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Old 13 April 2013, 12:32   #11
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Assumed this is a 2 stroke.
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Old 13 April 2013, 14:48   #12
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Luke, there's more issues there than pumping if it cut out twice. You need to take it to a pro.
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Old 13 April 2013, 14:50   #13
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Luke, I assume you paid someone to fit the impeller? In which case I would take it back to them and let them fix it. Whilst Davie (and others) advice on tracking down the problem is probably useful for someone who has experience - if you weren't confident about changing the impeller you really don't want to be debugging someone else's mistakes. If it is genuinely not pumping water - it wont take much time playing around trying to fix it before you completely ruin the engine. If it is cutting out too after a service then I would also be asking questions. A good marine engineer would happily take it back and run it up to show you if all is well when it warms up, but be knowledgable enough to deal with any problem before it damages itself.
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Could also be when the impeller was fitted back on the drive shaft the tiny woodruff key or small metal dowl or peg that's fallen out of place or is too small for the slot on the new impeller hub .
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Old 13 April 2013, 16:17   #15
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Ye I've spoke to the person who fitted it and he is goin to cheak it out again for me this week
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I changed the impeller on my 15hp 2 stroke recently. I had not lined up the pipes properly so wasn't pumping properly. It was the first time I had done it and if you have some engineering skills it is quite straight forward to do and easier on the pocket. I hope you manage to get yours sorted.
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I try the start it again today but it didn't start I haven't got much petrol in tank. I've spoke to person who fitted impeller and I'm poppin it back Tuesday he is goin to put the leg off and clean it out and see if that helps.
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