C. Prior to Winter Storage
Remove as many cushions as possible. Remove
storage lids or hatches. Open as many locker doors,
as possible. Leave these areas open to improve
Make sure that no section of flush hoses are in
contact with moving or hot engine parts or abra-
sive surfaces such as screw threads, sharp
edges, etc., which could damage the hoses.
Damage to the hoses could cause leaks and
possible flooding of the engine compartment.
Periodically check hoses for abrasions.
Spray the weather covers and the boat upholstery
with Lysol Spray Disinfectant™. Enclosed areas
with Lysol Disinfectant™.
The flush out kit should only be used with the
boat in the water and the engine OFF.
are placed near the head and the engines, as ro-
dents will destroy upholstery, water intake and dis-
To flush out the engine, follow the instructions below.
Do not run engine during flushing procedure.
If the boat will be in outside storage, properly sup-
port a storage cover and secure it over the boat.
DO NOT secure the cover tightly to the boat. This
does not allow adequate ventilation and can lead to
dry rot. DO NOT store the boat in a damp storage
enclosure. Excessive dampness can cause electri-
cal problems, corrosion, and dry rot.
Remove cap from coupling and attach swivel con-
Attach water supply hose to swivel connector.
Turn water on and allow water to flush the engine
and exhaust manifold for five to ten minutes.
DO NOT use the bimini top or camper top as a win-
ter storage cover. The life of these covers may be
significantly shortened if exposed to harsh weather
elements for long periods.
Turn water off. Disconnect hose; replace and tighten
Reinstall cap onto coupler after flushing. Floo-
ding of the engine compartment will occur if the
cap is not installed and tightened.
Placing an electric or fuel burning heating unit in
the bilge of the boat during cold weather could
Boats stored outside in areas with heavy snow
accumulation are more susceptible to damage,
Engine should be winterized according to
the engine manufacturers manual.
R - 2 ENGINE FLUSH OUT
The optional engine flush out should be used to clean
the engine of unwanted salt, mud, sludge, etc. which
may have accumulated in the engine cooling system.
Before winterizing the engine, flush out the system for at
least five minutes.
Funship™ Owner’s Manual
|Categories||Four Winns Freedom Manuals, Four Winns Funship Manuals, Four Winns Horizon Manuals, Four Winns Manuals, Outboard Marine Corporation Manuals|
|Tags||Four Winns Funship 214, Four Winns Funship 234, Four Winns Funship 264|
|Model Year||2003, 2004, 2005|
|Document Type||Owner's Manual|
|Product Brand||Boats and Cruisers, Four Winns. For support contact your dealer at http://www.fourwinns.com/locate-dealer.aspx|
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