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Posts in the category of: Engine Maintenance

  • Carbon build up from a centrifugal oil filter

    Does your engine have a centrifugal oil filter?

    April 14, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    Does your engine have a centrifugal oil filter? If so, every time your engine has an oil change, the centrifugal…

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  • Wet stacking liquid leak and oil comparison

    Oil leak or wet stacking?

    March 24, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    There’s an issue that comes with the running of backup engines, and not only is it avoidable, but it’s also…

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  • Onsite repair

    Onsite cylinder head repair

    March 2, 2022

    Re-Engineering and Machining

    I attended a locomotive engine recently with our senior machinist, Gary. We were there because the operator had reported water…

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  • Sight glass full on engine

    Important Checks

    February 16, 2022

    Investigation & Rectification

    I recently attended a site to investigate an MTU 12V2000G23 generator engine. The call came in because onsite personnel had…

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  • Pipe work and engine nearly finished 2

    Emergency on the port engine

    February 2, 2022

    Knowledge Base

    Last week I mentioned the parts issue that a marine operator had when their Cummins KT19M portside engine had a…

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  • Cam follower damage

    Hours away from engine failure

    January 12, 2022

    Engine Maintenance

    I’m in the process of overhauling a Deutz BF10L513 genset for an offshore operator in our workshop with Ed. During…

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  • Critical Engine Support this Christmas.

    Critical Engine Support this Christmas

    December 22, 2021


    As the end of another challenging year approaches, I would like to thank you, once again for your loyal support.…

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    Free engine survey

    December 17, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    We recently attended a site to perform 12 month servicing on their 3 Mirrlees ESL12 emergency generator engines. During the…

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  • Poor oil condition caused by prolonged idling

    Idling issues

    November 25, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    Over the years, most marine operators form habits. Some of them are good, some of them bad. And unfortunately, there’s…

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  • HUEI Pump at Bartech

    Burnt through four HEUI pumps

    November 3, 2021

    Investigation & Rectification

    A few years back, we overhauled a Caterpillar C series engine for a marine operator. We’ve been working with them…

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