Outboard Winterizing Video Series

Photo / NEB
Photo / NEB

If you’re a hands-on, do-it-yourself type, check out the following video series on how to prep your boat’s outboard engine and fuel system for its long winter’s nap.

Of course, you should check with the manufacturer of your engine to find out what steps are recommended for your specific make and model of outboard of sterndrive, but the videos and articles here should give you a pretty good idea of the steps involved.

STEP 1: How to Change Your Outboard’s Lower-Unit Oil


STEP 2: Winterizing Your Outboard: Fuel-System Storage Tips


STEP3: Winterizing Your Outboard: Protecting the Cylinders