Repair Propeller Shaft Assembly.
b. Remove gasket.
(1) Remove lock wire (1) from eight hex head capscrews (2) securing stern tube plate (7) to
(2) Remove eight hex head capscrews (2) and split-wing lockwashers (3).
(3) Slide plate (7) forward toward engine along shaft far enough to gain access to aft portion of
stuffing box assembly (4).
(4) Remove gasket (6) from around stern tube.
Repair consists of replacing gasket (6) and packing material (5).
a. Replace gasket.