Originally Posted by danleach
Hey team, I noticed that Volvo included a little tube of glycerin with the new impellor I bought last time I needed to change on my MD-11 engine. But Iíve never run into need for glycerin before. Is this something Volvo does alone? Do other systems suggest it? Will I burn up an impeller if I donít use it?
to the person with the answer.
The lubricant is included for those first few seconds of operating a new implellor when there will be no water
in the system. Lubricating it after installation
will help it in those initial moments, and in doing so, will give you a longer service
life out of the new impellor.