Outboard Motor Repair Books

Have you got an old outboard motor kicking around your cottage that might need a tune-up or repair. I do. I always do…Outboard motors are great when they are working good and not so great when they aren’t working good. It helps to keep them tuned up and ready to go if you know what you are doing. That’s not me. Mechanical I’m not. But perhaps you are and if you are, here are a few outboard motor repair books for your reading consideration.

Cheap Outboards: The Beginner’s Guide to Making an Old Motor Run Forever

Max E. Wawrzyniak III is a former Mississippi River towboat pilot and an outboard motor guru. His popular articles on motor repair have appeared regularly in the boatbuilding magazine Duckworks. CDN$ 29.81

Outboard Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair, Second Edition: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair

This new edition, significantly expanded, brings the subject up to date, with full coverage of the new four-stroke engines, conventional electronic and direct fuel-injection systems, oil-mix systems in the new clean two-strokes, and more. Hardcover CDN$ 37.95

Reeds Outboard Motor Trouble Shooting Handbook

The Reeds Outboard Motor Troubleshooting Handbook is a compact, pocket-sized guide to finding solutions to all of the most common outboard problems, and many of the less common ones too. The perfect format for quick reference on board, this book will help skippers fix troublesome outboards themselves, or enable the skipper to do an emergency patch-up for a more serious problem until they can get back to port. CDN $16.99

Johnson/Evinrude Outboards, 1-2 Cylinders, 1973-89

Simple-to-follow, step-by-step, illustrated procedures -Hundreds of exploded drawings, photographs and tables -Troubleshooting sections, accurate specifications and wiring diagrams.
Covers all 1.25-60 Hp, 1 and 2-cylinder, 2-stroke models. CDN$ 41.22

Mercury Outboards, 1-2 Cylinders, 1965-1989

Designed and written to serve the needs of the professional mechanic, do-it-yourself boat enthusiast, instructor and student, these manuals are based on actual teardowns done by Chilton Marine’s editors/authors in our on-site facility. Providing complete coverage on everything from basic maintenance to engine overhaul. CDN$ 52.63

The Old Outboard Book

Details of every American outboard motor up through the 1970’s. CDN$ 25.54

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