How to Install an Impeller on an Outboard?

Answer 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 »

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How to Install the Water Pump Impeller in an Evinrude Outboard?

Evinrude outboard engines have to cool themselves internally, just as all other marine engines do. The engine does this by pumping salt or fresh water up into the exhaust manifold area from a water... Read More »

60 HP OMC Outboard Impeller Instructions?

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 »

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 Change a Johnson 15 HP Outboard Impeller?

Unlike some of the larger Johnson outboard motors with bulky lower units, the 15-horsepower model is small enough to work with that you will not need an extra set of hands to disassemble it. The im... Read More »