Originally Posted by eherlihy
I would reccomend the following in sequence:
- Remove the injectors - while they are out, you may want to have them serviced by a pro, or not...
- Crank it over (to see what comes out of the fuel tube, and the cylinder head )
- Change the oils (Engine & Tranny)
- Clean the fuel tanks (hopefully you can)
- Replace the air & Fuel Filters and clean the water strainer
- Replace the belts (note that I would NOT change the impeller, but I'd definately have a spare available)
- Reinstall injectors
- Bleed the fuel lines
- Fire it up
- Check the water flow from the exhaust
Remember - Free advice is worth every cent
How tricky is it to remove injectors? Do you need a special tool for that? FWIW, the diesel in my boat is a Univeral 5416, made in 1981.
Would it be wise to routinely remove the injectors and squirt WD40 or fogging oil into the cylinders for winter layup?