Mercury MerCruiser - MX 6.2 Black Scorpion (340-hp)

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Captain's Report

  • All MerCruiser® gasoline engines are designed to run on 87-octane fuel making them less expensive to operate than engines that require a higher-octane rating.

  • Standard audio alarm system warns of low oil pressure, high water temperature, and excessive transmission temperature, reducing chances of engine or transmission damage.

  • Color-coded service points for easy identification of key service areas (yellow -engine oil; blue - engine coolant; brown - transmission fluid).

  • Engines incorporate roller valve lifters, improving efficiency for increased horsepower and performance.

  • 65-amp/917-watt alternator fully charges the battery for dependable starting with extra capacity to handle additional electrical accessories. Alternator is located high on the engine to avoid water contamination.

  • One-piece serpentine belt means easier servicing, less maintenance, unsurpassed belt life, and requires fewer horsepower to drive the engine accessories.

  • Heavy-duty water-circulating pump uses a stainless steel shaft, bronze impeller and special seal for long life.

  • Sealed flywheel housing protects starter from water damage for added resistance to the elements.

  • Remote water-separating fuel filter ensures dependable starts and performance by removing water and solid particles from fuel before they reach the fuel system.

  • High-capacity seawater pump provides up to 32 gal/121L of water per minute to handle even the most rigorous cooling demands.