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Stress-Free Engine Maintenance (Paperback)

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Stress-Free Engine Maintenance is an accessible and practical guide to understanding what is going on with your boat's engine, how to look after it as well as knowing the signs when all is not well, and how to fix it. Readers will learn how to change a filter and an impeller, how to ensure the engine doesn't overheat, and much more.

The contents covers all the essentials for looking after your engine, in one place, including:

* Principles of the engine

* Fuel, cooling and air systems

* Engine electrical systems

* Gear boxes and drives

* Checklists (e.g. before starting your engine, checks once your engine is running)

- Most common causes of breakdown and troubleshooting

Like the other titles in Duncan Wells' bestselling 'Stress-Free' series, the information is presented in an accessible, manageable fashion, making maintenance and basic repair of your engine straightforward with minimum stress. Diagrams, quick reference tables, box features, QR videos, clear explanations, top tips and checklists. There will also be plenty of amusing anecdotes and useful lessons learned.

Stress-Free Engine Maintenance will be a key addition to any boat's bookshelf, ready to remind the skipper how to deal with problems and keep everything running smoothly.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationBoatingMotor / power boating & cruisingSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationBoatingSailingTransportShips & shipping: general interest Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Publication Date: 21/07/2022 ISBN-13: 9781472988553  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Duncan Wells is an RYA instructor and sailing school principal. He has written for many leading boating magazines in the UK and US. He is the author of the bestselling Stress-Free Sailing, Stress-Free Navigation and Stress-Free Motorboating (all published by Adlard Coles Nautical), which have helped countless sailors and motorboaters learn trouble-free boating techniques. He lives in Buckinghamshire. Jonathan Parker worked as operations manager of Sea Start (the AA of the sea), where he repaired more than 3,000 boats. He also spent many years teaching the RYA Diesel Engine course. He currently runs his own boat servicing and repair company, Parker Marine Services.

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