Boat Winterization

Protect Your Boat Every Winter

Mike’s Marine Service can get your boat ready for winter with one of the winterization packages available.to do it for you. Shrink-wrapping is great for your boat throughout the winter. When you get your boat winterized, it helps you to avoid costly boat repairs and protects your investment.

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Stern-drive & Inboard Winterized Package

  • Add fuel stabilizer (50 gal treatment)
  • Grease all fittings and wheel bearings
  • Change engine oil and filter
  • Remove stern-drive, grease U-joint, replace gasket
  • Inspect bellows and gimbal bearing
  • Change stern-drive oil
  • Change transmission oil
  • Remove whole drain plugs
  • Drain engine block and manifolds
  • Drain power steering/transmission coolers
  • Drain all ballast pumps and tanks
  • Drain heater and shower (if applicable)
  • Treat engine with fogging oil
  • Grease prop shaft
  • Check FWT system freezing levels (if applicable)
  • Disconnect batteries
  • ¬†Install warning tags

Outboard Winterized Package

  • Add fuel stabilizer (50 gal treatment)
  • Grease all fittings and wheel bearings
  • Change engine oil and filter (up to 3 quarts)
  • Change spark plugs
  • Remove whole drain plugs
  • Change lower unit oil and drain field
  • Drain all ballast pumps and tanks
  • Grease steering and prop shaft
  • Treat engine with sogging oil
  • Disconnect batteries
  • Install warning tags