Maintenance and Repair Manual for Diesel Engines

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The Adlard Coles Book of Maintenance and Repair Manual for Diesel Engines. The aim of this book with its detailed step-by-step color photographs and diagrams is to enable every owner to fix their diesel engine with ease. Troubleshooting tables help diagnose potential problems, and there is advice on regular maintenance and winterizing. This book is divided into four parts. The first part covers engine theory in detail. In the second part, worksheets and checklists will help you to maintain your engine efficiently. The third part reviews the most common causes of engine breakdowns. A troubleshooting list will help you to diagnose and fix them. Finally, the fourth part reviews the different steps to follow for one of the most important maintenance routines.

The Contents of AC Maintenance & Repair Manual for Diesel Engines

  • History & Diesel engine evolution
  • Distribution networks
  • The propulsion system
  • Operating principles
  • Engine design
  • Fixed parts
  • Moving parts
  • Commonly used terms
  • Diesel engine types
  • Direct injection engines
  • Indirect injection engines
  • Fuel/air supply in diesel engines
  • Advanced engine technology by Heinz Heisler
  • Air supply
  • Engine fuel supply
  • How the injection pump works
  • Lubrication Oil types Which oil do you choose
  • Oil consumption
  • The engine cooling system
  • Air cooling / Water cooling
  • Diesel Generator Handbook
  • The gearbox
  • The drive shaft assembly
  • S-Drive transmission
  • Power Electrical system & Batteries
  • Starting system
  • Charging system
  • Maintenance
  • Scheduled maintenance
  • Service table
  • Basic tool kit
  • Checking the engine oil level
  • Changing the engine oil; replacing the oil filter
  • Checking the gearbox oil level
  • Changing the gearbox oil
  • Changing the oil on an S-Drive transmission
  • Changing and cleaning fuel filters
  • Bleeding the fuel system
  • Changing the anodes
  • Checking and replacing the driveshaft
  • Servicing the direct cooling system

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