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    Re: 1 GM oil line leak

    You have done all. Keep in mind that you have to change the copper washers every time. Overtorque will push the shoulders of the banjo bolt inwards & reduce the face to face contact.
    When I worked...
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    Re: Kanzaki/Hurth/ZF tranny advice needed

    I am familiar some what with the KBW 10 not the 100.. Never knew there was one. called the 100
    It is made under licence by Kanzaki from Hurth. I recall the sinter plates and steel disks are the...
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    Re: Yanmar mechanic Vancouver BC

    Hello Yanmar Mechanic.. Good to see you, I worked many Years at Land Sea Power.. The distributor. I visit these pages once in awhile
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    Re: 3HMF with greyish oil & leak

    Remove and inspect the water cooled exhaust elbow, there are two types a down angle aprox 45 degree and a up down gooseneck.This elbow may have corroded in side allowing sea water to back in to rear...
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    Re: Heavy smoke at startup

    When these engines came out new many smoked like hell. Yanmar came out with timing specs change. Which yours has probably had. The answer was a piston change and that cleared it up. I had to fight...
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    Re: Correct oil pressure on 4JH2E

    That sounds about right, Yanmar had a service bulletin on the o/p this was due to the poor gauge and sender they used and still use I surmise. The mechanical one you installed is the answer

    14w 40...
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    Re: 1978 3qm30 prop question

    Look at this web site. I knew the guy that started this business,, get the gear box ratio, the water line length of boat he would have the specs on the engine..

    http://www.westbynorth.com/
  8. Re: yanmar 1gm10 acc reverse polarity new battery/ pop/ smoke then...

    You may have blown the diodes in the alternator so tat has to come out to the repair shop. Now just check the harness and wiring to and from the panel for tight connections. Look for darn or burn...
  9. Re: Yanmar 3GM30F: intermittent problem with raw water cooling

    This is the raw water pump? ..... Yes? it sounds as if you are sucking air in one of the joints. Make sure all have a good seal. Check the intake and shut off area. Check those joints. Also how is...
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    Re: 1 GM oil line leak

    Check you engine alignment and replace your motor mounts ...if need be. Vibration will kill these lines.
    If you still have problems take the lines to a good hydraulic hose shop and get them copied...
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    Re: Yanmar 2GM20 Strater problem

    That is so odd, take the starter off and rotate and inspect that ring gear for defects and burs, is that starter torqued down tight as a drum?
    check the bendix also
  12. Re: new boat owner who needs advise....batteries

    It sounds as if you have it now well in hand and with Kimcrwbrt and chawk_man with well added comments. I was 30 years in Vancouver working in the marine trades, now inland not far from Lake...
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    Re: 83 sailboat with Yanmar 18 hp.

    There always is a pre- filter. That is a fuel/ water separator between your fuel supply and engine. Check that one also. When bleeding the system ie no air in fuel lines then try to start it.
    The...
  14. Re: new boat owner who needs advise....batteries

    You will have one battery for the engine start only and another one or two deep cycle for ships battery ie all the other things you need like sterio and what have you, bilge pump and lights. Find...
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    Re: 83 sailboat with Yanmar 18 hp.

    Sounds as if you have a 2GM or 20 or 20 F Your fuel feed pump on the side of the engine will have a lever you can thumb push up and down, if you do not feel any resistance turn the engine one turn as...
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    Re: 4lhdte oil pressure

    Hello Dave,
    The oil senders on these gauges on the Yanmars are not the greatest. Many complaints. They just read low and your readings are good from what I recall. There is a service...
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    Re: Cleaning heat exchanger

    Hello Iburess,
    You should be removing and cleaning your exhaust elbow. Is it a down angle or a goose neck. Not sure what model Yanmar you have. If you notice restricted flow, check sea water intake...
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    Re: Yanmar 3GM sticking accelerator lever

    Hello Clue Dog,
    Is your engine a 3GM F standing for Factory Fresh Eater Cooled? If so above your throttle arm is a hose that goes into the heat exchanger. At times this...
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    Re: Yanmar 3GM30F issue

    hello Outer Banks Sailor. The exhaust system you have is made by Vetus. You can find a link on line and they will tell you where to get parts. Also the proper way to install the system. I am sure you...
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