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Basic Diesel Engine Maintenance & Repair

Course Length: 4 hours

Course Overview:
The key to a satisfying experience with your boat's engine is not knowing how to repair it but knowing how to operate and maintain it so that you do not need repairs.

Course Overview

Learn from the best:
This seminar, taught by Mack Boring Diesel Technicians, helps boat owners become more familiar with their diesel engines.

Topics covered:

  • Diesel combustion theory
  • Marine diesel basic operation
  • Periodic Maintenance
  • How to recognize common engine problems
  • Briefly cover the Electrical
  • Cooling, Lubrication
  • Fuel System and
  • Transmissions.

  • We'll go through case histories, review samples of worn parts, give you a better understanding of diesel engine do's and don'ts, review check lists and offer some helpful anecdotes plus a few good sea stories!

    This fast-paced workshop is short on theory and long on practical guidance aimed at owners and operators of marine diesel engines and focuses on do-it-yourself maintenance and trouble-shooting.


  • Steve McGovern: Owner and Chairman of Mack Boring & Parts Company
  • Greg Cerillo : Owner of Precision Marine, New Rochelle, NY
  • Scott Bowden: Vice President and General Manager of Port Niantic Inc, Niantic, CT

    Tuition: $125.00

    Certification: Upon course completion you will receive a Landfall Navigation Marine Training Center certificate of completion in Diesel Engines – Do’s and Don’ts.

    Notes: Handouts and trouble-shooting guides will be provided in class.

    All Classes are held at our world-class in-house training facility, unless otherwise noted.

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