Manuals for Ruggerini 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


Ruggerini MM150 MM 156 manual cover

Engine Manual

MM 150 - 159
MD 150 - 151
MD 159 - 156
MD 150S - 151S

76 pages
publ. - no date given

19 MB file

cover of Ruggerini MD150 - 191 Workshop Manual

Workshop Manual

MD 150      MD 151
MD 190      MD 191

44 pages
publ. June 2003


3 MB file

Ruggerini MD 150 - MM 150 diesel engine etc. Workshop Manual

Workshop Manual

MD 150
MD 159
MM 150

76 pages
publ. - no date given


37 MB file

Ruggerini Diesel Engine MM150 Wiring

Wiring Diagram


1 page
publ. - April 1998

(clearer drawing than in the MM150 Engine Manual)

< 1MB file

cover of Ruggerini MD350 - 358 Workshop Manual

Workshop Manual

MD 350
MD 351
MD 358

44 pages
publ. July 2003

3 MB file


cover Ruggerini diesel engine MD150-159 Spare Parts Catalog

Spare Parts Catalogue

MD 150
MD 151
MD 190
MD 191

22 pages
publ. October 2007

< 1 MB file

cover of Ruggerini CRD951 Spare Parts Catalog

Spare Parts Catalogue

CRD 951
P 101 - 101L
RP 170 - 178

16 pages
publ. May 2006

< 1 MB file

cover Ruggerini RD 901:2 Overhaul:Spare Parts Catalog

Overhaul Handbook
& Spare Parts Catalogue

RD 901/2
RD 92/3
RD 952 

78 pages
publ. - no date given


4 MB

Cover of Ruggerini RD211 Workshop Manual

Workshop Manual


48 pages
publ. August 2008


3 MB file

aul handbook cover

Overhaul Manual

RD 180 - 200 - 210
RD 220 - 240 - 270

48 pages

publ. - no date given


8 MB file



Ruggerini RD180 Spares

Spare Parts Catalogue

RD 180 - 181
RD 200 - 201
RD 218
RD 210 - 211
RD 220 - 240
RD 270 - 278
RD 280


18 pages
publ. June 2001

2 MB file


Ruggerini RD diesel engine Operator

Operator, Spares and



24 pages
publ. May 1989

15 MB file


Ruggerini RDM 901:2 Use Manual

Use and Maintenance Manual

RDM 901/2
RM 270


23 pages
publ. - no date given
lang. English, French, German, Italian


1 MB file

Ruggerini RS5 Diesel Engine out of range Spares 2007

Spare Parts Catalogue
Engines out of range

RS 5.0
RD 6.0      RS 6.0P
RS 7.0      RS 7.0P
RS 8.5       RS8.5P
RX 7.5
RX 9.0      RX 10.0

167 pages
publ. November 2007

11 MB file



Ruggerini RY120 Diesel Engine Repair Manual

Repair Manual
RY Series

36 pages
publ. July 2000


16 MB file


Ruggerini RY50 Diesel Engine Spare Parts Catalogue

Spare Parts Catalogue



138 pages
publ. October 2007

4 MB file

Ruggerini RY 125 diesel engine Series Workshop Manual

Workshop Manual

RY 125


44 pages
publ. February 2004


1 MB file

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