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Water is getting into gear oil, lower end. I know what the problem is, I just want to know if I can do the work myself. I am a 58 year old drummer and I don''t have a lot of money. I phoned Klaus Marine, they told me it would cost 400.00 for them to fix. I can''t afford it. The kit for changing the seals is only 50 00. I wish I had a manual. My motor is a 9.9 evinrude. If you could help me I would really apreciate it. Thanks. Armando Borg.

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There is more than 1 way water can get in sad to say and with out a pressure test you might fix it and fix it and fix it again .400 sounds steep to me it might be shift rod seal or drive shaft seal or prop seal.or a combination of all three.check for fishline around prop shaft first .

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