is tucked under the stern. The old owners just listened to hear that it was OK. I think I understand your comments to mean that you could HEAR exhaust, but there may be a reduction in the amount that could be serious. I will begin to hang over the stern to view.
I cleaned the raw water
filter, not bad, and have run the engine. The vacuum valve in line with the raw water filter was dripping. (there is a nipple at the top of the vacuum valve that the water was coming from) Is this due to the filter being cleaned, a normal drip, or the indication that there may be something in need of attention?