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May 7, 2014

Mercury Marine introduces oil change kits
(FOND DU LAC, Wis.) - Changing oil in a Mercury outboard is one of the most important steps to keep an engine running at its peak. Mercury has developed four new convenient oil change kits that contain all the components needed to change the oil in your outboard engine.
Each kit includes:
Mercury 25W-40 marine engine oil featuring Flagship Protection
OEM Mercury oil filter
Drain plug seal
Drip tray (if required)
Complete instructions (printed right on the box)
Mercury oil change kits contain industry-leading Mercury 25W-40 engine oil. Over five years of engineering and development went in to the exclusive Flagship Protection formula which features a high-tech, advanced set of anti-wear additives that provide up to 33 percent better camshaft wear protection and the highest levels of corrosion and oxidation protection. Designed to maintain engine reliability and performance, Mercury 25W-40 mineral oil has been proven to hold its viscosity ratings longer in industry wear testing than other oils on the market. Mercury oils in combination with a genuine Mercury filter team up to provide the No. 1 protection on the water.
Exclusive new Flagship Protection formula provides:
Shear Stable Formula - Proven stronger in shear and viscosity testing
The ultimate in corrosion protection
The No. 1 recommended brand in the Industry
Mercury Oil Change Kits:
15/ 20 HP CARB Oil Change Kit - 8M0081914
25/30 HP EFI Oil Change Kit – 8M0081915
40/50/60 HP EFI Oil Change Kit – 8M0081916
75/90/115 HP EFI Oil Change Kit - 8M0081917
Kits will be available to order with the spring 2014 program.

About Mercury Marine
Headquartered in Fond du Lac, Wis., Mercury Marine is the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational marine propulsion engines. A $2 billion division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), Mercury provides engines, boats, services and parts for recreational, commercial and government marine applications, empowering boaters with products that are easy to use, extremely reliable and backed by the most dedicated customer support in the world. Mercury’s industry-leading brand portfolio includes Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrive and inboard packages; MotorGuide trolling motors; Mercury propellers; Mercury inflatable boats; Mercury SmartCraft electronics; Attwood marine parts; Land ‘N Sea marine parts distribution; and Mercury and Quicksilver parts and oils. More information is available at

Lucas Lauderback
Mercury Marine Media Relations

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