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How to change water impellar, the main shaft will not

Customer Question

how to change water impellar
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Customer: the main shaft will not release the bottom foot
JA: Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: no I don,t think so as there is some movement but the steel bolt is holding have used wd40
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you.

Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

What is the engine that you are working on?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
25905R EVINRUDE WATER IMPELLAR
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
BOTTOM FOOT WILL NOT RELEASE
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

Are you trying to remove the lower half of part 36?

And have you already unhooked the shift?

http://www.boats.net/parts/search/BRP/EVINRUDE/1979/25904R/GEARCASE%20-%2025/parts.html

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
GEAR SHIFT HAS RELESED BUT DRIVE HAS NOT FULLY
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

When was the last time that the gear case was removed?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
NO IDEAR WAS ON BOAT
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

Ok, you may need to slightly hit the rear of it downward with a mallet. If it has been a long time since it has been off, it is likely just stuck on

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