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Spun Prop?

Liam I had a great day yesterday on Long Island Sound. Didn't catch much but had a lot of fun. I had just put my boat in for the year that morning. Everything went very well - the motor started easily, plenty of power and great weather.

On the wa
2002-06-03
Saperry The clutch or hub in the prop is slipping. You sould be able to remove the prop and have the hub replaced or replace it yourself. I think some of them may press in but the only one I ever changed was on a suzuki 65 hp. It just slipped inside the hub on the prop and over the output shaft on the motor. Real simple to fix and less than $20.00. 2002-06-03
Liam Thanks for the info. I have been told sometimes you must replace the entire prop. Is that the case with this motor? 2002-06-03
Kenny Bush You got a spun hub. You can have the old one pressed out and replaced for about $40. Merc makes a composite two piece hub for their props, but I do not know if one is available for your prop. 2002-06-03
Boatist Liam
I seen a lot of Johnson with spun hubs but never saw one you can get out or put in with out a press. As far as the right pitch I do not know. Did motor run in proper RPM range at full Throttle before, if it did then you have the right prop.
2002-06-04

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