- Repeatedly overheated
- Sucked fish into the raw water intake valve
- Shimmied and literally shook off the refrigeration compressor, and
- Refused to shut off upon command
This last prank caused us to take drastic measures; we killed the beast through starvation by disconnecting the fuel injectors as it gasped for life.
Early on in our travels, a helpful mechanic told us, "don't worry. This happens to everyone. It'll take about two years."
Filled with hope we replied, "two years before all the bugs get worked out?"
"Why no!" he stated. "Two years before you know how to fix everything yourself!"