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    Mercury 9.8 Starting problems

    My motor sometimes starts on the first pull, sometimes not at all. Sometimes it starts, but then dies. Since this is new for me, I would like to know what the correct starting procedure is, on cold...
  2. Propeller shaft jammed, connecting bolts broken. Now what?

    I must have run over something because my propeller shaft is totally jammed. The transmission appears OK because the 4 connecting bolts broke. My question is: Are these special bolts that are...
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    Re: smoke at higher RPM

    Thanks, kimcrwr1, I ordered the heat gun. This should help to determine whether I am looking at steam or smoke.
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    Re: smoke at higher RPM

    Here is the link: http://trawler-beach-house.********.com/2009/09/servicing-cooling-system-on-our-ford.html
    Very informative. Thanks for all the suggestions. I have not been able to test the engines...
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    Re: smoke at higher RPM

    Thanks for the tip. The engines have separate raw water intakes. I cleaned the filters. There were no obstructions, however there was a lot of slime, which could impede flow. Will be doing a test run...
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    Re: smoke at higher RPM

    I suspected that the "white smoke" was actually steam, but both Jabsco pumps had been rebuilt and the risers in back of the engines look they had been replaced by previous owner. I am wondering about...
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    smoke at higher RPM

    Both of my Lehman 135s are showing some smoke as the rpm increases. At 2000 rpm it is quite pronounced. The color is white/blue, actually more white than blue. At idle it is not detectable. The...
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    Re: Injector removal advice

    Sounds pretty straightforward. Appreciate the step by step advice.
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    Injector removal advice

    I want to have the injectors on my Lehman 135 checked. I would like to remove and reinstall them myself. Any advice on how to do this and what to look out for? Thanks
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    Re: Tachometer sensor location

    There are only 2wires on the alternator and they are heavier and of different color than the 3 wires at the tach. If indeed the signal comes from the alternator, perhaps it is spliced in somewhere...
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    Tachometer sensor location

    I am trying to replace a tachometer. There are different tachs depending on the type of signal from the engine. So far I am unable to find the source of the signal. I checked the alternator as well...
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    Re: How to bleed engine fuel filters

    Ok, I will try this next. What do you think of using something like a turkey baster to force fuel into the top of the second filter until air and fuel comes out of the top of the first filter?
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    Re: How to bleed engine fuel filters

    I used the liftpump, but found it to be quite inefficient, specially when there is a lot of air to be replaced. There must be a better way, like some kind of electrical pump. Thanks again for your...
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    Re: How to bleed engine fuel filters

    Thanks, Charlie. I figuered one of the 2 screws must be a bleed screw. I will now go and see if I can locate the lift pump.
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    How to bleed engine fuel filters

    This sounds like a dumb question, but humor me because I am new at this.There are 2 fuel filters on the side of my Lehman 135 engine. I replaced the cartridges , but now it's full of air and I...
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    old diesel fuel still ok?

    Just bought a boat with 2 Lehman 135 engines. Problem is, the boat has been sitting with tanks half full for 2 years.Am I looking for trouble running the boat as is? Would it help to add more fresh...
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