Manuals for Leyland Diesel Engines

(including LDV and Leyland Daf)

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.  

The manuals on this page are provided for public information and education and can be downloaded for free.  All copyrights belong to copyright holders stated in the documents.

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

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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


Leyland 50D Diesel Engine Repair operation manual

Repair Operation Manual

50D  1.5 Litre

33 pages
publ. 1980


5 MB file

Leyland 38 TD diesel engine Service Manual

Engine Service Manual

4/98 NT


71 pages
publ. - no date given


6 MB file

LDV 1.8 Diesel Engine Service Workbook

Service Workbook

1.8 Diesel Engine

built by Leyland Daf


42 pages
publ. 1990


3 MB file

LDV 2.5 DI Diesel Engine Service Workbook

Service Workbook

2.5 DI  Diesel Engine

built by LDV (Leyland Daf)


125 pages
publ. 1997


6 MB file

Thornycroft BMC Leyland Common Spares List

List of Common Spare Parts for Leyland, BMC and Thornycorft diesel engines

Leyland 2.25
Leyland 2.50


1 page
publ. - no date given

< 1 MB file

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