SailNet Community - View Single Post - Diesel Smell
Thread: Diesel Smell
View Single Post
  #5  
Old 10-14-2013
arf145 arf145 is offline
Irrationally Exuberant
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 1,299
Thanks: 6
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 7
arf145 is on a distinguished road
Re: Diesel Smell

With my last boat I'm pretty sure I had the situation Faster describes, except that I was a little too clueless to look closely at the exhaust coupling when I kept smelling diesel. The elbow looked perfect. When the coupling broke one day (lots of drama), I was able to see that the coupling had many small perforations that were no doubt leaking before the dramatic end. Worth a check!
__________________
Tom K

2000 Beneteau 331
Northern Chesapeake Bay

Ambition is a poor excuse for not having enough sense to be lazy ~ Steven Wright
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook