How to Repair an Outboard Motor Propeller?

Answer The propeller on your boat's outboard engine is the mechanism responsible for propelling the boat. Over time, the propeller can take a lot of abuse from rocks, logs or stumps. If this happens, it c... Read More »

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Boat Outboard Motor Repair?

Outboard motor repair is similar to car engine repair with the notable exception of powering a propeller instead of wheels. Outboard engines of all types are internal combustion engines connected t... Read More »

Mercury Outboard Motor Repair Tips?

Troubleshooting a problem with a badly running engine, your first course of action is to look into the compression, ignition and fuel system. These three required elements make an engine run. In a... Read More »

How to Repair a Speed Control That's Hard to Twist on an Outboard Motor?

Most often, when the throttle on an outboard motor's tiller-type steering system becomes difficult to twist, it's because the throttle handle has been subjected to vibration. Vibration causes the t... Read More »

How to Pick the Right Propeller for Your Mercury Outboard?

Bigger isn't always better when it comes to propellers. Propeller size is based on the diameter and the pitch of the propeller--how many inches forward the propeller pushes your boat for each prope... Read More »