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Forum: Diesel   03-05-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By waterrat2
Re: MD7 Diesel in motor oil ?? maybe MD 7

I'll try that. I hope I can find it, and that it's not on the back end of the motor. Except for the front, the motor isn't especially accessible.
Forum: Diesel   03-03-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By waterrat2
Re: MD7 Diesel in motor oil ?? maybe MD 7

Thanks for all the reply's and suggestions.

newhaul, It's an old motor, about 1984, but I don't have any idea how many hours there are on it. It starts pretty easy. Most of the time takes 4 to 6...
Forum: Diesel   03-03-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 733
Posted By waterrat2
MD7 Diesel in motor oil ?? maybe MD 7

I have an old Volvo Penta MD 7A. At the end of last season I noticed that the oil level seemed to be increasing above the “full” mark. There is no sign of water in the oil, but it seems to be thinner...
Forum: Diesel   03-03-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By waterrat2
Re: Volvo Penta MD 7A water in oil

That was in Fall 2013. Just in case anyone reads this thread and wonders, after a full season in 2014 running the motor. There seems to be no more water coming in and the motor starts and runs fine....
Forum: Diesel   11-14-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By waterrat2
Re: Volvo Penta MD 7A water in oil

Thanks for the quick reply. I pumped out the water and old oil and heated and drained the filler. Then I ran the engine for about a half hour before changing the oil again with a new filter. I'm...
Forum: Diesel   11-09-2013
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By waterrat2
Thumbs down Volvo Penta MD 7A water in oil

Hello,
I read another thread about a problem with water in the oil on an MD 7A and wondered if one need do anything special to clean out the lubrication system after finding the source of the water....
Forum: Good Old Boat   01-03-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 33,608
Posted By waterrat2
thread confusion

If it helps, here is the correctly attributed article (no thread there though). Anyone know where the article that goes with the thread is?
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Forum: Diesel   10-10-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,322
Posted By waterrat2
Thank you for the replies. I did change the...

Thank you for the replies. I did change the filter when I changed the oil, but that thought reminds me that the filter the dealer sold me is smaller than the old one. She assured me that it was the...
Forum: Diesel   10-07-2009
Replies: 4
Views: 4,322
Posted By waterrat2
Volvo Penta MD 7A high oil pressure?

I'm still new to diesel motors. In May 2006, I bought a 1965 sailboat with a 1984 (or so) Volvo Penta MD 7A in it. I used the boat all that summer with the only motor problems having to do with the...
Forum: Diesel   10-05-2009
Replies: 3
Views: 2,587
Posted By waterrat2
Neicy, I read on another thread that you did...

Neicy,
I read on another thread that you did solve this problem. I too have a MD 7A. No injector problems yet (knock on wood) but for future reference, wonder what the solution to the seating...
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