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post #17 of Old 05-14-2008
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Originally Posted by teodoro50 View Post
I have a switch mounted on the overhead, above the 1/4 berth in my Catalina 27 which was repowered before my purchase, with a 3GM Yanmar. When I flip the switch there is a whirring sound....could it be an electric fuel pump, I see an inline small cylinder looking thing with power to it in the fuel line. For bleeding? Not a clue when it comes to diesel.
Love the extra HP though.
Dose it sound like a small bilge pump? I don't know of any electric fuel pumps on sail boats, But I could be wrong just never seen one. If it sounds like a small bilge pump but a little quieter it could be a fuel pump.

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