Manuals for Caterpillar Diesel Engines

Owner and Workshop Manuals are important documents that should be part of every vessel's library. They contain the detailed information necessary for safe operation, maintenance and correct servicing.  

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Marine Diesel Basics 1
shows how to do over 140 tasks:

•  explains all parts of the marine diesel system - fuel,
lubrication, breathing, electrics, stern gland, propeller etc.
•  300+ drawings, 222 pages
•  tasks are fully explained with clear drawings and minimal text
•  all tools & supplies needed are illustrated for each task
•  paperback US$15.99 £10.99 €12.99
•  ebook (kindle, kobo, ibooks, google, epub) US$9.99


Caterpillar marine diesel engine Installation guide

Marine Engines Application and Installation Guide

Engine Performance
Driveline / Mounting
Control Systems
Cooling Systems
Ventilation & Exhaust Systems
Lubrication & Fuel Systems
Dredge Engines


226 pages
publ. 2000

5 MB file


Caterpillar 3208 Maintenance Intervals cover

Maintenance Intervals



51 pages

published 2007

< 1MB file


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