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Search: Posts Made By: pfirth
Forum: Diesel 12-15-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By pfirth
Thanks I'll give that a try. I'm still leaning...

Thanks I'll give that a try. I'm still leaning toward fabricating something tho.
Forum: Diesel 11-26-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By pfirth
yanmar shift lever part

Nothing yet, but I"m thinking about making an offset bracket that would attach through the existing holes in the engine block. This would line up better with the shift lever and should be fine. Don't...
Forum: Diesel 11-15-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By pfirth
yanmar 2qm15 joint

Thanks...I'll try the Engine Room, and probably would be easier to fabricate something.
Forum: Diesel 11-14-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By pfirth
yanmar 2qm15 joint

I recently had a rebuilt 2qm15 installed and the gearbox cable clamp located on the engine block doesn't quite line up with the shifting lever on the gearbox. Haven't been able to locate a part...
Forum: Diesel 05-11-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,354
Posted By pfirth
yanmar 2qm15 fuel problem

I did take the injectors out and had them checked. They were fine. The engine starts slowly catching only if the throttle is in a narrow position range. (3/4) Then it accelerates slowly while...
Forum: Diesel 05-05-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,354
Posted By pfirth
Thanks Caleb D. It actually was WD 40 and I...

Thanks Caleb D. It actually was WD 40 and I agree but probably would only use any starting fluid as an indicator or a last resort.
Forum: Diesel 05-05-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,354
Posted By pfirth
Thanks for your response. The unburned fuel...

Thanks for your response. The unburned fuel discharges with the exhaust into the water which is quite visible. There is sometimes gray smoke, sometimes white, and sometimes none. I pulled the...
Forum: Diesel 05-04-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 3,354
Posted By pfirth
yanmar 2qm15 fuel problem

I have the same problem that I posted a month ago (out of town for 3 weeks) in an intermittent dumping of unburnt fuel into the exhaust. Sometimes the engine seems normal, sometimes won't start or...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-09-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,817
Posted By pfirth
Thanks guys...I appreciate all the info. I have...

Thanks guys...I appreciate all the info. I have a lot more confidence going in now.
Forum: Diesel 04-09-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By pfirth
Thanks for all the good advice guys, it's been...

Thanks for all the good advice guys, it's been helpful as well as educational. I'll be out of town for 3 weeks, and my partner may or may not pick up where I left off depending on his work schedule....
Forum: Diesel 04-08-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By pfirth
One other observation....as I was bleeding the...

One other observation....as I was bleeding the lines after replacing the injectors, noticed the front cylinder had considerably less volume coming out of the injector fitting than the rear cylinder....
Forum: Introduce Yourself 04-06-2011
Replies: 3,284
Views: 502,371
Posted By pfirth
Treasure Island San Francisco Bay

Treasure Island San Francisco Bay
Forum: Diesel 04-06-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By pfirth
Just replaced the injectors. Engine started...

Just replaced the injectors. Engine started right up with a little starting fluid, ran better than in a long time, but still dumping a lot of raw fuel through the exhaust, so could only run it...
Forum: Diesel 04-05-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By pfirth
Yanmar 2qm15 fuel problem

I have a 2qm15 which had gotten water in the tank several times before I figured out what was going on. I cleaned the tank, lines, replaced filters and it ran fine for awhile. Now it is difficult to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,817
Posted By pfirth
lewmar standard 40 servicing

My boat has a couple of standard Lewmar 40's that need cleaning and oiling. I have never serviced a winch but have read the service manual and understand generally how to go abut it, but am leery of...
Forum: Diesel 04-01-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By pfirth
Thank you guys. I will post results and send you...

Thank you guys. I will post results and send you messages of the outcome.
Forum: Diesel 04-01-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By pfirth
fresh water

Thanks Haffiman 37. The water that got in the engine was all fresh. Do you think I could try an injector cleaner first, and are some brands better?
Forum: Diesel 04-01-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By pfirth
yanmar 2qm15 fuel problems

I have a 2qm15 which had gotten water in the tank several times before I figured out what was going on. I cleaned the tank, lines, replaced filters and it ran fine for awhile. Now it is difficult...
Forum: Diesel 01-20-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,817
Posted By pfirth
A month ago I got water in the system, drained it...

A month ago I got water in the system, drained it and had tank cleaned, put it back together and it ran better than ever for several warm ups and about 1 hour of motoring. After sitting for 2 weeks,...
Forum: Diesel 01-18-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,817
Posted By pfirth
yanmar 2qm15

Thanks for both those suggestions. I don't have a hand crank and don't think I have compression release. I will try cracking the injector nut and bleeding with the starter. I will also close the...
Forum: Diesel 01-18-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,817
Posted By pfirth
No..it doesn't seem to be high pressure, but I...

No..it doesn't seem to be high pressure, but I wasn't cranking I was lift pumping. Sounds like I should try cracking the nut while cranking. I give 15 min. cooling between 3 start tries. Enough?
Forum: Diesel 01-18-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,817
Posted By pfirth
yanmar 2qm15

Thanks for your interest guys.....I am getting fuel to both injectors which makes me think the only thing left is air in the lines somehow. It's a steady stream of fuel up to the injectors with no...
Forum: Diesel 01-16-2011
Replies: 19
Views: 2,817
Posted By pfirth
yanmar 2qm15 injector pump

After tank cleaning, filter changing and bleeding lines, my 2qm15 started and ran perfectly several times and for several hours on different occasions. Then it tried to start but wouldn't. Traced...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 12-15-2010
Replies: 3,284
Views: 502,371
Posted By pfirth
SF bay. Endless variety of sailing conditions,...

SF bay. Endless variety of sailing conditions, spectacular scenery, bad weather. At least this year.
Forum: SailNet FAQ 12-15-2010
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By pfirth
Could be a stuck thermostat, I haven't changed...

Could be a stuck thermostat, I haven't changed it. I'll check if it's running warm before able to idle but suspect it's some left over debris in an injector. thanks for the suggestions. I'll post a...
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