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DIY Or Professional Diesel Maintenance

Diesel Services of America provides the best service and support for your marine diesel engine. If you need parts, routine service, or repairs visit our shop located just west of 95 in Ft. Lauderdale Florida. We can get you back up and running if you’re having problems or assist you if you just want to stay on top of your diesel maintenance schedule. Check out our online parts shop and get what you need to keep you ready and prepared before any breakdowns occur. Diesel engines are over 100 years old and have been an integral part of the shipping and transit industries since the…

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Marine Diesel Engine Maintenance

  There are many advantages to having diesel engine in your marine vessel. Fuel costs for diesels are significantly lower compared to their gas counterpart’s and maintenance costs are lower as well. Also, they are generally considered much safer as fuel fires are less likely to occur. In order to reap the benefits of your diesel engine for years to come, Diesel Services of America recommends that you keep on top of regular diesel engine maintenance. Here are some of the easiest and best ways to keep your engine running smoothly. Warm Up One of the simplest things you can do in terms of diesel…

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Florida Boat Show Dates

Florida Boat Show Dates Here at Diesel Services of America, we know that we have the best in marine diesel engines that South Florida has to offer. That is why we travel all over the state to Florida’s biggest and most reputable boat shows. Whether you are a current boat owner or are looking to take the plunge and invest in a marine vessel, come check us out at any of the 14 boat shows we travel to throughout the year and see what we have to offer. If you have not been able to find replacement part that you require elsewhere, we may have…

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Diesel Engine Overhaul

Diesel Engine Overhaul Here at Diesel Services of America we understand that you deserve the best quality and the maximum performance that you can get in the market with years of experience if you are looking for better fuel efficiency, performance and the best maintenance in town, come to diesel services of America located in Fort Lauderdale Florida off of State Road 84. Does your power plant need a Diesel Engine Overhaul? Diesel Services of America does a very thorough overhaul we not only replace the bearings the Rings and the cylinder liners but we also replace the sensors and the sender’s the thermostat’s the…

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Volvo Penta D8

Volvo Penta D8 The newest Volvo Penta marine diesel power plant is making waves within the marine industry. Their latest addition to their powerfully efficient marine diesel engine lineup is the Volvo Penta D8. This model is available in both IPS (Inboard Performance System) & Shaft Configuration. The pod systems are known for superior power and torque all while reducing noise. The forward facing efficiency gives the Volvo Penta D8 the best handling for any marine diesel engine on the market. Achieve the next level of marine diesel power with a Volvo Penta D8 power plant with 550-600 hp (horsepower). Meeting the expanding demand for…

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Marine Diesel Engine Parts

Marine Diesel Engine Parts Diesel Services of America has one of the largest in stock supplies of Marine Diesel Engine Parts & Marine Diesel Generator Parts. Diesel Services of America has opened a new parts department that carries the most common replacement marine diesel engine parts. It doesn’t matter what type of marine diesel engine your boat or vessel runs. DSOA will help you get the right part to keep your boat operating at it’s peak performance in any conditions. We stock a large supply of marine diesel engine parts for industry stalwarts like MAN, John Deere, Volvo Penta, Cummins Onan, Perkins, Kohler, Westerbeke. We…

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Marine Generator Repair

Marine Generator Repair Diesel Services of America has a team of certified technicians dedicated to marine diesel generators. We offer a variety of services for marine diesel generators. All ocean going boats should have routine marine diesel generator maintenance done on a regular basis. You cannot rely only on a seasonal timeframe reminder but hours used is your best thermometer for getting your maintenance done. We can also fix and perform marine generator repair along with brand new crate factory installations. We work with all Marine Generators: MAN, John Deere, Volvo Penta, Cummins Onan, Perkins, Kohler, Westerbeke, Northern Lights. If you need any type of…

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Volvo Penta IPS

  Volvo Penta IPS Diesel Services of America is an authorized Volvo Penta IPS service center. Does your Volvo Penta IPS need a repair or just some routine maintenance? You should consider a Volvo Penta IPS if you are thinking about repowering your boat or vessel. Since the Volvo Penta IPS (Inboard Performance System) was introduced to the market in 2005 it has steadily been revolutionizing the marine industry. Countless uses of the unique forward facing twin counter rotating propellers have changed the perception of inboard power plants. Reputable boat manufacturers worldwide have turned to the Volvo Penta IPS for many different reasons. Reliability, Fuel…

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Switch from Generator to Shore Power Part 2

Diesel Services of America has some additional tips for your ship to shore power cord. These three plug tips will also extend the life of your marine generator and the cord itself. Burnt plugs and melted connectors can easily be avoided by using some simple precautions. Plug Tip One: Always keep the ship to shore power cables stowed in an assigned area. A locker type compartment is best used for this integral piece of your power supply. Do not put in an area subject to moisture of near cleaning agents. Disconnect the plug if you do leave it hanging and dangling from the dockside hanger.…

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