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Posted by on May 29, 2013 in Do It Yourself, Engines, How To, Maintenance, Outboard Engines, US, Video |

How To: Change an Outboard Engine Water Pump Impeller

Some manufacturers, like Yamaha, recommend that you inspect the impeller every year and replace it every two to three seasons.

If you own an outboard engine, chances are sooner or later you’ll need a new water pump impeller. And the chances are also good that it’ll come sooner—not later. To see how this job gets done by a pro, we visited Norfolk Marine and had Yamaha Master Tech Chris Breeden take us through the process.


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