What are the torque settings for cylinder head?
With the engine cold, tighten the cylinder head bolts, in sequence in 2–3 steps. Final torque on bolts 1–10 should be 65–72 ft. lbs. (88–98 Nm) and on bolts 11 and 12, 11–16 ft.
Is OMC Johnson Evinrude?
Outboard Marine Corporation (OMC) was a maker of Evinrude, Johnson and Gale Outboard Motors, and many different brands of boats. It was a multibillion-dollar Fortune 500 corporation. Evinrude began in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1907. OMC filed for bankruptcy 22 December 2000 and laid off 7,000 employees.
Are Evinrude Etecs reliable?
Not great, but very, very good. For the most part, the engine has always started reliably, and runs like a clock. Over the last 10 years, we’ve only had two problems that can be attributed to manufacturing or design issues: One fuel injector failed under warranty.
Are OMC motors any good?
The OMC Cobra is actually a good drive. The downfall and bad reputation can often be contributed to misadjusted shift cables, engine idle too high, and inoperable ESA switches.
How do I know if my outboard thermostat is bad?
Symptoms of a failed thermostat (open position)
- Engine slow to warm up.
- Engine not reaching its correct operating temperature.
- Poor cold weather performance.
- Water flowing from the exhaust pipe at idle.
How do I test my outboard thermostat?
Step 2: Put the thermostat in a bowl and immerse it in boiling water. As the thermostat heats up, it should open. When you remove it from the boiling water, allow it to cool and it should close again. If the thermostat remains open or closed, it has failed and must be replaced.
How do I know if my outboard head gasket is bad?
A head gasket failure will result in water intrusion into the engine, possibly causing major engine damage. Other outcomes or symptoms can be a loss of engine power, due to lost compression and/or water hindering the combustion process, and poor engine performance, by rough idling, loss of speed or power, etc.
How do I know if my boat has a blown head gasket?
Bad head gasket symptoms
- White smoke coming from the tailpipe.
- BUBBLING IN THE RADIATOR AND COOLANT RESERVOIR.
- unexplained coolant loss with no leaks.
- Milky white coloration in the oil.
- Engine overheating.