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Volvo Penta MD2010CBT - we have oil in the coolant side of

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Volvo Penta MD2010CBT - we have oil in the coolant side of the engine (white emulsion). Can't see an oil cooler on the engine as this was the thing that we thought that could be leaking - any ideas?
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Customer: Engine was difficult to start and then felt down on power. Sump oil is clean and has no water in it.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Good morning, my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

The engine needs to be compression tested and the injector tips inspected for signs of a leaking head gasket. Is that something you can do?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Jason, Thanks for the response. This is Mark Powell based in Dubai. Yes, we can carry out a compression test and we can also pull the injectors (and at the same time have them serviced). I will revert once we have done this.
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Hi Mark,

Got it. Did you have any further questions for me?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not yet, but will get back to you once we have done it.
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Sounds good, keep me posted.

Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

Hi Mark, just checking in. Any progress?

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