Stus-List Starting a diesel

Curtis cpt.burt at gmail.com
Fri May 17 10:49:00 EDT 2013


Shoot a 1/2 sec burst of WD40 it will kick off.


On 5/17/13, Robert Gallagher <trysail at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>
>> For a few days I was sure the three position toggle on the yanmar control
>> panel was for the glow plugs on my new (to me) yanmar 2gm20f.
>
>
>    I would flip that toggle switch for 30 seconds and she would fire right
> up.
>
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> As I moved the boat further north from Annapolis to Mystic the spring
> mornings got colder and I started to think I might need new glow
> plugs..that's when I figured it out ..lol
>
>
> OK...I gotta ask.
>>
>> I have a 1981 3QM30.  Purrs like a kitten.
>>
>> No glow plug.  Start up cold just fine.  Just a few more cranks.
>> Before
>> this engine  I thought all diesels had glow plugs.
>>
>> What gives?
>>
>>
>> David F. Risch
>> (401) 419-4650 (cell)
>>
>>
>


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