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Old 09 July 2009, 05:29   #1
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Squeaking Noise - Evinrude Ficht Ram 115

I've got a squeaking noise coming from the starboard engine, sounds a bit like the flywheel rubbing on something. I've had a good look at it and so now has the Evinrude dealer but both of us have drawn a blank. The engine is running perfectly.

Anyone else had this issue??

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Old 09 July 2009, 06:40   #2
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Hi

What's compression like compared to the port engine?

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They have done a commpression test and its fine apparently, the engine is running as sweet as can be and the squeaking noise comes and goes.
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Could be mouse then.

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I've got a squeaking noise coming from the starboard engine, sounds a bit like the flywheel rubbing on something. I've had a good look at it and so now has the Evinrude dealer but both of us have drawn a blank. The engine is running perfectly.

Anyone else had this issue??

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Gordy,

Check for any blockages with air path into the engine,if something partially blocks this, it can cause a swirl making a squeaking noise.

Next idea's a wee bit of rust on the flywheel, you keep both engines tidy, but if left down and anodes have worn at some point in the past they rust up quite quickly,that would obviously cause it.

Next idea's bad news, seals and bearings in the leg can sound like they're coming from the head end.

Best of luck,

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Mmmm, if i find the mouse I'm gonna take it diving with me and feed it to a conger eel!!

Inside of the engines are pretty clean, no rust to be seen. If it continues I'll maybe drop the gearboxes and have a look but the Evinrude guys don't seem to think its a problem.

All i know is that i no likey unexplained noises, maybe i should liberaly spray the thing in WD40 and see what happens??
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Mmmm, if i find the mouse I'm gonna take it diving with me and feed it to a conger eel!!

Inside of the engines are pretty clean, no rust to be seen. If it continues I'll maybe drop the gearboxes and have a look but the Evinrude guys don't seem to think its a problem.

All i know is that i no likey unexplained noises, maybe i should liberaly spray the thing in WD40 and see what happens??
An air leak due to a split pipe somewhere?
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Ok, so ran it twice over the weekend. The squeak disappears over about 3,000 revs and the engine is running fine?????

What's going on?????
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long shot but is there any movement on the fly wheel other than it rotates ,could be wear in the top bearing and it only doing it at certain revs and starts wobbling and then catching something inside the flywheel ,or is the flywheel tight enough ,i have known a few weird sounds with engines that have had pull starts fitted on top and the pawls have started catching at certain revs though its usually a chirping sound ,mart
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Ahh, it could be described as a chirping sound! I'll have a look at the weekend and see if there's any movement.

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