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post #3 of Old 11-08-2012
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Re: Water in oil

I was having now and then water in the oil of my Universal M-35b. Eventually determined the source was my PSS dripless shaft seal. It had a seawater supply plumbed to the engine's seawater intake hose. When sailing and heeled, the water apparently flowed from the shaft seal, into the seawater intake for the engine and ended up getting into the oil via the exhaust system.

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