Teaches you everything you need to know about maintaining your 2-cycle outboard engine. A comprehensive marine mechanics course covering the maintenance and servicing of a marine outboard type propulsion machine. Covers outboard basics, power head and lower unit, including water pump replacement. Shows both a 15 HP and 150 HP Mercury outboard in the course for illustration purposes. Detailed instructional segments include a complete "hands-on" section, which explores operation, propeller selection based on engineering principles (especially important for 2 cycle engines), trouble shooting including starting issues and preparation for storage and winterizing.