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    RUNWME's Avatar
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    Aug 2007
    Little River, SC

    1100 STX DI Noise when turning left?

    On a stx 1100 I get a noise when turning left, sometimes straight but it goes away when turning right.

    I removed the pump and can see where the impeller has hit the wear ring, but the pump bearings feel good.

    Seems to have a lot of play where the shaft goes through the hull. Does that bearing have bad history? to you have to remove engine to replace it ?


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    steve45's Avatar
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    Feb 2008
    In my experience, the rubber donut that the bearing is mounted in goes bad and causes a water leak.

    Yes, you have to pull the engine to change the bearing/seal.

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    lebanon tn.
    Might want to run it with the seat off and look for the bearing carrier leaking. Sounds like that or mabe a bad drive shaft bearing. You would need to atleast lift the motor far enough to slide the drive shaft under it to change those parts.

    Welcome to the kawi side david!

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