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#12300253 - 06/18/17 10:22 PM Help with lower unit
MATTSUEY Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/05/09
Posts: 1449
Loc: Abilene
Today when I got home,lower the motor in the driveway,I notice a small amount of lower unit oil coming out between the prop and lower unit,what needs to be addressed?
93 Johnson GT200 that is taken care of like it's much newer than it actually is

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#12300352 - 06/19/17 02:53 AM Re: Help with lower unit [Re: MATTSUEY]
Farrside Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/27/15
Posts: 21
Sounds like the seal is bad. Most likely you'll find water in you gears when you drain the lower unit oil. Fishing line on the shaft will cause that seal to go bad along with time. There not hard to rebuild couple of hours if memory serves me.

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#12300369 - 06/19/17 05:15 AM Re: Help with lower unit [Re: MATTSUEY]
Gamblinman Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 3194
Loc: Yantis, TX
Have the LU inspected and pressure tested and repair as needed.

If you don't have the specialized tools to work on a LU, then its best to let a tech perform the work.

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#12300549 - 06/19/17 08:24 AM Re: Help with lower unit [Re: MATTSUEY]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
Posts: 11327
Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
I can pressure test it 806-281-7135


Edited by gary purdy (06/19/17 08:25 AM)
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#12301967 - 06/19/17 09:47 PM Re: Help with lower unit [Re: MATTSUEY]
MATTSUEY Offline
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Registered: 07/05/09
Posts: 1449
Loc: Abilene
Thanks Gary, I took it to a guy here in town, sure wish u weren't 100 miles from me

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