The outdrive motor has the drive shaft connected to the engine. It is critical in steering the boat from side to side. The sterndrive system has a number of benefits that include shallow water maneuvering and ease of trailing. There is always a risk if the engine is not well maintained. Gasoline fuel vapors can go as far as causing an explosion. Therefore, you need to do your repairs well to prevent small costly malfunctions. The following are some of the most important outdrive repair items that your pleasure boat may require.