Outboard Motor Maintenance Beyond Basics

Outboard Motor Maintenance - Continuing Education at Seattle Central College

Class Description

This class builds on the skills taught in our Outboard Motor Maintenance Basics class. Gain hands-on experience performing the most useful maintenance tasks. These practices will prolong the life of your outboard motor while saving you money!

Plan on getting a little dirty. Personal protective equipment is provided. This class will focus on four-stroke gasoline engines 20 hp and less. Each student will have their own outboard motor to work on.

Learning Outcomes

In this class you will learn how to:

  • Remove, inspect, and re-install a propeller
  • Remove, inspect, and re-install anodes ("zincs")
  • Remove, inspect, and re-install a lower unit and water pump
  • Start a manual choke outboard engine and clear flooding
  • Disassemble, inspect, and re-assemble a marine outboard motor carburetor
  • Troubleshoot common outboard motor issues

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Recreational boaters
  • Anyone interested in learning how to maintain an outboard motor
  • Prerequisite: Students who have completed the Outboard Motor Maintenance Basics class


Class Details

This class will meet in person at the beautiful Seattle Maritime Academy located at: 4455 Shilshole Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107


Summer 2022

  • 1 Wednesdays ; Jun 29 to Jun 29 ; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Location : SC -SMA DieseLb&Shp -SMA010123
  • Fee : $179
  • Class ID : 38997 ; SKU : 17653



Summer 2022

  • 1 Thursdays ; Jul 07 to Jul 07 ; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Location : SC -SMA DieseLb&Shp -SMA010123
  • Fee : $179
  • Class ID : 39042 ; SKU : 21566