Evinrude E-TEC Outboard engines, 40HP to 90HP, 2008, 2009 and 2010 models
2008 – 2010 40-65 HP outboard models, from serial number 5234631 to 5261350 with vapor separator, part number 5007661; and
2008 – 2010 75-90 HP outboard models, from serial number 5234342 to 5261350 with vapor separator, part number 5007661; and
40-90 HP outboard engines with service replacement vapor separator, part number 5007661
What are the defects?
The vapor separator on affected engines may not vent fuel vapors properly due to corrosion of the needle valve assembly of the vapor separator, which could result in a fuel leak.
What are the hazards?
A fuel leak when combined with an ignition source, could result in a fire or explosion and present a risk of serious personal injury to the operator, passengers, and bystanders.
What should consumers do?
Call your authorized Evinrude/Johnson dealer and make an appointment to have the vapor separator replaced. This service will be performed at no charge. For your safety, please do not attempt to use this product until an authorized Evinrude/Johnson dealer has completed the necessary service.