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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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How to get the drive shaft back in gear after replacing the

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How to get the drive shaft back in gear after replacing the impeller
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

To get the driveshaft back into the bottom of the engine rotate the propeller or turn the flywheel as you push up on the lower unit. The lower unit has to be in gear to turn the driveshaft by rotating the propeller.

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