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Re: 2007 Beneteau 343 engine noise

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Had an engine once that would sound clunky on start up, then settle down. Turned out it was pieces/parts of the broken damper plate that were rattling around, until they got stuck somewhere in the rotation.
And then this happens..... 38' miles out in the Gulfstream.... = rough day on the water.
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Re: 2007 Beneteau 343 engine noise

Thanks guys.

I forgot about the damper plate.

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Re: 2007 Beneteau 343 engine noise

My bet is still on low idle speed with a cold engine.

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