Manuals for Vetus Engine Control Equipment

Manuals for Vetus Engine Control Equipment

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

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Dennison

 

3 simple steps to make your diesel system reliable and robust

STEP ONE  – Get the manuals for your equipment

Owner, Workshop and Parts 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.

congratulations – by downloading these free manuals you are taking an important step towards making your engine more reliable and robust.


 

STEP TWO – regular maintenance

Simple, regular maintenance is the easiest, quickest and cheapest way to avoid problems and accelerated engine wear. Most expensive repairs start from a lack of basic maintenance or ignoring small warnings. The work is not difficult – it just needs to be done.

The purpose is so that we can enjoy our boat for all the reasons we bought her. Trust yourself. Do the work regularly and be methodical.

 

Download free checklists here

if you need clear, easy-to-understand help

300+ drawings

Seeing is Understanding

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 learn more about Marine Diesel Basics

 

STEP THREE – keep a Maintenance Logbook

Keep a detailed and accurate record:

  1. all the work done on your diesel system – what, when  & by who
  2. inventory of serial numbers, component descriptions
  3. early warning of potential problems
  4. time and details of any changes in performance

Use a notebook or use your iPad, tablet or desktop and record the information in an editable PDF directly as you work.

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Maintenance eLogbook

If you’ve every struggled to keep a logbook, this editable eLogbook may be exactly the help you need.

– “fillable form” PDF
– clickable checklists
– write, edit  details of all tasks completed
– 40+ drawings to help inspections
– all common measurements with live calculators
– just $7.99 196 pages

“the Perfect Logbook” – verified purchaser

download free 24-page sample

 


 

Vetus Engine Remote Control EC3 Operating Manual

Operation Manual and Installation Instructions

electronic engine remote control

EC3        EC4

 

84 pages
publ. August 2013

4 MB file

Vetus engine Electronic Remote Control Operating Manual & Installation Instructions

Operating Manual and Installation Instructions

electronic engine remote control

 

84 pages
publ. 2009

7 MB file

Vetus AFSTZIJ Controls Installation Instructions & Operation Manual

Installation Instructions & Operation Manual

AFSTZIJ

 

28 pages
publ. 2015

 

10 MB file

Vetus AFSTTOP remote engine control Installation Instructions and Operation Manual

Installation Instructions and Operation Manual

AFSTTOP
AFSTTOPT

 

28 pages
publ. June 2015

9 MB file

Vetus AFSTTOP engine control drill template Drawing

Installation template – drill pattern

AFSTTOP

1 page
publ. October 2014

 

< 1 MB file

Vetus AFSTTOPT engine control drill template Drawing

Installation template – drill pattern

AFSTTOPT

1 page
publ. October 2014

 

< 1 MB file

Vetus AFSTZIJ engine control drill template Drawing

Installation template – drill pattern

AFSTZIJ

1 page
publ. October 2014

 

< 1 MB file

Vetus remote engine control RCTOPB Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions

RCTOPB     RCTOPBG
RCTOPS     RCTOPSG
RCTOPTB   RCTOPTBG
RCTOPTS   RCTOPTSG
SICO           SICOG
SISCO        SISCOG 16 pages
publ. January 2014

 

4 MB file

Vetus RCTOP engine control drill pattern Drawing

Installation template – drill pattern

RCTOP

1 page
publ. February 2016

 

< 1 MB file

Vetus RCTOPT engine control drill pattern Drawing

Installation template – drill pattern

RCTOPT

1 page
publ. February 2016

 

< 1 MB file

Vetus SICO remote control drill pattern Drawing

Installation template – drill pattern

SICO
SISCO

1 page
publ. April 2014

 

< 1 MB file

Vetus Exhaust Temp Alarm XHI12B Installation Instructions

Installation Instructions
Exhaust Temperature Alarm

XHI 12B         XHI 24B
XHI 12W        XHI 24W
XHSM            XHSH 2 pages
publ. – no date given

< 1MB file

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