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Marine Diesel Engines: Be Your Own Diesel Mechanic - Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Repair Hardcover – 18 Dec 2006

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  • Hardcover: 312 pages
  • Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical; 3rd Revised edition edition (18 Dec. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0713682663
  • ISBN-13: 978-0713682663
  • Product Dimensions: 19.8 x 2.2 x 24.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 14 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 961,150 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Another cracking diesel engine episode from Nigel Calder that's worth its weight in gold... a practical, understandable journal for the everyday boater... a marvellous book full of diesel engine wisdom.' -- Boat Mart, April 2007

'Calder's latest offering, like its predecessors, will be another 'bible' for thousands of do-it-yourself boat owners.' -- Sailing, June 2007


Here, in this goldmine of a book, is everything the reader needs to keep their diesel engine running cleanly and efficiently.Nigel Calder is the world's foremost writer on boat systemsmaintenance, and in this extensively illustrated guide, he explains howdiesel engines work, defines new terms, and lifts the veil of mysterythat surrounds the subject. Troubleshooting charts, hundreds ofexploded drawings and detailed photos enhance the clear and logicalexplanations.This new edition also features completely new photographs and includesupdates for fuel injection systems, electronic engine controls andother new diesel technologies and models. As diesel engines have nowalmost completely supplanted gasoline engines on boats, this guide isan increasingly relevant and important tool for anyone wanting tobecome their own diesel mechanic.'The most up-to-date and readable book on the subject' Sailing World

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