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    Default 1979 seaswirl OMC 140 sterndrive

    I'm not sure if anyone can help but motor starts but when I added water well hooked the hose up to it flooded the boat I see it coming through the strendrive I was told it could be frost plug from back of motor any other ideas please help

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    Default Re: 1979 seaswirl OMC 140 sterndrive

    when I added water well hooked the hose up to it flooded the boat I see it coming through the strendrive I was told it could be frost plug from back of motor
    Ayuh,..... There's only one way to find out,....... Ya gotta Look,.....
    Any Grease is Better,... Than No grease at All....

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    Default Re: 1979 seaswirl OMC 140 sterndrive

    I was told it could be frost plug

    There is no such thing, there "core" plugs If the motor was not winterized correctly one was pushed out

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    Default Re: 1979 seaswirl OMC 140 sterndrive

    I'm just trying to help out my boyfriend sorry for the wrong definition or name but you are right one did get pushed out it fell out before we even got the motors apart thank you

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    Default Re: 1979 seaswirl OMC 140 sterndrive

    Quote Originally Posted by Honda_82 View Post
    I'm just trying to help out my boyfriend sorry for the wrong definition or name but you are right one did get pushed out it fell out before we even got the motors apart thank you
    Ayuh,..... Don't worry 'bout it,....... Boaters can get anal sometimes,.....

    Any luck in findin' the problem,..?? Motor outa the boat yet,..??
    Any Grease is Better,... Than No grease at All....

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    Default Re: 1979 seaswirl OMC 140 sterndrive

    Yes we did thanks for asking got motor out put a new core plug in fired right and no flooding in the boat this time . He might try and take it out tomorrow I said to bring his buddy and two ors just in case thanks for help

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    Default Re: 1979 seaswirl OMC 140 sterndrive

    Yer welcome,.....
    Any Grease is Better,... Than No grease at All....

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