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 I run a 2003 130 hp Honda four-stroke with about 500 hours on it. I do most simple maintenance myself (engine and gear oil, plugs, etc.). Bigger stuff I trust to the pros at my local Honda dealer. A couple of years ago, I drained the gear oil at the end of the season, and it came out looking like mustard. I suspected water in the oil and took it to my dealer. He checked it out and could find no leaks, although he had trouble getting the drain plug out. He replaced the bolt/seal on the drain and fill plugs, and filled it

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