International Oil & Gas Training Academy

Practical Diesel Engine Overhaul

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About this course

Course Aims

  • To familiarise delegates with the construction and operating principles of diesel engines
  • To provide delegates with the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to dismantle, inspect parts, check dimensions and clearances, rebuild and performance test diesel engines
  • To introduce delegates to the fault finding principles applicable to diesel engines and their ancillary systems.

Note: The engine used is the Perkins 4236.

Course Content

  • Prepare for and carry out a full diesel engine strip down, maintaining correct orientation of parts
  • Take appropriate measures to protect and preserve fine tolerance machined components
  • Use safe and appropriate dismantling methods and aids
  • Check wear dimensions, fits and running clearances on crankshaft bearings, pistons, cylinder liners etc. and choose appropriate remedial actions when these are out of tolerance
  • Perform non destructive examination of components using dye penetrant, magnetic particle and visual inspection techniques
  • Rebuild the diesel engine applying bolt torques, setting clearances and following assembly procedures as prescribed in the makers manual
  • Test, overhaul and adjust fuel injectors
  • Install all ancillary components and carry out compression test, coolant system leak test, set fuel pump timing & bleed fuel lines
  • Start, run and test a diesel engine, fault finding and resolving starting and running problems


ASET Certificate

Times of Training

09:00 to 16:30.
Course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers.

Special Requirements

Delegates are required to supply their own PPE.

Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

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