Originally Posted by martin_smith
Thx for the replies, I will have a read of the bits suggested. A few months ago the engine hit a sandbank whilst running. There doesn't appear to be any damage other than paint off the skeg and prop tips. Could there be any hidden damage that could cause the the issues mentioned?
Thx for your help as you may guess I am new to the business of boating!!
Doubt that would cause any damage.
Post a clear side picture of the outboard to stern. Also take it on a ride and look where the plate rides. It should be above the top of the water.