Probably, some guys put it on the brushes and starter bearings, it really isn't the right stuff but it works fine.On our last fishing trip we had a motor that ended up falling off and went into the drink. We did all of the proper procedures to ensure it is up and running again. We took off the electric starter and removed the cap to drain the water and placed the starter in the oven to bake off all of the salt water. When we removed the cap there was white grease looking stuff on the brushes. What is it? White Lithium?