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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.

We service industries including Marine, Agriculture, Construction, Quarrying, Mining and Forestry. We are Authorised Dealers for Volvo Penta Marine, Volvo Penta Industrialm Evinrude, Hydrive, Whittley Boats, Savage Boats and Vetus Maxwell. Stay COVID Safe and Shop Online with Australia Wide Free Delivery options. No Account Required. Proudly Australian and your local Marine, Boating & Volvo Penta Industrial Power Specialist for over 50 years. We are Don Morton Marine.

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Dealer Locator >
Your local authorised Volvo Penta Dealer is your one stop local Volvo Penta repair shop and genuine Volvo Penta spare parts dealer. For Volvo Penta Action Service and Breakdown Support contact your local Volvo Penta dealership in Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart and major regional surrounds.

Online Parts Store > 
Stay COVID Safe. Find and buy Genuine Volvo Penta Parts Online with Fast Checkout with Australia Wide Free Road Delivery. No Account Required. No added Tolls, Taxes, Fees & Charges. We ship to boat builders, repairers and industrial equipment operators in Adelaide, Kalgoorlie, Perth, Fremantle, Roxby Downs, Katherine, Nhulunbuy, Gove, Darwin, Gold Coast Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart and major regional surrounds. Shop for genuine Volvo Penta parts online with Don Morton Marine - your local Amazon and EBay alternative.

Parts Catalog EPC >
With Volvo Penta electronic parts catalog, you can search for parts for your specific engine or drive, presented in detail and with exploded views. For customised pricing and availability upload your Parts List and let our dedicated Volvo Penta sales team do the looking for you.

Volvo Penta Marine Leisure >
Volvo Penta is a global leader in diesel and petrol propulsion solutions, power systems, service and support to the marine leisure market. This includes Propulsion solutions, Volvo Penta IPS, Inboard, Aquamatic Sterndrive, Diesel & Gasoline engines and Forward Drive. 

Volvo Penta Marine Commercial >
Volvo Penta provides power solutions and propulsion systems for professional customers all over the world. Regardless of application, we offer you tailor-made support throughout the product lifecycle – from the design stage to full time operation. All from one global company with a strong local presence. 

Emergency Support >
On Land and At Sea, the Volvo Penta Global Dealer Network is backed by Volvo Penta Action Service, the emergency service and support arm of Volvo Penta, Gothenburg, Sweden, Europe. The Action Service team can speak 28 languages and can provide assistance 24 hours a day, every day of the year. If you experience a breakdown, call the support operator. Australian users please call 1300PENTAHELP. For non emergency enquiries please contact your nearest Volvo Penta dealer.

Volvo Penta Oceania Dealers in South Australia:  

Don Morton Marine
Authorised Volvo Penta Centre

70 Humphries Terrace, Kilkenny SA 5009
Phone: (08) 8347 0011
donmorton.com.au

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

Ashbrook Diesel Pty Ltd 
14 Elizabeth St, Port Macdonnell SA 5291
Phone: (08) 8738 2028
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Can Do Marine 
38 Chatfield Terrace, Wallaroo SA 5556
Phone: (08) 8823 3025
candomarine.com.au

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

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

Volvo Penta Oceania Dealers in Australia:   

Don Morton Marine
Authorised Volvo Penta Centre

70 Humphries Terrace, Kilkenny SA 5009
Phone: (08) 8347 0011
donmorton.com.au 

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

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

Parker Marine 
Sustainable Avenue, Bibra Lake WA 6163
Phone: (08) 9418 6961 

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

Seapower
79 Forsyth Street, Fremantle WA 6163
Phone: (08) 9335 9777

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