"The water, on a engine that s
"The water, on a engine that size, must be turned on full force when running the engine on a flushette.
The water telltale outlet has a habit of becoming clogged with salt, foreign material, etc. Clean out the fitting and hose to make sure all is clear.
Purchase a service manual to obtain full information pertaining to replacing the water pump assy. That can get a little involved in explaining every detail of that procedure here. However......
The shift rod must be disconnected at the area under the bottom carburetor (3/8" shoulder hex bolt). Four obvious bolts at the lower unit side areas must be removed. Remove the 5/8" hex bolt under the cavitation plate, the trim tab, and a bolt under the trim tab. That should allow you to drop the lower unit.
NOTE: DO NOT TURN THE LOWER UNIT SHIFT ROD! The measurement of the shift rod in neutral from the top surface of the lower unit to the top center of the shift rod hole is critical and must be exact!"
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