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.

Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

Roger Murray
Petrojarl Floating Production (uk) Ltd

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