Changes are periodically added to the information herein. To view the date of manufacture, reference the serial number label that is located on the engine. Having selected your outboard's year on our website, next you'll need to select the correct model number. It can usually be found on a either a metal plate on earlier models or a sticker on later models. If you are unsure or uncomfortable with a procedure, a situation, or a technique, enlist the services of a factory trained technician.
Serial number labels will reference the date of manufacture for the engine by providing visibility of the month and year the engine was produced. The serial number tells you if the motor was built for the American market, the horsepower, the options it's supposed to have, the length of the driveshaft in the lower unit and what year it was made. Parts ordered from this website may or may not be in dealer stock at the time of order. I looked on the motor and on the transom bracket and found nothing. I assume you swapped the 2 and 5. Sometimes there is a quarter coin sized aluminum plug on the engine block that has numbers or a model number stamped onto it. Over the years, manufacturers have changed where this information is located on an outboard.
Once they switched over to the tags, this was another number that often washed out and could no longer be read. The serial number and model number are both on the same plate on the transom bracket. If you're not sure when your motor was made there is a label on or near the transom bracket which clearly indicates the year of manufacture. I found a service release for the pressure relief valve for my engine. The Bulition is Date: June 20, 2012 No. The model number is also found on the transom bracket label, or alternatively you can use the Outboard Model Number Designation chart on this page to determine your motor's model number. W e don't make parts for those.
The information, software, products, and services published on this web site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Other Makes Nissan, Tohatsu, Suzuki, Yamaha, and Yamaha Mariner use both model and serial number information. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The two letters occupying the seventh and eighth spots in the model number indicate the specific year of manufacture. That tag can almost always be found on the side of your transom bracket, as shown below. Do you need replacement parts for your Evinrude outboard motor? I looked at a lot of exploded views of similar engines around 1968 but I thi … nk that was because the parts places I found on the web all started their lists at 1968. Because Envinrude outboards made before 1980 do not have a consistent model number code, reference materials are critical.
Browning earned a Bachelor of Arts in English language and literature from the University of Virginia. Evinrude outboard engines have a serial number label that is located on the transom bracket. Early Chrysler models stamped it on a metal plate and it was placed under the carburetors, inside the lower cowling, or pan. The choke is particulair to the carburator. I looked at the motor and found what i believe is the model number but im having a hard time locating this number on the Evinrude operation guide page! 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. I was not sure if the B at the end was some sort of designation within that model. Parts ordered from this website may or may not be in dealer stock at the time of order.
His career has spanned advocacy, medical communications and public relations and his stories have won awards from the Virginia Press Association. There are 2 locations where you may find this number. It seems like I remember reading that somewhere but I can not remember the exact details. An explanation of the new numbering system follows. Another way to determine the year is to post pictures of the engine front, back and each side both with and without the motor cover and we may be able to narrow the year down close for you.
Mastertech may make improvements to this site at any time. Force outboards used model numbers on vinyl tags, many of which washed out. In most cases, the model number is located on either the transom or swivel bracket. I've discovered thus far that this is a 1964 engine. 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. A native of New Haven, Conn.
If that fails, all is not lost. I was told starting in 2012 the last number would always be A then 2013 B then 2014 C and it would continue on down the alphabet with each year. The model consists of five numbers; the first two represent the horsepower and the third number is the year of the decade manufactured. With the difference being the saltwater motor has a few stainless parts to help protect against corrosion. Each Evinrude outboard has an eight or nine character model number composed of letters and numbers located on the motor or the mounting bracket. Chrysler Outboards Chrysler outboards work by a model number.