SailNet Community - View Single Post - diesel stop solenoid
View Single Post
post #6 of Old 03-20-2012
dieselboy
clueless
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Houston/Austin
Posts: 184
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 6
 
Re: diesel stop solenoid

Yup that is true on the older Mech fuel systems. The introduction of electronic controlled injectors rendered that all but gone these days.

I removed my fuel solenoid long ago. I just did not want the power drain while sailing.
In run mode the solenoid is energized all the time and pulls a lot of power. Id rather use that power for more important things like ....the radio of such. lol
dieselboy is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome