If areas are found within the fuel system that
appear questionable, have a qualiﬁed marine
technician inspect the system. Have those fuel
system components that do not pass inspection
replaced. A thorough fuel system examina tion
should be made by an experienced marine
technician at least once a year.
I - 3
(Nozzle in contact with fuel opening - Correct)
Avoid fueling at night except in emergencies.
When moored at fueling pier:
Do not smoke, strike matches, or throw
Stop all engines, motors, fans, and devices
that could produce sparks.
Put out all lights and galley stove.
(Nozzle not in contact with fuel opening - Incorrect)
d. Position the Battery Selector Switch to OFF.
Figure I7: Grounding Fuel Hose
Before starting to fuel:
Ensure that boat is moored securely.
Spilled fuel is a ﬁre and explosion hazard.
DO NOT overﬂow the tank or allow fuel spills
into the hull or bilges. Avoid overboard spills.
When tank is almost full the sound from the fuel
vent will change. The pitch will become higher
indicating the tank is close to being full. Stop
pumping fuel into tank. Do not top off.
Close all ports, windows, doors and hatches.
Be sure the proper type of grade of fuel as
recommended by your engine manual is
Determine how much additional fuel is
required to avoid overﬂow.
5. After fueling:
4. During fueling:
a. Replace all ﬁll caps securely.
Keep the ﬁll nozzle in contact with the fuel opening
at all times to guard against possible static spark.
See Figure I7.
Wipe up any spilled fuel.
Open all ports, windows, doors and hatches.
Determine that there is no odor of gasoline
in the engine compartment or below decks
before starting machinery, turning on lights
or lighting stove. Operate the bilge blower
system for at least four (4) minutes before
Be prepared to cast off moorings as soon
as engines are started.
Fuel Systems - Section I
Owner’s Manual Page 98
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