View Full Version : When to change fluids

11-19-2012, 11:45 AM
I know all of the recommended service intervals but I'm going back and forth on one thing...

I'm at the amount of hours where I need to change tranny fluid and oil but I'm also about to put the boat away for the next few months (note: I keep it in my garage in San Antonio so I don't fully winterize...no need for it).

Should I change the fluids before storing it or right away when I get it back out for the spring?


11-19-2012, 11:47 AM
Change them before you store it away.

Miss Rita
11-19-2012, 12:54 PM
x2. You don't want all the acids and combustion by-products wrecking havoc with your engine over the winter.

east tx skier
11-19-2012, 02:11 PM
I third this sentiment.

11-19-2012, 04:59 PM
Thanks everybody. Already got the fluids changed and it's packed away in the garage (tears). I had LASIK surgery last week so that ended my ski season at least until 2013.