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Are Refurbished Cummins Engines Good?

If your marine engine is on its last legs, you may already be considering a replacement. In most cases, it is useful to consider refurbished engines as well as new ones.

However, the problem with refurbished engines is that they can be a bit unreliable and you never know how well they will perform. Cummins refurbished engines, on the other hand, are done by the parent company itself and they call it ReCon. Here’s what you need to know about it before you decide if that is the best option for you.

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What is Cummins Care Marine?

Cummins is among the top producers of marine engines and a variety of other marine and diesel equipment. However, even the best engines break down sometimes and they certainly need regular maintenance.

Fortunately, Cummins has a wide network of partners where you can get the best service and original parts. The most reliable place to get everything you need for your Cummins in San Diego is PCE. There you can get all the support you need on account of your Cummins Care Marine service. But what is Cummins Care Marine and what does it cover?

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How to Find Genuine Cummins Parts San Diego

What makes Cummins engines stand apart from their competitors is high-quality craftsmanship and friendly, professional service. Every engine, even a Cummins, might need a little help or a worn-out part replaced in order to keep functioning properly.

However, you have to be extra careful when choosing which parts to repair your Cummins engine with. Many owners of this unrivaled engine make a horrible mistake of using spare parts crafted by third-party manufacturers because they can be much cheaper than using original parts.

Or are they?

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Salvage Your Submerged Outboard, Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we wrote about the initial steps when rebuilding an engine which spent some time under water. Naturally, the sooner you get it out of the water, the better. However, as we mentioned, you shouldn’t do it if you haven’t prepared everything else, or you risk rusting your engine and potentially ruining it completely.

In most cases, it’s best to hire a professional to do this. There are plenty of ship repair companies in San Diego, so you are spoilt for choice. Make sure that you check the credentials of the company before you hire them.

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The Most Common Electric Motor Breakdowns

Electric motors work hard and over time can break down and cause you problems. Fortunately, there are some breakdowns which are more common than others, and if you spot some signs that could indicate a problem, you can probably save yourself a lot of money and a lot of frustration.

If you need an electric motor repair in San Diego, make sure that you check the credentials of the company you want to hire before you commit to anything.

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Salvage Your Submerged Outboard, Part 1

Many people who live in the coastal areas of Southern USA have experienced hurricanes’ awesome power. Sadly, this year’s hurricanes have done extensive damage and caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage. Among these damages are boats, too.

So, what can you do if your outboard engine has been under water? Can you salvage it and make it run again? This process is called pickling, and here’s how it can be done. However, keep in mind that there’s a chance of an explosion, so it may be better to find a professional to help you. The best place to go for ship repair in San Diego is PCE.

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