inboard or stern-drive maintenance essentials #3

Raw water cooling?, annually check thermostat assembly, dismantle and ensure it is not severely corroded. This also gives you the opportunity to examine the inside of the thermostat mounting on the manifold or cylinder head for corrosion. I all ok, replace with new gasket.

Closed cooling? check heat exchanger anodes twice a year, replace when half worn.

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Annual manifold and riser check

Whether you have a Mercruiser, Volvo Penta, Indmar, OMC, PCM, Crusader etc engine with cast iron manifolds and risers, the risers should be removed each season to check for corrosion or leaky gaskets. We supply many replacement engines each year due not to wear but lack of maintenance of the exhaust system.


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For quick and reliable service using our extensive network of local and overseas suppliers we can usually even find rare  or obsolete parts.