Originally Posted by Mosin
I am writing a report, where I have to compare 2 used diesel engines (large, locomotive diesel engines) and decide on a purchase.
I need to physically inspect the diesel engines and compare them, and write a report.
I have inspected these engines, and gone over them, but to ensure that I have not forgotten anything, I am asking people here what I should look for when inspecting.
overall condition of body
coolant levels and condition.
Feel free to chime in and help.
fuel lines, radiator (hoses, evaporator fins, fan, belt(s), water pump(s)), all wiring harnesses for cracks and rub wear. head gasket leaks, exhaust system, exhaust leaks, and possibly rear seal leaks
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