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Old 20-07-2012, 05:33   #16
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Re: yanmar 3GM30F has rattling sound when starting

I had a similar rattling sound on my 2GM20F last fall, turned out to be a failed bearing in the fresh water pump. In my case the pump is on the same belt as the alternator so if yours is too its another place for you to check.

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