Stopping a Runaway Westerbeke

Question raised about a Westerbeke that wouldn’t shutdown.

The circuit breaker right on the engine may have tripped.
I and others have reported this situation as having occurred in the past.
Westerbeke reports that the breakerspring can weaken over time. I have a spare, which I picked up to replace that on our ’93 B-38 but could not loosen one screw, 3 years ago, so left the old breaker after shooting it up w/ WD-40.
The spare is on-board when I need it!

Bob        1994 Cat-Morgan 38cc #44 “LaBoo iv
                 Vancouver, B.C. <>

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