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Leak in new Tahoe 195 deck boat


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08-27-12, 08:32 PM   #1  
Leak in new Tahoe 195 deck boat

Hello,

I have a 2010 Tahoe deck boat with minimal hours. Suddenly my boat is taking on water. I thought I may have a crack in the hull but do not see any gouges in the bottom of the boat.

When I launched the boat today and took out the plug at least 6 gallons of water came out! How do I check for leaks in my boat hull? Any other thoughts on where the water is coming in?

Thanks,

Joey

 
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08-28-12, 04:35 AM   #2  
Look closely at drive unit bellows and engine cooling hoses. Also make sure the drain plug is seating properly.

While it's on the trailer with the drain plug in, run a garden hose into the bilge and put some water in it to see if it leaks out. Don't fill it. A few gallons is plenty.

 
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