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  • 1) Tests operation of outboard motor in tank and repairs, adjusts, or replaces parts according to specifications and engineering requirements, using measuring instruments and handtools: Lowers motor on test frame into water tank, using chain hoist, and inspects wiring, screws, plugs, and assemblies for missing or broken parts.

  • 2) Starts motor and listens to and inspects it for signs of malfunctioning, such as smoke, excessive vibration, and misfiring.

  • 3) Holds tachometer against turning shaft and reads revolutions per minute.

  • 4) Verifies timing of cam gears, idle gear, and flywheel, using stroboscope.

  • 5) Turns regulating screws on carburetor to adjust idle speed, choke, and high-low speed.

  • 6) Sets starter lock and aligns shift lever shaft with indicated marks for speeds, using gauges, screwdrivers, and wrenches.

  • 7) Measures voltage, amperage, and polarity, using ammeter, voltmeter, and polarity gauge.

  • 8) Idles motor and observes thermometer to determine effectiveness of cooling system.

  • 9) Writes test report to indicate acceptance or reason for rejection of motor.

  • 10) Oils carburetor.

  • 11) Stamps identification number on motor, using hammer and metal stamping equipment.

  • 12) May test specific aspects of engine performance, such as fuel consumption, compression, and power output, and recommend modifications to improve engine performance and be designated Life Tester, Outboard Motors.




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DOT:   623.261-014

Job Number: 7025