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Old 06 May 2007, 16:23   #1
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Evinrude e-tec paint problem

I have just purchased an Evinrude 250 e-tec which was new Dec 2005. The problem is that there are 3 or 4 patches approx the size of a 50p piece where the paint has come off and is showing the metal. There does not appear to be any impact which would cause this. Also around some of the bolts which have not been touched the paint has come off.

Is this usual? Is it something I should have looked at and repaired? Is it a warranty issue? Has anyone else experienced this problem.

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Old 07 May 2007, 23:47   #2
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Warranty issue or not I'd get it covered up. Marinebazaar in Plymouth on ebay should be able to sell you the right paint if warranty doesn't cover it.
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Old 08 May 2007, 02:26   #3
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Etec corrosion

What colour is yours? There's a mate in Jersey with a white Etec 250 who has reported corrosion issues on the leg.

I've not had a problem yet - anyone else?
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Old 08 May 2007, 03:26   #4
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My engine is white. It may be that a mooring line has rubbed against it but the paint does not seen to be attached to well to the metal. The patches around the bolts have definately not been caused by impact just the tightness of the bolts against the paint.
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Old 08 May 2007, 05:03   #5
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Sand the trouble areas, Zinc-chromate primer them (if you can get your hands on it) and find correct matching top coat (should be available in a standard spray can). I am in the process of doing it to one of my engines, if you decide to do it, just make sure you mask properly before spraying.
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Old 08 May 2007, 06:30   #6
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I have just spoke to fairweather marine who are my local evinrude service agent and they want me to send some photos to them so that they can forward them onto BRP. I will let them decide before I start repairs. I will let you know what they say.

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evinrude did have a problem whith some contaminated cleaning agent before painting on gearboxes......so im told so push for warrantee
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I have attached some photos of the paint damage which I have forwarded onto my local dealer. Hopefully they will sort it out.

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i seem to remember seeing in there brochure how they pride themselves in their quality paintwork try to get hold of one and quote them if you end up having to twist their arm.the pictures dont look good and dont be put off by ,Oh we,ve never seen this before.However do you know the history of the outboard and how many hours has it been in the water.I have no problem with mine however its only done 40 hrs running in two years and is washed each time and always sprayed with wd 40 never left in the water and covered.Good Luck and hope they listen to you
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Old 08 May 2007, 19:37   #10
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It must be an Alfa Romeo
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