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Old 01-08-2014
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Re: Yanmar 1GM10 runaway?

Overfilling with oil can cause a runaway as the engine burns its lube oil. Were you at much of an angle - you said the main was up? I wonder if that could cause the lube oil to be ingested if it was higher on one side.
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