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  • Key West Lovers

    57 members Latest Activity: Mar 21, 2015 This group is for anyone who loves Key West whether you have been there or hope to go. If you want information about KW or have stories to share…

  • Why Renewable Energy

    40 members Latest Activity: Oct 19, 2014 This is a discussion that I would like to start on why we should go renewable. From the Cost of the Equipment to the Installation (either do it…

  • Sensible Small Boat Cruising

    109 members Latest Activity: Feb 19, 2015 A group to discuss cruising in small boats. (25-36 feet). That's not set in stone, but I'm partial to that kind of cruising.

  • Zen and the art of sailboat maintenance

    66 members Latest Activity: Jan 4, 2016 Take the best option on sailboat maintenance. Do it yourself, with the help of others.

  • Chefs at Sea

    108 members Latest Activity: May 20, 2016 While you may not be considered a chef in your kitchen, at sea in your galley you are. Join this group and share your stories and recipes from the…

Latest Activity

Profile IconDennis Patterson, vgbh cfrd, Infocus Marine and 1 more joined SeaKnots
17 hours ago
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
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