Once you loosen and remove the top screw the oil will drain very quickly into the pan. However since being an iboats member, I've learnt a heck of a lot from the forum maintenance experts such as rodbolt about servicing my great little Yamaha. The F100 also features a 25-inch shaft option, which makes it prime power for a range of mid-size boaters and of particular interest to inshore anglers trolling 25-inch-transom multi-species boats. Direct inquiries concerning Yamaha outboards to your country's. That setup means less mass in the cylinder head and reduced weight for the overall outboard. How do I choose the right oil? Ed Ruger314: Ross, I have a f150 yamaha 4 stroke. That kind of stress will literally tear automotive engine oils apart.
So now, in addition to the items mentioned in the manual, I pull the cylinder head and block zincs and clean them with every oil change, plus I change the plugs as it's cheap insurance. This is a major plus for anglers. Re: Yamaha F100 Maintenance G'day Kanadakid. This is why the outboard needs this oil which with its detergents, dispersants and viscosity index helps run the engine at the ideal and safe temperature. It must rev higher to create higher speeds, rather than just changing gears like your car.
Ed: Hi Ross, Joey G. For a more detailed explanation please watch video here:. I usually wait about 10-15 minutes to allow all the oil to drain before attaching the gear oil pump and adapter. Borrow or buy a torque wrench before your next outing with the motor and and tighten the screw to the correct torque. The oil, along with the oil filter, drain seals and gasket make this the perfect outboard oil change kit.
For a 4-Stroke Yamaha, the required oil change, after the initial 10 hr. Once you attached the gear oil pump and adapter to the lower screw hole begin pumping the oil in until it starts flowing out of the top hole. On the other hand, saltwater will begin to crystallize if its temperature is raised above 170° F, potentially causing blockage in the cooling passages and leading to engine overheat and possible damage. Any more mechanical tips for Bama and probably me! Lift the cable from your battery, move it outside of the battery box and close the lid of the battery box. I do find them out occasionally.
In fact, most automotive engines cruise at 2500 rpm, whereas an outboard can typically operate from 4500 to 6000 rpm all day long. The Gear oil you can pick up at the same stores in most cases. Position oil absorbent pads beneath the outboard and place an oil change container with a minimum capacity of six quarts beneath the motor, on top of the pads. It is crazy how much better outboards perform these days. And while you can leave the oil changing to your Yamaha Marine dealer, if you prefer doing it your own, then you can do it using a Yamalube F75~F115 Outboard Oil Change Kit.
I'm trying to decide on a motor and was trying to determine if there were any outrageous service items to come as a surprise with the different manufacturers. ©2018 Yamaha Motor Corporation, U. The typical loads placed on your outboard are much heavier than on your automobile, having to overcome a much greater amount of drag to create performance. × If your order arrives and you are not satisfied, we will make it right and we are happy to help. With their high quality and advanced formulations, all Yamalube 4M and 2M oils meet or surpass all of these requirements. If such changes appear, change the oil more frequently -- Yamaha recommends once a year; change it every three months. Our selections include Evinrude Ultra, Yamalube 4M, Seadoo Synthetic, and several Mercury options.
That's 40 percent more output than previous designs. Now that both screws are in place, fully tighten them. They also save weight—13 pounds to be exact. From the quality of the materials used to their high-quality construction, they simply outperform and out-protect most aftermarket alternatives. Initial shipping costs may be considered when processing refunds. The optimum oil level lies between the top and bottom marks on the sticks.
Any references to other companies or their products are for identification purposes only, and are not intended to be an endorsement. The 2007 Yamaha 115-horsepower outboard has a four-stroke engine. Yamalube 4M and 2M are purposely formulated with special anti-corrosion agents to help combat and prevent the corrosive effects of this environment. Ultra-Low Emissions The new 100hp four strokes are California Air Resources Board C. The flushing connector will not supply sufficient cooling water to run the motor. .
I use only Yamaha product since my warranty is 6yrs Joe G Capt. Ed: Hi Ross, I will be with my friend Bob from Hobby Lobby tomorrow, He is a Grady and Southport dealer. While this speed can practically split the molecules of any ordinary automobile engine oil, the Yamalube 4M 10W-30 oil in the kit contains special shear-stable polymers to fight, and lubricate the engine at all times. Power and Efficiency Precision Multi-Point Electronic Fuel Injection delivers the exact amount of fuel needed for optimum performance and efficiency. Re: Yamaha F100 Maintenance G'day Bama, welcome to iboats.