outboard submersion

Discussion in 'Outboard Maintenance' started by Salty_South, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. Salty_South

    Salty_South Well-Known Member

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    Noe semi sank this morning.  Motor Slightly dipped in the salt.  Got the boat back up and off to spray the living heck out of the motor.  Aside from new plugs, lots and lots of fresh water, and new gas...  what other steps should I take?  This is a yamaha 2stroke outboard..
     
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  3. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    from the web, I didn't want to retype something I didn't have to...

    http://www.sschapterpsa.com/ramblings/Submerged_outboard.htm

    http://www.boat-problems.com/outboard-submerged-dunked-in-salt-water-fix/

    http://www.marineenginedigest.com/diy/outboardoverboard.htm
     
  4. Salty_South

    Salty_South Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Brett! I just took the motor over to the Yam Service guy down the road and he said No saltwater got in. I still flushed the heck out of it and when it dries I will relube! Boy am I relieved!!
     
  5. levip

    levip I Love microskiff.com!

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    spray some fogging oil in the cylinders just to be safe that or DO NOT let it sit run the crap out of it this weekend if you can