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Posts in the category of: Investigation & Rectification

  • Running oil on high PSIimage

    Running oil on high PSI

    October 21, 2020

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    We recently completed the overhaul of a Baudouin P15 pump engine, and when it came to the 24hr FAT (Factory…

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  • Cat 3208 Gearbox Noiseimage

    Cat 3208 Gearbox Noise

    October 14, 2020

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    We were recently on a vessel carrying out some servicing and repair operations on a Caterpillar 3208 engine, and one…

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  • signs of cavitation - Wartsila

    Bearing cap cavitation on Wartsila engines

    October 7, 2020

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    As you might know, we’ve got multiple ex-Wartsila Senior Service Engineers on the Bartech team. And as a result, we’ve…

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  • Engine failure root causeimage

    Engine failure root cause

    September 23, 2020

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    If you’re following us on social media (you can do so HERE if not), you probably saw our post earlier…

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  • Napier MS90 turbocharger ready for overhaul at Bartech

    Engine Idling Issues

    September 16, 2020

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    We are currently overhauling a Napier MS90 turbocharger from a marine operator’s Mirrlees Blackstone engine. The engine has just over…

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  • Generator water leakimage

    Generator water leak

    September 9, 2020

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    Last week I sent out some information about the pain we experienced when our internet provider's generator failed. (It's here…

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  • Generator failureimage

    Generator failure

    September 2, 2020

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    Just the other week we felt the pain caused when backup generators are called into action but fail! When our…

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  • Mirrlees Blackstone ERS8 emergency generator

    Heritage engine support

    August 6, 2020

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    As you know, we look after critical diesel engines, and over the past 30 plus years, we have seen many…

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  • Oil leaks from rocker box on Dorman engine

    Emergency engine risks

    July 29, 2020

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    Last week we headed out to survey a pair of Dorman 6QT driven emergency fire pumps for an operator. Our…

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  • Replacement thermostat

    Caterpillar C12 high coolant temperature

    July 8, 2020

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    We were recently asked to attend a vessel to investigate a Caterpillar C12 starboard engine with high coolant temperature. The…

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