Hints and Tips



Hints and Tips Index - Engine & Electrics

The following Hints and Tips have been provided by other Jeanneau Owners, some are quite simple, some are more complex but all will give you ideas and techniques for making valuable improvements to your Jeanneau


If you have your own ideas, please do share them, simply send an e-mail with a full description and photographs (most important) to Hints and Tips


Articles are now ordered into sections. Do browse through as there is certain to be something of interest




Hull, Keel, Rudder, Steering & Deck


Sails & Rigging


Engine & Electrics




Plumbing, Refrigeration & Heating






Engine & Electrics


Additional Electrical Panel - SO42DS


Additional Engine Inspection hatch - SO35


Additional Engine Inspection hatch - Sun Shine 38


Additional Fuel Tank Options


Battery Current Meter - inexpensive option


Changing Volvo Penta MD22L-B Timing Belt


Dual Engine Temperature Monitor Display


Engine Room Fan Upgrade


Exhaust Exhaust Mixing Elbow - Inspect & Repair


Exhaust Muffler Waterlock Issues


Fitting a Galvanic Isolator


Fuel Filter - Dual System Upgrade


Fuel Tank Clean & Fuel Polish


Fuel Tank Dredging & Fuel Polishing


Genset Exhaust Water Separator


Goiot Engine Control Modification


Hydro Generator Installation on SO30i


Improved Battery Box


LED conversion for older interior lights


Outboard Modifications - Tonic 23


Raw Water Pump Repair


Shaft coupler - Vetus upgrade


Sigmadrive shaft coupling service


Solar Rail Mount - SO30i


Solar Panel - SO35


Solar Instal - SO36i


Solar Panel - SO42i


Solar Panel on Bimini - SO42DS


Solar Instal on Bimini - SO42DS


Variable Engine Room Fan


WARNING - Upgrade engine control cable and routing on Sun Odyssey 41DS


Windlass Installation - Sun Magic 44


Windlass Installation - SO30i


Windlass Repair - Leroy Somer


Yanmar 4JH Impeller options


Yanmar SD50 cone clutch & shaft seal repair