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Posts in the category of: Engine Maintenance

  • Caterpillar 3516 Gas Engine

    Unseen Catastrophic failure part 2

    September 15, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    Back in June, we attended a Caterpillar 3516 gas engine for a straightforward job – changing the rear main oil…

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  • Rust damage from engine storage

    Critical circulation

    September 2, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    We currently have a Caterpillar 3508 engine in the workshop from a dredging vessel. The engine in question was removed…

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  • Are your engines feeling the heat?image

    Are your engines feeling the heat?

    August 19, 2021

    Investigation & Rectification

    While attending a site recently, we found two inoperative engine jacket water heaters and having organised the spares required, we…

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  • pitting and delamination

    Overhaul Issues

    July 28, 2021


    We currently have a Caterpillar 3412 engine in for overhaul for a marine operator, and we’ve found numerous issues. I…

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  • Oil in the manifoldimage

    Oil in the manifold

    July 21, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    This week I’ve been onsite to change two low-pressure turbo cores and replace the core o rings on a Paxman…

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  • Jenbacher 620 Engine Support

    Gas escaping

    June 30, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    We attended a power generation site in London recently to perform a 30,000hr service on their Jenbacher 620 engine. And…

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  • crankcase bearing damage

    Unseen catastrophic failure

    June 9, 2021


    We recently attended a site to change the rear main oil seal on a Caterpillar 3516 gas engine. There'd been…

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  • Fuel rack indicator location on MTU396 engine

    Do you know how hard your engine is working?

    June 1, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    Charlie, one of our project engineers was carrying out routine servicing recently and found himself discussing the checks and test…

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  • Diesel Bugimage

    Diesel Bug

    April 29, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    As part of our MAN dealership capabilities, two of our engineers recently attended a research catamaran. The work scope was…

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  • Fuel in oil - Sample

    Diesel engine lubricating oil – contamination advice

    April 26, 2021

    Knowledge Base

    When one of our clients approached us to ask what others were experiencing with oil quality, we reached out to…

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