Our customer base reaches the communities of Yakima, Wenatchee, Tri-Cities, Moses Lake and all cities in between. In most cases, the model number is located on either the transom or swivel bracket. On it shows decal layout and colors by years. This number located on the starboard side of the block where the two halves of the block come together. I'll try to be as complete as possible below, while keeping this reasonably simple.
Also on this plate you'll see a model code if the motor was built before September 2006. Also, does anyone know if this is a 2 stroke or 4 stroke engine? With Yamaha, Mercury and Honda outboard service technicians and a helpful and friendly staff, they will treat you like family. That tag can almost always be found on the side of your transom bracket, as shown below. Select your outboard's horsepower and click on the link to the appropriate chart. Re: Mercury serial number to year chart Dzz; According to the parts listing I posted, you should be able to confirm whether it is a 7. Later models used the same plate, but you'd find it on the side of the transom bracket. Topic: Mercury Outboard: Identifying Model Year and Horsepower.
The model number is the one to use to get year, etc. They do not provide shop manuals online. Use the tables below to identify your outboard model and the date. How to tell what year a 15hp mercury outboard is without serial numbers?. The information, software, products, and services published on this web site may include inaccuracies or typographical errors.
Here you will find the model number codes from Mercury outboard engines from 7. You can purchase the manual from a parts dealer but not from a Mercury dealer. There are numbers stamped on your carburetor. Complete Engines, Lower Units and Sterndrives excluded. Force outboards used model numbers on vinyl tags, many of which washed out. In order to determine the model year of your outboard, you will need to provide us with the serial number and the model number of your outboard.
If so, then the second-to-last position in the model code now represents the production era. If for any reason that number may have been changed, removed, or can no longer be read, every Mercury had a freeze plug, which is on the powerhead and about the size of a quarter. Model Identification and Serial Numbers. I got a serial number i think is Australian. The Force brand was acquired by Brunswick, the manufacturer of Mercury outboards, and eventually discontinued in 1999. Using our Mercury Marine Parts Catalog you will quickly find the correct parts by entering your Mercury Mercruiser Serial Number. The number directly beneath this is the year it was manufactured.
There is no way to find the model year of motors with significantly higher serial numbers than listed in these guides. Please note, we are not part of Mercury Marine. Chrysler Outboards Chrysler outboards work by a model number. Mercury ceased publishing this information after the 1996 model year. On later model Mercury engines, the serial number was located on the swivel bracket, as shown in the picture below. Mercury Outboard Serial Number Guide Mercury outboard engines have a serial number tag that is located on the swivel. In this case, the powerhead freeze plug can be located and will have the serial number.
Over the years, manufacturers have changed where this information is located on an outboard. Evinrude outboard model number guide to identify your Evinrude engine. Mercury will update the model code only when significant changes occur. O ur techs only fix late models. Outboard Spares Yamaha Outboard Model Year Identification Details needed for ordering outboard spares parts On the Serial Number Plate on most Yamaha Outboards it.
Also, any recommendations you can make of what I should do before trying it on the water would be much appreciated. Please choose from what period your outboard engine is and you will be redirected mto a page which will help. The serial number format is the same. How to identify a Mercury outboard motor? Does that mean it is from 1971? I have what I believe to be a 20hp Mercury Outboard, perhaps a Canadian model, with a serial number on the transom of 7183895, and a serial number on the motor of. Before that date, the second-to-last letter in the code was used to identify the model year, and the code was automatically updated every 12 months.