Are outboards self draining?

All outboards have a self-draining cooling system. There is no reason to start the motor with the notion that you are going to purge the last drops from the water pump housing. This may circulate water through the powerhead, but not to the pump.

What is Suzuki Troll Mode?

Suzuki Troll Mode gives you fine control over engine speed from idle all the way up 1200rpm. If you increase the speed with the throttle with Troll Mode active, it’ll stay active up to 3000rpm.

How do you break in a Suzuki outboard?

You can now proceed with Suzuki Outboards break in process as outlined in the owners manual….For the initial 2 hours:

  1. Allow sufficient idling time for the engine to warm up after cold engine starting (about 5 minutes).
  2. After warming up, run the engine at idling speed or the lowest in gear speed for about 15 minutes.

How do you check the hours on a Suzuki outboard?

On all of the manufacturers, Yamaha, Mercury, Honda, Evinrude, or Suzuki outboards. The engine hours can be found on the gauges on the console. You can easily navigate to displaying the hours by hitting the mode button for most gauges.

How do you engage Suzuki Troll Mode?

Also, the control switch for Suzuki’s Troll Mode System can be installed anywhere on the console to suit the helmsman’s preference. The actual trolling control setting is programmed into the engine’s ECU and once the engine is in gear, the helmsman simply needs to push the Troll Mode switch to engage it.

How do you troll without a trolling motor?

If you don’t have a trolling motor to cruise dock lines and mangroves, you can always troll the edges of channels and flats for trout, ladyfish, jacks, bluefish, and mackerel. And once you find a spot with a lot of fish, you can anchor up or drift.

How many hours does it take to break in a boat motor?

The rule of thumb for most marine engines are 10 hours for the break-in period. Some inboards require more, like a 20-hour break in, but I think this could go back to the debate of the “break-in period myth.” So we will leave that there with what the manufacturers want, and say.

Do you have to break in an outboard all at once?

Since boat engines are designed to run at constant RPMs and are put under intense loads, it is very important to properly break in your motor. It is a very simple process that anyone can really do and we recommend that everyone with a new boat follow this break-in procedure that Yamaha recommends.

Is 700 hours a lot for an outboard motor?

Most experts agree that a gas boat engine with over 1,500 hours is a lot. Most people use their boats infrequently throughout the year. The engine may have a lot of years on it, but not too many hours – this can be a great deal if you can find one!

What can I do with a Suzuki outboard?

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What makes a Suzuki Marine so dependable?

Suzuki Marine dependability relies on features like the world-leading Suzuki Lean Burn Control, which provides significant improvements in fuel economy from low speed operation into the cruising range and the Self-Adjusting Timing Chain, an oil-bath chain that never needs lubrication helps on keeping the engine chain properly adjusted at all times.

What kind of engine does a Suzuki outboard have?

The Suzuki four-stroke portable outboard lineup includes the Suzuki 2.5hp single cylinder 4 stroke, the compact Suzuki 4hp, the easy to transport 6hp Suzuki outboard. Continuing the lineup is Suzuki’s 9.9hp outboard, designed with battery-less electronic fuel injection.

How is fuel delivered to a Suzuki boat?

Fuel is delivered to the engine through four (six on V-6 engines) high-pressure injectors. These injectors have a delivery timing that is directly related to the ignition timing and crankshaft positioning. Fuel is released at each injector at separate times in conjunction with each revolution of the crankshaft.