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    why does water drip from shift cable onto engine when I'm running engine in driveway? 1995 2452 ,5.7 merc

    #2
    Check the shift cable bellow .
    Be good, be happy, for tomorrow is promised to no man !

    1994 2452, 5.0l, Alpha gen. 2 drive. Sold ! Sold ! Sold !

    '86 / 19' Citation cuddy, Merc. 3.0L / 140 hp 86' , stringer drive. Sold ! Sold ! Sold !

    Manalapan N.J

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      #3
      how does water get onto shift bellow in driveway

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        #4
        Water is spitting all around from the relief ports ( 2 small holes on ether side of the transom mounts ).

        Raise the drive see if the shift bellows is cracked or has a hole in it.

        Edit :

        See #26 and #27 in the diagram ...

        http://www.marineengine.com/parts/me...gimbal-housing


        Be good, be happy, for tomorrow is promised to no man !

        1994 2452, 5.0l, Alpha gen. 2 drive. Sold ! Sold ! Sold !

        '86 / 19' Citation cuddy, Merc. 3.0L / 140 hp 86' , stringer drive. Sold ! Sold ! Sold !

        Manalapan N.J

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          #5
          found the leak,i had put some adhesive caulk on the O ring for water to cool engine from rear drive to hold it in place while I installed the rear drive.i found out that is a big no no.so I replaced O ring and no more leak! Always learning

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            #6
            next time use grease.
            Be good, be happy, for tomorrow is promised to no man !

            1994 2452, 5.0l, Alpha gen. 2 drive. Sold ! Sold ! Sold !

            '86 / 19' Citation cuddy, Merc. 3.0L / 140 hp 86' , stringer drive. Sold ! Sold ! Sold !

            Manalapan N.J

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