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Topic: Mercury outboard service costs
Posted By: Snappa1
Subject: Mercury outboard service costs
Date Posted: 10 Jun 2022 at 5:41pm
Just wondering if you guys know the approximate annual service cost of a new Mercury outboard motor? Mine is a 135hp 1 1/2 years old.

Thanks in advance.



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Posted By: Kandrew
Date Posted: 10 Jun 2022 at 5:58pm
4S or optimax


Posted By: Snappa1
Date Posted: 10 Jun 2022 at 7:44pm
4S


Posted By: Kandrew
Date Posted: 10 Jun 2022 at 7:58pm
Depending on what’s done I would expect and who does it $400 to $600


Posted By: bazza
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 10:02am

If you live anywhere close to the Nth Shore ( Ak ) then can commend the
guy I use & am most happy with re top service at reasonable cost, plus specialises in Mercs


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Posted By: Ritchtheitch
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 12:40pm
Who's that @bazza ?



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Posted By: bazza
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 1:29pm
Will pm you !!

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Posted By: Snappa1
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 4:38pm
Sorry the images are not the greatest quality.

This is my bill for the first annual service of my Merc 4-stroke 135hp. $898.
$591 in labour alone. Is this normal ? Just like to know what others are paying. Seems steep to me as there was nothing out of the ordinary with the engine and its only done 27hrs. 







Posted By: Kandrew
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 5:03pm
Parts look about right but Hourly rate looks a bit high to me, ring around some other merc dealers and see what they charge an hour.


Posted By: smudge
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 5:14pm
I was going to say about $800. Here's an interesting thing. My last service on my Mitsubishi ute was at 30 000km and it cost pretty much the same as that - $800 bucks and a bit - I can't remember the exact amount. Let's look at what they did. I dropped it off at 8.30am which is when Roger Gill Motors in Pukekohe open their service dept. I got a call at 10am saying it was ready and I picked it up at 11am. It had been nicely washed. They changed the oil, they changed some filters (I don't know how I survived for years without a pollen filter in my cars), they changed the windscreen wipers, topped up the fluid and maybe ticked some boxes & plugged in a diagnostic device> Lets say the parts cost $400. that's a charge out rate of over $200 per hour. They did a good job of washing it, that's about all I can say.

I service my own outboard. I have had it serviced it in a shop 2 times in the 12 years I have had it. Once just because and again because an injector failed (which I diagnosed) and 'each injector has it's own software'. Ohh crikey! Anyway I have a very poor opinion of franchises especially when it comes to servicing costs. At least with my E-Tec they can justify the cost of the spark plugs, maybe my diesel ute has special ones Big smile

I'd love to see an expose (how do you make an acute accent here? - Stop showing off Smudge you can't even speak French!)
of the service industry. I have a classic tale from HRV but hey that's another story. 


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Posted By: smudge
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 5:25pm
To sum it up Snappa1, no you haven't been ripped off. You have simply accepted what is the norm. Unless you have some real mechanical credibility you have no choice but to accept it. Unfortunately most blokes think they know stuff about motors but in my experience they don't really and at least a franchise service will keep your outboard reasonably reliable. Some exceptions though, a local guy has a Honda 250hp outboard that has been in to 'the shop'5 times after going into limp mode. That engine is about 2 years old and he bought it new. He fishes almost exclusively off the Manukau coast. Scary, but that is the nature of mechanical/electrical things. Intermittent faults can be the hardest things to fix. The service agents can't exactly charge for that and they have to recover their costs somehow. Guess what? They need to make a profit as does every business. They look at their out goings and set their rates accordingly.

I don't mean to be too critical on service places especially in the marine industry but it's hard for me to accept an $800 service that I could do in an afternoon. Not everyone has that capability though.



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Posted By: Fish Addict
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 5:34pm
Originally posted by smudge smudge wrote:


I'd love to see an expose (how do you make an acute accent here?  

