Manuals for John Deere 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
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


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


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






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