60 HP OMC Outboard Impeller Instructions?

Answer As a safety precaution, it is wise to replace the water pump once a year due to the wear factor. OMC impellers are made of rubber or a similar composite and tend to wear down and dry-rot over time.... Read More »

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Yamaha 90 Outboard Impeller Instructions?

The function of the water pump impeller on your Yamaha 90 Outboard is to draw water through the water pump, which prevents the engine from overheating by cooling it down. The impeller can be found ... Read More »

How to Install an Impeller on an Outboard?

An impeller is one of the most critical pieces of equipment in an outboard motor. Shaped like a small fan with blades rotating at a steep angle, it is responsible for pumping water around the engin... Read More »

How to Replace the Impeller on a Mercury 150 XRI Outboard?

The impeller on a 150 XRI Mercury outboard is made of polyurethane. It is the heart of the water pump. The impeller sits on a metal plate and covered with a metal cup. The driveshaft runs through t... Read More »

How to Change the Yamaha 150 Outboard Impeller?

It is good preventative maintenance to change the water pump prior to each boating season. Impellers, made of a flexible material, tend to wear rapidly and crack over time. All in all, it is good c... Read More »