Marine Engine Maintenance Tips

Keeping your marine engine running at peak performance can be a difficult task in tough operating conditions, but Caterpillar experts are here to help. Get preventive tips from the experts in the articles below.


WHEN SHOULD I USE ANTIFREEZE?

HOW SHOULD I CARE FOR MY BOAT’S BATTERY?

HOW SHOULD I CARE FOR MY ENGINE’S COOLING SYSTEM?


WHAT CAN I DO TO PREVENT GALVANIC AND STRAY CURRENT CORROSION?

WHAT CAUSES PITTING IN CYLINDER LINERS?

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE — CAN IT BE SIMPLIFIED?


WHAT IS CATERPILLAR DOING TO REDUCE WHITE SMOKE AT START-UP?

HOW DO I WINTERIZE MY BOAT?

WHY DO I NEED TO REPLACE MY ENGINE’S THERMOSTAT?


WHEN DO I NEED TO ADJUST THE VALVES ON MY NEW ENGINE?

WHAT’S INVOLVED WITH SCHEDULED OIL SAMPLING?

IS THERE AN OUTSIDE TERMPERATURE AT WHICH WE SHOULD USE THE BLOCK HEATER?


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