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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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Volvo penta 4.3 no spark or fuel, Had burning smell from

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Volvo penta 4.3 no spark or fuel
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Customer: Had burning smell from engine, no smoke ? Coil, boat ceased to start, , replaced coil and module, still no spark
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Customer: Having 12v supply from purple wire to coil , having 12v from both wires from coil to module , shouldone of these be negative supply
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 3 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

What is the model number on the engine?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Adrian , model is volvo penta 4.3 gl 2001 with carb
Expert:  Jason replied 3 months ago.

Hi Adrian,

GL is a family of engines, not a model number. There will be 1 or more letters after the GL designating the full model number on the engine. Can you have a look for that and let me know what it is.

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