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Posts in the category of: Engine Maintenance

  • Caterpillar C18 engine - reducing emissions

    Setting injector trim codes to improve emissions

    October 19, 2022


    Last week we attended a vessel in Kent to upload injector trim files for their Caterpillar C18 engine after we…

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  • Crack in cylinder head

    Cylinder head checks

    October 12, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    We were recently asked to pressure test eight cylinder heads. The operator reported diesel in the coolant system, and sensibly…

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  • 7 Tips to ensure your engines are ready for winter...

    7 tips to ensure your engines are ready for winter

    September 21, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    Bartech’s top tips to ensure your engines are ready for winter...   Use an antifreeze tester to check the specific…

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  • Damage to screw slot

    Avoid damaged push rods

    August 19, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    We recently attended a land-based power generation engine – a Cummins KTTA50G to change three damaged injector push rods. In…

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  • Engine Radiator Damage

    How to check for Engine Radiator Damage

    August 3, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    We’re in the middle of an overhaul of two power generation engines and we just came across something that is…

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  • Caterpillar C15 inspection

    Save money on your engine inspection

    June 30, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    We’ve just finished looking over a Caterpillar C15 engine from a concrete crusher, so I wanted to share what we…

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  • Zero Oil Pressure

    Lack of oil pressure

    June 8, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    A while ago we commissioned a couple of Detroit 16V71 engines, along with their gearboxes, when we came across a…

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  • Broken Valve

    Avoid operational downtime

    May 25, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    Our engineers performed a free engine survey for a marine operator recently – there had been reports of fuel reaching…

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  • Coupling weak spots

    Important info

    May 11, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    Generally, if you’ve maintained components to running hours, you’d expect them to be able to spring back into use with…

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  • Cummins KT19 Engine Overhaul

    Valve Clearances

    May 6, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    We recently posted a before and after overhaul collage of a Cummins KT19 engine. During the overhaul, we made this…

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