Master Diesel Spring 2024

Diesel Maintenance & Advanced Diagnostics Class – 3 Days
April 24th – April 26th, 2024 (Sold Out)

Please email if you wish to be added to the Diesel Maintenance Waitlist!

The 3 day class will be held prior to the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show.  Admission is included to the Bay Bridge Boat Show, April 12-14, 2024 and the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show, Friday, April 26th – Sunday, April 28th.

This three-day, hands-on class will provide a preliminary and in-depth review of how a diesel engine works. All aspects of general and yearly maintenance will be covered, to include:

  • Oil changing
  • Impeller replacement
  • Cooling system service
  • Fuel filter replacement and general fuel system servicing
  • Basic transmission service
  • Trouble shooting electrical systems
  • Motor mounts and shaft alignment

Various engine parts, tools, and running engine models of Yanmar 1GM10, Yanmar 4JH Series and Universal M-25XP will be available to demonstrate parts and procedures.

Day two of Diesel Engine Maintenance will include topics such as:

  • Valve adjustment
  • Compression testing
  • Cooler/heat exchanger repairs

Day three will focus on Advanced Diesel Diagnostics. Many students who completed the Diesel Maintenance Master Class in the past, have requested a continuation of the course with Jim Zima to go into more detail for troubleshooting engine issues.  Well, this class is for you!  Jim Zima will use the knowledge he has taught in the Master Class and will work with each student on trying to determine where the malfunction is occurring with the engine

The tuition purchase for the Master Diesel Maintenance & Advanced Diagnostics class includes:  coffee breaks and lunch for all 3 days of class as well as a multi-day ticket for the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show.

Cost: $1,195/student
Multi-day admission to the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show is included with your Master Diesel Maintenance  registration, as well as coffee breaks and lunch during the 3 days of class. The class will be held at 110 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.

Register Here

Refund Policy:
• Refunds are acceptable up to 30 days prior to the start of the event.
• Inside 30 days of the event, refunds will be issued if the space can be filled with another student.
• If the space is not filled with another student, there will be no refund or credit carried forward.

Comments from a recent student:

“After completing the Diesel Maintenance course, I now feel like I can do all my annual maintenance on my Yanmar diesel engine.  The yard savings this fall should pay for the tuition!”




Annapolis Boat Show

110 Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD 21401