Manuals for Kanzaki Marine Transmissions for Yanmar Diesel Engines

(includes some "Hurth" transmissions built jointly with Kanzaki for Yanmar engines)

Kanzaki was founded by Magokichi Yamaoka, the founder of the Yanmar, in 1947 and started producing marine transmissions in 1948.  Almost all "Yanmar transmissions" are built by Kanzaki.

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


Kanzaki Service Manual KM35P cover

Service Manual

KM35A     KM35A2

88 pages

2MB file

(Yanmar) Kanzaki KM3P Marine Transmission Service Manual

Service Manual

KM3P       KM3A
KBW20     KBW21


148 pages
publ. October 1998

23 MB file


Kanzaki Hurth KBW10 Marine Transmission Service Manual

Service Manual


Developed jointly by Kanzaki and Hurth for the Yanmar 2QM20H and 3QM30H engines

21 pages
publ. - no date given


22 MB file

Yanmar Kanzaki KMH60A Marine Transmission Operation Manual

Operation Manual



48 pages
publ. November 2010


2 MB file

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