Originally Posted by Pete7
As Paul says its a freshwater model. Whilst it's easy to knock these engines particularly compared to the latest Yanmars worth remembering the design is now over 30 years old. Other designs from that era weren't great either.
The 2000 series was the worst engines Volvo
ever sold. As for engines of that era try a 3GM30F. That's what I replaced my 2003 with and the Yanmar's still going strong. I replaced the Volvo
after 3 years and it was a brand new boat. I swore then never to get another boat with a Volvo engine