How to Replace the Impeller or the Water Pump in a 1974 85 Horse Johnson Outboard?

Answer Like all of the motors made by the Outboard Marine and Manufacturing Corporation, or OMC, in the 1970s, the 1974 85-horsepower model uses a water pump to cool the engine and prevent overheating. Th... Read More »

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How Do I Replace an Impeller in a 1974 Johnson Outboard?

The impeller on your 1974 Johnson outboard is part of the water pump assembly, which helps pull water into the engine in order to keep the engine cool. If your impeller becomes damaged, it will res... Read More »

How to Replace the Water Pump on a 1992 200HP Johnson Outboard?

You should replace the water pump of the 1992 200HP Johnson outboard motor at least once a year to keep the motor running properly. Replacing the water pump is done by using a rebuilding kit to cha... Read More »

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 »

How to Change the Water Pump Impeller on a 2006 Yamaha 15 HP Outboard?

Over the long winter, when cold days keep you off the water, you can still spend time with your boat and motor, taking care of small maintenance projects. Your Yamaha 15-horsepower outboard has a n... Read More »