Johnson 6HP Outboard Repairs
Here at Boats.net, we’ve published multiple videos and articles related to all kinds of boat and outboard maintenance, repairs and troubleshooting.
Boats.net specializes in selling outboard parts, but we’ve also published many outboard maintenance and repair videos and articles. For this playlist, we’ve compiled a list of our videos dedicated to Johnson 6HP outboard repairs
Johnson 6HP Outboard Carburetor Rebuild
Watch the video above to see how to rebuild the carburetor on a Johnson outboard. We used an outboard carburetor kit that includes all the parts needed to rebuild a 6HP Johnson carburetor. Because our Johnson outboard is a much older unit, the float inside was actually made of cork and had started to disintegrate and needed to be replaced. See how to remove the carb on a Johnson outboard, take it apart, replace the worn components, and finally, how to install the carburetor.
Johnson 6HP Outboard Water Pump Rebuild
Watch the video above to see how to rebuild the water pump on a Johnson 6HP outboard. We used a Johnson outboard water pump kit that comes with all the necessary parts. See how to remove the water pump from a Johnson outboard, and then how to disassemble the water pump once it’s removed. We replaced the impeller on the water pump and then reassembled everything. Finally, see how to install the water pump on the Johnson outboard, and get the water pump and gearcase back onto the unit.
Johnson 6HP Outboard Compression Test
Watch the video above to learn how to perform a compression test on a Johnson outboard. See how to remove the cowl and the spark plug, and then use a compression test kit to evaluate one aspect of the outboard’s health. The Johnson 6HP outboard compression spec is between 85-90 PSI, so this test helps you evaluate what the next step is for repairs.