Question about Boating

1 Answer

Need to replace the water impeller on my 2003 60 horse Johnson motor would like some drawings to let me see where it is and how to get at it.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 64 Answers

Mate i have not done this one in particular, but most impellers in outboard motors are in the leg. You will need to undo the bolts above the water intake to remove the bottom of the leg,first disconnect the gear selector. Usually behind a cover-plate up near the engine end of the leg. once you have the linkage and the bolts (about 5 bolts that run up the leg, bolt heads point to the ground)undone you can lower the leg out with a bit of a wiggle(don't forget the bolt above the prop). Put the leg on a work bench.the drive shaft protrudes from the impeller housing, undo the bolts that retain the housing and remove, exposing the impeller. when you reassemble be sure to insert the impeller so that the fins are laying in the correct direction to avoid pinching on start up, and when you stick the leg back together be careful to align the water cooling tube in its correct position. It looks and sounds hard but it isn't that bad at the end. The first time i did this i looked over someones shoulder then no sweat. Good luck Timo

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

We replaced the water pump on a 1990 Evinrude 25 hp motor, but it isn't working. Can you help us?


It may look easy in the book but there are a few things that can go out. Such as the key/roll pin that drives the impeller can slip out on assembly. Water tube out of hole or damaged OR pieces of old impeller in it depending on why you needed to replace it. There are more but if you are not a trained tech it may be time to find one.

Nov 29, 2014 | Clymer Evinrude/Johnson 2-40 HP Outboards...

2 Answers

What is the oil to gas ratio in my 4 horse Evinrude< Model # E4BRHCOB Ser # B101702


50:1 since the late 60's
Too much oil will gum up the rings, smoke too much and foul plugs. Use ONLY major outboard manufacturers oil, Mercury, Yamaha, Johnson/Evinrude TCW-3. They work the best, and no alcohol fuel.

Jul 11, 2014 | Sierra International 18-3090 Marine...

1 Answer

What is the carb float hieght for a 70el77s johnson outboard motor?


Turn carb upside down,float should lie parallel to carb housing,fit hosepipe onto water pipe and see if water goes thru engine,make sure there is rubber grommet in water pump housing

Jun 24, 2014 | Boating

1 Answer

What are the signs that the water pump needs to be replaced


The best way to know is to disassemble the water pump. If the impeller waves stays bended after dismounting, it's best to change the impeller. If there are no signe of overheat or deep scratches, you can reuse the housing and the lower pump plate. It's possible that you need to polish the lower plate and the inside of the housing. Sometimes there is a fine layer of salt/chalk on the parts.
This will disappear with vinegar...

Aug 04, 2017 | Boating

1 Answer

Water pump not working on Johnson 3.3 outboard 2 stroke.


sounds like you need a new water pump impeller.
to access the impeller the bottom of the motor needs to be unbolted and the impeller is fitted to the shaft, it is keyed so it only goes on one way. ( impeller kits will come with new gaskets,grease.O-rings and a new key ). re-bolt the lower unit and test.

c...

Jan 01, 2011 | Sport & Outdoor - Others

1 Answer

We need to know how to remove the impeller on a red jacket water pump. It is a 1/2 horse


The impeller will be threaded onto the shaft, there should be a slot or a place on the back end of the shaft of the motor where you can keep it from turning. Impeller will thread off counterclockwise

May 08, 2010 | Plumbing

Not finding what you are looking for?
Boating Logo

Related Topics:

81 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Boating Experts

Steve
Steve

Level 3 Expert

694 Answers

ray gallant

Level 3 Expert

46437 Answers

Fabrice Wolters

Level 2 Expert

321 Answers

Are you a Boating Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...