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Forum: Diesel   10-30-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 4,430
Posted By Down2TheC
Re: Westerbeke - no start post inj. pump rebuild.

That was a joke. Bleeding procedure is not impacted by the porthole position.
But if you're getting flow at the injector nuts, you should be golden. You won't see any evidence of pressure there....
Forum: Diesel   07-05-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,430
Posted By Down2TheC
Re: Westerbeke - no start post inj. pump rebuild.

While that's true, it wasn't the cause of the previous failure. When I got the torque wrench I found that I had more than prescribed torque and a subsequent compression test proved that the injector...
Forum: Diesel   06-28-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,430
Posted By Down2TheC
Re: Westerbeke - no start post inj. pump rebuild.

FYI - After pulling pump and injectors and taking them back to the shop, everything looked great on the bench. All injectors firing.

So I put it all back together and now it works like a dream....
Forum: Diesel   05-30-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,430
Posted By Down2TheC
Re: Westerbeke - no start post inj. pump rebuild.

Injectors and pump are doing their job. Now I'm thinking I was just too much the wuss when torquing down the injectors. I did it by feel, but I'll go back with a torque wrench tomorrow. 12 ft.lbs....
Forum: Diesel   05-27-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,430
Posted By Down2TheC
Re: Westerbeke - no start post inj. pump rebuild.

All good theories. But doesn't explain why it won't fire on WD40.

How about this... All symptoms point to loss of compression. What if the shop gave me the wrong copper washers that go around...
Forum: Diesel   05-27-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,430
Posted By Down2TheC
Re: Westerbeke - no start post inj. pump rebuild.

Thanks for all the quick traffic.

Only way I could see connecting the injector outside of the head would be to not have the return line hooked up so it would be sideways maybe. I'll take a peek...
Forum: Diesel   05-27-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,430
Posted By Down2TheC
Westerbeke - no start post inj. pump rebuild.

Calling all Diesel guru's.

We just had the injection pump and injectors rebuilt and everything went back together without major incident. We're trying to get her running in the cradle but no joy...
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