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Re: destroyed impeller

Originally Posted by deniseO30 View Post
someone needs to design a raw water sea valve that has a circuit interrupt to the starter switch. Glad you didn't have more damage then that Ron!
Not a good idea I don't think. There are times you want the intake closed when starting - with it open and prolonged cranking you could hydrolock the engine.

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