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Old 04-25-2008, 01:40 AM   #1
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Anyone in the Maryland area? I need to have my outdrive looked at. I think I have a bearing going out in the lower unit.
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Old 04-25-2008, 03:28 AM   #2
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welcome to the zoo....what drive do you have???..alpha 1 gen 2??..boat???..engine??....

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It's more likely a gear wearing down in the lower unit. Do you get a ratcheting type sound (comes from intermeshed gear teeth slipping over each other) or do you hear a rumbling type sound (usually indicates a bearing, likely a gimbal bearing - a frequent culprit)? The bearing would be in the upper unit. Either is a big job. Some people do them themselves, but special tools are usually needed.
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Give this guy a call he does alot of work in the area out of the shop at his house. He is in the Anapolis area. Tell him Bryan sent ya.
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