Manuals for Ford 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


Ford 2400 Range Service Manual

Service Manual

2400 Range

2401E 4 cylinder
2402E 6 cylinder

200 pages
publ. December 1980


8 MB file

Ford 2720 Diesel Engine Operator Manual

Operator Handbook
2720 Range



40 pages
publ. January 1985

3 MB file

Ford 2700 Workshop Manual

2700 Range Service Manual

2701C            2701E
2703C             2703E

2704ET Turbo Charged
2704ET Turbo Plus
2711E            2712E

2713E           2714E

358 pages
publ. June 1979

36 MB file

Ford 2710 Series Operators Instruction Book

Operators Instruction Book
Owners Parts List

2710 Range

2711E      2712E
2713E      2714E


26 pages
publ.  January 1975

3 MB file

Ford 2720 Diesel Engine Service Manual Sections 1, 2

Service Manual
Volume 1 - Base Engine


2722 4 cylinder
2723 4 cylinder
2725 6 cylinder
2726T 6 cylinder
2728T 6 cylinder

publ. September 1982

22 MB file


Ford 2720 series diesel engine Service Manual - Lubrication

Service Manual - Lubrication Section

2720 Series


55 pages
publ. September 1982


3 MB file

Ford 2700 Diesel Engine Parts List 1969

Parts List - Owners Edition

2700 Series

2701E       2703E
2704E      2706E
2708E      2709E


86 pages
publ.  February 1969
publ. no.  PL261

6 MB file

Ford diesel engines 1965-68 Parts Identification A Base Lists

Parts Identification

Section A - Base Engine
1965  - 1969 (may also apply to later engines)


36 pages
publ. - no date given


2 MB file

Ford diesel engines spare Parts Identification B Marinized

Parts Identification

Section B - Marinized Parts
1965  - 1969 (may also apply to later engines)


29 pages
publ. - no date given


1  MB file

Ford 2008 6.8L F Series Overview


6.4L F Series

16 pages
publ. 2008


MB file

Ford 6.9L V8 1985 Service Manual

Service (Workshop) Manual

6.9L V8 Engine 


69 pages


7.5 MB file

Sabb Ford F4.254 Diesel Engine Parts List
Sabb Ford F4.415 Diesel Engine Parts List

Parts List

Sabb - with Ford engine block


60 pages
publ. November 1982

12 MB file

Sabb Ford F6.363T Diesel Engine Part List

Parts List



53 pages
publ. May 1981

3 MB file

Sabre Lehman Ford 4D242 Marine Diesel Engine Operators Manual & Parts

Sabre Lehman Power (with Ford engine block)
Operator's Manual and Parts Identification

4D242        4D254
6D363        6D363TC


30 pages
publ. June 1986

5 MB file


Ford 6.9L V8 diesel engine Workshop Manual

Workshop Manual
Section 2208 only

6.9L V8

Cleaning & Inspection
Diagnosis & Testing
Description & Operation
Removal & Installation


69 pages
publ. - no date given

7 MB file



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