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Skipper
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎07-08-2015

OEM Evinrude Johnson BRP Fuel Filter/Water Separator 502906

All,

I bought a 150 HO G1 last year.  

I only have 20 hrs on the motor. Do I need to change the fuel filter / water separator?

 

Thanks,

 

Checkmate150

 

Admiral
Posts: 5,726
Registered: ‎07-14-2011

Re: OEM Evinrude Johnson BRP Fuel Filter/Water Separator 502906

Because a year has gone by, it is a good idea that the filter should be changed, especially because there is so little time on the motor.

 

We hope that you used a fuel stabilizer such as Evinrude's 2+4 Fuel Conditioner to help prevent the gasoline from decomposing while the motor is unused. Stale fuel and ethanol phase-separation can cause the fuel system to have deposits and/or corrosion due to chemical reactions.

 

 

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Skipper
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎07-08-2015

Re: OEM Evinrude Johnson BRP Fuel Filter/Water Separator 502906

Yes, I used Evinrude 2 + 4 fuel conditioner. I use it all summer long.