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#11457327 - 03/05/16 07:08 AM Changing oil in a 4 stroke Yamaha
RonH Offline
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Registered: 11/21/05
Posts: 1370
Loc: Fritch Tx.
Do you suck the oil out to prevent making a mess? Or drain it out and catch most of it but always make a mess. Seems I always make a mess.

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#11457345 - 03/05/16 07:24 AM Re: Changing oil in a 4 stroke Yamaha [Re: RonH]
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When I had a 4 stroke I drained it and had a rag handy,
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#11457349 - 03/05/16 07:26 AM Re: Changing oil in a 4 stroke Yamaha [Re: RonH]
Kevin z Offline
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Registered: 12/20/13
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I prefer sucking it out....virtually no mess and just as effective....

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#11457359 - 03/05/16 07:32 AM Re: Changing oil in a 4 stroke Yamaha [Re: RonH]
NCSkeeter Offline
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Registered: 05/19/10
Posts: 53
Loc: Lake Gaston, NC & Holly Spring...
I drain it. On my F115, I can tilt the motor all the way up and pull the drain plug without much oil coming out. Then I lower the motor catching the oil in a funnel with hose to a pan. I still usually spill some.

I've also heard of guys threading a pipe fitting on a hose into the drain hole with the motor up. Then you don't even have to deal with the funnel. I might try that this season.

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#11457367 - 03/05/16 07:39 AM Re: Changing oil in a 4 stroke Yamaha [Re: RonH]
RonH Offline
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Registered: 11/21/05
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Loc: Fritch Tx.
I like that ideal but I thought it was strait thread not tapered, I'm going to order an extra plug to see.I already changed the oil

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