2002-2008 Four Winns Vista 378 Boat Owners Manual

Prior to taking delivery, it is important that a full inspec-     Periodically, inspect the vent for any dirt, wax, etc. Care-
tion be  made of the  entire fuel  system by the  selling     fully remove any obstruction with a pipe cleaner or simi-
dealer. An entry on the Four Winns Pre-Delivery Inspec-   lar device. Be sure not to puncture the screen. The
tion Form portion of the Warranty Registration Card will   vents are designed to keep insects  and foreign matter
attest to the dealer’s performance of this service.
from contaminating the fuel and fuel system. The stain-
less steel cap is not removable.
C.   Fuel Fills
E.   Anti-Syphon Valves
The fuel fill deck plates are located on the port and star-
board rear decks  and are marked “GAS”.   Be sure to     The fuel withdrawal line is equipped with an anti-syphon
utilize the proper type and grade fuel. Refer to Section     valve where the line attaches to the fuel tank. The valve
I-3 for information regarding fueling instructions.
prevents gasoline from  syphoning out of the fuel  tank
should a line rupture. See Figure I3 for anti-syphon lo-
DO NOT confuse FUEL deck fill plate with WA-
TER or WASTE  deck plates.   Deck fill plates
are labeled according to the intended use.
The gasket/o-ring seals on the fuel fill cap assist in seal-
ing when closed.  A missing or damaged o-ring can al-
low water on  the surrounding surfaces to  run into the
Periodically inspect the cap and the fuel deck plate. The
o-ring seal should  be inspected for cracks or damage
and replaced as necessary. Lubricating with a light, wa-
terproof oil or grease is recommended and can extend
the o-ring’s longevity.
Figure I3:  Fuel Tank Fittings
D.   Fuel Vents
The fuel  tank is vented  overboard.  While  the tank is
being filled, the air displaced by the fuel escapes through
the vent. When the tank is almost full, fuel will be ejected
from the fuel vent.
DO NOT remove the anti-syphon valve(s) from
thesystem.  Shouldthevalvesbecomeclogged,
clean and reinstall or replace.
The fuel withdrawal is positioned in the fuel tank
ing. At certain speeds and hull trim angles, the
fuel supply  at the withdrawal can  increase or
decrease accordingly.   Be  extremely careful
when attempting to operate the boat on a mini-
mum amount of fuel. Though some fuel may be
in the tank,  the relative trim angle of  the boat
may cause the fuel to flow away from the with-
Spilled fuel is a fire and explosion hazard. DO
NOT overfill or overflow the tank, or allow fuel
spills into the  hull or bilge.   If spillage occurs,
towels in a proper container.
When fueling at a marina, DO NOT overfill. Fuel
may spill into the water.
After fueling, replace  the fill cap,  and wash the areas
around the fuel fill  plate and below the fuel  vent.  Re-
sidual fuel left on the deck and hull sides can be danger-
ous, and will yellow the fiberglass.  It will also damage
the tape stripes and logos.
378 Vista™ Owner’s Manual
Section I
Page 2
Product Specification
CategoriesFour Winns Manuals, Four Winns Vista Manuals, Outboard Marine Corporation Manuals
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shaun on Jul 07, 2014. s

great very informative. should not have to fill this out for a manule though

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