Published: August 2022
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, spotting the signs when all is not well, and how to fix it. Learn how to change a filter and impeller, how to ensure the engine doesn't overheat, and much more.
This visual and jargon-free book covers all the essentials for looking after your engine, in one place, including:
- Basic principles of how an engine works
- Fuel, cooling and air systems
- Engine electrical systems
- Gearboxes and drives
- Checklists (e.g. before starting and once running)
- Most common causes of breakdown
Like the other titles in Duncan Wells' bestselling 'Stress-Free' series, the information is presented in an accessible, manageable way, with the use of diagrams, quick reference tables, box features, QR videos, clear explanations, top tips and checklists, making maintenance and basic repair of your engine straightforward, and with minimum stress. There are also plenty of amusing anecdotes and useful lessons learned. If you find the prospect of fixing
anything to do with the engine daunting, then this is the book for you.
Stress-Free Engine Maintenance is a key addition to any boat's bookshelf, ready to remind the skipper how to deal with problems and keep everything running smoothly.