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Re: burping on MD7A

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Originally Posted by cas206 View Post
I don't see why not. But I'm not an engine mechanic or expert of any kind. I rely on the books/magazine/web to get information. However, looking around the web seems to show that half vinegar / half water solution is commonly used in cars cooling systems and boat engines. Here is one such thread I found

Vinegar flush without engine running? - Moyer Marine Atomic 4 Community - Home of the Afourians
Good link, thanks. I fresh water rinse my raw water cooled diesel after each use. Have a bucket with hose attached to the base. Shut the seacock and open a valve that connects the bucket of water and let the engine run while I keep the bucket filled with water hose (you do not want to force water into engine under high pressure). I think I will start putting in some vinegar to keep cooling passages open.
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