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Re: Dufour 38 - Mystery Leak

Originally Posted by Cuckoo View Post
Anyone out there experienced a leak in the internal water system of their Dufour?

For no known reason and at random intervals the entire water tank (fore or aft), syphons into the bilges. It can be dry as a bone for 3 months then for no reason it just happens and i have 6 inches of water below !

I am pulling my hair out trying to find it and because its intermittent this makes it even harder to isolate.

Anyone had a similar experience ??

Mike - Cuckoo
Check the impulse damper on your water pump. They do wear out and the first sign seems to be intermittent leakage from the underside of the pump. BTDT.

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