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post #5 of Old 06-19-2007
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Great Post!

No problems to date with the 13hp Yanmar! I have a 2GM in my 32ft Jeanneau Attalia. At one point I had battery problems and was anchored out (not enough power to turn the engine over). I tried cranking manually. I was never able to start it with a manual crank (with the handle that is provided) although I was able to turn the engine over by releasing the pressure. (fortunately it is a sailboat afterall ...)

Not to hijack the thread but I was wondering if anybody ever managed to get a 2GM going with the manual crank? and if so how.

Now based in Barbados.... and wait for it.....the boat is too!

Waymar - Jeanneau, Attalia
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