August 17, 2018

 You're running your engine, but the battery isn't charging.  

Take charge..... 

Learn to diagnose, identify, and repair worn alternator brushes in this 4 minute video. 

You will need: a volt meter, screw drivers, nut driver, sockets and socket wrench, an impact driv...

July 26, 2018

Checking the exhaust on your boat is like checking the air in your car tires.  You have to have water coming out of your exhaust for your engine to run smoothly. A lack of water will cause hoses to swell and the engine to get hot or overheat.

Follow these 4 st...

July 12, 2018

Transmission fluid 1, 2, 3

For engines with transmission fluid, a quarterly check, or more if used often, is recommended prevention.  For hydraulic transmissions, start by running the engine for a few minutes and then shut it down.

Check these 3 indicators:  

1. flui...

May 30, 2018

When working on your engine or taking apart another system, always use the right tool for the right job. Taking proper care of your hardware will allow reuse, will ensure proper torque, and won't round off the heads or tool attachment points.

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