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water in sump near shaft packing gland

Started by sam. Last reply by Bruce Bogdanoff on Tuesday. 1 Reply

AIS Program

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Cabin Heater

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Dolphin Beneteau 371525 Charger

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CIRCUIT BREAKER - 12V OUTLET - OCEANIS 43 (EURO)

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Shower water pump

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Flexible Solar Panels for Beneteau Oceanis 40

Started by Luis Vieira de Sá Oct 14, 2014. 0 Replies

Oceanis 40 Sprayhood

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Tricolour

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B43 A Spinnaker

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Comment by Luis Vieira de Sá on October 14, 2014 at 11:56pm

Hello,

I could not find the original ones. I bougth a pair of Navsound Speakers that could fit in the 11,5cm hole cutout but they started to "distort" just after 1 year of operation. Also they were not "loud" as the originals. So the first thing I have done as the season closed was to look for another pair. I was not able to get replaceable speakers since all that I founf needed a larger hole cutout. So I made a 12,5 cm hole and then I got a pair of 5 inches Boss Marine, They are not very expensive and sound good!

Regards, Luis

Comment by Penny Blackmore on August 2, 2014 at 5:46am

Has anyone found a replacement externat speaker for an Oceanis 40?  Ours has fallen to bits!

Roger

Comment by foster on January 2, 2014 at 10:38am

Hello Frank &Donna,

Happy New Year and fair winds.

Winter is a good time to install some in cabin items.Did you fit a Seagull fresh water filter from General Ecology ?

I have a hard time finding the best spot to have the filter exchange easy.

Any suggestions would be welcome;

Thank you

.Denis

Comment by Frank & Donna on August 7, 2013 at 10:39am

Has anyone installed a Seagull water filter? If so, what do you think?

Comment by James Taylor on May 18, 2013 at 7:31pm

I have no idea!

Maybe you can call Beneteau with your manufacture's Identification Number and Beneteau can give you the hull number.

Comment by Rafa on May 18, 2013 at 7:21pm
James,

I don't know the hull number of my B43, where can I find It?

Saludos.
Comment by James Taylor on May 16, 2013 at 8:02pm

They changed the site about a year ago and dropped the hull number entry for logging in.

Their pricing is fair on some items and outrageous on others but overall I think Beneteau pricing is "good". Staff is very helpful and shipping is prompt. If you order the seacock from them you will get the original manufacturers part, good or bad!

Comment by James Taylor on May 16, 2013 at 7:51pm

Rafa

I checked and the Beneteau 43 is a Oceanis series boat in the US. The B43 on Beneteau site is the Beneteau 43 Oceanis series boat. Give them a call for further confirmation. I think the first year is 2008 and last year is 2011 for B43.

All the Best!

James

Comment by Rafa on May 16, 2013 at 5:59pm
Thanks for the info James!
The link dosn't work as you say. I've set up an acount but "Oceanis 43 doesn't" exist, only Beneteau 43.

By the way where I have to look at to see the hull number?

Saludos.
Comment by James Taylor on May 15, 2013 at 8:52pm

looks like those links are not gonna work without an account. Sorry about that but you have the info.

 

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"My hose clamps also needed tightening last year after I overheated the engine after an impeller failure. I assumed it was because the hose expanded or the clamp was not tightened properly when the boat was built. Final-Lee Ben. 40, hull 182"
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water in sump near shaft packing gland

I recently found water in the sump aft of the engine under the packing gland. Of course my first suspicion was the Volvo gland, but turns out that the water was coming from the entry to the water lift muffler. Tightening both hose clamps stopped the leak. I had never checked those clamps before as they were a bit out of the way, but I suggest that its worth the effort. I found that the aft wood partition on the engine compartment was easy to remove / replace and enhanced access. Took the…See More
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