Like this exposé Smile


Posted By: smudge
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 5:41pm
Originally posted by Fish Addict Fish Addict wrote:

Originally posted by smudge smudge wrote:


I'd love to see an expose (how do you make an acute accent here?  

Like this exposé Smile
B'stard! Big smile



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Posted By: smudge
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 5:48pm

Exposè, ohhh bugger wrong way round



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Posted By: letsgetem
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 6:03pm
Ive had a Mercury 90hp 4 stroke serviced by Mikes Marine Silverdale. 2021 service was $598, seemed reasonable but I dont know anything to compare it to.

The 90 is smaller displacement than the 135hp, so I assume 135 service would be different.

So, all I can say - their service seemed good, and cost seemed reasonable.


Posted By: GregS
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 6:48pm
Snappa1, I think like Kandrew mentioned the hourly rate seems a bit high, I looked at my last service bill from 16 months ago at the Mt Maunganui Merc dealer, the hourly rate was $100. Probably by now it is $110 to $120. Looking back at invoices
2016 - $78
2017 - $78
2019 - $90
2021 - $100
Wish my wage increases were up with that.
They had 3 to 4 hrs labour for standard service on a 115 Opti


Posted By: Kandrew
Date Posted: 11 Jun 2022 at 7:41pm
Originally posted by letsgetem letsgetem wrote:

Ive had a Mercury 90hp 4 stroke serviced by Mikes Marine Silverdale. 2021 service was $598, seemed reasonable but I dont know anything to compare it to.

The 90 is smaller displacement than the 135hp, so I assume 135 service would be different.

So, all I can say - their service seemed good, and cost seemed reasonable.
I use Mike as well he’s a good old school tec, had my opti serviced Christmas time $501.50.

Remember no oil in a opti, not like the 4S


Posted By: Bounty Hunter
Date Posted: 12 Jun 2022 at 4:32pm
everything seems to be getting very expensive these days - or perhaps its the value of the NZ Peso dropping...?

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Posted By: Pierre'o
Date Posted: 14 Jun 2022 at 12:07pm
Hi there good folks,
I have the Tohatsu 50hp two stroke. First service was back at the dealer. When I inquired about getting it serviced by others, they tell me the warranty will expire.? My issue is the hour long (on a good day) trip to my “nearest” dealer and then back again. Write off half a day.

Interested in forum thoughts on getting a Tohatsu serviced by the Mercury agent here?


Posted By: Dagwood
Date Posted: 14 Jun 2022 at 1:47pm
Is that invoice stating $147 odd + GST per hour?? If so, that's around 50% more than I paid an agent in January.
One of the reasons I went Merc is the maintenance free valve train which hopefully reduces service costs in the long run.


Posted By: bazza
Date Posted: 14 Jun 2022 at 4:30pm
Originally posted by Pierre'o Pierre'o wrote:

Hi there good folks,
I have the Tohatsu 50hp two stroke. First service was back at the dealer. When I inquired about getting it serviced by others, they tell me the warranty will expire.? My issue is the hour long (on a good day) trip to my “nearest” dealer and then back again. Write off half a day.

Interested in forum thoughts on getting a Tohatsu serviced by the Mercury agent here? 

Most motor warranties state that having a service done by other than an authorised franchise holder will render the warrantee null & void but therein lies a very grey area.

The reason they do this of course is in their own interests, not the customer as a service done by a franchise holder is bound to be considerably more expensive.

The actual situation as explained to me is that providing a person is a fully qualified mechanic relative to the work done & genuine parts are used then the warranty should not be affected, but would be prudent to have relative records/receipts etc as proof.

After all take the situation where an owner lives a 150 ks or more away from a dealership, is it reasonable to expect them to haul it 300kms as well as wait for the work to be done on arrival ?

However most warrantees state that servicing carried out appropriate prescribed intervals regardless, so if this is not done then the warrantee can be jepordised ... rather ridiculous if for some reason the motor has only been used a couple of times since the last service ... however they will no doubt argue that lubricants & suchlike can deteriorate if not used or changed.

