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Marine diesel engines are increasing in popularity for personal and commercial vessels. If properly maintained, the average marine diesel engine can last with optimal performance for thousands of hours before major work is necessary. With a long lifespan, efficient fuel use, reliable performance, and high-power output, marine diesel engines are hitting waterways worldwide. As with any engine, problems can arise. At Marine Diesel Specialists and Gulf Coast Diesel Service, we are the number one choice for marine diesel repair in Tampa, Miami, and everywhere in between. With locations on both Florida coastlines, we are able to provide top-quality repairs with OEM parts for commercial and personal vessels. Quality repairs start with one call to our team.

Indications of Engine Problems

While marine diesel engines are designed for optimal performance, there can be issues with their systems from time to time. Some malfunctions will result in alarms or notifications, but not all engine problems bring such obvious indications. Ignoring warning signs of engine problems will only result in more complications and engine failures. There are some additional signs that you can keep a lookout for to indicate the necessity of marine diesel repair in South Florida. Your engine may need repair if you experience issues such as:

  • Grey or white exhaust smokeServices for marine diesel engines, generators, systems, and transmissions.
  • Uneven running
  • Lack of water from exhaust
  • Excessive black exhaust smoke
  • Loss of power
  • Power fluctuations
  • Low cranking speed

At Marine Diesel Specialists and Gulf Coast Diesel Service, we can address these and many other issues with our marine diesel repair in Tampa and Miami. Our factory-trained technicians work with OEM diesel yacht engine parts, including MAN parts. Both our facilities are authorized MAN dealers, and our Gulf Coast Diesel Service facility is also an authorized dealer for ZF Transmissions and Kohler Generators.


Expert Marine Diesel Repair in South Florida

At Marine Diesel Specialists, we offer the very best in marine diesel repair in South Florida. This is due in part to our OEM diesel yacht engine parts. With quality parts, our factory-trained technicians are able to provide service that is second to none. Our Gulf Coast Diesel Service team also utilizes OEM diesel engine parts, along with OEM parts for ZF transmissions and Kohler generators. Both teams are factory-trained and authorized distributors, maintenance professionals, and repair experts for MAN diesel engines.

Repair, Repower, or Rebuild?

There are many fixes for marine diesel engines and choosing the right fit for your vessel can be a major decision in terms of cost and labor. For simpler problems, repairs, or rebuilds may be the right fit. But, when your engine has clocked well beyond its hours of use, a repower might be the best choice. Our professionals at Marine Diesel Specialists and Gulf Coast Diesel Service offer the very best in engine repairs, repower, and rebuilds. With OEM parts and factory-trained technicians, our services are second to none.

Whether you’re looking for simple repairs or major overhauls, you can count on our teams for the very best in marine diesel repair in South Florida, Tampa, and everywhere in between. Our teams at Marine Diesel Specialists and Gulf Coast Diesel Service provide factory-trained expertise, certified distribution, and OEM parts for the best in vessel care. Contact us today, we look forward to assisting you.


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