In addition to making sure you have enough fuel, understand the proper boat maintenance necessary for your fuel type. Keep your tank filled when possible to prevent moisture from gaining entrance, and understand what additives your fuel may or may not not need. During longer periods of layup or storage, add a protective fuel stabilizer to help prepare your boat's fuel system for a trouble-free day on the water.
If you'd like assistance in keeping your boat's fuel system shi
A Fuel System Primer A primer bulb should remain firm when the engine is running and drawing fuel. If it doesn’t, and after checking for leaks in the fuel line, replace it — and buy extras for spares. For the $10 investment, it's well worth not having to waste the time and money on a tow back to the dock.
If you'd like your fuel and oil systems checked, call us today at #MarinerServicesInc. at (239)776-4253 for a no-cost, no-obligation estimate! #maintenance #primerbulb #fu
What's the No. 1 reason people call for towing assistance?
Answer: They run out of gas. And while we know you're way too smart to do that, you might want to make sure your boat's fuel gauge is accurate - or plan accordingly, if it's not. In addition, knowing a bit about your boat's fuel burn and operating range could save you from guessing. And then. also having to make that embarrassing call for help.
If your fuel gauge is iffy, or you'd like to know how to calculate yo
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