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Johnson 2-Stroke Winterization

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Manufacturer BRP Marine
Engine Type Outboard
Repair Time 30 to 60 mins
Repair Difficulty Easy
Sections 3

Sections:

  1. Fuel System Treatment
  2. Internal Engine Treatment
  3. Additional Recommendations

THIS IS A GENERALIZED METHOD FOR REFERENCE PURPOSES

ACTUAL METHODS FOR YOUR PARTICULAR MOTOR MAY VARY

DO NOT start outboard without a water supply to the outboard's cooling system. Cooling system and/or powerhead damage could occur.

Fuel System Treatment

Stabilize the boat's fuel supply with Evinrude/Johnson 2+4 Fuel Conditioner following the instructions on the container.

Prepare a "storage mixture" of fuel in a separate outboard six gallon fuel tank. The storage mixture should consist of:

  • 5 gallons of fuel

  • 2 quarts of Evinrude/Johnson Storage Fogging Oil

  • 2.5 ounces of Evinrude/Johnson 2+4 Fuel Conditioner

  • 1 pint of Evinrude/Johnson outboard lubricant

Temporarily connect fuel tank with storage mixture to the outboard. Leave oil supply hose connected to the outboard.

Shift the remote control to NEUTRAL and remove the propeller.

START outboard and RUN at IDLE speed for ten minutes to ensure that the entire fuel system is filled with the stoarge mixture.

Turn key switch to OFF position to STOP outboard. Proceed with Internal Engine Treatment.

Internal Engine Treatment

Use Evinrude/Johnson Storage Fogging Oil to prevent corrosion of internal engine components during periods of storage.

Remove the air silencer.

START outboard and run at IDLE.

Spray approx. two ounces of Evinrude/Johnson Storage Fogging Oil through the throttle plate hole of each cylinder while outboard is running.

Turn key switch to OFF to STOP outboard.

Reconnect boat fuel supply hose.

DO NOT restart outboard until it goes back into service.

Additional Recommendations

  • Replace gearcase lubricant.

  • Clean and grease propeller shaft.

  • Blow water from gearcase speedometer pickup system (gearcase speedometer models only).

  • Lubricate all grease fittings and linkages.

  • Replace fuel filter.

  • Inspect outboard, steering system, and controls. Replace all damaged and worn components. (Refer to manufacturer's and lubrication recommendations)

  • Touch up painted surfaces as needed. Coat outer painted surfaces with automotive wax.

  • Remove battery(s) from boat. Store in a cool, dry location. Periodically charge battery(s) while stored. (Refer to manufacturer's maintenance recommendations when servicing batteries)

  • Store outboard in upright (vertical) position.

  • Check for fuel leakage.

Failure to check for fuel leakage could allow a leak to go undetected, resulting in fire or explosion.

BRG206R - Evinrude 2-Cylinder 40-60HP E-TEC 2004-2012
BRG406N - Johnson-Evinrude V4 Large 90-140HP 1992-2012
BRG404R - Johnson-Evinrude V4 Small 85-140HP 1978-1998
BRP399R-A - Johnson/Evinrude Three Cylinder 50-70HP 1989-2001
BRP292R - Johnson/Evinrude Two Cylinder 40-55HP 1989-2005
BRPC494R - Johnson/Evinrude V4 Bubbleback 110-140HP 1978-1998
BRPD401R - Johnson/Evinrude V4 60° Carbureted 90-115HP 1995-2006
BRPD404R - Johnson/Evinrude V4 60° FICHT 75-115HP 1998-2006
BRPL412R - Johnson/Evinrude V4 90° Looper 120-140HP 1985-2001
BRPC489R - Johnson/Evinrude V4 Flatback 88-115HP 1978-1998
BRPD611R - Johnson/Evinrude V6 60° Carbureted 150-175HP 1991-2006
BRPL619R - Johnson/Evinrude V6 90° FICHT 200-250HP 1999-2005
BRPL612R - Johnson/Evinrude V6 90° Looper Carb 200-250HP 1986-2001
0766210 - OMC 2+4 FUEL COND-32OZ
0777186 - OMC FCG*FOGGING OIL 12
0775605 - OMC HI-VIS_LUBE 32O

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