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My Vetus M3.10 at idle

Dang, I just noticed I need to put some more coolant in...must have a leak somewhere...

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Re: My Vetus M3.10 at idle

Something we should be listening for?, or looking at?

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Re: My Vetus M3.10 at idle

No, just sharing. Feel free to compliment, if you wish...
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Re: My Vetus M3.10 at idle

I have the same engine, love it! I do get belt dust around the front cover, alignment is perfect, tried new belt etc. keeps coming back have you experienced this? Other than this the engine has been flawless, starts and runs like a champ. I seem to remember a thread on this "belt dust issue" anyone have anything to add?
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Re: My Vetus M3.10 at idle

Yes, mine has run like a champ, too.

Mine does accumulate belt dust. I read that the dust is a normal function of the pulleys rusting over time and we weekend sailors who only use the engine on occasion can expect to see dust.
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Re: My Vetus M3.10 at idle

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Yes, mine has run like a champ, too.
That's good to know. I've been looking at the M202/M206 for my boat.
There doesn't seem to be alot of feedback from folks on Vetus engines.
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No, just sharing. Feel free to compliment, if you wish...
OK, sounds and looks good to me, although I am not an expert on anything.

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