I've got a Volvo Penta
2002 SD, a 2 cyl Diesel
with a sail drive, with about 950 hours on the clock. Runs like a sewing machine
(albeit a rather thumpy one), starts like a dream, runs all day without a murmur BUT it has one tiny but significant problem.
When the engine
and the engine
compatment are well warmed (after running for, say, an hour or more) the engine will stall when shifted to low revs or neutral. It will re-start OK but this usually happens when I am coming alongside and I want to stop the boat
quickly, often resulting in a "challenging" berthing manoevre. I have had Volvo
check it over, but it never happens when the techie is there, and they say the engine is "fine" (filters OK, serviced regularly). However, I still keep bumping the jetty!