Operation and Maintenance Manuals

This page provides links to download Operation and Maintenance Manuals (OMM) for Perkins engines. OMMs provide all the information you need to keep your engine running properly day in, day out. They include details on regular maintenance intervals together with technical data and guidance.


OMMs cover the following topics:

  • Safety
  • Product information
  • Operation
  • Maintenance – this includes refill capacities, fluid recommendations, maintenance interval schedules and maintenance procedures

Finding your OMM:

  1. Find the engine family type and code for your Perkins engine. They are the initial letters on the engine serial number, which can be found on the engine data plate or on your sales order acknowledgment.
  2. Utilise the menu below to jump directly to the right section of the page (or scroll), click to expand the section matching your engine family type.
  3. Click to download the OMM in your preferred language, please note not all languages are available for every engine family. 

Frequently asked questions

For answers to frequent questions relating to OMMs, parts books and engine codes. Click here

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OMMs and other manuals are also available to view* on the Perkins® My Engine App, downloadable from the Apple and Android app store. The app also provides additional useful information such as service scheduling and parts books.

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*Service, maintenance and workshop manuals are available on the Perkins My Engine App for UN ECE R96 Stage IIIA or below engines (must subscribe to marketing permissions).

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Here to help

Find out how Perkins genuine parts and service can support you across the full life of your engine.

Learn More

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

  1. How do I find out my engine family and type code?

    The first letters of the engine serial number represent your engine family and type code. These can be found on the engine data plate, or on your sales order acknowledgment.

  2. How do I order a paper copy of OMMs?

    End users may order paper copies of service, maintenance and workshop manuals for all Perkins engines from their local distributor.

    Distributors may obtain printed copies or secured digital downloads from our online site.

  3. How do I view my parts books?

    Parts books are available to view via the free Perkins My Engine App. Click here to download the app.

    For these, or any additional questions or support, please click here to contact your local Perkins distributor.