How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Charles Your Own Question
Charles
Charles, Marine Mechanic
Category: Boat
Satisfied Customers: 3342
Experience:  US Navy (Ret) Certified Mercury Marine Tech with over a decade of repair experience.
67216606
Type Your Boat Question Here...
Charles is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I changed the impeller on my 2002 115 hp suzuki the shift shaft

Customer Question

I changed the impeller on my 2002 115 hp suzuki the shift shaft did not slide into the spline in the oil tank as i tightened the bolts a bit it popped and oil ran out of the oil tank . did i destroy it?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.
Hello, my name is***** you for allowing me to assist you today.
it sounds like you either cracked the oil pan or the lower portion of the block. You will need to remove the case, and then use a good flashlight to look up the driveshaft tube and see if you can see where the crack is. the oil pan can be replaced, the block not so much so.

Related Boat Questions