Cruisers Forum

Join CruisersForum Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 11-12-2013, 02:03   #1
Registered User
msmoraas's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Norway
Boat: Elan 384
Posts: 3
D2-40 common problems/spare parts

Hi all!

I'm planning a 1 year cruise next year with my Elan 384 Impression, and it's so far reliable D2-40B engine.
In preparation for this I need to stock up on some spare parts, and manuals, and it would be great to get some advice on this.
The engine is a 2008-model, but has only done around 280hrs, as the previous owner hardly used the boat at all. We got the boat last spring.

So, spare parts first. I'll bring the usual like filters, liquids, impellers and drive belts, but is there any component on this engine prone to failing that would be handy to have on board?

Any common problems with this engine I need to look out for?

Since it has the EVC system, is it possible to bypass the black box and start the engine if it fails, by connecting power straight to the starter motor?

And if anybody can point me in the right direction of a D1/D2 Workshop manual Group 30 (Electrics), that would be awesome, have looked forever!

A lot of request for a third post, but hopefully I can contribute more in the future

Sincerely, Morten
msmoraas is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:50.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.