TOP 10 MAINTENANCE TIPS
Check that the batteries are charging correctly. Check the Morse control is working correctly and that the throttle and gears are selecting smoothly. Check you have enough fuel in the tank and inspect all fuel lines and shut-off valves for leaks. Check the condition of the stern gland, ensure there’s plenty of grease and that the propshaft is turning freely. Check/top up the engine oil and gearbox oil levels. Check the condition of the alternator belt. Check all coolant hoses for leaks and wear and tear. For raw water-cooling engines, check the seacock, impeller and filter and all pipework for leaks. Check the condition of the engine mounts. If they are worn replace them or if the bolts seem loose, tighten them but only adjust the top bolt. Check all bolts and connections are tight on the coupling. Check the air filter and replace or clean as needed.