How Do I Remove the Lower Drive Unit in an Alpha One Gen II MerCruiser?

Answer The lower drive unit on your MerCruiser Alpha One Gen II out-drive can be removed for maintenance and to replace any parts inside the unit to help ensure a long lasting out-drive. The impeller is l... Read More »

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How to Check the Lower Unit Gear Oil on a MerCruiser Alpha One Outdrive?

The lower unit gear case oil on the Mercruiser Alpha One outdrive serves a very important function. Proper oil level and quality insures that the lower end transmission gears and shafts have enough... Read More »

How to Remove the MerCruiser Alpha Drive?

Removing a MerCruiser Alpha drive from your boat should be done with the boat on the trailer and out of the water. The Alpha One motor uses a sterndrive, which is the external part of the engine th... Read More »

How to Change the Oil in a Mercruiser Lower Unit?

Every 100 operating hours or once yearly, you are supposed to change the gear lube in the lower unit of your Mecruiser sterndrive. If you do not adhere to this schedule, when you finally do get aro... Read More »

How to Change the Lower Unit Gear Oil on a 4.3 MerCruiser?

Changing the lower-end gear oil on the 4.3 MerCruiser is one of the many forms of preventative maintenance performed to ensure that the motor runs properly for a long time. In climates where boats ... Read More »