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Reduce Downtime with Training

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

help prolong engine life....

How your Volvo Penta diesel engine is used can have a significant impact on its longevity and uptime. A well-trained operator can help prolong engine life and help avoid unnecessary downtime. If an engine is being pushed too hard and operating at higher loads and RPMs than aimed for, you will not only increase wear on the engine components, but you will also consume more fuel. Load acceptance often goes hand in hand with fuel efficiency, as the machine is most efficient within the load acceptance ranges will often quickly repay the investment. Just by applying manufacturer tips on how to maximise fuel efficiency can result in huge savings from a decrease in fuel consumption. Even companies with highly experienced and qualified operators can benefit from additional training, and the cost saving.

The complete list of what operators can be expected to fix themselves will vary depending on the engine, the skills acquired by the operator and the application. The timely change of genuine oil, filters and engine belts, for example, are simple actions that do not always require sending the engine to a dealer. Training operators to perform basic maintenance tasks is an important step in allowing them to quickly identify looming problems or provide valuable information to more skilled dealers if more complex repairs are required. For operator training tips and suggestions on how you can improve engine uptime and reduce the expense of operational downtime, contact your nearest local Volvo Penta Dealer today.

Only Genuine Parts make a Genuine Difference. Genuine Volvo Penta Parts help ensure your engine and drive system are maintained at peak potential. With authorised access to over 200,000 genuine Volvo Penta Parts and flexible aftermarket solutions we can deliver Volvo Penta Spare Parts Direct to your work or home. Shop for Volvo Penta Parts Online. No Account Required. Quick Checkout. Help Desk Support. With over 50 years of marine and industrial engine experience we are your local Marine, Boating & Industrial Power Engine Specialist. We are Don Morton Marine.  

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No Account Required. Quick Checkout. Custom Quotes. Help Desk Support. Buy Online with Don Morton Marine Shop. Buy Online Shop is an initiative of Don Morton Marine. Boat Motor Engine OEM Sea Power & Industrial Engine Parts Direct. Navigate by Category or Name or Part Number. You can also create a Volvo Penta ID and shop with Volvo Penta Shop - an initiative of Volvo Penta.

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No matter where your journey takes you, no matter where your operation is – Volvo Penta is never far away. From Port Lincoln, Port Macdonnell, Robe, Wallaroo, Bangalow, Indooroopilly, Kirribilli, Fremantle, Perth, Port Hedland, Katherine, Darwin, Ettalong, Dandenong, Woodenbong, Ballarat, Canberra, Milperra, Unanderra, Captains Flat, Cloncurry, River Murray, Kurri Kurri, Girraween, Terrigal, Fingal, Wollondilly and beyond, Volvo Penta has an extensive network of dealers that support marine and industrial customers all around the world. Use the Volvo Penta Dealers link to find a Volvo Penta Dealer near you.

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Create a Volvo Penta ID and Buy Online with Volvo Penta Shop. The Volvo Penta Shop is an initiative of Volvo Penta. When using Volvo Penta Shop, all content is managed and updated by Volvo Penta however all transactions and order fulfilment will between you and your designated Volvo Penta Service Center. Use the Volvo Penta Shop link to create a Volvo Penta ID. Creating a Volvo Penta ID allows you access to Volvo Penta Shop and additional features and services such as Volvo Penta Easy Connect. You can also shop for Volvo Penta parts with Don Morton Shop - a locally administered initiative of Don Morton Marine.

Volvo Penta Oceania Dealers in South Australia:  

Don Morton Marine
Authorised Volvo Penta Centre

70 Humphries Terrace, Kilkenny SA 5009
Phone: (08) 8347 0011

Anthony Squire Diesel Services
35 Woodlands Terrace, Edwardstown SA 5039
Phone: (08) 8277 1825

Ashbrook Diesel Pty Ltd 
14 Elizabeth St, Port Macdonnell SA 5291
Phone: (08) 8738 2028

Can Do Marine 
38 Chatfield Terrace, Wallaroo SA 5556
Phone: (08) 8823 3025

O'Halloran Ag-Marine 
56 Robe St, Robe SA 5276
Phone: (08) 8767 2122

West Coast Diesel Service 
32 St Andrews Terrace, Port Lincoln SA 5606
Phone: (08) 8682 1753

Volvo Penta Oceania Centres in Australia:   

Don Morton Marine
Authorised Volvo Penta Centre

70 Humphries Terrace, Kilkenny SA 5009
Phone: (08) 8347 0011 

Aqua Power Marine
9 Hi Tech Place, Seaford VIC 3198
Phone: (03) 8796  3900

Ches Power Group 
Barrington Street, Bibra Lake WA 6163
Phone: (08) 6144 3111

Williamson Road, Ingleburn NSW 2565
Phone: (02) 9605 5522

Northtrack Machinery  
61 Hamaura Road, Berrimah NT 0828
Phone: (08) 8947 2993 

Alexandra Place, Murarrie Queensland 4172
Phone: (07) 3890 7615

Volvo Penta Dealer App Locator iOS:  

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