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Posts in the category of: Investigation & Rectification

  • Pitted lobe on camshaft

    Insurance assessments

    March 24, 2021

    Investigation & Rectification

    Last week we received a Cummins 6C8.3. A client needed us to inspect it for an insurance report, and we…

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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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    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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  • Poorly stored parts

    Is your back-up plan safe?

    February 26, 2021

    Engine Maintenance

    We were recently contacted by a locomotive operator who’d had the foresight to ensure they had spares on hand in…

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    Urgent critical spares

    December 18, 2020

    Investigation & Rectification

    As many businesses wind down for the holiday period, for some, it's "business as usual" and the holidays mean no…

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    Turbo removal issue

    December 8, 2020

    Turbo Chargers

    Last week we were out on an offshore platform to survey the removal of a turbocharger from a standby generator.…

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    Hours from irreversible damage

    December 8, 2020

    Engine Maintenance

    We currently have a Cat 3406 in for an overhaul. The overhaul was arranged due to engine failure, even though…

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  • Warped Woodward 3161 governorimage

    Warped Woodward 3161 governor

    November 11, 2020


    We were called by a marine operator seeking rectification for a failed Woodward 3161 governor. Immediately after the start-up of…

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  • Solidified antifreeze

    Deutz generator – solidified antifreeze

    November 5, 2020


    Last week, I mentioned the Deutz generator package we have in for an overhaul due to damage found during a…

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  • Deutz BF6M 1013E Catastrophic Piston Damage

    Deutz BF6M 1013E Catastrophic Piston Damage

    October 28, 2020


    We’ve just received a Deutz BF6M 1013E backup power generator in our Colchester workshop for a full overhaul. Nothing unusual…

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