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    Re: Diesel in oil perkins 4108

    Your problem is the injector pump as stated earlier. Whether the seal was leaking or not once you put water through it, it should be overhauled. Water is not a good lubricant and the clearances are...
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    "Other than what Doug Tremble

    "Other than what Doug Tremble suggested, I would have the injectors reconditioned. It is usually the problem. Have seen this many times and reconditioning will give you better atomizing instead of...
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    "I was referring to diesel. So

    "I was referring to diesel. Some people use the term gas for all fuel similar to how Texans call all pop, coke even if it is root beer. Most of the questions I get are related to diesel engines.
    I...
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    Remove the injector and replac

    Remove the injector and replace the injector seal. It is usually copper and sometimes other material. Make sure you anneal the copper before installing it and torque the injector properly.
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    "It is dead or alive algae, di

    "It is dead or alive algae, dirt and other crap that is in diesel fuel. It is a good idea to treat your fuel with algaecide on a regular bases. If you have never done it , it would be a good idea...
  6. Thread: Oil leak

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    "What make and model is the en

    "What make and model is the engine? Is there an oil seal or a cover with a gasket at the end of the cam?
    Contrary to what BW stated oil leaks without any other symptoms are usually just that, a...
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    Your batteries are dead. The o

    Your batteries are dead. The one that reads 11 may charge up but the one with 4 volts is most likely damaged.
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    Yes

    Yes
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    The raw water filter and hoses

    The raw water filter and hoses in the suction side of the system should be level with the water pump or below it because as I said earlier it will trap air at the high point and make it difficult to...
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    "It does not mater. If you are

    "It does not mater. If you are looking for help you need to give more info in request.

    Is the filter above the waterline? If so it can still drain back and you can have an air trap in the...
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    How high above the water line

    How high above the water line is the generator.
    If the pump has to lift the water to high it will be heating up and damaging the impeller. Ideally the pump will stay primed at all times.
    Try...
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    "The high rpm was most likely

    "The high rpm was most likely caused by air in the fuel pump.( Unless you made adjustments to the pump by accident). It is not dangerous. Make sure that the throttle is not full open.
    The Westebeke...
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    Can you post pictures of your

    Can you post pictures of your engine set up
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    "Not sure about the crystals,

    "Not sure about the crystals, they may be just left behind from the antifreeze evaporating. There may be a slow leak somewhere, check the water pump seals. Have you removed the thermostat and checked...
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    "Since you replaced everything

    "Since you replaced everything in the fuel system it is most likely not a fuel related problem.
    The generator is shutting down due to either low oil pressure or faulty LOP sensor, a faulty high...
  16. "The proper name for the flex

    "The proper name for the flex plate is "Vibration Dampener" It absorbs the shock when shifting and is also the spline that is bolted to the fly wheel for the Borg Warner to engage. Removing it always...
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    Remove the cover from the raw

    Remove the cover from the raw water pump and remove the impeller. The cover may have the pump data inscribed on it. Go to West Marine with the old impeller and the data of the cover. they should have...
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    As a marine engineer and owner

    As a marine engineer and owner of a 52 sailing yacht there is 2 things you cannot have too many of; that's anchors and bilge pumps. The arrangement that "Rollie Rose" posted would be the way I would...
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    "When you fitted the boat out

    "When you fitted the boat out was the prop serviced at all? What where the major changes? Did some of the changes move weight in the boat forward or aft? Is there any smoke at any time at any RPM...
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    "It sounds like you could have

    "It sounds like you could have a leek in the exhaust system. Check exhaust riser, exhaust hose and the water lift muffler."
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