Don’t ruin your summer by not protecting your valuable engine

Boat owners across Australia are being reminded not to let fuel problems wreck the start of a great summer on the water.

When engines – and therefore fuel systems – are started up after some time in storage, trouble can easily strike.

“There might have been a bit of corrosion, some deposits could have formed or fuel could have separated,” said Paul McLean, Mercury’s Aftermarket & Accessories Director.

“We strongly recommended people don’t use last season’s fuel. Fill up with fresh fuel and ensure protection with a specialised marine additive.

“Why take the risk of having a major problem, when you don’t have to?” Paul said.

Mercury Marine has a superior range of fuel treatment products, called Quickare, Quickleen and Quickstor, which have been specifically designed to protect engines and enhance performance.

Furthermore, the improved formulas in all three products have been expressly created to suit the harsh marine environment, unlike many automotive treatments.

“Not only do these produce enhance engine protection, they also simplify the entire process,” said Paul.

“It’s now as easy as One-Two-Three.”


Step 1 – Quickare

Added to every fill-up to maximise performance and minimise corrosion and deposits. Keeps fuel fresh.


Step 2 – Quickleen

Used during boating to help clean and protect your engine. Removes carbon deposits and prevents engine knocking and piston seize-up.


Step 3 – Quickstor

Added to fuel before storing or when the engine is not being used for extended periods. Prevents regular and ethanol-blended fuel from breaking down and oxidizing.


Quickare, Quickleen and Quickstor all come in new round plastic see-through bottles so customers can easily see how much product they have left.

Mercury Marine recommends boat owners only buy fuel from trusted sources, routinely inspect fuel tanks for water sediment, regularly check their fuel filter and carry a spare fuel filter in case of sudden blockage.