How do I identify my Volvo Penta engine?
The information decal is usually located on the engine cover or other flat surface that is easy to see. It lists the identification numbers for the engine and also for the drive unit or reverse gear. The appearance may vary depending on the engine model and year of production.
How many hours will a Volvo marine diesel last?
Diesel engines when maintained properly can give you 6,000 to 8,000 hours of good use before needing a major overhaul. This means, some diesel engines can easily last the full lifetime of the boat.
How long do Volvo marine engines last?
The average marine gasoline engine runs for 1,500 hours before needing a major overhaul. The average marine diesel engine will run for more than three times that long and log an average 5,000 hours under the same conditions.