• Program: Marine, Motorsport and Outdoor Power Equipment Technology
  • Course: Marine Lower Unit and Cooling System Service
  • Course #: MMST2126
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will cover the design and operation of common outboard lower units. Included will be servicing water pumps and cooling systems. Repair and normal maintenance will be included. Troubleshooting typical problems will be included. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Remove an outboard lower unit
Disassemble an outboard lower unit
Diagnose common shifting problems found in an outboard lower unit
Diagnose common cooling system problems found in an outboard motor
Identify the parts of an outboard cooling system
Reassemble an outboard lower unit
Perform maintenance on an outboard motor lower unit
Describe the operation of the propeller for an outboard motor
Select the correct propeller for a boat

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MMST1130
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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