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Mercury 5.0 MPI lifter valley inspection

MerCruiser lifter valley

Lifter Valley Inspection MerCruiser lifter valley lifter Inspection So to get here required removal of a lot of items. This turned out to be a lot more complicated than just “Remove the distributer and Intake”. So the mystery deepens. A quick inspection of the Mercruiser 5.0 MPI lifter valley indicates that there is no obvious sign of cracking. Additionally, There is a lot of rust on the intake ports on…

Mercrusier 5.0 MPI Engine

MerCruiser Intake Manifold Removal

MerCruiser Intake Manifold Removal Process -Starboard riser and exhaust manifold removal Process To Summarize the intake removal process, we are going to start the by removing the risers and exhaust manifolds. Starboard Throttle Plate, Interlock, and Injectors Harness Removal First, start by removing the throttle plate and related parts. Next, I disconnected all the injectors from the wiring harnesses. Secondly, I remove the electrical connectors. there is a grey clip…

Leak Down Test

How to perform a Leak Down Test

Here is how we Perform a Leak Down Test So after pulling the plugs and inspecting them as outlined in a previous post. Now we are going through the process of how to perform a cylinder leak down test. I have never worked on an engine with this many cylinders so this should be interesting! Everything With this Boat Is a Struggle I have found that working on this boat…

Mercruiser 5.0 MPI Oil

Draining The Oil And Water

Draining The Oil and Water First, I started by draining the water is left in the cooling system. There is very little left, but there is still some. As stated prior, I do not want to start this motor again until I get the old oil and water out and find out how it got there. Next, I drain the oil from the motor. This oil is thick and won’t…