Temp rise and puffs of black smoke

#1 by AD , Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:12 pm

As some of you know i had new long engine fitted last year,so today i picked up a new boat.No problems towing until i got to a long incline noticed a few puffs of black smoke from exhaust and temp went up to 3/4 mark ?? any ideas what could cause it.


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RE: Temp rise and puffs of black smoke

#2 by ronniecabers , Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:11 am

Check your radiator isn't blocked, mine raised to three quarters whilst towing up a hill and turned out to be a blockage. Puff of black smoke....check fuel filter , throw some injector cleaner in it , and check no air pipes are split

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