SailNet Community - View Single Post - Westerbeke 38B4 hard to start
View Single Post
post #6 of Old 06-22-2010
Maine Sail
Senior Member
Maine Sail's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Maine Coast
Posts: 6,428
Thanks: 22
Thanked 310 Times in 240 Posts
Rep Power: 18
Originally Posted by saildog1 View Post
On this motor you have to hold the glow plug while pushing the starter button. If you just push the starter button nothing happens because it gets the power off the glow plug botton. Crazy set up but my Universal 25XP was the same way. I'll check out the selenoid.

That is the correct operation for the start circuit but the solenoid may still not be engaging even with the glow plug button still operating correctly. It is also possible that you have another issue but the solenoid is 20 seconds to check out and rule out..

-Maine Sail / CS-36T

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Images In Posts Property of Compass Marine Inc.

Maine Sail is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome