SailNet Community - View Single Post - Yanmar 2GMF starter solenoid
View Single Post
post #8 of Old 06-20-2007
Gary M
Senior Member
Gary M's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Sarnia ON
Posts: 695
Thanks: 3
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Rep Power: 12
Red face

It has been my experience with 1 and 2 cylinder Yanmars and Universals that the hand crank is just to give you something to do while you wait for the wind to come up.

Seriously I have never been able to get a cold engine to start with a crank. On my current 2GMF when I turn the key on some times it does not make contact so I try it again till it does and then the starter button will work. I am sure it is either a defective key swtich or wiring to the starter button as stated above. Some day I will check it out and fix it. Probably right after it lets me dwon when I really need it.
Gary M is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome