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Sterndrive and Inboard Winterizing

Sterndrive Deluxe Winterize
 

Check transom drain plug, treat fuel with stabilizer, test run
Check for proper operating temperature
Test run and take download and note issues
Check charging, spark and cooling, spray decarbonizer through engine
Check choke operation, check fuel system for proper operation
Clean/replace fuel filters and needed
Replace water separator fuel filter
Check condition of belts and tighten, clean flame arrestor
Drain all sea water from engine, shower and heater
Replace plastic drain plugs, fog internal engine parts
Check bellows and hoses, check and change gear lube and washers
Check for water in lube, pressure and vacuum test if water found
Check speedometer pick up
Remove outdrive and check and grease u-joints
Check & grease gimble bearing, install drive, replace gaskets and seals
Remove & check prop, check for fish line, grease shaft and install with new pin
Check water pump output and condition
Check fresh water cooling antifreeze
Check total steering system for ease of operation
Check hydraulic steering system
Grease engine and steering cable
Check power steering fluid and top off
Check trim wear pads
Check TNT and reservoir and fill as needed
Check tilt operation
Check neutral safety switch and lanyard
Check shift cable and engine alignment
Spray power head with Corrosion Block
Check overall condition
Check boat accessories
Check all instruments and lights
Check/replace anodes as needed
Check blower, gauges and horn

Check bilge pump and float switch
Check, test and service battery, replace wing nuts with lock nuts
Check trailer and trailer lights
Spin test trailer bearings
Check brake operation and fluid
Check tire psi
Grease bearing buddies
Lube winch, coupler and tongue jack


  

Sterndrive Basic Winterize
 

Check transom drain plug
Treat fuel with stabilizer
Test run
Check for proper operating temperature
Test run and take download and note issues
Check charging, spark and cooling
Check engine for marine components
Run Salt-Away through engine
Check carb for leak and operation
Check choke operation
Check fuel system for proper operation
Clean/replace fuel filters as needed
Replace water separator fuel filter
Change engine oil and filter
Check condition of belts and tighten
Clean flame arrestor
Drain all sea water from engine, shower and heater and replace plastic drain plugs
Fill with Santifreeze
Grease all fittings
Fog internal engine parts
Check and change gear lube and washers
Check for water in lube, pressure and vacuum test if water found
Remove and check prop, check for fish line, grease shaft and reinstall prop with new pins
Check water pump output and condition
Check fresh water cooling antifreeze
Check total steering system and ease of operation
Check hydraulic steering system
Check power steering fluid – top off
Check the trim wear pads
Check tilt operation
Check neutral safety switch and lanyard
Spray power head with Corrosion Block
Check/replace anodes as needed
Check, test and service battery, check fluid, check connections and replace wing nuts with lock nuts
Check brake operation and fluid
Check tire psi
Grease bearing buddies
Lube, winch, coupler and tongue jack


Inboard Deluxe Winterize
This winterize is a full winterize and an engine service, we also go over the boat, boat accessories and trailer.
Check transom drain plug
Treat fuel with stabilizer
Test run
Check for proper operating temperature
Test run and take download and note issues
Check charging, spark and cooling
Spray Decarbonizer through engine
Check engine for marine components
Run Salt-Away through engine
Check choke operation
Check fuel system for proper operation
Inspect fuel lines
Clean/replace fuel filters as needed
Replace water separator fuel filter
Change engine oil and filter
Check condition of belts and tighten
Clean flame arrestor
Drain all sea water from engine, shower and heater and replace plastic drain plugs
Fill with Santi-freeze
Change transmission fluid
Grease all fitting
Fog internal engine parts
Check fresh water cooling antifreeze
Change anode in heat exchanger
Check steering and control cables
Check total steering system ease of operation
Check steering, clean and grease
Check hydraulic steering system
Check neutral safety switch and lanyard
Spray power head with Corrosion Block
Check boat accessories
Check all instruments and lights
Check blower
Check gauges
Check horn
Check bilge pump and float switch
Check, test and service battery, replace wing nuts with lock nuts
Check trailer and trailer lights
Spin test trailer bearings
Check brake operation and fluid
Check tire pressure PSI
Grease bearing buddies

Lube winch, coupler and trailer jack

Inboard Basic Winterize
The Inboard Basic Winterize is a very good winterize with an engine service, we do not go over the boat or accessories or the trailer.
Check transom drain plug
Treat fuel with stabilizer
Check for proper operating temperature
Check charging, spark and cooling
Sprayed Decarbonizer through engine
Check engine for marine components
Run Salt-Away through engine
Check choke operation
Check fuel system for proper operation
Inspect fuel lines, clean/replace fuel filters as needed
Replace water separator fuel filter
Change engine oil and filter
Check condition of belts and tighten
Clean flame arrestor
Drain all sea water from engine, shower and heater, replace plastic drain plugs
Fill with Santi-freeze
Grease all fittings
Fog internal engine parts
Check fresh water cooling antifreeze
Change anode in heat exchanger
Check steering and control cables
Check total steering system ease of operation
Check hydraulic steering system
Check neutral safety switch and lanyard
Spray powerhead with Corrosion Block
Check, test and service battery, fluid levels, charge if needed, replace wing nuts with lock nuts
Check tire PSI
Grease bearing buddies
Lube winch, coupler and tongue jack  

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Our Deluxe Sterndrive or Inboard Winterize is a full winterize with and engine and outdrive service, we also check the boat, boat accessories and trailer.  If you need a tune-up, the tune-up should be done in the Spring.  Always install the boat drain plug before putting your boat in the water in the Spring or Summer and remember to charge your battery and tighten the battery connections, fill your tank with fresh fuel.  





























Don't Forget to De-Winterize in the Spring

Sterndrive De-Winterize


Check transom drain plug
Test Run, check for proper operating temperature
Check for marine components
Check choke operation
Replace water separator fuel filter
Warm up engine, check for water leaks
Check water pump output and condition
Check FWC antifreeze
Check and top off power steering fluid
Check tilt operation, check all safety functions
Spray power head with Corrosion Block
Check overall condition, boat accessories, check instruments & lights
Check blower, check gauges, check horn
Check bilge pump and float switch
Check, test, service battery, check battery fluid and fill
Charge battery, check connections, replace wing nuts with locknuts
Check trailer and trailer lights
Check spare tire PSI, check tire pressure PSI
Grease bearing buddies
Lubed winch, coupler and tongue jack

 

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