Bess became better and Evinrude started producing outboards again. In most cases, the model number is located on either the transom or swivel bracket. Evinrude's code is such that each letter corresponds to a single digit; I corresponds to 1, N to 2, T to 3, R to 4, O to 5, D to 6, U to 7, C to 8, E to 9 and S to 0. Evinrude outboard motors have been on the market for more than 100 years. That motor has brass bushings and not needle bearings so it needs a lot of lubrication to run well.
Serial number labels will reference the date of manufacture for the engine by providing visibility of the month and year the engine was produced. This code can tell you the model, style, horsepower, shaft length, model run, design features and year of manufacture. Sure you can use aftermarket parts when you service or repair your Evinrude but you'll be weakening your outboard. Because Envinrude outboards made before 1980 do not have a consistent model number code, reference materials are critical. Online references such as those published by Marine Engine feature a list of motors, categorized by horsepower, model number and year of manufacture.
As the number omits the decade, It may be harder to differentiate a 1961 outboard from a 1951; consult a model number list for reference, such as the one available at the Parts Warehouse website see References. First, these would be on a metal tag and stamped with the numbers. Early Models 1950 to 1969 Evinrudes follow the same basic system as the pre-1980 models. Evinrude outboard engines rely on the model number for positive identification, and the number is located on the identification plate near the engine transom mount. P art is no longer available. Pre-1980 Pre-1980 Evinrudes have a shorter model number and different numbering system; however, the numbers are in the same location.
Browning earned a Bachelor of Arts in English language and literature from the University of Virginia. It can usually be found on a either a metal plate on earlier models or a sticker on later models. Parts ordered from this website may or may not be in dealer stock at the time of order. He studied music education and elementary education at Glenville State College and business management at Shepherd University. About the Author Richard Banks started freelance writing full-time in 2010. If the first letter is E, then the outboard motor is an Evinrude. If for any reason that number may have been changed, removed, or can no longer be read, every Mercury had a freeze plug, which is on the powerhead and about the size of a quarter.
Your motor is a 1956 model, and it's 56 years old this year!!!!! Changes are periodically added to the information herein. You'll also need to know your outboard's model number. Should you elect to perform repairs yourself, use caution, common sense, and observe safety procedures in the vicinity of flammable liquids, around moving parts, near high-temperature components, and working with electrical or ignition systems. The model consists of five numbers; the first two represent the horsepower and the third number is the year of the decade manufactured. Mercury On older Mercury outboards, going back into the 50's and possibly even earlier, the serial number would generally be viewed at the leading edge of the swivel bracket, as seen in the image below. The Evinrude outboard motor has become a staple of novice to professional boaters who want quality workmanship and a brand they can trust.
Evinrude outboard engines have a serial number label that is located on the transom bracket. The core plug will have the serial number and the model number on it. Over the years, manufacturers have changed where this information is located on an outboard. Chrysler Outboards Chrysler outboards work by a model number. If so, send to: If this doesn't work, I would gladly pay if you can mail me a legible copy. It's a good idea to write these down and keep them for future reference.
I will provide my mailing address if needed. The information offered here is only general in nature and should not be construed as complete factory approved procedures, techniques, or specifications. If there are only numbers after the three-letter trim code, your motor has a short driveshaft, likely 15 inches in length. . His career has spanned advocacy, medical communications and public relations and his stories have won awards from the Virginia Press Association. Later, the numbers were printed on a vinyl tag. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link and your outboard is only as reliable as its weakest part.
W e don't make parts for those. P art's at central warehouse, you'll get it next month. Is it possible you can email me this information to see if it is more clear? Nine-character model numbers indicate outboards made between 1980 and 1998. I believe those motors originally used a 16:1 fuel-oil ratio, 8 oz. Specializing in business, parenting, fitness and weight loss, Banks currently writes for DaddysatHome. O ur techs only fix late models. N o clue what's wrong! When a significant product change occurs i.
That tag can almost always be found on the side of your transom bracket, as shown below. Always use the proper service manual for your motor, up-to-date service literature, the correct tools, and have an understanding of how to proceed with troubleshooting and repair methods. Mailing it is not a problem, but first do you see the link that is in quotes in my last post? The serial number itself won't do you much good, but an authorized dealer can use the serial number to match the engine up with a model number again. Model identification codes vary depending on the year of manufacture, but the system is easily translated. Take those numbers and google them or email us. The top side of the bracket is a tag made of metal containing the word Evinrude with a series of numbers.
I have taken a couple jpeg pictures showing the exact difficulties I'm having with raising and lowering the motor manually. Copy it, then paste it in your explorer browser. To view the date of manufacture, reference the serial number label that is located on the engine. Mastertech may make improvements to this site at any time. There are 2 locations where you may find this number.