Yanmar 6LPA 315

Discussion in 'Diesel Engines' started by Duco84, Aug 7, 2018.

  1. Duco84
    Joined: Feb 2014
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    Duco84 Junior Member

    What I can expect from well maintained Yanmar 6LPA, 5000 running hours?
  2. Lepke
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    Lepke Junior Member

    Clean oil and run at 80% of hp, 5-10,000 hours is common. Some go twice that. The problems are usually in the accessories - pumps, heat exchanger, etc.
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