How often should you change impeller on Mercury outboard?

How often should you change impeller on Mercury outboard?

How Often Should You Change the Water Pump On Mercury Outboard? In most cases, you won’t need to replace the water pump unless the housing is damaged. Instead, replacing the water pump impeller every three years or sooner should avoid most water-pump-related issues and keep your outboard running in excellent condition.

How do you know if your outboard impeller is bad?

Signs of a bad boat impeller are either boat engine overheats when you try to accelerate, loss in impeller vanes flexibility, physical wear & tear like cracks in impeller vane roots, melted or worn of vanes. Even if you see less or no water coming out of tell-tale, it might be due to a bad impeller.

What happens if your impeller goes bad?

If your impeller fails, the pump can’t pump cool water to the engine causing your engine to overheat. If you catch that your impeller is failing early on, you might avoid major problems. However, if you’re not fortunate enough to catch a bad impeller, the results can be catastrophic to your engine.

How long does an outboard impeller last?

three years
All impellers should be changed at a minimum of three years. Some will not make it that long depending on many things, how often it is used… too little and it will deform and tend to dry rot. Use it alot and it will wear out from spinning around in it’s housing.

What is an 18-3207 impeller kit?

Sierra 18-3207 Impeller Kit for Mercury Marine Engines Sierra 18-3207 Impeller Kit is an aftermarket replacement kit for Mercury Marine engines. All Sierra marine parts are manufactured to meet or exceed OEM requirements. For Use On Engine…

What’s the 18-3239 water pump repair kit for Mercury?

Sierra 18-3239 Water Pump Repair Kit for Mercury, Mariner Sierra high-quality engine parts are designed to meet OEM specifications. For small gear case engines under 9.9 hp. Kit Includes: (1) 18-3039 Impeller (1) 18-3139 Impeller Plate (1) 18-7409…

What is the size of a Mercury XR4 water pump service kit?

Water pump service kit for XR4, XR6, 105 & 140 Jet, V135 thru V220 horsepower Mercury outboard motor applications as detailed below. EMP Emp 14 ounces 4.13 x 4.13 x 4.06 inches Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Why choose Mercury outboard water pumps for your boat?

That’s why Wholesale Marine always suggests going with Mercury outboard water pumps with replacement Mercury outboard impellers to ensure a long lifespan for your boat’s engine. We have an extensive selection of full Mercury outboard water pumps, as well as the replacement parts and kits that go with it.