Outboard Engine Servicing

Need your outboard engine serviced or replaced ? We have an excellent working relationship with Clyde Outboards who will undertake work on your engines such as servicing and repairs, we can be utilised as a drop off and collection point for your outboards

  • outboard engine maintenance via Seatrek Marine Services

    Honda outboard

    Workshop and Mobile Outboard Servicing

  • Manufacture Warranty Repairs
  • Diagnostics
  • Parts
  • New Engines: Honda, Suzuki, Mariner and Tohatsu approved dealers.
  • Pre Owned outboards: 2hp to 300hp with 3 months warranty.
  • SBS and Vanclaes boat trailers
  • Outboard run up

A standard service on 2 and 4 stroke outboard engine will cover the following points

Standard 2 Stroke Service:

  1. Lubricate all lubrication points. Lubricate more frequently when used in salt water.
  2. Inspect thermostat visually for corrosion, broken spring. Test operation using water at correct temperature and that it is fully closed at room temperature.
  3. Inspect, clean or replace spark plugs.
  4. Check / remove fuel line, filter, water separator for contaminants, replace or clean along with carburettor.
  5. Check corrosion control anodes. Check more frequently when used in salt water.
  6. Check recoil starter rope for erosion due to excessive use.
  7. Check water pump impeller replace if worn, torn, if overheating occurs or reduced water pressure is noted.
  8. Check shear pin, propeller and Lubricate splines on shaft.
  9. Drain and replace gear box oil.
  10. Check tightness of bolts, nuts and other fasteners.
  11. Inspect electric start system.
  12. Check trim and tilt motor is working correctly, there is no pressure loss or leakage.
  13. Test run outboard motor
  14. Adjust throttle and gear shift controls, synchronise carburettors  if necessary. Addition work undertaken when the outboard is attached to the boat.
  15. Check dashboard gauges for readings.
  16. Check Battery and cable connections
  17. Check Steering pivot for full movement.

 Standard 4 Stroke Service:

  1. Lubricate all lubrication points. Lubricate more frequently when used in salt water.
  2. Change engine oil and replace filter. Oil should be changed more often when the engine is operated under adverse conditions such as extended trolling.
  3. Inspect thermostat visually for corrosion, broken spring. Test operation using water at correct temperature and that it is fully closed at room temperature.
  4. Inspect, clean or replace spark plugs.
  5. Check / remove fuel line, filter, water separator for contaminants, replace or clean along with carburettor.
  6. Check corrosion control anodes. Check more frequently when used in salt water.
  7. Check recoil starter rope for erosion due to excessive use.
  8. Check water pump impeller replace if worn, torn, if overheating occurs or reduced water pressure is noted.
  9. Check shear pin, propeller and Lubricate splines on shaft.
  10. Drain and replace gear box oil.
  11. Check and adjust valve clearance if necessary.
  12. Inspect timing belt.
  13. Check tightness of bolts, nuts and other fasteners.
  14. Inspect electric start system.
  15. Check trim and tilt motor is working correctly and there is no pressure loss or leakage.
  16. Test run outboard motor.
  17. Adjust throttle and gear shift controls, synchronise carburettors if  necessary.  Addition work undertaken when the outboard is attached to the boat.
  18. Check dashboard gauges for readings.
  19. Check Battery and cable connections
  20. Check Steering pivot for full movement.
  21. Computer diagnostic plug in for engine faults, run time hours with printout provided.