Thread: Impeller change
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Old 03-23-2017, 11:21 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by HenryD View Post
If you are changing the Yanmar impeller, make sure you get the "newer" style that have the threaded core. I went to buy a set to do my annual change and the dealer wanted to sell me the old style. I asked if he had the new part and he said yes. The threaded impellers are much easier to remove and install.

I have also bought new impellers that had cracked vanes, so now I inspect them when I buy them.

Yes!! I have the little threaded puller and it requires the threaded impeller. Makes it soooo much easier, but still not easy. [emoji23]
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