Originally Posted by mdragon
Pic of leak
I am unfamiliar with this boat. Does it have the IC valve system in it?
If so, to repair the boat, you need some special tools.
You need the valve cup nut tool (although a regular socket works...however, it will NOT properly set the nut height in the cup, which will ruin its' OPV capabilities).
You need a pin spanner wrench.
You MIGHT need the IC valve cup pulling tool if the valve has not been serviced regularly.
1.) Remove the valve cap + base
2.) Remove the IC valve cup by removing the retaining nut & spring.
3.) Remove the flywheel by removing the retaining clip with a pick, then pull the flywheel off.
4.) (ALERT, BE SURE TO CATCH THE VALVE BEFORE IT FALLS IN!) Utilize the pin spanner around the valve outer base to unscrew it.
There is a neoprene gasket inside the boat. This MAY be the source of your leak...replace it.
With that being said, you may be able to solve the leak simply by LIGHTLY tightening the valve outer base 1/16th of a turn or so.
It is recommended you remove and grease the IC valve cup assembly annually to ensure proper ease of operation and to prevent corrosion.
If you are uncomfortable doing this yourself or lack the proper tooling to do the job without causing damage, please contact your nearest Zodiac Milpro dealer.
If you have any other questions, please feel free to PM me.