Take the Woodruff key from your pocket, touch the Woodruff key into a jar of petroleum jelly and set it into its place on the driveshaft. She ran like a dream. Lift the driveshaft seal from the top of the housing of the water pump and slide over the top of the driveshaft. It was used on a lake. Brand New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.
See the seller's listing for full details. Press the cover downward, gently, while rotating the driveshaft to the right, clockwise, until the pump cover seats itself properly on the face plate. Lubricate the inner surface of the pump housing with waterproof marine grease. Note that in this model, there is no impeller insert. Grooves cut in the face plate dictate its replacement as well as that of the pump housing. Should the impeller fail, catastrophic motor failure follows quickly. Just as the water pump housing is the central collection point for your outboard's cooling system, the impeller is its heart.
I bought the motor and bought an impeller for the water pump from the local Merc dealer. These will assist you in obtaining the proper orientation for the gaskets and in holding the gaskets in place as the pump housing is installed. If the nail catches on any other groove, discard and replace the housing,. Pull the key free of its notch in the driveshaft and pocket it for use with the new impeller. When I got it and tried to replace it, it wasn't the right one. The model mumber is 661 S 020495 made in Japan.
The only thing I noticed was that the pee hole wasn't really pushing out water with a powerfull stream at idle. . I took the motor to him today and he said the the moter was definately a late 90's regardless of the serial number. Not a mark on it inside or out. Could the model be a mistake? With the mounting bolts removed, lift the pump housing and the gasket that seals its lower edge up the driveshaft; slide them off. As previously noted, this model does not have an impeller insert.
Whether you change the impeller in your 1997 Mariner outboard because of damage, diminished performance or just as a part of maintenance, you lengthen your motor's service life. The owner said his father bought it new and that it has been used once or twice a year. Absent this damage, set the housing aside and discard both its gasket and the gasket from the pump's face plate. Can anyone tell me anything about this engine and it's year. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.
Once it was put in gear and throttled up, it pushed it out fine. The motor is absolutely mint. Locate the Woodruff key, that links the impeller and the driveshaft. Even the prop has all the paint. I gave him the model which he used to order the impeller.
As water is drawn into the motor through the water inlets, the impeller drives that water throughout the motor's cooling galleries and the smaller, more remote reaches of the motor, to capture its excess heat and deliver it to the sea. Lift it up and free of the driveshaft. . . . . .
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