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    I have a 2006 Volvo Penta 5.0GXi-G engine and I cannot find the engine anodes. I have a service manual that points to where they should be, but my engine seems to be different. I purchased the boat from the previous owner who had the boat in fresh water. The outdrive started to corrode before I realized it was fitted with the wrong anodes. I have now correctly replaced with seawater anodes but want to be sure any anodes on the engine are also checked.

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    Here is a chart with location info

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    • #3
      Never heard on an anode for the engine block, just the outdrive. Maybe I haven't been paying attention?
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      • #4
        Good chart AD, but it's hard to see. Any way to post it some way that it can be downloaded and zoomed in on? Or link to it somewhere? Thanks

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        • #5
          Originally posted by dodboss View Post
          I have a 2006 Volvo Penta 5.0GXi-G engine and I cannot find the engine anodes. I have a service manual that points to where they should be, but my engine seems to be different. I purchased the boat from the previous owner who had the boat in fresh water. The outdrive started to corrode before I realized it was fitted with the wrong anodes. I have now correctly replaced with seawater anodes but want to be sure any anodes on the engine are also checked.
          No anodes on the engine



          These are for the SX-A and the DPS-A. You don't say what your out drive is
          The anode on the right will be underneath the gimble ring the other one mounted on top where the exhaust comes out of the drive
          Last edited by Thalasso; September 28th, 2017, 12:07 PM.
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          • #6
            Agree with others, knowing which drive helps more then the motor. I zoomed in on the pic but it doesn't help much. So made a couple other pics and maybe between others and these it will let you know what you need/have

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            94 Formula 27PC Custom 509MPI MEFI3 , B3 XR
            95 Rinker 232 w/ 7.4L Carb 0F425011 B1 0F486471
            07 SeaDoo GTX
            Raw Water Pump Maintenance
            Merc Adults Only
            G-Dad always said "First Liar doesn't stand a chance"

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            • #7
              Originally posted by AllDodge View Post
              Agree with others, knowing which drive helps more then the motor. I zoomed in on the pic but it doesn't help much. So made a couple other pics and maybe between others and these it will let you know what you need/have

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              I think (pretty sure i am right) there were only two out drives that year. SX-A and the DPS-A
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              • #8
                Thanks I have found and changed the anodes (2 of them) on the SX/A outdrive . I purchased the do it your self manual from Volvo and in the book they talk about pencil anodes on the outlet manifold but the drawings in the manual look nothing like my engine.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by dodboss View Post
                  Thanks I have found and changed the anodes (2 of them) on the SX/A outdrive . I purchased the do it your self manual from Volvo and in the book they talk about pencil anodes on the outlet manifold but the drawings in the manual look nothing like my engine.

                  You talking about item #3. That's for fresh water cooling Yours is raw water?

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                  • #10
                    I think that chart is for the old style Volvo drives...
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                    • #11
                      Usually just on the outdrive with your engine.
                      Easy way to find out is to just Google and order a set for your engine set up.
                      Usually consist of an anode behind prop, on trim rams and on the transom shield.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by QBhoy View Post
                        Usually just on the outdrive with your engine.
                        Easy way to find out is to just Google and order a set for your engine set up.
                        Usually consist of an anode behind prop, on trim rams and on the transom shield.
                        Your referring to Merc anodes
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                        • #13
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                          Originally posted by Thalasso View Post

                          Your referring to Merc anodes
                          No, not specifically.

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