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Old 13-02-2016, 09:53   #1
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Location: South Florida and the Caribbean
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Leaking Engine Exhaust Manifold / Riser in a Volvo GXi-E

I always like to share things that I find in the field that I think are important to boat owners so they may see some of the tell-tale signs so they avoid costly repairs later down the line.

Below is a link and some photos of what happens when an exhaust manifold leaks sea water back into the cylinder via an open exhaust valve. This particular engine was a 2004 Volvo GXi-E six cylinder, 225 HP, gasoline inboard engine attached to a Volvo sterndrive. This was an actual inspection I conducted for a client last week. I took photos to document the findings.

The entire article I wrote is at the link below:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/therm...-banister-ams-

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