Yamaha Four Stroke Outboard Fuel Filters 101

Do you know how to change the fuel filter on a Yamaha four-stroke outboard? Do you know where the internal filters are located? A Yamaha tech walks us through fuel filter maintenance on a four-stroke.

9th March 2014.
By Gary Reich

If you have a Yamaha four-stroke outboard, you should understand the engine’s fuel filter. Actually, fuel filters – there’s a number of filters, both inside and outside of the engine. One of these you can service yourself, which our Yamaha tech will explain. But the others are buried beneath the outboard cowl, and pose their own set of problems. To learn more about Yamaha four-stroke outboard fuel filter maintenance, check out the video.

Of course, fuel filters are just one item you have to be aware of. If you’re running a boat with an outboard engine, here are some other videos you might be interested in:

Three Outboard Engine Quick-Fix Tips
How to Rebuild a Small Outboard Engine Carburetor
How to Change an Outboard Engine Water Pump Impeller
How to Pickle an Outboard
Solve your Outboard Motor Problems: Starting, Fuel, Sheer Pins
How to Change the Lower Unit oil on a Boat

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Gary Reich is a Chesapeake Bay-based freelance writer and photojournalist with over 25 years of experience in the marine industry. He is the former editor of PropTalk Magazine and was the managing editor of the Waterway Guide. His writing and photography have been published in PassageMaker Magazine, Soundings, Fly Fishing in Salt Waters, Yachting Magazine, and Lakeland Boating, among others.
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