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K. Kergan, Marine Mechanic
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Experience:  24 yrs exp. Inboard/Outboard mechanic Mercury/ Mercruiser, Volvo Penta and OMC, Johnson/Evin.
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1999 Nissan 30hp outboard. Bendix and flywheel misaligned

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1999 Nissan 30hp outboard. Bendix and flywheel misaligned and stuck in the up position. The starter button just clicks now, and I can't pull the cord. What caused this, and how can I fix it?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
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Expert:  K. Kergan replied 2 years ago.
Hi, my name is Kerry
This is often caused by a worn bendix, replace the bendix, problem solved, usually!
Sometimes the starter shaft wears to the point where even a new bendix doesn't work.
Check the bushings in the starter, inspect the starter shaft for wear.(the spiral splines)
If it looks okay, put on a new bendix and you should be back in operation.
Let me know if you still want to speak on the phone.
Expert:  K. Kergan replied 2 years ago.
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