This is normal. You have to drain some oil from this engine series when dropping the lower unit.
OK. First all Alpha drives running heat exchangers except for the 3.7 must convert to a belt driven water pump and a thru hull fitting. There is a Bulletin
BTW.... your AQ225E might be a 275 drive.
275 tell tale signs:
prop shaft will be internally threaded for the center
I tried to upload the pic but its nothing extraordinary.. just me holding the piston. rem the issue I was having was not the carb flooding..but the intake.
You shouldn't post on another's thread unless your helping fix their problem.
This post is 7 years old.
Start your own thread. There is