A - 9 ENGINE OPERATIONAL
3. Start and operate the bilge blower system for at
least four (4) minutes before start-up.
Lower the vertical outdrive units (on applicable
models) making sure the water intakes are under
Consult engine operator’s manual for
speciﬁc procedure for your particular
model. The following information is general in
nature. Additional general information is
located in Section S.
B. Cold Engine Starting Procedures -
Volvo Penta Engines w/Teleﬂex I-6000
Move the dual shift/throttle lever of the control
head to the neutral idle detent positions. See
Figure A1. When in the neutral idle detent position,
pushing the “N” engages/disengages the neutral
throttle warmup. See the manufacturer’s literature
for further details. To move the levers to the
desired positions after starting you simply push or
pull the shift/throttle levers.
A. Before Starting
Check the engine compartment for water, gas,
and/or oil leaks of any kind. Keep the bilge in a
clean condition to prevent blower and bilge pump
damage, and ﬁre hazards.
Check the ﬂuid levels of the engine oil and power
steering system daily. Fill oil or steer ing ﬂuid as
required by the indications on the dip sticks. Refer
to the Table 1: “SAE Viscosity Chart - Gas” and
your engine manual included in the owner’s
packet. DO NOT USE MULTIGRADE OIL.
IF THE LOWEST
SAE VISCOSITY OILS
C) and above
0 F (-18 C) to 32 F (0 C)
O O O O
Figure A1: Top-Mount Dual Lever Control Head
Below 0 F (-18 C)
2a. For gasoline engines, turn key switch to START
position and hold until engine starts. DO NOT hold
in START position for more than ten seconds. If
engine does not start, let go momentarily, then try
*Temperature range you expect to operate.
Note: Use only single viscosity oils.
Table 1: SAE Viscosity Chart - Gas
Diesel engines use a Series IIID oil, SAE15W/40.
Refer to your diesel engine owner’s manual for
2b. For diesel engines, you must ﬁrst turn the ignition
key to the ON position and wait 30 seconds,
allowing preheaters to activate. After 30 seconds,
turn key switch to START position and hold until
engine starts. DO NOT hold in START position for
more than ten seconds.
Power steering and power trim use automatic
trans mission ﬂuid. Check the ﬂuid levels in the
vertical drive units or transmission as often as
As soon as engine starts, release key to the ON
or RUN position.
The hydraulic steer ing uses a ﬂuid which meets
Mil H5606 speciﬁcations. Please note that auto-
matic trans mission ﬂuid (Dexron II) may be used in
an emergency. Never use brake ﬂuid. Check the
ﬂuid level of the transmission as often as practical.
Operation - Section A
Owner’s Manual Page 19
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