Originally Posted by phil0460
I have not heard that before! Only good reports on reliability and economy. Mine have 50 hours on them and have not had one problem except for a cracked fuel line coming out of the Gen-III Cool Fuel module. That was scary. Fuel under 45 psig pressure spraying in the bilge while underway. Not good.
Did Mercury figure out the root cause of the problem? What kind of oil are you running? I'm changing mine about every 20 hours since they only hold 4.25 quarts which is not much in my opinion.