Apparently if working within the parameters outlined then rendering a warrantee null & void is not legitimate reason, but of course they are not going to tell you that. 


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Posted By: Kandrew
Date Posted: 14 Jun 2022 at 6:28pm
Originally posted by Pierre'o Pierre'o wrote:

Hi there good folks,
I have the Tohatsu 50hp two stroke. First service was back at the dealer. When I inquired about getting it serviced by others, they tell me the warranty will expire.? My issue is the hour long (on a good day) trip to my “nearest” dealer and then back again. Write off half a day.

Interested in forum thoughts on getting a Tohatsu serviced by the Mercury agent here?
The problem now is all of the service history is stored on the manufacturers website to record what was done at the service, fault log information from the EMS and times and dates when the services were done and by who.

This way if there’s any warranty issues, there’s no false claims made about engines being serviced. It also gives the manufacturers the opportunity to track faults and repair issues.

To get the warranty on your motor, the motor needs to be serviced at specific times and if the person serving your motor hasn’t got access to the manufacturers website to record this information your warranty is voided.


Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 17 Aug 2022 at 7:21pm
2005 90hp mariner 115hr service,got the full service as unsure of history,changed throttle gear cables,dyno tune ,fuel filter,plugs replaced gear slider on motor.water pump,fuel pump diaphram Hmm $1600.

merc dealer,cant see myself going back anytime soon.


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Posted By: spin king
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 1:24pm
Originally posted by Pcj Pcj wrote:

2005 90hp mariner 115hr service,got the full service as unsure of history,changed throttle gear cables,dyno tune ,fuel filter,plugs replaced gear slider on motor.water pump,fuel pump diaphram Hmm $1600.

merc dealer,cant see myself going back anytime soon.
**** a duck !!!!! did you get a blow job too? you'd hope so. it wasn't south auckland marine was it? hope not as I have to do that soon ha


Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 1:54pm
Originally posted by spin king spin king wrote:

Originally posted by Pcj Pcj wrote:

2005 90hp mariner 115hr service,got the full service as unsure of history,changed throttle gear cables,dyno tune ,fuel filter,plugs replaced gear slider on motor.water pump,fuel pump diaphram Hmm $1600.

merc dealer,cant see myself going back anytime soon.
**** a duck !!!!! did you get a blow job too? you'd hope so. it wasn't south auckland marine was it? hope not as I have to do that soon ha
Yep won't be returning

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Posted By: Schampy
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 5:38pm
Yeah $147 per hr does seem up there a bit.... But I guess they gotta factor in all the overheads of running a  business , lease, insurances, acc etc.
It certainly doesn't help that an employee on wages is effectively only working a 4 day week yet getting paid for 5. 
4 weeks paid holiday, 10 days sick pay, long wkds etc etc. You don't have to be Steven Hawking to work out that all this paid time off comes back to a high hourly rate to cover all this.


Posted By: smudge
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 6:27pm
Originally posted by Pcj Pcj wrote:

Originally posted by spin king spin king wrote:

Originally posted by Pcj Pcj wrote:

2005 90hp mariner 115hr service,got the full service as unsure of history,changed throttle gear cables,dyno tune ,fuel filter,plugs replaced gear slider on motor.water pump,fuel pump diaphram Hmm $1600.

merc dealer,cant see myself going back anytime soon.
**** a duck !!!!! did you get a blow job too? you'd hope so. it wasn't south auckland marine was it? hope not as I have to do that soon ha
Yep won't be returning

Seems a little high (understatement there Smudge).


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Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 6:42pm
wasnt going to post invoice but here it is,did do a trailer chack and adjust bearings,motor probaly not used in 6 months...




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Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 6:43pm


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Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 6:44pm


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Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 6:44pm
gst is the killer

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Posted By: smudge
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 6:53pm
If they have done everything properly at least its peace of mind Paul. Did you ask them to check the trailer? $110 p/hr is about right and costs otherwise don't seem too bad I guess. It's a nice looking rig so with that service hopefully it will serve you well.

