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CAT 3516 problems

I am curious if any engineers on here work with 3516’s and if so are you having trouble with dropped valves, and excessive valve recession. The vessel I work on has high displacement 3516B’s for mains and we are experiencing a lot of valve issues, mostly with the intake valves. We are doing valve lash adjustments every 1000hrs just to stay ahead of the wear. I would be very interested to hear from anyone who has seen similar problems. Thanks,

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Re: CAT 3516 problems

valve recession, ok, propulsion or diesel generator, a lot
strange, I work and I worked now little with all the models of 3500, even natural gas and not, recession valves, if you have dust I could understand, but you're in the machine room, HD power and HZ serve, to better understand and gas temperatures exhaust