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Forum: Troubleshooting 08-18-2022, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Marty Levenson
Fixed

Thank you for your replies...always helps me get into a diagnostic frame of mind rather than "try this", "try that".

Pulled a plug and saw there was a spark when cranking, so assumed a fuel issue....
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-16-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,106
Posted By Dave Neptune
Your "test" indicates the sender is shorted and...

Your "test" indicates the sender is shorted and will require replacement. The sender is shorted internally.

Dave Neptune :cool:
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-13-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Al Schober
Agree with Neil - Give it a shot of starting...

Agree with Neil - Give it a shot of starting ether when it quits, then try it. If it stays dead, it's spark. If it roars for a bit, it's fuel.
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-13-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By ndutton
Marty, it seems to me the first thing to do is...

Marty, it seems to me the first thing to do is determine if it is fuel or spark related. Either are easy to determine at the time of shutdown. Only then can you take a logical approach to...
Forum: General Interest 08-03-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By Al Schober
I don't think you're there yet. Looks like...

I don't think you're there yet. Looks like you've stopped the leak, but have replaced the OPSS (safety switch) with a sender unit. Sender unit will NOT work as a safety switch! Electric fuel pump...
Forum: General Interest 07-25-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,080
Posted By Dave Neptune
First welcome to the MMI Forum. Looks like a...

First welcome to the MMI Forum.

Looks like a sender possibly. Is the narrow end an electrical plug or a slip fitting?

The oil pressure sender is usually mounted on the flywheel end. It could...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-19-2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By Dave Neptune
Thumbs up The stuffing box should leak. Leaking at 1 drop...

The stuffing box should leak. Leaking at 1 drop every 20 seconds is about right for "flax" packing. It should leak less when not running and leak it should. You can go to synthetic packing and drip...
Forum: Exhaust System 07-19-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Dave Neptune
Exclamation Paul, not sure if you are trying to reduce an 1...

Paul, not sure if you are trying to reduce an 1 5/8 on to an 1 1/2 or stretch an 1 1/2 on to an 1 5/8 however your right that it's not a good idea. You want the integrity of anything that can leak...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-15-2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By zellerj
I think this is a water lift muffler. Hot...

I think this is a water lift muffler. Hot exhaust gases are mixed with the cooling water exiting the manifold, and that mixing cools the exhaust and quiets the noise. The exhaust pressure then...
Forum: General Interest 06-22-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Mo
Still around.

I'm still around. Just busy as heck. Just helped a guy remove, rebuild and install the A4 in his boat. I gave him every part he needed. Just sent crank bearings, pistons and rods to a machine...
Forum: General Maintenance 06-21-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Surcouf
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Forum: General Interest 06-18-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By W2ET
New MVP's!

I just noticed:

Peter and TimBSmith.

Congratulations and thanks for all you do for the forum.

Bill

ps: BTW, Any Mo or Russ sightings lately?
Forum: General Maintenance 04-27-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Al Schober
T4 is a 15W-40. The A4 is not fussy, it will run...

T4 is a 15W-40. The A4 is not fussy, it will run on just about anything. Straight 30W is fine.
On Arthur Ave in the Bronx, you can get olive oil for $15/gallon. The A4 would probably be happy...
Forum: Troubleshooting 04-15-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By Dave Neptune
Welcome. First get rid of the squeeze bulb,...

Welcome. First get rid of the squeeze bulb, they're illegal. Sounds like the fuel pump is dead or you would not need to pump the bulb again.

Electric or manual pump?

A fuel pressure gage will...
Forum: General Interest 02-21-2022, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,494
Posted By edwardc
Some time back, someone here (I forget who), made...

Some time back, someone here (I forget who), made a reference to the "Sailing Uma" YouTube channel. They are probably one of the best examples of the limits to which you can take an all-electric...
Forum: General Interest 01-17-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,879
Posted By ndutton
If a rebuild or replacement is decided be sure...

If a rebuild or replacement is decided be sure they preserve ignition protection integrity.
Forum: Electrical 01-05-2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,270
Posted By edwardc
Wow, a subject that's near and dear to my heart! ...

Wow, a subject that's near and dear to my heart! I'm in the middle of what's turned into a years long project to convert our boat to Lithium batteries. Its a DEEP rabbit-hole!

DISCLAIMER: I am...
Forum: Fuel System 01-01-2022, 11:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,638
Posted By Al Schober
Let me add that you should check your filters...

Let me add that you should check your filters with a magnet. If a magnet sticks, they're going to rust. And the rust particles are going to go downstream toward your carb. I spent a Summer...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-14-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,618
Posted By Al Schober
Install a pressure gauge in the line to the carb....

Install a pressure gauge in the line to the carb. If you lose pressure (for whatever reason) the gauge will tell you, then you can track it down.
Install a test light (LED?) to coil +. If the...
Forum: Troubleshooting 10-26-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By JOHN COOKSON
A dying coil will exhibit these symptoms. Do you...

A dying coil will exhibit these symptoms. Do you have an EI?

After the next shutdown check for spark by pulling the big wire out of the center of the distributor cap and hold it close to the...
Forum: Introductions 10-20-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,506
Posted By edwardc
First off, welcome to the forum! You've...

First off, welcome to the forum! You've definitely found one of the best places on the Internet!



Probably the number one advice for A4 novices is "No extended cranking with the cooling water...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-23-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By Al Schober
Unless you like wasting time and money replacing...

Unless you like wasting time and money replacing the wrong part, I would recommend doing some diagnostics. A pressure gauge in the line to the carb (or at the carb inlet) will verify that you have...
Forum: Troubleshooting 09-22-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Mo
I'd focus on the pump if not having starting...

I'd focus on the pump if not having starting issues or water on plugs. That inner seal can fail after prolonged use. Dave mentioned pressure testing the block...do that after the pump, meaning, the...
Forum: Exhaust System 08-31-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,233
Posted By Sculldog1
I do have it all together with the short hose but...

I do have it all together with the short hose but just wanted to check if going to any specific length of rubber hose was advantageous as most pictures show about a foot to 18 inches going into WL....
Forum: Troubleshooting 08-22-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,718
Posted By roadnsky
HERE...

HERE (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000BWCFLO/?coliid=I214SV92GR3S57&colid=351ASCOTMOS80&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it) is a common gauge that many of us are using.
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