The Remote Controls Inside If your Mercury has a remote throttle/key switch or a throttle/shifter/key switch combo, the code for a new key is inside, on the body of the ignition switch. These switches are usually located on the side of the engine where the battery is also located.
If you have lost or never knew your key code, it is best to have your radio or electrical system diagnosed by a professional technician. A dead key in an outboard motor requires the removal of the entire head assembly in order to get access to the lock mechanism, which makes this job best left to a qualified repair shop that has experience with outboard motors.
There are two types of key codes: remote control and manual. With a manual key code, you use a special programmable keypad on the keyboard of your radio to enter a unique code for each motor you want to protect. This code can be as simple as one number from 1 to 6 characters in length, depending on the size of the community or area you operate in.
With a remote key, you use the transmitter of your radio to send a signal with a specific code to a receiver attached to your engine's ignition switch. The switch may be called a "throttle/shift/kill" switch or a "transmitter/receiver" switch.
On a 2002 Mercury, where is the thermostat? At the front of the engine, under the hood, next to the radiator.
Its location is important because you need to be able to access it with ease. If not, then you'll have to take the car in for service regularly, which could cost you money.
The thermostat controls the flow of coolant into and out of the engine's block. It does this by switching between two states: open (the normal condition) and closed (when you need to replace the thermostat).
During normal operation, the thermostat is opened when the temperature drops below 45 degrees F and is closed when the temperature rises above 150 degrees F. The thermostat also closes if there is any damage to it from heat or cold. When it is closed, no coolant flows through it; instead, hot gas pushes against the walls of the cylinder head, causing steam to build up inside the engine.
If the thermostat is damaged, no matter what temperature you drive over, all the coolant rushes into the engine at once, which can cause damage to other parts of the engine.
The serial number of your Mercury outboard is the sequence of letters and digits (or just numbers) at the top of the identification tag or instruction plate. On later Mercury outboards, the tag or plate will additionally include the year of production of the engine underneath the serial number. For example, a tag with the serial number "XYZ123" produced in 1993 would have its engine marked as such (i.e., 1993). There are three main types of serial numbers for outboard motors: single-digit, double-digit, and triple-digit.
Outboard motors were usually built to order, so they won't have their production dates printed on them. However, you can use this information to identify other make and model boats to see if others used similar engines. Also, an outboard motor dealer should be able to help you identify an obsolete motor. If you give them the number they can look it up for you.
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Once downloaded, keep the manual in your downloads folder or on your desktop indefinitely. To increase or decrease volume, use the Up and Down arrow keys. The Mercury Outboard Repair Manual is a comprehensive reference for Mercury/Mariner Outboard models, outlining all servicing methods for DIY enthusiasts and mechanics. It is not necessary to own a Mercury to read this manual; however, certain repairs may not be possible without using specific tools, which are listed in the appendix.
When reading books in English as a second language, it's important to understand how different words are used in writing. In American English, we often follow the KISS principle (Keep it simple, stupid!). When writing instructions, we try to use simple words that everyone can understand. Using simple words makes what you're trying to tell readers easier for them to grasp. We also use common sense when writing: avoid using long sentences and complicated vocabulary because these things will make understanding your message harder for your readers.
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