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Old 06-20-2018, 09:43 AM   #10
Shrew
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City: Westerly, RI
Country: USA
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Vessel Model: 1999 Mainship 350 Trawler
Join Date: Jan 2014
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Originally Posted by Joew2604 View Post
Asked-- How did I stop it..... By the time I ran down from the upper deck, moved the couch and opened the engine room hatch, It stopped itself!
Ugg!! That is what I was afraid of. I would have to move the coffee table, a sleep sofa, then start pulling deck hatches. Never mind finding something to smoother the air intake.

Some folks had suggested shutting off the fuel, but my understanding is the runaway is the result of fuel feeding from an unidentified or unexpected source. This might mean closing both fuel fills and returns Two different sides of the engine since my shutoffs are on the tank and not a manifold).

I have my fingers crossed for you.
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