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Forum: Troubleshooting 08-07-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By Peter
From joedb from a previous thread dealing with...

From joedb from a previous thread dealing with similar symptoms

“Get a mechanical gauge for testing….
Another test is to unwire the gauge and meter the resistance from the sender terminal to...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-18-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,026
Posted By Peter
Once while warming up at dock I noticed steam...

Once while warming up at dock I noticed steam coming from exhaust and no water flow. Shut down and started to troubleshoot.

Went for easy to test first - is water coming in from thruhull? Nope....
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 06-08-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By Peter
Check and adjust valves Peter

Check and adjust valves

Peter
Forum: Exhaust System 04-14-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,153
Posted By Peter
I took my bits and pieces to the plumbing supply...

I took my bits and pieces to the plumbing supply store to get black iron (NOT GALVANIZED) and they were able to rescue the flange and water injection point with heat and very large pipe wrenches. And...
Forum: Fuel System 08-21-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By Peter
No need to drain oil. A tiny amount may come...

No need to drain oil.

A tiny amount may come out

Peter
Forum: Fuel System 07-18-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,505
Posted By Peter
Don, Fuel-water separator first. If there is...

Don,

Fuel-water separator first. If there is water in the fuel it will make a mess of any filter that is not designed to deal with water.

Hope that helps,

Peter
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-09-2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,151
Posted By Peter
One thing that has yet to be considered here is...

One thing that has yet to be considered here is the exhaust - it it was partially blocked it might permit the engine to run ok when not under load. This has been mentioned on other threads on this...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-03-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,151
Posted By Peter
a fuel pressure gauge would be an excellent...

a fuel pressure gauge would be an excellent diagnostic tool for this issue.

If you watch it will running in gear and the fuel pressure remains solid, not a fuel delivery problem. If the pressure...
Forum: Fuel System 06-26-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By Peter
If you go this route make sure you use a metal...

If you go this route make sure you use a metal check valve - plastic can melt/burn...

If I had this issue I would plug the fuel line while working on carb. I feel the fewer joints there are in the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 06-23-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,226
Posted By Peter
I think we need to also take into account that...

I think we need to also take into account that the alternator is not 100% efficient. There will be losses due to belt friction, bearing friction, heat in the alternator, etc.
This site -...
Forum: Fuel System 05-27-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,505
Posted By Peter
Hi, I would replace all the fuel lines while...

Hi,

I would replace all the fuel lines while I was at it. Removing the old lines from barbed fittings often tears up the inside of the line leaving little chunks of rubber that can gum up the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-25-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,790
Posted By Peter
Hey Jo, As John suggested a while back, I...

Hey Jo,

As John suggested a while back, I would pop the distributor open and check that the centrifugal advance is working properly. Good chance it is seized after sitting unused for 1-1/2 years....
Forum: Ignition System 05-14-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,309
Posted By Peter
Lubr, If you were getting spark “to the...

Lubr,

If you were getting spark “to the distributor” then the EI module was working at that point.

You had an issue getting the spark through the rotor to the plugs. I suspect that removing and...
Forum: General Interest 05-03-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By Peter
Welcome Lokeypod, That is a frost plug that...

Welcome Lokeypod,

That is a frost plug that has popped out - see this thread for info - https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11531&highlight=frost+plug+head

And of course...
Forum: Troubleshooting 05-01-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,018
Posted By Peter
Questions 1) what type of pump is it? Does...

Questions

1) what type of pump is it? Does it have the grease fitting on it? Based on the photo I think it may be a MMI pump
2) water jacket pressure test - did this test include the exhaust...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-31-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,468
Posted By Peter
here is something that stuck in my head when I...

here is something that stuck in my head when I read it - try seafoam

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=113792&postcount=5

worth a try

Peter
Forum: General Interest 03-26-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,523
Posted By Peter
"It’s theoretically possible to shoot moonset in...

"It’s theoretically possible to shoot moonset in the morning and sunset in the evening of the same day at the desired azimuth or nearly so, essentially 12 hours apart?"

The full moon always rises...
Forum: Troubleshooting 03-17-2021, 01:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,910
Posted By Peter
Compression check probably a good idea Peter

Compression check probably a good idea

Peter
Forum: Ignition System 12-15-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,076
Posted By Peter
That is a mechanical advance. As the rpm goes up,...

That is a mechanical advance. As the rpm goes up, the springs have to stretch in order to pull the weights around in a circle. This allows the timing to change as the rpm increases.

This mechanism...
Forum: Cooling System 11-12-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,063
Posted By Peter
So that location will definitely lead to the...

So that location will definitely lead to the problem you have described. Try putting the tee after the flow sensor

Peter
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-25-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,666
Posted By Peter
See this post ...

See this post

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=4829&postcount=5

"I would definitely NOT recommend Teflon tape or pipe dope for the hot section. I replaced the hot section...
Forum: Exhaust System 10-24-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,288
Posted By Peter
Do not go cheap on the wrap. I did that ONCE and...

Do not go cheap on the wrap. I did that ONCE and the result was unpleasant. The wrap emitted a very unpleasant odour that did not diminish appreciably with time. Finally my daughter said - "That wrap...
Forum: Cooling System 10-10-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,699
Posted By Peter
Mark, There are two rubber seals in the pump...

Mark,

There are two rubber seals in the pump housing that are supposed to seal

1) the coolant side of the pump, and
2) the accessory drive side of the pump

You may want to pull the pump...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-04-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,737
Posted By Peter
Chris, I think I would pressure test the...

Chris,

I think I would pressure test the cooling system before investing a lot of time cleaning that goop out.

You can do the block and the manifold separately. If the block does not hold...
Forum: Cooling System 10-03-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,692
Posted By Peter
Tim Choose a good quality wrap for the...

Tim

Choose a good quality wrap for the exhaust. I tried some cheap stuff and it stank - and stank and stank and stank.

Changed for good stuff and problem went away.

Our host sells good stuff...
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