Perkins Tech Tips
Learn how to keep your Perkins engines running at optimum performance
Today’s Perkins engines are stronger, more efficient and more long-lasting than ever before. How can you keep your high-performance diesel and gas engines running smoothly while avoiding costly and time-consuming repairs?
As Perkins’ appointed distributor, the team at Clarke Powered Solutions is backed by experts and industry veterans with more than 55 years of engineering and analytic experience. We want to be a valuable resource to get the most out of your best-in-class engines.
Watch these videos from Kevin Fricke, Perkins Expert Level Training Manager out of St. Louis, MO for Clarke Powered Solutions. He provides tech tips, tricks and guidance on how to operate, maintain, and maximize the power and durability of your Perkins engines so they perform at their peak.
Daily Checks Perkins Engines
Daily checks that operators should perform on Perkins engines. Kevin walks through inspecting the battery system, exhaust system, DEF system, air filtration system, electrical system, fuel system, lubrication system, radiator system, and the belts and fan.
Proper Engine Shutdown Perkins Engines
Procedures that operators need to follow to shut down Perkins engines that will keep the engines in the best shape possible. Kevin breaks down how many Perkins products have turbochargers and generate so much heat that an abrupt shutdown can damage the engine.
Preventative Maintenance Perkins
Preventative maintenance is a critical aspect of keeping your machine running out in the field. Kevin runs through checks on the electrical system, fuel system, lubrication system, crank case breather, and intake and exhaust.
Running On No Load Perkins Engines
Running an engine on light or no load and the effects that has on the engine and the aftertreatment system. Kevin goes into detail on why it’s important that an engine be under a load the majority of its life to increase its longevity.