Lubrication – sample drawings

All drawings taken from Marine Diesel Basics books 

– click on drawings to learn more about each topic

Dipstick Diagnostics

Oil Filters and
the By-Pass Valve

Grease Control Ends
& Engine Mounts

Topics covered

in Chapter 3

27 drawings + text


Maintenance – Lubrication

Main Concerns
Task List
1  Check Engine Oil Level
2  Dipstick Diagnostics – Engine Oil
3  Check Transmission Fluid
4  Dipstick Diagnostics – Transmission Fluid
5  Change the Engine Oil & Filter
6  Change the Transmission Fluid (Engine Oil)
7  Grease the Control Cable Ends and Engine Mount Threads
8  Lubricate Ignition Key Slot
9  Check Injection Pump & Governor Dipsticks
Cautionary Tale

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