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Posts in the category of: Generators

  • Injector tube supersessionimage

    Injector tube supersession

    June 13, 2019


    Recently we were completing the health check and maintenance routine on one of four back-up generators and found the result…

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  • Caterpillar Crankshaft damage

    Caterpillar crankshaft damage to threads and bolts

    May 9, 2019


    We’re supporting a client who is overhauling 4 Caterpillar 3512 generator sets at the moment, and we got the email…

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  • Cummins KTA50 emergency generator performance and parts supplyimage

    Cummins KTA50 emergency generator performance and parts supply

    May 2, 2019


    An offshore client contacted us last week as they were experiencing issues with their Cummins KTA50 emergency generator performance. Once…

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  • MTU Monitoring

    MTU genset issues and record keeping

    March 6, 2019


    Last week one of our MTU trained engineers, Matt, headed out with his laptop, complete with DiaSys diagnostic software.He was…

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  • Deutz Generator Setup for test

    Deutz generator with dangerous oil pressure caused by cold weather

    February 7, 2019


    This week we had a stark reminder of the importance of making sure your engine oil is kept at the…

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  • Mirrlees Blackstone E range support

    Mirrlees ELS12 generator set drop in oil pressure

    January 30, 2019


    Last week we were called to the site of a Mirrlees ELS12 generator set, and there’s no prizes for guessing…

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  • Iveco critical engine damageimage

    Iveco critical engine damage

    November 15, 2018


    During the overhaul of an Iveco engine (which is part of a swing set programme), we came across a number…

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  • Rocker Adjuster Break

    Fraser, Kelvin and excessive noise…

    November 1, 2018


    We all know that regular and timely servicing is crucial, especially in an industry like ours, where safety and reliability…

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  • MTU 4000 injectors, rocker covers and fuel pipes removed.

    Engine not going online

    April 19, 2018


    Last week our engineers were out on a variety of projects including some routine servicing on this MTU 4000 standby…

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  • Starter switch contacts

    Starting Problems

    March 21, 2018


    I've shared details of starting problems in the past, but following a recent site attendance, I just thought I'd share…

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