Re: [OMC-Boats] overheating

From: Scott Walton <koasuper50@...>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 16:09:12 -0400

jeff, the next time you take it out run with your motor cover open and at full throttle have someone look to see if any of your cooling hoses are collapsing at the bends .had that problem with mine and i put wire reiforced hoses on and cured the problem.> From: LKS@...> To:> Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 13:01:34 -0600> Subject: Re: [OMC-Boats] overheating> > Besides checking the Thermostat -- double-check that your hoses are > correctly routed to the manifolds. Also make sure the manifolds are > not clogged up.> > Lee Shuster> 801-585-5552> > On Aug 11, 2008, at 12:46 PM, JEFF DOOD <jdood@...> wrote:> > > i am getting very close to being able to use my boat finally, won't> > go into all the recent past history but it's been a journey. long> > story short, i have a different engine in it now. another buick> > v-6. runs, starts, sounds good, doesn't backfire and lose all power> > at mid throttle, etc. only one problem. when on the hose, it's> > operating at normal temps. when under load, the temp gauge is just> > races right up to the overheat range. thought i might be the gauge,> > no such luck. on 2nd test, same thing. idling at dock it temp> > gauge barely moves. but after about 10 seconds at full throttle it> > starts moving up and within about 30 it's almost pegged. putting on> > a new sending unit next, seeing if that does anything. if it's got> > blockage somewhere, then wouldn't it heat up while on the hose at> > the mechanic's shop also? it's getting water through there. pretty> > sure mechanic replaced impeller at last go around. and there> > doesn't seem to be any obvious leaks or cracks anywhere in the> > manifolds. any ideas?> >> > jeff> > _______________________________________________> > OMC-Boats mailing list> > OMC-Boats@...> >> > _______________________________________________> OMC-Boats mailing list> OMC-Boats@...>
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