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  1. #1

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    May 2007
    kenosha wisconsin

    drive shaft leak issues

    I replaced the carbon seal with the drive shafrt bearing seal and now i have a leak.. comes right out of the front of the bearing.. do i need that hat looking piece on the shaft with the bearing or what.. got it and it didnt have directions.. got it from here.. looks nice just want to ride my boat.. please help

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    Moderator Snoman's Avatar
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    Apr 2006
    South Chicagoland
    You have to make sure that bearing "Snaps" back together...When you pulled it out you seperated it and it now needs to be pushed back together...You should be able to do this in the ski,especially if you have the driveshaft tool,if not you may have to pull it back out to do this...

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    MSRXP's Avatar
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    Sep 2010
    Central MS
    You shouldn't need to pull it unless it is set at a strange angle. Take even force and apply to each side of the bearing. It should seat with a little pressure. DO NOT bang it and or force it. Try to get it to back off a little and go back in. If it does not work, you will need to pull the shaft again. Use the socket method for that. Easy, easy, easy....

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    May 2007
    kenosha wisconsin
    Thanks guys.. Will be on the water this weekend i hope..

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    Jul 2005
    Lindenhurst, Illinois, United States
    Joe, Not sure where in Kenosha you are but I am in Lindenhurst just south of the border. If you want some help let me know.

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