Marine Diesel Engines: Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repair

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 3, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
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Praise for this boating classic:

“The most up-to-date and readable book we've seen on the subject.”—Sailing World

“Deserves a place on any diesel-powered boat.”—Motor Boat & Yachting

“Clear, logical, and even interesting to read.”—Cruising World

Keep your diesel engine going with help from a master mechanic

Marine Diesel Engines has been the bible for do-it-yourself boatowners for more than 15 years. Now updated with information on fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls, and other new diesel technologies, Nigel Calder's bestseller has everything you need to keep your diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently. Marine Diesel Engines explains how to:

  • Diagnose and repair engine problems
  • Perform routine and annual maintenance
  • Extend the life and improve the efficiency of your engine
 

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Contents

Principles of Operation
1
Details of Operation
12
Routine Maintenance Cleanliness is Next to Godliness
39
Troubleshooting Part One Failure to Start
4-4
Troubleshooting Part Two Overheating Smoke Loss of Performance and Other Problems
106
Repair Procedures Part One Cooling Exhaust and Injection Systems
141
Repair Procedures Part Two Decarbonizing
162
Marine Transmissions
199
Engine Selection and Installation
9-3
Appendices
9-52
Glossary
9-69
Index
9-73
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About the author (2006)

Nigel Calder, a diesel mechanic, boatbuilder, and machinist, is widely acknowledged as the world’s foremost writer on boat systems maintenance.

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