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Forum: Diesel   05-21-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By BristolTucker
Re: Fuel Pump Noise

Thanks for all the info. I couldn't see the video, but I know the basic workings.

I knew about the lubing of the injector, but I didn't think it would be that much especially with the injectors...
Forum: Diesel   05-21-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By BristolTucker
Re: Fuel Pump Noise

Here's a good thread on fuel return to the tank. It sounds like it should be very little and I'm assuming that it only occurs while the engine is running.
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Forum: Diesel   05-21-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By BristolTucker
Re: Fuel Pump Noise

I'll do some debug this weekend. Basically it's either supposed to bleed back to the tank or not. At this point it's pretty unclear if it's normal. Len, I understand everything you've said and I...
Forum: Diesel   05-21-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By BristolTucker
Re: Fuel Pump Noise

Thanks for all the help!

It 'sounds' like it's normal then, but I've now got a simple spare for peace of mind. I guess that the only reason to keep the return valve open is to either bleed,...
Forum: Diesel   05-20-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By BristolTucker
Re: Fuel Pump Noise

I like how you're assuming that I have a spare pump. New to me boat and I'm still getting the spares sorted out. Must be time to order one.....
Forum: Diesel   05-20-2015
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By BristolTucker
Fuel Pump Noise

So I'm new to having a diesel and I wondered the other day why my fuel pump continues to "purr" along with the ignition on, but the engine not yet started. It's a 1987 Catalina 30 and everything is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   03-05-2014
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By BristolTucker
Re: Sabre 34 Winter Cover

Is this still available?
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