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I have a Cal 39 with a perkins 4-108. I was out recently and the perkins started having a banging sound and loseing RPM's. so i throttled down to 1500 and it just died. went down below and looked at the engine and checked the oil, and cooling water and everything was fine. waited a bit and started it up. engine started but was knocking, banging and surging any ideas on whats wrong???
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Are you sure its not the tranny,prop or shaft. Or any of the auxilleries on your engine.

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sounds like rod let go.
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... check your fuel supply.
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Ditto on the fuel and filters...check the simple stuff first! What sounds like banging may simply be the engine starving to death. Hope so!!
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