step 1-press fast idle button,advance throttle handle to half throttle position. start outboard, outboard should run at normal speed.
step 2-after outboard runs for aprox 15 secs, return throttle to idle position. engine contiues to run at slow idle speed.
step 3-after outboard runs for another 15 secs,advance throttle handle to half throttle position. outboard rpm will increase from 1200 to 2000 depending on model and fog itself.this rpm level is desired , to properly distribute oil for long term self storage.
step 4- allow outboard to run until it shuts itself off automatically 9about 1 minute)......complete