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Beneteau Oceanis 40 engine room ventilator

Started this discussion. Last reply by sam Aug 22, 2015. 1 Reply

My engine room ventilator is quite noisy, propably bearings. Can it be repaired?Continue

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Simo Makkonen replied to foster's discussion EXTRA STORAGE in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Jeff, Do you have any pictures of your solutions? br Simo"
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Simo Makkonen replied to Mike Wilson's discussion water leaking from around saloon starboard light switch at companion way. in the group Beneteau 40 & 43
"Hi Mike,  I had a similar problem with my B40 2007. I fixed the the halyards locks on SB side and that was it; no more leakages. br Simo"
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