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post #11 of 13 Old 04-28-2014
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Re: Stuck Impeller

Originally Posted by nccouple View Post
Dremel tool, cut a grove in it and pop it with a small hammer and chisel. Butane torch would do the trick also but might catch your boat on fire when the rubber takes off, so ignore the last idea. Defiantly put antisieze on it when you go back with the new one.
I agree if you can cut a grove in it to the shaft. Just like removing stubborn berring races on a trailer.
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Re: Stuck Impeller

I just had to use a dremel tool to get the hub out of my old 9.8 Merc outboard waterpump. Worked well.
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Another aproach

put two rags on the edge of the impeller housing so you don't damage the edge. Jam two larger flat head screwdrivers, opposite each other into the impeller barrel based (as close as you can) at an angle and against the rags. At the same time, push down of the screwdrivers to pry off the impeller. I couldn't pull mine off by the other methods, but this method popped it right off.

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