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Old 16-11-2012, 18:11   #1
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Stiff Outboard Swivel

I have a 75 hp mercury outboard that is frozen in the shaft that the powerhead turns on from the mounting bracket, any know of a fix ?
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Heat grease and working it back and forth. Once it's freed up inspect the tube and make sure it's not craked or rusted through. Use a mirror to see inside of tube. They be a pita to free up Good luck
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Re: Stiff Outboard Swivel

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Grease?
when you grease the zerk the grease comes out the bottom but not the top. I have applied heat and got partial loosening but still no grease out of top. thanksfor the come back
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You can drill tap and install a zerk fitting closer to top to attempt to get more grease at the top of the swivel bracket
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