Canalskills

Diesel Engine

Diesel Engine

Mechanical failure is the main cause of rescue call-outs to cruisers and can ruin a day’s boating on any diesel powered craft.

This basic maintenance and engine care course teaches you how your engine works, how to keep it healthy by using basic checks and maintenance procedures, and how to get it started again in the event of a breakdown.

Course details:

  • the principles of diesel engine operation
  • the systems and parts of the engine
  • fault finding
  • rectification of common problems
  • bleeding the fuel system
  • changing the impeller
  • routine maintenance
  • winter lay up procedures
  • Course duration – 1 day
  • Cost – ¬£80 per person including course materials.