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Search: Posts Made By: Paladin
Forum: Diesel 11-07-2012
Replies: 35
Views: 6,384
Posted By Paladin
Re: Universal M25 losing power

Have you had the injectors pop tested? Are they up to spec pressure? Pattern right? How much oil pressure does your engine hold? Govenor on injection pump deviates if engine oil pressure low due to...
Forum: Diesel 10-27-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,435
Posted By Paladin
Re: Isuzu 2AB1??? Full of fresh water - salvageable?

If you cant turn over a full 360 you have a problem. This engine has a timing belt I believe. Possibly a stuck valve or cam follower. Remove valve cover and turn dont force. Watch each cylinders...
Forum: Diesel 10-27-2012
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By Paladin
Re: Compression fittings at injector leaking

Remove the line in question. It has a built in seat that fits into female counterpart on injector. Check line for imprint of previous "fit". One tiny grain of sand can interupt this. fuel can be up...
Forum: Diesel 10-27-2012
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By Paladin
Re: Universal 5424 oil mist from dipstick

Crank your engine, pull your breather hose off so you can see any puffing. Pull the dipstick now plug the breather hose, does the velocity increase? If yes its definitely blowby.
Forum: Diesel 10-27-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 2,782
Posted By Paladin
Re: Question on Volvo MD6A problems

Possible causes, is the fuel tank higher than the engine? The fuel could flood the engine through the fuel return. Also,if the breather on the tank is stopped up,expansion could cause fuel to flow...
Forum: Diesel 10-27-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 1,524
Posted By Paladin
Re: repairing diesel engine on the dry

I have seen people hook a water hose directly to the engine and blow the seals right out of a brand new water pump, let the engine do what it naturally does, suck the water up.
Forum: Diesel 10-27-2012
Replies: 20
Views: 1,240
Posted By Paladin
Re: Non-OEM Oil Filters

I can only tell you from my experience and the law current as it was when I retired. By law, a manufacturer can NOT specify that you use thier brand only unless a plausible reason can be given. As...
Forum: Diesel 10-27-2012
Replies: 12
Views: 2,007
Posted By Paladin
Re: Stored Westerbeke 46

Adding Marvel will help to free up the rings. Injectors are basically nothing but high pressure check valves.(30 year diesel mech here) Soaking them could eliminate varnish that the fuel may have...
Forum: Diesel 10-27-2012
Replies: 53
Views: 7,307
Posted By Paladin
Re: no start Yanmar

If I may chime in on this, as a general rule a diesel produces 3 different colored smokes. White smoke usually means starvation of air, blue smoke means presence of oil (bad rings, etc), black smoke...
Forum: Diesel 10-27-2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2,836
Posted By Paladin
Re: Universal 5432 Throttle Set Up

After reading all the posts, maybe I could possibly help. An electrical shutoff is basically a solenoid that has a fuel inlet and outlet.Power applied allows it to remain open letting fuel through....
Forum: Diesel 10-27-2012
Replies: 13
Views: 1,694
Posted By Paladin
Re: Volvo Penta MD5 Exhaust Pipe Elbow

Things being what they are in this economy I will give my opinion. I am new to this site, about to retire and enjoy the good life. What I am is a career diesel mechanic. If you have the part off I...
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