Mercury Marine Boating Basics: How to Check your Engine

Boat Early, Boat Often

Mercury Marine wants you out on the water enjoying their products. Not cursing to yourself with a broken down engine. That’s why they’re run boating basics videos. In this here clip, Gary Parsons of the Next Bite explains the importance of the telltale stream. This feature allows boaters to see if their engine is running properly in seconds.

And if you’re in the market for a new engine for your boat, check out Mercury’s offerings like the New MerCruiser Bravo Four S forward‑facing drive with Smart Tow system.
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Mercury SmartCraft® digital technologies, including an upgraded Smart Tow system, come standard with the Bravo Four S drive. These controls allow customization of the tow sports experience with just a few taps on a Mercury VesselView® touchscreen display. The driver can simply select the desired tow sports activity, and the Smart Tow system will display the appropriate controls to dial in the perfect launch acceleration, towing speed and wake characteristics.


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ABOUT Mercury Marine®

Mercury Marine has been making world-class outboards and sterndrives for more than 75 years. They started back in 1939 in a small machine shop in Wisconsin, and they’ve grown into the largest builder of marine propulsion systems in the world. Number one on the water. And we didn’t get there by sitting still.