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How to protect outboard from ethanolAs one of the top Yamaha Outboard Dealers in the region and the leading Repower Specialist in Tax Free Delaware we get asked all the time – “How Do I Protect My Motor From Ethanol?”  Ethanol is in fact one of the leading problems with outboards, but has a very simple solution.

The Problem: Ethanol

Lets first take a peak at the problem – Ethanol.  Ethanol is found in most of the retail available fuel today.  The main goal for ethanol is to reduce emissions.  Since ethanol is an alcohol, it is going to attract water through the vents in fuel tanks or condensation forming in fuel tanks.  Once enough water is mixes with your fuel it will sink to the bottom of the tank where your fuel pick up is located.  [...]

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