Troubleshooting and Repairing Diesel Engines

Front Cover
McGraw Hill Professional, 1995 - Transportation - 378 pages
0 Reviews
MAKE EVEN THE MOST STUBBORN DIESEL ENGINE PURR!

UPDATED TO COVER COMPUTERIZED MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS

Hearing the sound of an engine you have just repaired is especially satisfying when you consider how costly it can be to pay for professional help. In this easy-to-use guide, author Paul Dempsey demystifies diesel technology, exlaining everything you need to know to troubleshoot and fix problems with engines found in farm and lawn equipment, boats, air compression, and generators.

Packed with hundreds of illustrations, schematics, and photographs, this Third Edition of "Troubleshooting and Repairing Diesel Engines" includes essential information on:
* Planned maintenance
* Diagnostic techniques
* Fuel systems
* Starting and generating systems
* Air and cooling systems
* Emission control strategies
* Cylinder heads and valves

Whether you're a mechanic making the transition from gasoline to diesel engines or a diesel owner interested in learning how to do your own repairs, you'll want this book near your toolbox.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Planned maintenance
25
Mechanical governors
103
Cylinder heads valves
125
Copyright

7 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

Proceedings of DETC

Snippet view - 2001

About the author (1995)

Paul Dempsey is a master mechanic and the author of more than 20 technical books, including How to Repair Briggs & Stratton Engines and Troubleshooting and Repairing Diesel Engines, both in their Fourth Editions and both published by McGraw-Hill.

Bibliographic information