Manuals for CAV Diesel Fuel Filters and Injection Pumps

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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


Fuel Filters

Injection Pumps

Fuel Filters

CAV diesel fuel Filters Operators Book

Operator's Book

F2              F4
2F & 3F
FS              2FS
SS Unit & FAS Unit

16 pages


2 MB file

Injection Pumps

CAV fuel Injection Equipment Guide

General Information Guide

Fuel Injection Equipment for Diesel Engines


20 pages
publ. - no date given

2 MB file

CAV Diesel Injection System Guide

Explanation and Guide

Diesel Injection System - pumps etc.


50 pages
publ. May 1978


15 MB file

CAV BPE Injection Pump Instruction Book

Instruction Book

Enclosed Camshaft Type
Model B.P.E.


multiple pages
publ. - no date given


2 MB file

CAV Diesel Injection Pumps Models BPF Instruction

Instruction Book

Flange Mounted Type Models BPF


10 pages
publ. May 2000


< 1 MB file

CAV DPA Injection Distrbutor Pump Instruction Book

Distributor Type Fuel Injection Pumps

Type DPA

15 pages
publ. - no date given


4 MB file

CAV Injection Pumps Information Sheet

Fuel Injection Pumps - Information Sheet

A Range      B Range



1 page
publ. - no date given

4 MB file


CAV DPA Diesel Injection Pump Workshop Manual

Workshop Manual

DPA Fuel Injection Pump


48 pages
publ. - no date given
publ. no. 2124


4 MB file

CAV DPA Injection Pump Description


DPA Injection Pump

21 pages
publ. - no date given


1 MB file

CAV Diesel Fuel Injection System Service

Service Manual

Minimec Pump

(fitted on York 2.4 Lt engines in Ford Transit vans after 1978)
50 pages

publ. May 1978


15 MB file