The aim of this book, with is superb step by step photographs and detailed diagrams, is to enable every owner to unsderstand the workins of on outboard motor (2 or 4 stroke) and be able to fix it with relative ease. It includes: An explanation of the different parts that make up the engine and how they interact. How fuel is trasformed into propulsion. Regular maintenance and reapir worsheets to help even the most mechanically ignorant to work on their outboard engine with confidence. The most common causes of breakdown. Troubleshooting tables to allow you to diagnose and fix the most common engine problems. advice on how to winterise your outboard in one short afternoon. After reading this book, your outboard engine will no longer a potential bother to you but an ally for better boating.