retainer nut

Discussion in 'Inboards' started by mikealston2428, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. mikealston2428
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    mikealston2428 Senior Member

    Hi guy's,
    I have a mercruiser mc1.
    The u joint retainer nut has corroded away on the bottom.
    What is the removal and installation procedure to replace it.
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Are you talking about the nut that holds the splined shaft to the upper gear? If that is corroded, how do the gears look?
  3. powerabout
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    powerabout Senior Member

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