Find the right parts for your Mercury® or MerCruiser® engine here. Search by serial number to see detailed engine diagrams and part numbers, then contact your local authorized Mercury Marine dealer to place your order. You can also browse by model, but we strongly recommend using your serial number to ensure you find the correct parts.
Sierra 18-5913-1 Starter For Mercruiser, OMC, Volvo with Offset Bolt Pattern For Late model GM 4.3L (1996 & up ); 5.0 & 5.7L (1998 & up ) with a 14' Flywheel. Delco permanent magnet gear reduction 2 bolt starter Bolt Pattern. Remove the lock nuts from the bolts holding the starter in position. Most Mercruiser starters have bolts that will run from the bottom to the top, rather than from side to side like on a car starter. Once the nuts are off, reach underneath and pull the bolts out. Remove the starter from the engine compartment by lifting it out. If you need the conversion bolts, please indicated so in the drop down menu before adding the item in your cart, and we will ship those along with the starter. REPLACES MERCRUISER 863007A1 MERCURY MARINE 50-863007A1. MERCRUISER SKI ENGINE BLACK SCORPION SKI (GEN +) GM 5.7L - 350CI - 8CYL MODEL 350 MAG MPI SKI (GEN +) GM 5.7L - 350CI - 8CYL. At this point i found out that the starter had broken a bolt and it would not engage the flywheel. I spent half the night drilling out the bolt (not an easy task upside down in a tight engine compartment). Got the bolt replaced and added a 0.20 shim to space the starter away from the flywheel.
Mercruiser 3.0 Broken Starter Bolts
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3.0 Mercruiser Starter Bracket
For Mercury outboards, the serial number label is located on the transom bracket.
Best Starter For Mercruiser 3.0
You can locate the MerCruiser serial number label on either the side of the engine or on top of the flame arrester cover.