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"All great advice! Did you check the charger's "battery type" selector switch positio…"

James Taylor replied Aug 16 to Battery Charger

5 Aug 16
Reply by James Taylor

"Great suggestions Mike! If none of Mikes suggestions is successful I would disassemb…"

James Taylor replied Aug 11 to BACKFILLING TOILET ON OCEANIS 43

5 Aug 14
Reply by Mike Brown

"We carry 100ft 3/8 ht chain spliced to 150ft of  rode with original 45lb Delta quick…"

James Taylor replied Jul 17 to Anchor upgrade

12 Aug 16
Reply by Mike Brown

"After reading this I've decided to service my winches this week! Its been 8 years so…"

James Taylor replied Jun 27 to Jammed Electric Cabin Top Winch

14 Jun 27
Reply by Mike Brown

"Mike In that config will you need some type actuated pump to pump your sinks drain w…"

James Taylor replied Jun 7 to Head Hose changeout

8 Jun 8
Reply by Mike Brown

"Thanks for reply. Salt water + urine = calcification along with dead seacritter buil…"

James Taylor replied May 10 to Head Hose changeout

8 Jun 8
Reply by Mike Brown

"Hi Sam Thanks for the photo. Our boat is also 9 years old but so far so good, no sme…"

James Taylor replied May 9 to Head Hose changeout

8 Jun 8
Reply by Mike Brown

"Forgot to mention we have 150ft of rode attached to 100ft of 3/8ht chain for total o…"

James Taylor replied Jan 30 to Anchor upgrade

5 Jan 30
Reply by James Taylor

"We use original 44 pound plow that came with boat. Added 100ft 3/8 ht chain in 2010.…"

James Taylor replied Jan 24 to Anchor upgrade

5 Jan 30
Reply by James Taylor

"Mike How about snapping a few photo's to share with us once you start, if you have t…"

James Taylor replied Dec 15, 2016 to Refrigerator condensation in cabinet

19 Dec 29, 2016
Reply by Mike Brown

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sam added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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Yanmar 4JH4AE raw water pump wear plate

I recently changed the wear plate on the raw water pump on the Yanmar. I have about 1675 hours on the engine and the plate showed significant scaring and wear. It was an easy change-out. After removing the impeller the plate simply sits behind it and is easily removed with a dental pick/ bearing pick/ or toothpick. I also added the Speedseal Life cover. Nice device.The wear plate made a difference. Upon startup after an impeller change before changing the wear plate  out, I would sometimes need…See More
Monday
Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Larry, that's two of us that wishes you had posted your fix sooner. I just paid over $300 for a new tach, and that was at wholesale cost. I sent a note to James Taylor telling him about your LCD screen fix. Hopefully it works for him as…"
Monday
Larry Witty replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Should have posted my fix earlier. I had the same problem with the tach on my 323 before I bought the 43. I was able to get the hour meter to work on the 323 by following the processes out on the web about cleaning the silicon & the ribbon…"
Monday
Mike Brown replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"After trying all the fixes I finally bit the bullet and replaced the entire tach unit. Other than needing to adjust the tachometer for correct engine speed it was an easy repair.  Mike"
Sunday
Luis Vieira de Sa replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hello Jo, I read the referred to fixes in the other forums and it was strange what people said. For me it looks like a bad contact in the connector as you say. I wrote my experience above (2015) and I must say that came to the previous state that…"
Oct 7
Luis Vieira de Sa updated their profile
Oct 7
Jo replied to sam's discussion Engine hour meter whacky in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi to everyone, before doing anything that can ruin your tachometer, please try this first that worked for me after having tried everything read on the internet about this problem. I had the same problem with my tachometer/hour meter (yanmar) and…"
Oct 7
Jo joined CAN DRAC's group
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Beneteau 40 & 43

A place to exchange thoughts, ideas and discussions about the Beneteau/Oceanis 40 and 43 models.
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