Portable Gasoline Engine Maintenance & Repair Course

Portable gasoline engines are a common occurrence in remote locations, onboard yachts or in areas with unreliable electricity. These engines coupled with a suitable compressor block are a truly mobile method of filling scuba cylinders. Knowledge in their operation and repair is a valuable asset to anyone relying on this method of prime mover to fill tanks.

The first day typically covers theory, routine maintenance and troubleshooting. The second day a strip and rebuild of an OHV gasoline engine (Honda GX200 or similar).

The course is a practical addition to compressor operator, dive technician or compressor maintenance training.

  • 3 Days.
Topics Covered:
  • Combustion engine basic principles.
  • OHV engine key components and function.
  • Safe operation and operator maintenance.
  • Troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Practical strip and rebuild of a portable OHV gasoline engine.
  • Paperwork and documentation.
  • Subic Bay, Philippines.


  • Onboard a vessel or other location of your choice.

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