Turbo temps - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 10-01-2012 Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Narragansett Bay
Posts: 11,039
Thanks: 46
Thanked 224 Times in 209 Posts
Rep Power: 7
   
Turbo temps

I'm having difficulty with my turbo waste gate, which is stuck open, and attempting to free it up. Naturally, I will now remain concerned that it freezes up again. I can confirm that it moves before casting off each time, but that is a bit of a pain. I'm not even sure you can actuate it against the vacuum and may need to pull the control arm off to move the crank. The manual says to check it every so often, but not at each departure.

Is there a simple aftermarket turbo temp alarm or monitor that can be installed? While underway, I'm not sure I would have any way of knowing that it is stuck again. If stuck closed next time, it could be much worse and over boost the motor.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeanneau 54DS

In the harsh marine environment, something is always in need of repair. Margaritas fix everything.
Minnewaska is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 10-01-2012
Courtney the Dancer
 
jrd22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: San Juan Islands., WA, USA
Posts: 3,885
Thanks: 4
Thanked 22 Times in 21 Posts
Rep Power: 15
 
Re: Turbo temps

Commonly called a Pyrometer, Isspro I think was the manufacturer of the gauges in most of the trucks I drove. Not sure if they are model specific for each engine. IIRC if the pyro was installed ahead of the turbo 900 degrees was where you needed to back off the throttle and if it was installed after the turbo it was 11-1200. Don't know what they cost, you might need to drill and tap to install the probe. I'm sure a search will turn up lot's of info.

John
SV Laurie Anne

1988 Brewer 40 Pilothouse

jrd22 is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Hella Turbo Fan tmmaloney Gear & Maintenance 11 02-24-2015 09:22 PM
Turbo Diesels tdw Gear & Maintenance 26 02-26-2010 09:30 PM
Freezing temps tonight... should I panic ?? scottbr General Discussion (sailing related) 7 10-22-2008 06:22 AM
Can you run a Yanmar w/ turbo out? bennyd10 Gear & Maintenance 17 09-29-2008 09:57 PM
Turbo Diesels Tom Wood Gear and Maintenance Articles 0 10-23-2001 08:00 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome