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typo: should have been "normally open electromagnetic valve"
On Thu, Oct 24, 2019 at 5:39 PM CW Bill Rouse via Groups.Io <firstname.lastname@example.org
I have been following this thread. While I agree that it is a fuel issue, don't forget about the normally closed electromagnetic fuel cutoff valve. Maybe you have a poor connection with the off button, relay, or cutoff valve.
On Thu, Oct 24, 2019, 5:22 PM Mark Erdos <mcerdos@...
Sorry not on
the boat right now but I seem to remember on the Yanmar the fuel filter has a
drain on the bottom. You could sample your diesel from there and put it into a
glass container. Let it sit and look for separation.
- Cream Puff - SM2K - #275
cruising - Vista Mar, Panama
Unfortunately not. But I think I can put a hose in the
bottom of the tank and pump some out to see. At least that is the current plan
as well as ensuring the filter is clean.
On October 24, 2019 at 10:30 AM, Mark Erdos <mcerdos@...> wrote:
You have a fuel problem. Do you have a
filtration system that allows you to check for water?
With best regards,
Sailing Vessel - Cream Puff - SM2K - #275
Currently cruising - Vista Mar, Panama
been several months since my wife and I left our boat up in the Chesapeake and
upon arrival today to have it hauled for a long over due cleaning. The Yanmar
diesel fired right up, but then after a couple of minutes dies. Wait a couple
of minutes and it fires right up again, runs for a couple of minutes and shuts
off. It runs smoothly and fires up instantly so it doesn't sound like she's
starving for fuel or air. The engine only has 30 hours and has be very