• If this is your first visit to the iboats.com Boating Forums, be sure to check out the FAQ. To post a question or comment, begin by signing up. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.


Announcement

Announcement Module
Collapse

Help Tip: If you have a question that has not been answered to your satisfaction in the archives, it is always best to start a new thread of your own. By starting your own thread, you will receive the maximum number of views by forum members.

Below are some additional forum policies in hopes of all iboats members will follow, Thank you.

1. Please do not reply to old topics or hijack existing topics. Old topics of a technical nature are like a library book, Please do not write in them.

2. Old topics should be considered archives and used for reference only. Please do not reply to them.

3. Do not take over someone elseís topic (aka hijack) with your own question, even if it is similar. If you have a question that has not been covered to your satisfaction in the archives, it is always best to start a new topic of your own.

4. If you have a question for the original poster (OP) and the topic is over 30 days old, send the OP a PM, he may not even visit the forums any longer, or may not notice your question in the old topic.

5. By starting your own topic, you will receive the maximum number of views by forum helpers that may not even notice your question when itís posted at the end of someone elseís topic. And those answers will be specific to your particular issue.

6. Please do not post to topics that have been inactive for more than 3 months unless you are the original poster. We have very active forums and any topic that remains inactive for that long should be considered "dead". It is especially confusing when there is an entirely new question posted to an old topic.

7. Posting at the end of any topic is considered to be hijacking the original posters topic which in turn subjects the topic to be closed if it continues to happen thus not making it fair to the original poster in the future had for some reason he/she needed to return for additional information or provide an update of the problem solved which is always welcomed within a reasonable amount of time frame.

8. Please note that you should see a red banner pop up near the bottom of each inactive topic asking you not to reply to old topics. The Red banner will read: Please note this topic has been inactive for 90 days. For the best results, please start a new topic.

Thank you all in advance for doing your part in helping iboats run a smooth ship.

Additional forum rules linked below.
http://forums.iboats.com/forum-rules-guidelines-405/
See more
See less

Replace I/O Water Pump

Page Title Module
Move Remove Collapse
X
Conversation Detail Module
Collapse
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts


  • Replace I/O Water Pump

    Well my friend and I did it today; we ran his 165 mercruiser w/250 GM in line, doing carb repair work, and both of us thought the other turned on the water hose - now, we get no water. We assume we burned up the water pump in the outdrive. Question - is the removal and replacement of the water pump impeller in a 165 mercruiser a projec that someone with no experience doing this should do?? I have been told that it is not the removal that is the problem, it is getting it back together correctly that is the issue. What do ya'll think?


  • #2
    Re: Replace I/O Water Pump

    Go to the top of this page......Click on Manuals......Buy 1.....READ It......Then, It's a Piece of Cake.....BTW, Buy the Complete Waterpump Kit.... I'm betting you Fried the housing Too....
    Any Grease is Better,..... Than No Grease at All.......

    Comment



    • #3
      Re: Replace I/O Water Pump

      Thanks bondo, got a book, have read it, seems simple enough. Guess we'll have to give it a shot. Best price, so far, in owners area (Orange Beach, AL) is $250.00 for a repair shop to do it.

      Comment



      • #4
        Re: Replace I/O Water Pump

        If you've got an Early Mod.1, with the Plastic Flush Screw in the gearhousing, You'll need Part # 18-3321.... That's $77.56 list, $43.30 if your NAPA Auto Parts Guy Likes You....Or, If you've got the Late Mod.1, You'll need #18-3317.... $65.60 list, $36.83 jobber...That's the Complete , w/housings...At your local NAPA...
        Any Grease is Better,..... Than No Grease at All.......

        Comment



        • #5
          Re: Replace I/O Water Pump

          Thanks man. How do I know if it is a late model or an early model??

          Comment



          • #6
            Re: Replace I/O Water Pump

            Early Mod.1, with the Plastic Flush Screw in the gearhousing,
            Any Grease is Better,..... Than No Grease at All.......

            Comment


            Working...
            X