A MerCruiser 350 Mag MPI service manual, termed repair manual is a guide on how to repair an outboard motor.
The MerCruiser 350 5.7L Mag MPI service manual provides detailed step-by-step instructions to boat owners accompanied by photographs and simple-to-understand diagrams on how to take an inboard/sterndrive engine apart and then fix it with less or zero trouble.
Boat owners with barely any mechanical experience will find it to be very difficult and bothersome to repair an MerCruiser 350 Mag MPI inboard engine without the aid of a manual. This is because a manual can help them understand a number of complex things about the engine that they can’t wrap their head around.
Fortunately, there are four different kinds of MerCruiser 350 Mag MPI instructional repair manuals that you can get online in a downloadable PDF format:
- Factory Service Manual
- Repair Manual
- Owner’s Workshop Manual
- Owner’s Manual
1. MerCruiser 350 MAG MPI Factory Service Manual
These books provide a number of details on how to repair, service and maintain an engine. There are FSMs for products of various outboard manufacturers.
Previously, these manuals were only handed out to approved shop mechanics and technicians because they usually have the right knowledge and skills to fix these engines.
Factory service manuals typically include the following topics:
- Service specifications
- Electrical system
- Fuel system
- Cooling system
- Exhaust system
- Power steering
- Removal and installation
- Troubleshooting chart
2. MerCruiser 350 MAG MPI Repair Manual
Repair manuals do exactly as they’re titled and are more specific than factory service manuals.
The instructions provided in these books are detailed but easily understandable that both professional mechanics and beginners can use to repair and maintain MerCruiser 350 5.7 liter motors without a hassle.
Other bits of information covered in these books include:
- How to disassemble and reassemble an engine
- Specifications of machine upgrade
- Colored wiring diagrams
- Advanced troubleshooting procedures
3. MerCruiser 350 MAG MPI Owner’s Workshop Manual
These guidebooks are usually authored by certified head mechanics and are very helpful to boat owners or learner mechanics with no professional experience and tools.
This manual offers plenty of repair and maintenance information on MerCruiser 350 Mag MPI engines, including how to disassemble and reassemble them with ease.
The workshop manual also consists of:
- Step-by-step instructions
- Strip-down diagrams, illustrations and photographs
With this guide in their possessions, owners with little mechanical know-how can learn how to diagnose or repair their engines without having to hire a professional mechanic.
4. MerCruiser 350 MAG MPI Owner’s Manual
These days, an owner’s manual comes with an MerCruiser 350 Mag MPI motor after purchase. The areas that this booklet covers are:
- Location of all controls.
- Schedule and regular maintenance description.
- Information on fuel type, fluid capacities and replacement circuits.
All in all, a MerCruiser 350 Mag MPI repair manual is essential for boat owners with little to no mechanical expertise to do most of their inboard engine repairs on their own. This helps especially in incidents when you are unable to contact a professional mechanic or won’t get one for hours.
Some of the models covered in the downloadable repair manual include:
|1986-1988 350 Magnum||1996-1997 350 Magnum||1996-1997 350 Mag EFI Gen+|
|1993-1995 Mag (4/2 Barrel)||1996-1997 350 Mag EFI/MP||1996-1997 350 Mag MPI Gen+|
|1993-1997 350 Mag EFI Tournament SKI||350 Mag EFI/MP/ Tournament SKI||1996 350 Mag MPI Gen+ Tournament Ski|
|1998-2001 350 Mag MPI||1998-2001 350 Mag MPI Ski||1998-2001 350 Mag 5.7L Sterndrive MPI|
|2001-2002 350 Mag MPI Alpha/Bravo||2003-2004 350 Mag MPI Alpha/Bravo||2005-2006 350 Mag Alpha/Bravo|
|2001-2006 350 Mag MPI Bravo Horizon||2001-2006 350 Mag MPI Inboard Horizon||2001-2006 350 Mag MPI|