Manuals for John Deere Diesel Engines

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


 

John Deere diesel engine Series 220 Component Technical Manual

Component Technical Manual

Series 220

 

718 pages
publ. August 1993

 

11 MB file

John Deere diesel engine Series 300 3029 Operation manual

Operations Manual

Series 300

3029       4039
4045       6039
6068

 

128 pages
publ. March 1993

44 MB file

 

 

John Deere diesel engine 4045 Operation manual

Operation and Maintenance Manual

4045       6068

PowerTech 4.5 and 6.8 Litre

132 pages
May 1996

 

1 MB file

John Deere 6068TF151 diesel egnine Technical Manual

Technical Manual

6068TF151
6.8 Litre

 

356 pages
publ. November 2000

 

4 MB file 

Deere 3029T diesel engine

Brochure for 3029T Diesel Engine

 

2 pages

publ. 2012

 

<1 MB file

John Deere TF270 diesel engine Parts Catalogue

Parts Catalogue

3029TFS70 (TF270)
4045DF270 & TFS70(TF270)
4045HFS72 (HF275)
4045HFS73 (HF279)
4045TF275 & HF475
6068HFS72 (HF275)
6068HFS73 (HF279)
6068HFS76 & 77 (HF475)

906 pages
publ. May 2007

11 MB file

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