As a general ascendancy of thumb, the water pump impeller have to be changed every various other season. A water pump repair kit is obtainable for virtually all outboard models. For procedures requiring lubrication use BRP Triple-Guard maritime Grease or Mercury 2-4-C naval Lubricant.




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Remove the bolts that attach the lower unit to the midsection

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Disconnect the change rod Not all shift rods disconnect in the exact same way. Some disconnect up by the powerhead, part disconnect below the swivel bracket, and some disconnect above the gearcase.

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Remove the bolts ~ above the water pump housing

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Remove the water pump housing and impeller indigenous gearcase

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Install water pump housingTurn driveshaft together you place the real estate on top of the impeller. Girlfriend will rotate the driveshaft clockwise for conventional (right hand) rotation models

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Tighten housing bolts in crisscross pattern to assure proper gasket sealing.

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Place brand-new water pipe seal in water pump housing

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Lubricate and also install bolts that affix lower unit come the midsection

You may need to attach the change rod before bolting increase the lower unit

Run motor v flusher come make certain the tell tale stream is constant

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