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There is water in my oil i dont no what to check first i have a 3.0 mercriuser inboard/outboad i put in water temp started riseing so i shut off someone told me my water impeller in leg wasnt working so i checked and its true . well now i have water in my oil and was wondering how it got in there if there was no water coming up the leg to the engine. the oil was clean when i put it in

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You will need to do 2 things first, A compression test to check the it hasn't blown a head gasket.
Then a pressure test on the cooling system (BUT) leave the spark plugs out when you are doing this.
If you have trouble holding pressure in the cooling system , stand by and keep pumping and wait to see water coming up out of a plug hole.
Hope it turns out well for you. Good Luck

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