SailNet Community - View Single Post - Yanmar YSB8 issues
View Single Post
post #5 of Old 09-23-2006
camaraderie's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: East Coast
Posts: 13,877
Thanks: 0
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 18
First...loss of oil is an issue. If you are not seeing a lot of black smoke AND ont seeing it in your bilge, then it is being pumped out in liquid form through your exhaust hose. Logical suspect would be the oil cooler or transmission cooler with a small leak.

Second...white smoke = vapor as CP says and it happens when you are under way rather than at the dock so I would check for restrictions in your water intake line, blockage in your exhaust elbow or heat exchanger.
What is your temperature gauge reading when you start to see the smoke? Is thermostat working?
camaraderie is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome