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Tan, MerCruiser Certified Technician
Category: Boat
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Experience:  40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.
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Oil leaks from bottom of oil pump : oil is dripping from the

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oil leaks from bottom of oil pump
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Customer: oil is dripping from the bottom of oil pump on a 1995 mercury elpto 50. it is not coming from hose connection.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Could I have the engine serial number please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

There are 2 o-rings # ***** & 20 behind the pump. Pull the pump off replace the o-rings.

If the pump still leaks you will have to replace the pump. You have already eliminated the oil hoses. The pump is not serviceable. The pump can only leak from the hoses the shaft of the pump arm or the o-ring where it mounts to the engine.

Here is the link to the oil pump.

Post back if you need further assistance.

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