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Posts in the category of: Engines

  • 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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  • Caterpillar 3508 engine installation

    Tricky Workspace

    July 8, 2021


    During a recent vessel attendance to carry out an engine exchange, we came across what could have caused major issues!…

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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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  • Bartech - Diesel engine breakdown response

    Diesel engine support you can rely on

    March 18, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    To state the obvious, the last year has been testing, to say the least, both for individuals and businesses. And…

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  • Transparencyimage


    March 15, 2021


    Our workshop is always a hub of activity, with engineers carrying out many different workscopes. Last week was no different,…

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  • A youthful Charlie in his Army days

    Thinking of changing your fuel?

    February 18, 2021


    I was contacted on LinkedIn the other day, with an interesting question: "Have you got any experience running Perkins 1506…

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  • Caterpillar 3406 swingset engine

    Are you sitting on the answer?

    February 3, 2021


    We recently attended a vessel that had engine failure. They'd been assessed by the OEM and were advised that they…

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