Db1212 air intake full of water.....help!!!

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jaffadutch
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Db1212 air intake full of water.....help!!!

Post by jaffadutch » Fri Dec 09, 2016 9:17 am

Hello all,

I removed the rubber pipe off my air intake manifold to the radiator due to it was cracked.
I had left it a few days due to the weather has been awful. ....torrential rain!!
Came back to fit then new rubber pipe only to find the manifold is full of water.
I removed it to drain .
Thought I'd ask for advice before I try starting the old girl. Don't want to damage anything. Is there anything else I should do before starting?

Thanks for any help.

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RE: Db1212 air intake full of water.....help!!!

Post by case-ih1594 » Fri Dec 09, 2016 9:44 am

Hi, I'd be thinking of blowing the manifold area (ports?) with a high pressure airline, and trying to see if the engine will turn by hand to make sure the cylinder(s) are not packed with water. I'd then consider turning it over with the starter motor with the stopper in the STOP position. If all sounds well then I'd put the stopper into RUN and let it tick over for a while. I think if all is well then you would have to consider replacing the engine oil as it may be contaminated with water. You could gently remove the sump plug first of all to see if any water runs out.

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RE: Db1212 air intake full of water.....help!!!

Post by ollek » Fri Dec 09, 2016 9:53 am

If the inlet manifold was full of water, then the cylinders are full of water as well. I would remove the injectors and then crank the engine with the starter motor and the stopper in stop position. This will hopefully blow out most of the water. Refit the injectors and follow the instructions given by case-ih1594.

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RE: Db1212 air intake full of water.....help!!!

Post by tomryall » Fri Dec 09, 2016 2:50 pm

Get a good shop vac and with the injectors out suck the water out of the cylinders,then turn over the engine before refitting the injectors.

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Post by Scooby » Fri Dec 09, 2016 4:46 pm

And when you've done all of those things get some sheets of ply and put all round the tractor. Then get a space heater and aim it at the underbelly of the engine. Get that tractor hot and thereby all remnants of moisture out of the engine without actually starting it up.
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