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Forum: Diesel   08-03-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By JohnB40
Re: Yanmar 4JH4AE, KM35P trans vibration

Thanks folks. I feel much better informed ... never a bad thing. It does seem to have been just the alignment issue. Vibration seems to have been fixed.

Still concerned why Yanmar cone clutch...
Forum: Diesel   07-30-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By JohnB40
Re: Yanmar 4JH4AE, KM35P trans vibration

Hi folks

Getting good comment ... thanks.

The vibration started after tranny repair 6 weeks ago. Problem is I left day after for a 6 week sail. My recollection is it was there from the start...
Forum: Diesel   07-29-2014
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By JohnB40
Yanmar 4JH4AE, KM35P trans vibration

Hi Folks
Hi Folks

Have Beneteau 40 with yanmar 4JH4AE engine, KM35P cone clutch transmission.

Had transmission problem. The cone clutch was lapped and trans put back in. But I now get a...
Forum: Diesel   06-06-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By JohnB40
Re: Transmission Yanmar KM35P problem

The oil is engine oil ... SAE 30 HD (Heavy Duty).

Not very easy to take tranny out .... I guess depends on your experience and skilll level. It obviously needs to be disconnected from prop shaft...
Forum: Diesel   06-05-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By JohnB40
Transmission Yanmar KM35P problem

Hi Folks

2009 Beneteau 40
4JH4AE engine .... 1100 hours
Yanmar KM35P transmission (also called Kanzaki TTMC35P)

Works in reverse. When in forward it does not engage or only weakly. Then get...
Forum: Beneteau   06-04-2014
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By JohnB40
Beneteau 40 transmission problem

Hi Folks

2009 Beneteau 40
4JH4AE engine .... 1100 hours
Yanmar KM35P transmission (also called Kanzaki TTMC35P)

Works in reverse. When in forward it does not engage or only weakly. Then get...
Forum: Beneteau   05-25-2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,001
Posted By JohnB40
Sailing ... transmission in reverse?

Hi

Have a 2009 Beneteau 40 with Yanmar 4JH4AE engine. Sorry ... don't know which transmission.

Was told when bought boat in 2011 not to put it in reverse when sailing (to stop prop turning). If...
Forum: Beneteau   05-11-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
Posted By JohnB40
Re: Yanmar Engine blower failed

Thanks to all
I will replace ... quite a job.
Concensus seems that the engine will get less air (weight) if that air is hot in engine compartment. Also other equipment in engine compartment, even...
Forum: Beneteau   05-10-2014
Replies: 18
Views: 2,868
Posted By JohnB40
Yanmar Engine blower failed

Hi
My 2009 Beneteau 40 has Yanmar 4JH4AE 54 HP engine. A blower blows air into engine compartment. Blower has broken but VERY difficult to get at and replace.
No temp gauge, to see if overheating...
Forum: Beneteau   04-24-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,846
Posted By JohnB40
Re: Beneteau Oceanis 40. Experiences??

Hi
When I looked at the Beneteau 40 she was about 18 months old and hardly used.
Regarding "tender". Looking at most cruising boats I saw that the weight of ballast devided by total weight was...
Forum: Beneteau   04-24-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,846
Posted By JohnB40
Re: Beneteau Oceanis 40. Experiences??

Hi
I'm back. I gave a long reply to expand on the "tender" comment plus gave a list of problems we have had in last couple of years. But overall said was great boat for us. But the reply seems to...
Forum: Beneteau   04-12-2013
Replies: 15
Views: 2,846
Posted By JohnB40
Re: Beneteau Oceanis 40. Experiences??

Hi ... have a 2011 Beneteau 40 (Oceanis). In mast furling, single aft cabin, one head. Great cruising boat. She is a bit tender but with in mast furling it's easy to keep things under control....
Forum: Beneteau   11-04-2012
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By JohnB40
Re: Storage in Benes?

Hi Brad
You don't refer to the Beneteau 40 which I guess "replaced" the 393 but it has even more open space (so less storage). Though with the wider stern it does have huge cockpit and cockpit...
Forum: Beneteau   11-03-2012
Replies: 18
Views: 4,135
Posted By JohnB40
Re: in mast furling issues?

Hi Brad
I've got a 2009 Beneteau 40 and the furling main is great. Used to charter boats with classic main but furling is so much easier than slab reefing. I don't think it would be the best choice...
Forum: Beneteau   09-12-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,283
Posted By JohnB40
Re: Beneteau 40 (Oceanis, 2009) gennaker??

Hi
My potential problem was with an ordinary gennaker. The gennaker halyard is VERY close to the top of the forestay. It goes through a "spectacle" that is offset to the starboard side of the mast...
Forum: Beneteau   03-07-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 2,283
Posted By JohnB40
Cool Beneteau 40 (Oceanis, 2009) gennaker??

Hello
Last year I bought 2009 Beneteau 40 (OC) which was "rigged for gennaker". Essentially has halyard, jammer and sheets. Expensive bit ... need to buy sail and some blocks.
Question: the...
Forum: Beneteau   12-06-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,310
Posted By JohnB40
Thanks to all. I still seem to have ground...

Thanks to all. I still seem to have ground connection to these circuits fed from marina A.C. For each receptacle: test light in neutral and line gives light. In line and ground gives light. In...
Forum: Beneteau   11-29-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 1,310
Posted By JohnB40
GFI outlets problem on Beneteau 40. Help?

In the cabin, I have two GFI protected AC outlets .. 20 amps, Hubbel. Both suddenly show a flashing red LED and leaflet says "lost its GFIC protection, replace immediately". Boat is 2009.
I have...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   03-31-2011
Replies: 6
Views: 2,290
Posted By JohnB40
2009 Beneteau 40 "behaviour"

Hi all
About to buy a great 2009 Beneteau 40 but still wonder how tender she will be. Had a test sail in light air .... up to about 12 knots and sailed very well. I see the ballast/displacement...
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