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Posted By: Kandrew
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 7:00pm
That’s a lot of money


Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 7:07pm
Did tell them what was happened over 4000rpm,no on trailer,but rookie mistake asked full service,peace of mind I guess?Boat sat unused 6 months unused,no service history.

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Posted By: spin king
Date Posted: 18 Aug 2022 at 8:05pm
5 hrs of dyno set up? ouch


Posted By: smudge
Date Posted: 19 Aug 2022 at 6:12am
I think it was meant to be 0.5 hr on the dyno, there's a point before the 5 and 'other stuff'is listed on that line.

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Posted By: spin king
Date Posted: 19 Aug 2022 at 6:18am
Originally posted by smudge smudge wrote:

I think it was meant to be 0.5 hr on the dyno, there's a point before the 5 and 'other stuff'is listed on that line.

aha it's amazing how decimal points get lost after a couple of rums...... trademes got me a few times like that ha


Posted By: MB
Date Posted: 19 Aug 2022 at 7:48am
Reading with interest. My new Mercury outboard is up for service. I'm taking it down to Auckland from Whangarei because I don't trust the local authorised service provider. In fact, I wouldn't trust them to service a kayak. Everyone I know has had some issue or other with them not getting it right.


Posted By: JustAnotherSpearo
Date Posted: 19 Aug 2022 at 8:54pm
Originally posted by MB MB wrote:

Reading with interest. My new Mercury outboard is up for service. I'm taking it down to Auckland from Whangarei because I don't trust the local authorised service provider. In fact, I wouldn't trust them to service a kayak. Everyone I know has had some issue or other with them not getting it right.

Smart choice MB Clap


Posted By: Big -Dave
Date Posted: 20 Aug 2022 at 9:37am
Dyno testing an outboard?
Never heard of that being done..interested in how they do it?

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Posted By: MB
Date Posted: 20 Aug 2022 at 5:13pm
Originally posted by JustAnotherSpearo JustAnotherSpearo wrote:

Smart choice MB Clap


Thanks mate, that's reassuring. Mrs thinks I'm mental trailering the boat all the way down to Auckland. 


Posted By: Schampy
Date Posted: 20 Aug 2022 at 5:33pm
Is there only 1 Merc service agent in Whangarei?



Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 20 Aug 2022 at 6:42pm
Originally posted by Big -Dave Big -Dave wrote:

Dyno testing an outboard?
Never heard of that being done..interested in how they do it?
I believe they put a load bearing prop on and go from there?

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Posted By: MB
Date Posted: 20 Aug 2022 at 8:38pm
Originally posted by Schampy Schampy wrote:

Is there only 1 Merc service agent in Whangarei?

One authorised service centre as far as I know. 


Posted By: Kandrew
Date Posted: 20 Aug 2022 at 8:55pm
Mikes marine in Silverdale does a good job at a fair price.


Posted By: Kandrew
Date Posted: 20 Aug 2022 at 9:03pm
Originally posted by Pcj Pcj wrote:

Originally posted by Big -Dave Big -Dave wrote:

Dyno testing an outboard?
Never heard of that being done..interested in how they do it?
I believe they put a load bearing prop on and go from there?
several types of outbourd dynos around, most are hydraulic. Needed to check the ECU mapping and make any adjustments.


Posted By: Schampy
Date Posted: 20 Aug 2022 at 9:40pm
Quite Brutal when they do a sports motorcycle. Not a lot of sympathy shown in the pursuit of horsepower.


Posted By: MB
Date Posted: 20 Aug 2022 at 10:49pm
Originally posted by Kandrew Kandrew wrote:

Mikes marine in Silverdale does a good job at a fair price.


Cheers. It's going back to FC Boats where it was purchased. Seems like a safe bet plus I have a small issue that needs addressing under warranty.


Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 21 Aug 2022 at 3:46pm
Hmm unsure of service,motor was a biatch to start after service,started easier before it went in.

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Posted By: Gappy
Date Posted: 21 Aug 2022 at 5:38pm
There is a Mercury dealer and service Agent in Kerikeri now Twin Coast Marine.

Originally posted by MB MB wrote:

Reading with interest. My new Mercury outboard is up for service. I'm taking it down to Auckland from Whangarei because I don't trust the local authorised service provider. In fact, I wouldn't trust them to service a kayak. Everyone I know has had some issue or other with them not getting it right.


Posted By: smudge
Date Posted: 21 Aug 2022 at 5:47pm
Originally posted by Pcj Pcj wrote:

Hmm unsure of service,motor was a biatch to start after service,started easier before it went in.

What are the symptoms Paul? I'd call them for a please explain. That5's a lot of money to spend to make your motor harder to start.


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Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 21 Aug 2022 at 6:34pm
Originally posted by smudge smudge wrote:

Originally posted by Pcj Pcj wrote:

Hmm unsure of service,motor was a biatch to start after service,started easier before it went in.

What are the symptoms Paul? I'd call them for a please explain. That5's a lot of money to spend to make your motor harder to start.
Could be me,but it seems to flood? prime bulb till hard,turn key and push 3 times then around to start and it coughs.Before doing this it would start and then lift fast idler till warm.

Will try again during the week,once warm can stop/start stop.


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Posted By: Kandrew
Date Posted: 21 Aug 2022 at 7:37pm
Originally posted by Pcj Pcj wrote:

Originally posted by smudge smudge wrote:

Originally posted by Pcj Pcj wrote:

Hmm unsure of service,motor was a biatch to start after service,started easier before it went in.


What are the symptoms Paul? I'd call them for a please explain. That5's a lot of money to spend to make your motor harder to start.
Could be me,but it seems to flood? prime bulb till hard,turn key and push 3 times then around to start and it coughs.Before doing this it would start and then lift fast idler till warm.

Will try again during the week,once warm can stop/start stop.
don’t prime whose 2S Mercs to much, just pump the bulb until it’s firm not rock hard. They flood easy.


Posted By: smudge
Date Posted: 21 Aug 2022 at 7:44pm
Don't push the key three times Paul, once is enough. As per what Kandrew says they flood easily. Push it once and count to three.

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Posted By: Bounty Hunter
Date Posted: 21 Aug 2022 at 8:51pm
Originally posted by Gappy Gappy wrote:

There is a Mercury dealer and service Agent in Kerikeri now Twin Coast Marine.

Originally posted by MB MB wrote:

Reading with interest. My new Mercury outboard is up for service. I'm taking it down to Auckland from Whangarei because I don't trust the local authorised service provider. In fact, I wouldn't trust them to service a kayak. Everyone I know has had some issue or other with them not getting it right.

this is the yard that has Stabis starting to appear in it as you come into Waaipapa?


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Posted By: Schampy
Date Posted: 21 Aug 2022 at 8:54pm
No no no!.... you guys have it all wrong. 
Push key- once.
let it cough just once
Look east
smidge of choke..... Depends on hours since last start.
Lift one foot
Let it fire up
Gentle fast idle
turn hard lock right.
its so easy.
works every time.



Posted By: MB
Date Posted: 21 Aug 2022 at 9:21pm
Originally posted by Gappy Gappy wrote:

There is a Mercury dealer and service Agent in Kerikeri now Twin Coast Marine.

That's good to know, thanks Beer

I'll give them a try next time. They need to get their name added to the Mercury website if they want to drum up some more business. 


Posted By: Big -Dave
Date Posted: 21 Aug 2022 at 9:25pm
From my experience on those motors
When you push the key in/operate the choke, it energises a solenoid that allows raw fuel to be squirted directly in to the crank cases...only push it once you have started cranking the engine, let it off the moment it fires. .a quick stab if the engine sounds like it's going to stall..
Well that was my method when I had one.

