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SLIPPING OUR EURO BUILT 43 (HULL 315)

Started Mar 20, 2014 0 Replies

Our local yacht club that operates a railway line slipping cradle has been put on notice by a couple of "worryites" that maybe the structure is not fit for purpose.The basis of the claim hinges on…Continue

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Robert & Sandy replied to sam's discussion need VIN alternate location urgently in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sam On my 43 the VIN is on one of the hull floors (transverse ribs under the floor boards) adjacent to the stove. The are moulded into the gelcoat. Hope this helps. Regards Bilgolabands"
Oct 17
James Taylor replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion B43 ENGINE CUT OUT AT AT START AND HOT WATER STARVATION in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"The 54 hp Yanmars initially had a hand priming pump on top of main fuel filter. This pump had tendency to allow air to seep causing difficult starting issues particularly after fuel filter changes.On our engine, Yanmar authorized removal of the…"
Sep 9
Arne Opperud replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion B43 ENGINE CUT OUT AT AT START AND HOT WATER STARVATION in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"1) It sounds like the diesel pump is not working. You should hear a ticking sound from the pump when you turn the key for priming. The pump is located forward on the starboard side of the engine. 2) You can try to increase the waterflow. Check the…"
Sep 9
Mike Brown replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion B43 ENGINE CUT OUT AT AT START AND HOT WATER STARVATION in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"First the engine cutoff. While I haven’t experienced it the symptoms do appear to indicate a air leak in the fuel system. The engine starts but loses it’s prime. I’d check for any apparent signs of both fuel and or air…"
Sep 9
Robert & Sandy added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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B43 ENGINE CUT OUT AT AT START AND HOT WATER STARVATION

Hi SeaKnots friends,The Yanmar 55 in out 43 invariably starts immediately then cuts out after 2 seconds running when it then takes 5-8 seconds cranking to restart......it seems as if the injection systems needs repriming. Is there a one way valve to prevent fuel back flow after shutting down?.Second niggle involves the hot water system. Whilst showering the water supply pump switches on and off as a result of the accumulator switch pressure changes. While the pump is running there is plenty of…See More
Sep 9
Mike Brown replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion FLOAT SWITCH IN AFT SHOWER SUMP IN OUR 43 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Robert, glad to hear you got it fixed. That system is over engineered. Most other boats, including many Beneteau’s have exactly what you changed to, a simple on off switch. Take care Mike"
May 29
Robert & Sandy replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion FLOAT SWITCH IN AFT SHOWER SUMP IN OUR 43 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Thanks to all who replied. Mike was correct and the problem was in the tricky control box. Beneteau wanted many, many dollars for a new box so I simply placed two inline waterproof switches, one in the shower, one near the sink and it works…"
May 29
Mike Brown replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion FLOAT SWITCH IN AFT SHOWER SUMP IN OUR 43 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Robert, I'm pretty sure you can check the switch at the control box you mentioned. If I recall correctly there's a wire connector that can be disconnected allowing you to check the switch with a multimeter. I believe the switch in the sump…"
Dec 30, 2019
Dave Shore replied to Robert & Sandy's discussion FLOAT SWITCH IN AFT SHOWER SUMP IN OUR 43 in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Robert, The wires run directly from the switch up to the small box under the sink with the manual switch. You can disconnect the wires there and check the status of the switch with a meter. Should be pretty straightforward."
Dec 30, 2019
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Robert & Sandy added a discussion to the group Beneteau 40 & 43
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FLOAT SWITCH IN AFT SHOWER SUMP IN OUR 43

We were quietly enjoying a balmy summer evening when the aft shower sump pump began its annoying slurp, slurp, without any water to move.It appears something has failed, be it the float switch or the small integrated circuit which is part of the wiring under the sink.Any ideas as to the cure for it appears the entire sump must be removed to review the state of the switch, or is there a wiring clue to checking out the control unit with a multi meter.Happy New Year to all, warm, hot and smoky in…See More
Dec 30, 2019

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Profile Type:
Sailor
Homeport:
Pittwater
About Me:
Proud owners of a 2009 two cabin 43 (French built hull 351) which lives on a mooring below our home.
Current location:
Bilgola, Pittwater
Destinations visited:
General East coast of Australia ranging 500 miles North and South
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At 9:56pm on March 10, 2011, Mike Brown said…

I saw your question about the wiring in the B43 cockpit table. Our's is a US built and has a socket on top of the table for a lamp. There is a switch on the front of the table tha turns the lamp on/off. I hope this helps.

Mike

 
 
 

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Robert & Sandy replied to sam's discussion need VIN alternate location urgently in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Sam On my 43 the VIN is on one of the hull floors (transverse ribs under the floor boards) adjacent to the stove. The are moulded into the gelcoat. Hope this helps. Regards Bilgolabands"
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Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Farewell all in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hang in there!"
Sep 27
Wayne replied to Wayne's discussion Farewell all in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Mike thank you so much for the inspiration as it is greatly appreciated and much needed.  "
Sep 27
Mike Brown replied to Wayne's discussion Farewell all in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"I'm sorry to hear it will leave you without a boat. Take a while and let things settle. Hopefully you'll sort things out before long. As for regiment is concerned I took a package at 61 that extended until shortly after my 62nd birthday…"
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