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Old 14-03-2014, 18:03   #31
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Re: All Sailboats with Diesel Engines Smell?

Originally Posted by WBPlmer View Post
While checking out a used sailboat today, the smell of diesel fuel in the cabin was quite strong. The salesperson said, "All sailboats with diesel engines will have some diesel smell in the cabin."

Really? Is that true? I've only used outboards previously, so have no way to judge.

Boat is a 1983 25' Bayfield.

our boat has no odor..check out area around the fuel filter,, possible that someone did a sloppy job changing the filter and youre smelling the mess

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