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Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 22 Aug 2022 at 3:32am
thanks all will try it again tonight. Just started so easy when first brought though. 

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Posted By: Kandrew
Date Posted: 22 Aug 2022 at 7:25am
Originally posted by MB MB wrote:

Originally posted by Gappy Gappy wrote:

There is a Mercury dealer and service Agent in Kerikeri now Twin Coast Marine.


That's good to know, thanks Beer

I'll give them a try next time. They need to get their name added to the Mercury website if they want to drum up some more business. 
You need to make sure they are an proper registered service agent, they need to be able to access the Mercury website to record the details of your service so your warranty continues.

Lots of marine techs can service a motor to get your warranty they need to be registered service agents.


Posted By: MB
Date Posted: 22 Aug 2022 at 10:31am
Sure, hopefully they will become an authorised service centre over the next year.


Posted By: Gappy
Date Posted: 22 Aug 2022 at 8:26pm
Brand new dealer so all approved by Mercury with all the Mercury Diagnostic gear and web access. Will be on Merc website as a dealer shortly.

Cheers

Originally posted by Kandrew Kandrew wrote:

Originally posted by MB MB wrote:

Originally posted by Gappy Gappy wrote:

There is a Mercury dealer and service Agent in Kerikeri now Twin Coast Marine.


That's good to know, thanks Beer

I'll give them a try next time. They need to get their name added to the Mercury website if they want to drum up some more business. 
You need to make sure they are an proper registered service agent, they need to be able to access the Mercury website to record the details of your service so your warranty continues.

Lots of marine techs can service a motor to get your warranty they need to be registered service agents.


Posted By: MB
Date Posted: 22 Aug 2022 at 8:43pm
Originally posted by Gappy Gappy wrote:

Brand new dealer so all approved by Mercury with all the Mercury Diagnostic gear and web access. Will be on Merc website as a dealer shortly.

Cheers

That's great news, I will keep my ear to the ground. It doesn't take long for a bad reputation to develop. Sadly, good service rarely gets mentioned. Speaking of which, took my boat down to Fish City Albany and they serviced it on the same day as promised. Good guys. Had a brief chat with Redfinger before heading back north.


Posted By: Redfinger
Date Posted: 23 Aug 2022 at 11:07am
You have done a great job looking after that boat MB - great example how to take care of things properly - well done.



Posted By: MB
Date Posted: 23 Aug 2022 at 11:24am
Thanks. My mates joke that I don't want to use it in case it gets wet LOL


Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 25 Aug 2022 at 7:10am
Had success last night. Primed turned key. When fired push key twice and lifted fast idle. Seems all good now.

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Posted By: Pcj
Date Posted: 22 Feb 2024 at 4:59pm
Ok not due yet for service but coming up to 2yrs since service.Last service 105hrs was a major as little known about history $1500.

Now done 155hrs,yeah 50 hrs 18 months,use the boat more I hear you say but 40 minutes on average running time.
So have checked and replaced anodes.
greased nipples,3 off them
Pulled steering rod out.cleaned and greased
Checked trim motor oil level.
Changed gear box oil
Pulled prop off and checked for line etc grease re assembled
checked plugs,still clean
Ran and checked water from tell tale strong and luke warm after 15 minute.I believe that pump impeller should last 300hrs depending on conditions,sand mud etc Will change in winter.
Throttle/gear cable no stiffness
Fuel filter changed

Fixed the air/fuel issue a month back,new tote connections so now hits full revs,18 months of issue,wasnt fixed at service as no fault found.Probally due to motor sitting still not being bounced around.Fittings bit loose but seem fine.

Son did a wiring check,and getting a set of brushes for starter.

90hp Mariner 2005

I guess wouldnt do any harm at a later date and get workshop to check carb balances??

3 monthly check wheel bearings,using buddies ,topped up grease

Anything I have missed?



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