Manuals for Gardner 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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Dennison Berwick at launch of Marine Diesel Basics 1 in Toronto, Canada

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Marine Diesel Basics 1
Maintain, Winterize and Recommission

•  explains all parts of the marine diesel system - fuel,
lubrication, breathing, electrics, stern gland, propeller etc.
•  140+ tasks, 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


Gardner diesel Engine Forum Newsletter 4

Engine Forum Newsletter

Issue #4


21 pages
publ. June 2003


4 MB file

Gardner LW diesel engine General Directions

General Directions

5LW20  6LW20


101 pages
publ. - no date given

20 MB file

Gardner LW series diesel engines Supplementary Instructions

Supplementary Directions

LW Series Marine


35 pages
publ. - no date given


10 MB file


Gardner LW diesel engines Illustrations


LW Series


49 pages
publ. - no date given

18 MB file



Gardner 6LXB diesel engine Brochure




3 pages
publ. - no date given


2 MB file


Gardner 8LXB diesel engine Brochure




3 pages
publ. - no date given


2 MB file


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