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Old 19 May 2015, 13:15   #1
Country: USA
Town: Mukwonago
Boat name: Tracker
Make: Bass Tracker
Length: 5m +
Engine: Outboard
Join Date: May 2015
Posts: 9
1983 Mercury 3.5hp outboard

Dear Sirs,

Can someone give me direction as what to do with a stripped out vent hole on my lower unit oil fill area? The vent hole has no more threads as the previous owner stripped the heck out of them. There are not even threads left. Please advise. Thanks so much.

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Old 19 May 2015, 14:23   #2
Country: UK - England
Town: bicester
Length: no boat
Engine: outboard only
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 913
Go to a engineering company near you and take the plug , and ask them to helicoil the hole.The same thread as the plug.
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