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Understanding and Troubleshooting Marine Diesel Exhaust Smoke
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This article discusses the different types or colors of exhaust smoke and how it can tell a lot about the condition of a diesel engine. Black smoke warns of too much fuel or insufficient air.
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With over 30 years of VOLVO PENTA experience we understand the strive to exceed customer expetation - that is why we carry an extensive engine inventory as well as one of the largest VOLVO PENTA parts inventory in the US. we carry also used and obsolete parts, engines and transmissions for VOLVO PENTA  
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Troubleshooting Marine Diesels by Peter Compton
176 Pages.
Hard Cover.
Over 300 Graphics
by Peter Compton
Whether you're an occasional weekend sailor, a bluewater cruiser or a full time professional, this detailed book shows YOU how to keep your engine serviced, reliable and more importantly how to identify and correct the vast majority of faults that occur with marine diesels.
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