Manuals for Groco Raw Water Strainers

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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


Groco BVS Series Basket Strainers

Installation, Operation, and Maintenance

BVS Series 

Seacock and Strainer


1 page




Groco SS Basket Strainers

Installation, Operation, Maintenance Manual

SS Series

Seacock / Strainer Combination


1 page


Groco SV Series Seacock Maintenance Guide

Installation, Operation, Maintenance

SV Series


1 page


Groco SVS Seacock and Basket Strainer

Installation, Operation, Maintenance

SVS Series
Seacock / Strainer Combination


1 page


Groco Arg Series Basket Strainers

Installation and Maintenance

ARG series


1 page


Groco Model 911 Basket Strainers

Installation and Operation Instructions

Hydromatic Self-Cleaning Raw Water Strainers

911-1000 Series
970 Series

5 pages

Groco SA Basket Strainers

Installation, Operation, and Maintenance

SA Series

ASA Series


1 page

Groco SD Basket Strainers

Installation, Operation, and Maintenance

SD Series
ASD Series



1 page

Groco SE, SEF, ASE, ASEF Basket Strainers

Installation, Operation, Maintenance Manual

SE series


1 page

Groco VD Basket Strainers

Installation, Operation, and Maintenance

VD Series Vertical Duplex Strainers



1 page

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