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Should I take apart and inspect my 23 year old heat exchanger on my 2GM20F? It's not giving us any problems, but I have no idea if it's ever been looked at--obviously, I haven't in my 3 years on watch. Trying to be proactive, then again I hate to ask for trouble. Just how hard is it? What should I be looking for? Can I just remove the forward-end of the xchanger and the core will come out?

I've got the Yanmar service manual and a 3rd party book, though not in front of me now, so I'll be able to see the technical details on the exchanger, but I'd love some firsthand info.

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That's excellent Mainesail stuff, but yeah, I was hoping for more Yanmar-specific info.
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