Valve adjustment

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myboat@i
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Valve adjustment

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I have a 2011 Yamaha f150 with 233 hrs. The Manual says 500 hrs or 5 years on valve clearance should I be concerned about checking them any advice would be appreciated thanx.

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Re: Valve adjustment

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Greg if they've never been checked/adjusted I'd recommend they at least be checked. Can affect performance and longevity of your engine.
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myboat@i
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Re: Valve adjustment

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Thanx Phil I have a service manual coming when I get it that will be on my list, better to be safe than sorry :reeling:

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