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Forum: Troubleshooting Today, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By ndutton
Yes, found in the forum Testing Protocols...

Yes, found in the forum Testing Protocols category.

https://www.moyermarineforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=11111
Forum: Troubleshooting Today, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 42
Posted By ndutton
Please do a cooling system pressure test ASAP. ...

Please do a cooling system pressure test ASAP. In the meantime, squirt some MMO (Marvel Mystery Oil) into the spark plug holes and turn the engine over with no cooling water being drawn in.

Check...
Forum: Cooling System Today, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,266
Posted By ndutton
The thermostat removal suggestion wasn't really...

The thermostat removal suggestion wasn't really mine. I was simply repeating part of the MMI acid flush procedure, repeated here in its entirety with the pertinent section highlighted:
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-29-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By ndutton
If your alternator output is 14.4 volts (unknown,...

If your alternator output is 14.4 volts (unknown, for example only), your resistor is dropping 3 volts. Reduce the RPM to idle so the alternator drops out and you're on battery voltage only, let's...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-28-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By ndutton
If your resistor ahead of the coil is...

If your resistor ahead of the coil is aggressive** I suspect it dropped the voltage enough to cause a trip event. In your case I recommend connecting the purple EWDS wire ahead of the resistor to...
Forum: General Interest 07-27-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By ndutton
Does your engine look something like this? ...

Does your engine look something like this?
https://www.sailnet.com/threads/grey-marine-sea-scout-lugger-91-ci-engine-and-trans-4-sale-1250-oo.335561/
Forum: Fuel System 07-27-2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By ndutton
Here is what I think might be happening and...

Here is what I think might be happening and something I'd like to see, perhaps, eliminated:

At first I was thinking sour fuel supply but you report you've drawn off a sample and it does not appear...
Forum: Fuel System 07-27-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By ndutton
May I assume you installed the PCV system to...

May I assume you installed the PCV system to manage excessive blowby smoke inside the cabin?
Forum: Fuel System 07-27-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By ndutton
Do you have a PCV valve?

Do you have a PCV valve?
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-27-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By ndutton
To test the coil voltage input function connect...

To test the coil voltage input function connect the purple coil lead from the EWDS to a known good 12V+ source. If it’s functioning properly the trip event will clear. Remember, the EWDS does not...
Forum: Fuel System 07-26-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 394
Posted By ndutton
There is supposed to be an O ring inside the air...

There is supposed to be an O ring inside the air intake horn where it slips onto the carburetor:
https://moyermarine.com/product/flame-arrestor-o-ring-fcar_08-1_300/

It's normal for a little fuel...
Forum: General Interest 07-26-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By ndutton
Your folding prop will have numbers stamped on...

Your folding prop will have numbers stamped on the side of the hub that identify it by diameter and pitch, right hand or left hand rotation, sometimes shaft diameter too. The attached picture shows...
Forum: Drive Train / Propellers 07-26-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By ndutton
There is no neutral. There is forward with a...

There is no neutral. There is forward with a positive detent, there is reverse with no detent and if properly adjusted, a sweet spot between the two where the shaft does not turn.
Forum: General Interest 07-26-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 226
Posted By ndutton
Critical information is the diameter and pitch of...

Critical information is the diameter and pitch of your prop. Should be around 12 x 7 maximum for your direct drive engine.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-25-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By ndutton
Thank you, we hate to leave questions dangling. ...

Thank you, we hate to leave questions dangling. Something about closure.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-25-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By ndutton
What became of the overheated Channel Islands...

What became of the overheated Channel Islands coil?
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-25-2021, 12:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By ndutton
17 volts is obscenely high and tells me you have...

17 volts is obscenely high and tells me you have no functioning alternator regulation. If you continue to run this way it's going to damage something. Maybe it already has, particularly your...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-22-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By ndutton
That is NOT what I was hoping to hear. Oh...

That is NOT what I was hoping to hear.

Oh yeah, in spades.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-22-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By ndutton
Page 3-3 in your Moyer Marine Service and...

Page 3-3 in your Moyer Marine Service and Overhaul Manual including pictures. Please confirm you have the manual.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-22-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By ndutton
Something to check

Check the advance weights inside the distributor under the points plate. Please do this without removing the distributor from the engine to preserve the timing.

Does applying choke make any...
Forum: Fuel System 07-22-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 394
Posted By ndutton
Recommended by Moyer Marine and offered in their...

Recommended by Moyer Marine and offered in their online catalog:
https://moyermarine.com/product/electric-fuel-pump-2-3-psi-fpmp_01_44/
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-20-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By ndutton
Even so the engine would continue to run for a...

Even so the engine would continue to run for a minute or more.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-20-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By ndutton
Were you having any problem turning the engine...

Were you having any problem turning the engine off? With 12V coming from the exciter wire and with it connected to coil + I would expect the engine to continue running with the key off. Something...
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-20-2021, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By ndutton
In the picture, Ignition + is the exciter.

In the picture, Ignition + is the exciter.
Forum: Troubleshooting 07-19-2021, 11:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 442
Posted By ndutton
Yours is the early Motorola style, upper right...

Yours is the early Motorola style, upper right picture
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