Use of a poor quality engine oil can adversely affect engine performance and life.
Suzuki recommends that you use Suzuki Marine 4- Cycle Engine Oil or its equivalent.
Use the following engine oil.
- 4 stroke motor oil
- API classification: SG, SH, SJ, SL, SM or NMMA certified FC-W oil
- Viscosity rating: SAE 10W-40 or 10W-30, NMMA FC-W 10W-40 or 10W-30
The outboard motor is shipped from the factory without the engine oil.
Fill the engine oil in the following procedure.
(1) Place outboard motor upright on a level surface.
(2) Remove the oil filler cap 2 and oil level dipstick (1).
(3) Pour recommended engine oil into oil filler opening.
Engine oil amount: 8.0 L (8.5/7.0 US/Imp. qt)
(4) Check the engine oil level.
(5) Reinstall the oil filler cap and oil level dipstick.