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Old 04-28-2010
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Originally Posted by AdamLein View Post
I mentioned something about ventilating the engine compartment. I was taught in my sailing course that a fan/blower in the engine compartment must be run for four minutes before starting the motor engine, to make sure there are no explosive fumes in there.
Not needed for a Diesel. Gas - yes, Diesel - no.
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