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mystery switch

I have a switch mounted on the overhead, above the 1/4 berth in my Catalina 27 which was repowered before my purchase, with a 3GM Yanmar. When I flip the switch there is a whirring sound....could it be an electric fuel pump, I see an inline small cylinder looking thing with power to it in the fuel line. For bleeding? Not a clue when it comes to diesel.
Love the extra HP though.
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AHHH!!! Who turned out the lights???!!!!!
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Are you sure its not your bilge blower?
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not a bilge blower,

Don't have one. I'm hep enough to know t's not lights though
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A photo of the mystery object would help a lot.
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Giulietta is just really nice Giulietta is just really nice Giulietta is just really nice Giulietta is just really nice Giulietta is just really nice
Must Resist>>>>>>>>>>>

Must Resist>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Be Nice.......be Nice.............................

No....no.....................i Can Do It......

I Know I Can..............it's Hard........

But I Can.......................................
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A whirring sound?
sounds like a blower to me.
If you don't have one, you should.

If you don't know what it is for, how do you know you don't have one?
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Call 911... or whatever is the equivalent in Portugal... I think Gui hurt himself trying to be nice.
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Must Resist>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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Must Resist.............

Away Evil Photoshop...away You Go.......

No....no......do Not Tempt The Weakness In Me...........

Please Lord......i Must Resist................

No...............

No..........

Please Help Me.......................

Not The Switch..................the Mystery Switch.................

No .........................

Mummy......nham...nham.........
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Must Resist.............

Away Evil Photoshop...away You Go.......

No....no......do Not Tempt The Weakness In Me...........

Please Lord......i Must Resist................

No...............

No..........

Please Help Me.......................

Not The Switch..................the Mystery Switch.................

No .........................

Mummy......nham...nham.........



He will break soon. We all know where he is going. I wager 20 minutes from his last post.
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