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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-21-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By verestsailnet
Re: propeller not turning

The prop is a 14LH11. It is a 1" bore and fitted with a collar to fit my 3/4" shaft bore. the engine is 13 old HP, Volvo Penta MD7A running very good. The diver stated that the propeller could be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-21-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By verestsailnet
Re: propeller not turning

Problem solved. The key broke due to excessive torque at the propeller. A rope or something caught at the propeller. He also suggested that the propeller may be oversize for the boat. will look...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-20-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By verestsailnet
Re: propeller not turning

thank you all, i have a diver coming in tomorow 8AM to determine the problem. fortunately he is a honarable person. that is clear. He will charging me to determine the problem and if posible fix it....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-20-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By verestsailnet
Re: propeller not turning

"Driving home I thought about my coupling and went back the next day and sure enough the bolts had backed out. "

Sounds resonable, could you please expand and describe location of the coupling....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-20-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By verestsailnet
Re: propeller not turning

Great advice. It is good to know that the propeller was not removed when replacing the zinks. I'll will check on insurance and reputation, before hiring the diver.

The key must be broken. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-19-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By verestsailnet
Re: propeller not turning

Thanks, a minute ago I spoke with to a diver that provides propeller replacement and he stated that it is likely that the key broke.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-19-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By verestsailnet
propeller not turning

I have an Islander 32 with a volvo penta MD7A inboard. The engine turns on. Transmision spins the shaft turns forward and in reverse as expected; however, the prop does not turn. My thinking is...
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