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Transmissions Volvo: My vessel only had 299.1 hours on it be

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My vessel only had 299.1 hours on it be repairman came. After the repair one engine was now 299.7 and the other engine was 300.5.
He did changed transmission filters and fluid, replaced the windlass, put in fresh water pumps, and shower sump box.
Did the mechanic run the engines for over 1/2 hour and and 1 hour on the other?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Good morning my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?
To answer your question yes it is common for him to run the engines. There are a number of reasons to run them including filling the transmissions with new fluid, to checking for leaks, and also for checking voltages on certain items. Did you have any other concerns or did you just want to know if it was normal for him to run the engine? -Jason

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