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Do-It-Yourself Marine Engine Repairs

How to Diagnose and Repair Marine Engines

Proper maintenance is absolutely critical to maintain marine engine performance and fuel economy. Naturally it follows, in order to do maintenance correctly, you first need to know what procedures to follow, when to do them, as well as what tools and accessories you'll need in order to get the job done. Hereinbelow are the answers detailing how to diagnose and repair marine engines including outboard motors, stern drives and inboard marine engines.

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