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Tan, MerCruiser Certified Technician
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Experience:  40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.
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Do I have to pull the engine in my KAD 42 / duo prop to

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Do I have to pull the engine in my KAD 42 / duo prop to replace the main bearings on primary shaft?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
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Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Yes the primary shaft has to be pulled from the engine side to replace any of the shaft components. So you must pull the complete engine assembly. Then pull the bell housing to do the shaft and bearings. This means the drive has to be removed also.

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