My 9.9 Yamaha starter seized up this last weekend. I pulled it apart and it had lots of corrosion. Got it cleaned up and put back together and it’s running well. I would like to avoid getting saltwater in the starter in the future. I use it like most guys to back the boat into some pretty decent waves, several times it has been submergered by big waves. I think the biggest problem is the salt spray from repeated wave action. I spray my engine regularly but it isn’t gonna help the internals of my starter. I would love a snorkel attachment to raise and reverse the air intake, anybody seen or figured out such a solution.