SailNet Community - View Single Post - yanmar 3gm30f 1 cylinder bad condition
View Single Post
Old 09-03-2011
bandaidmd bandaidmd is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: marylands eastern shore
Posts: 127
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 4
bandaidmd is on a distinguished road
I just want to say to anyone that's having these sort of issues, do a compression check before you start monkeying around. At the very least you'll have a baseline to refer back too. Your dealing with some high pressures in a compression ignition engine(diesel) so your normal gas powered automotive tester is not going to work. Harbor freight has a rather inexpensive compression tester kit for diesels some will use the glow plug hole and some you'll have to pull the injector.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook