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225 Mercury Pro XS #13723051 10/07/20 03:55 PM
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Has anyone had an issue with the Oil Plug Assembly leaking? Mine is leaking out of the center of the plug assembly. And only leaks when the engine is running.

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Re: 225 Mercury Pro XS [Re: EagleFish] #13723067 10/07/20 04:11 PM
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Where is that located? I've been through 2 or 3 oil tanks under the cowling in the past 4 years and oil has almost always seeped out from my cowling from something. Probably just need another oil reservoir lol.


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Re: 225 Mercury Pro XS [Re: Fishinfellow] #13723071 10/07/20 04:16 PM
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This is the Oil Plug Assembly on the outside of the motor on the down shaft. It's used to drain the oil during an oil change on a four stroke.

Re: 225 Mercury Pro XS [Re: EagleFish] #13723093 10/07/20 04:32 PM
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Buddy of mine had this problem with his. Carried it back to dealer and they fixed it.
His is a 250 though..

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Re: 225 Mercury Pro XS [Re: Txduckhunter] #13723112 10/07/20 04:53 PM
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Do you know if they just replaced the assembly with a new one?

Re: 225 Mercury Pro XS [Re: EagleFish] #13723241 10/07/20 07:17 PM
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Bad O-Ring on the plug OR the wrong plug. In my case it was the wrong plug. Replaced the O-Ring twice and it never stopped. Replace the entire plug and it stopped.


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Re: 225 Mercury Pro XS [Re: EagleFish] #13723293 10/07/20 08:27 PM
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Pretty sure they replaced the plug and o ring.
Ruined his day of fishing but it was a quick fix.

Re: 225 Mercury Pro XS [Re: EagleFish] #13724072 10/08/20 02:32 PM
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4 stroke, right???... Dan

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Yes.

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