Question: How Do You Winterize A Mercury 40 Hp

How To Winterize A 40 Hp Mercury Outboard.

I have a older 40 hp Mercury outboard. I picked up the boat and motor during late summer. But I haven’t had a chance to put it in the water yet. I had it started and ran for a short bit when I bought it to make sure it ran. Well winter came up real quick and it’s gonna be real cold here tonight. How to I winterize the engine ass far as a basic winterizing. I know I have to ...

How To Winter Floor Mats For When Winterize A Car

Learn all about appropriate floor mats you can use to winterize your car, extend its life, and improve safety in this free vehicle maintenance and safety video. Expert: Nathan McCullough Bio: Nath... ...

How Hard And How Much Are Springs To Fix Mercury Moutaineer 2000

Have a Mercury Mountaineer that has a slight lean to the left. My daughters boyfriend has offered to fix it for just cost of parts (well him and his roommate who is a mechanic hobbyist). He has not looked at it but doing some online research seems that Mercury Mountaineers have had a problem with coil springs around that model year so am assuming that is probably the issue. Do not want to take advantage of someone if its going to ...

’49 Mercury Leaf Spring Removal

I'm trying to remove leaf springs from a rusty '49 Mercury. I got the shackles out ok, but the front bushings, I cannot get the bolt out. Hammering it doesn't do a thing, used WD-40 on it, nothing. Am I doing something wrong? Is this bolt that rusted? ...

Mercury Flathead Engine Identification

Mercury On 255th 4 Flatheads - there is a Part / ID number to see on the block, that is, in fact, a 255 or other smaller Flathead? The attempt to determine, even if the engine was early or late '49 '49 '53 built by. . One engine I have is in a '50 Merc and it has the 8.5 belts and pulleys on them - would that be by a truck a few years? ...

How Can You Tell If Your Rear Real Coil Springs Are Bad On A 1996 Mercury Sable

I took my car in for an oil change and came out with an estimate for over $400 to fix the right rear coil spring on my 95 Mercury Sable. I have been told by others that usually both need to be replaced and others have told me that if I push down really hard on the trunk and let go that if it bounces more than once that I need it replaced. Any way to really tell if you need ...

91 Mercury Capri Loosing Oil Pressure

1991 Mercury Capri why the oil pressure drop at random times, it might be the oil pressure switch if so where is it? ...

Is It Possible To Add A Leaf Spring To A Mercury Mountaineer

I have a 2000 Mercury Mountaineer and I want to add 1 leaf spring to the pack on each side. Is this possible to do without too much modification? How much ride am I going to sacrifice when I am not towing? Thanks. ...

Could Be Repair A Broke Marine Engine Block

I HAVE A 1988 BAYLINER CAPRY, WITH A OMC 5.0L, I DIDN'T WINTERIZE LAST YEAR AND TODAY I NOTICED THE ENGINE BLOCK HAVE TWO CRACKS ABOUT 3 INCHES IN EACH SIDE, AND WHEN I CRANKED UP TODAY THE WATER WAS RUNNING FOR THIS CRACKS, CAN THIS BLOKS BEN WELDED OR REPAIR OR SOME ONE KNOWS ABOUT USED PARTS, I LEAVE IN DALLAS/FORT WORTH AREA, IF SOME BODY MAYBE CAN RECOMEND ME WHAT TO DO. THANKS ...

Electrical On Boat Motor

I have a 4hp mercury outboard with no fire. changed ignition coil and plug nothing...checked voltage from two wires coming from magneto and i have voltage apparently not enough. I took fly wheel off and found that there is a condenser. They want 50 dollers for this little condenser. NO WAY! so my question is...Is there another condenser (another boat motor, mower, small engine etc.) that i could use in place of this one? again it looks just like the 10 ...