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The Briggs & Stratton 04500 - 5-hp 4 cycle outboard motor has been discontinued and is not available for purchase at this time.

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Briggs & Stratton 04500 - 5-HP 4 Cycle Outboard Motor

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Sturdy 5 HP, 4 Stroke Briggs And Stratton Outboard
No messy mixing of gas and oil- just fill up the tank and go

Aluminum Propeller Designed For Freshwater Use
Ideal for lakes with 9.9 HP limits

EPA-CARB Compliant
Meets even strict California emissions requirements
Have fun while being easy on the environment

Magnetron® Electronic Ignition
Keeps the engine running smoothly even in wet conditions

Neutral Start Safety Switch
Easier to pull start; won't run away with you

Patented Over-Speed Protection @ 4000 RPM
Prolongs engine life so you won't have to paddle home
Forward, neutral and reverse gears

2 Year Factory Warranty
Does not include wear and tear
Serviced by Briggs and Stratton nationwide

Fuel Tank Included
3 gallon remote fuel tank included at no extra charge
Recommended transom height is 15" & unit has 15" shaft

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Power Cord Length
12 Feet
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Michael S.
Prosser, WA
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2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Carb Issues
Purchased brand new. I have had problems from day one. Starts easily, keeps running, but once above idle speed the engine sputters like it is being choked. I am currently in the process of ordering a new fuel pump and fuel filter and hope this will fix the problem.

I am disappointed that the 5 HP outboard has never run properly for me. This was a problem from the time I opened it in the box (Christmas present from my wife). I didn't have the heart to tell her its problems and just quit... more
Michael Does Not Recommend This Product
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