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I have a 1937 Johnson 4.2 HP Outboard Motor LT-37 Serial # 273761. The engine is seized and I am looking for info on the best way to free it. I've started by putting marvel mystery oil down the spark plug cylinders.
Any hints and help would be appreciated.
Do you think it is the engine or the lower unit? If the engine has set up for a long time it may be the lower unit or the prop gearing. Pull the bottom loose at the flange be-careful of any parts you take off and try and turn the engine then. If it still does not turn you could have seized piston or a rod. You will have to dissemble the engine to find out which. Even if you think it is rust in the cylinder it may have to be forced to move and honed out. If you find it is in the lower unit you are better off but it is not a cheep fix. Bearings and steel shafts in an aluminum housing with a lot of corrosion do not come apart easy.
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I have a 1937 Johnson 4.2 HP Outboard Motor LT-37 Serial # 273761. The engine is seized and I am looking for info on the best way to free it. I've started by putting marvel mystery oil down the spark plug cylinders. Any hints and help would be appreciated. Thank you. Ron massauto
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