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scott023
06-17-2012, 12:29 PM
My boat is taking on a decent amount of water into the bilge when on plane. At a stand still is doesn't seem to be taking any on. Boat is a 2008 X45. Because it is happening on plane, I assume it is taking it in at the rear of the boat? Drive shaft seal? Any help is appreciated.

scott023
06-17-2012, 01:49 PM
It appears that the water pump hose wasn't secured properly when I was dwinterized. Problem solved...

Table Rocker
06-17-2012, 02:01 PM
One hour and twenty minutes! That was fast.

scott023
06-17-2012, 02:29 PM
I'm it messing around. ;)

scott023
06-17-2012, 07:10 PM
Check that. The place I got it dewinterized at didn't put the freeze plugs back in.... That explains things......

mikeg205
06-17-2012, 11:42 PM
Check that. The place I got it dewinterized at didn't put the freeze plugs back in.... That explains things......

Grrrr....did you let them know?

scott023
06-18-2012, 12:22 AM
Grrrr....did you let them know?

Darn rights. Made them come out and put them in. They are also giving me a credit for future work for the trouble.

bturner2
06-18-2012, 07:02 AM
You're the second person that's told me the same story this season. Brother-in-law got his Malibu back from the local storage guy that put his boat up for the winter and left the water pump hose loose. The hose blew off and the bilge pump went on. When he called the storage guy to complain, the storage guy told them he wasn't god and that he (the owner) should have checked everything before putting the boat in. And that's why I do my own work.

scott023
06-18-2012, 01:21 PM
I'm thinking I should get a letter from the business that did the work, with them recognizing the mistake that they made. Just to have it to cover my butt should anyhting happen? There was some water splashing off the belt onto the air filter. There was nothing submerged (starter etc), but I'm wondering if this would be the right thing to do?

treiter
06-18-2012, 02:29 PM
scott023 - where do you live in Alberta? Could you PM me who did the service? Just for my own information. Thx

mzimme
06-18-2012, 03:04 PM
I'm thinking I should get a letter from the business that did the work, with them recognizing the mistake that they made. Just to have it to cover my butt should anyhting happen? There was some water splashing off the belt onto the air filter. There was nothing submerged (starter etc), but I'm wondering if this would be the right thing to do?

I definitely would, and I probably wouldn't take it back there again in the future once you use up your credit. Incompetence is for weathermen, not mechanics.