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Mr_Woodcock
04-24-2010, 10:34 PM
Pulled the Prostar 190 (1989) out of the garage started her up and low and behold water started to stream out of the Engine water circulating pump. Its pumping water really well and hoping its the seal. Any small plugs in this pump that may fail to cause water to seep out seems to be right about the timing wheel. Going to pull it off tomorrow just wanted to see if anyone has had the same issue.

Brandon

goodelsha
04-25-2010, 01:36 AM
I have a 2000 Prostar and found the same leak on my circulatin pump at the end of last season.....looks like it had been leaking for a while. I picked up another one from Skidim for $100 and had it installed in about an hour.

Mr_Woodcock
04-25-2010, 01:46 AM
Yeah that's what I'm hoping didn't happen but if so a new one from skidim is in due!

Laurel_Lake_Skier
04-25-2010, 08:49 AM
If you have water coming out the hole that the arrow is pointing to its time for a new water pump.

The hole is called a weep hole and if water leaks there, you know that seals inside the pump are letting water past them. The water is getting into the pump bearings and the next thing to happen will be the bearings in the pump going bad possibly leaving you stranded on the water.......take the leak as a warning and replace the pump while its an easy fix.

Mr_Woodcock
04-25-2010, 01:17 PM
Ha ha trust me if its any of those weep holes that are leaking then I will surely replace the pump. Not too big of a deal since the pump is only $126 from skidim.

TMCNo1
04-25-2010, 01:29 PM
Ha ha trust me if its any of those weep holes that are leaking then I will surely replace the pump. Not too big of a deal since the pump is only $126 from skidim.

That may be contrary to some degree to what Indmar Marine Engines says, http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showpost.php?p=674111&postcount=32

Mr_Woodcock
04-25-2010, 02:38 PM
This baby is donzo!

I wish it was drippin every 5-10 seconds... this thing was a small steady stream of fun!

haha

http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/attachment.php?attachmentid=57419&stc=1&d=1272216956
http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/attachment.php?attachmentid=57420&stc=1&d=1272216982

JimN
04-25-2010, 02:50 PM
Whatever is installed, make sure it's made for fresh water, not anti-freeze. The seals are completely different and will fail really fast if they're made to be used with coolant. Sierra makes the pumps that work.

Mr_Woodcock
04-25-2010, 02:55 PM
Cool thanks Jim!