Manuals for Hurth Marine Transmissions / Gearboxes

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

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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


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


Hurth Gearbox Owners Manual 5,10,20

HBW Marine Reversing Gearbox


HBW 10
HBW 20


8 pages
publ. - no date given

<1 MB file

HBW 5 10 20 Marine transmission Operation Repair Manual

Installation - Operation - Maintenance - Assembly - Repair - Spare Parts

HBW 10
HBW 20


65 pages
publ. November 2001

30 MB file

Hurth HBW10 Housing Drawing

Housing and Attachments

HBW models:

5        10
20      100
125     150

1 page
publ.  January 2011?


< 1 MB file

ZF HBW 360a 450 marine gearbox Repair Manual

Repair Manual

HBW 360
HBW 360A
HBW 450
HBW 630


58 pages
publ. - no date given

20 MB file

Hurth 50 HBW Marine Transmission Owners Manual

Owner's Manual

HBW 40
HBW 50
HBW 100
HBW 125
HBW 150    150A    150V
HBW 250


26 pages
publ. - no date given


< 1 MB file

Hurth HBW 50 marine transmission Spare Parts List

Spare Parts List

HBW 50


63 pages
publ. - no date given

5 MB file

Hurth HSW 630A Marine Transmission Installation Manual

Installation Manual

HSW 630A


27 pages
publ. March 1988


1 MB file

Hurth 630A Marine Transmission Owners Manual

Owner's Guide

HSW 630A


17 pages
publ. October 1987


3 MB file



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