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Maintaining Your Engine by Using the Proper Fuel and Fuel Additives

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With the introduction of ethanol in gasoline, you may be questioning the best ways to maintain your Yamaha motor. Here are a few quick tips, and a source, to answer your questions and help you keep your engine in top shape–allowing you to enjoy every minute on the water.

Follow these tips when fueling your boat:
• Only put ethanol free gas in your tank.
• Regularly use fuel stabilizers and conditioners recommended by Yamaha.
• When filling up, be sure the fuel you are purchasing is fresh and has not been sitting in the storage tank for a long period of time.
• Keep up with the recommended maintenance, which includes keeping your fuel filters changed based on Yamaha’s recommended schedules.


For more information, review Yamaha’s Maintenance Matters, A Simple Guide for the Longevity of Your Outboard brochure.
Here you’ll find tips and maintenance suggestions regarding your fuel and fuel system on pages 10 through 13.