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Old 13-11-2011, 04:19   #1
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Perkins 4-108 Black Smoke, Accelerated and Quit

Started her up this morning pulled the anchor. Put her in gear made it 200 meters and she accelerated blew black smoke and quit. I pulled the engine compartment cover and noticed oil on the valve cover.?? Any suggestions? Diagnoises?
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Re: Perkins 4-108 Black smoke accelerated and quit

Remove the air intake screen (blue dome in air intake manifold) and clean it as it's probably completely plugged.

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