Maintenance advice

Reduce your running costs

Maintenance advice

A planned preventative maintenance regime will reduce your running costs and prolong the life of your engine.

Following a regular inspection and maintenance routine will reduce your running costs and keep your engine in good working order. In addition to the advice in your operation and maintenance manual, there are guidelines below to help you in your specific circumstances. Click on the pages and videos below to find out more.

 

Daily engine checks

From checking coolant levels to draining the fuel water separator, one of the easiest and most important things you can do to keep your engine running smoothly is to complete its recommended daily checks.

Watch as Pete Goodey, Perkins training consultant, explains how to perform these daily checks and why they are important.

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Coolant maintenance advice

There are two main types of coolant – heavy duty and extended life. Which is best for you and your engine?

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Standby generators

There are a few simple steps you can take to keep your standby generator engine in good working order, so that when you need it, it’s there for you.

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Maintenance tips and tricks

These tips and tricks are intended to help you plan for and predict normal wear – and keep your engine in excellent working order. 

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Summertime diesel dos and don’ts

A little extra care goes a long way to protecting your investment. Here are a few tips to help you get the most from your engine.

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Signs of engine failure

You may already be aware, if you are in tune with your Perkins engine, it will generally give you advance warning if something isn’t quite right.

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Scheduled maintenance

Regular maintenance is the best way of ensuring your engine lasts as long as possible. There are regular checks that you should carry out.

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Storing your diesel engine

A few simple checks will keep your engine in great condition while it's not in use.

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Perkins parts and service case studies

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