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Posts in the category of: Investigation & Rectification

  • Running oil on high PSIimage

    Running oil on high PSI

    October 21, 2020


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


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

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