SailNet Community - View Single Post - Yanmar 2gm2f no start after fueling
View Single Post
post #12 of Old 12-21-2012
Over Hill Sailing Club
smurphny's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Adirondacks NY
Posts: 3,663
Thanks: 93
Thanked 111 Times in 108 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Re: Yanmar 2gm2f no start after fueling

You may have developed an air leak in the fuel line somewhere. The crappy plastic tank elbow developed a hairline crack in my boat that drove me nuts until I found it. Vents get clogged by insects, usually spiders making webs in there. It's a good idea to plug them with a rag or tape over in the off season. It takes a LOT of pumping with that little lever, just keep pumping. On my 3GM there is also a second bleeder on the injector pump which is not obvious. The 2GM is probably the same.

Alberg 35: With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship.

Last edited by smurphny; 12-21-2012 at 11:18 PM.
smurphny is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome