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I have a 2005 Beneteau 473 , the bush / cutlass bearing has

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I have a 2005 Beneteau 473 , the bush / cutlass bearing has wear and needs replacing , this process I understand - but the internal water lubricated seal is leaking does it need replacement and how does it come off - do I have to remove the all of the prop shaft or just pull it back to get the new seal in place - it is a 30 mm shaft dia
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Do you know the make of the dripless shaft seal. There are many manufacturers. Some have an extra seal others do not.

If you don't know the make can you take a picture of the shaft seal?