Outboard Motors Basics

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How to Clean Your Outboard Motor

Whether you use your outboard in saltwater, freshwater or both, it’s important to clean and maintain your outboard motor so that it will perform the way you want it to and provide you with many happy years of service.

Maintaining Honda Outboards

Online Outboards and Honda Marine want to help you care for and maintain your Honda outboard so that it will provide you with many years of successful use.

From tips on maintaining and storing your Honda outboard in saltwater and cleaning and flushing your engine, to information about how to avoid fuel-related problems and change your gear case oil, the links below offer helpful online resources to keep your Honda outboard running smoothly.

Maintaining Tohatsu Outboards

Online Outboards and Tohatsu want to help you care for and maintain your Tohatsu outboard so that it will provide you with many years of successful use.

How Much Do Outboards Weigh

Depending on the type of watercraft you have and the type of outboard motor you need, you can find outboards that range from as light as just 13 kg/29.5 lbs for a 2.3 hp engine to as heavy as 497kg/1094 lbs for a 627 hp motor!

Maintaining Suzuki Outboards

Online Outboards and Suzuki want to help you care for and maintain your Suzuki outboard so that it will provide you with many years of successful use.

How to Winterize Outboards

If you live in a climate that prevents you from using your outboard motor year-round, it’s important to winterize it so that it will be ready to perform for you during the next boating season.