a marine outboard motor carburetor
  • Troubleshoot common outboard motor issues

Who Might Enjoy This Class?

  • Recreational boaters
  • Anyone interested in learning how to maintain an outboard motor
  • Prerequisite: Students who have completed the Outboard Motor Maintenance Basics class

This class is currently not available. Please check back next quarter. 

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