Mercury Diesel 3.0L 230 HP & 260 HP inboard and sterndrive marine engines
What are the defects?
A loose connection on the oil supply line to the supercharger may allow oil to come into contact with hot engine components.
What are the hazards?
Oil coming into contact with hot engine components may cause odour, smoke and possibly a fire.
What should consumers do?
Contact their local Mercury Diesel dealer and arrange to have the engine inspected and repaired. The consumer should not use the boat until this has occurred.