Marine Propulsion Diesel Services Inc

Kohler Authorised Distributor
29333 Abelia Rd, Canyon Country, Santa Clarita, CA, California 91387, USA
Marine Propulsion Diesel Services Inc

Marine Propulsion Diesel Services Inc

Kohler Authorised Distributor
Kohler Authorised Distributor
29333 Abelia Rd, Canyon Country, Santa Clarita, CA, California 91387, USA

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Michael
June 11, 2020
Inspired , 31-40 , Captain
Starboard ME Troubleshoot and Repair
We were presented with a difficult scenario on our SB ME that could have taken much longer to diagnose and repair if we wouldn't have had such an incredible team with Luis and Matt at MPDS. I couldn't be more pleased with their professionalism, knowledge, promptness and genuine approach. I wish them all the success in their future endeavors and can't recommend them highly enough!
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Justin
June 03, 2020
M/Y Golden Boy 2 , 31-40 , Engineer
MPDS did a great job!
MPDS came by my yacht for a W4 echelon service for MTU 16v2000’s. In addition to this service we replaced the turbos, serviced the after coolers, new mounts for the port gear box, shaft alignment on the port shaft, and also replaced a few coolant sensors on the starboard main. MPDS was professional, clean, thorough, and we all had a great time working together. I would highly recommend Luis and his team to any other yacht looking for quality work. Thank you MPDS.
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Michael
December 12, 2018
Alexander Marine USA , business , Yacht Broker
A service you can rely on
We have been using Luis Vardidni and his Marine Propulsion Diesel Services' team for approximately four years now, for our MTU and Caterpillar service needs. His customer service is excellent and I have no problem recommending his work to my clients.
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Michael
June 11, 2020
Inspired , 31-40 , Captain
Starboard ME Troubleshoot and Repair
We were presented with a difficult scenario on our SB ME that could have taken much longer to diagnose and repair if we wouldn't have had such an incredible team with Luis and Matt at MPDS. I couldn't be more pleased with their professionalism, knowledge, promptness and genuine approach. I wish them all the success in their future endeavors and can't recommend them highly enough!
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Justin
June 03, 2020
M/Y Golden Boy 2 , 31-40 , Engineer
MPDS did a great job!
MPDS came by my yacht for a W4 echelon service for MTU 16v2000’s. In addition to this service we replaced the turbos, serviced the after coolers, new mounts for the port gear box, shaft alignment on the port shaft, and also replaced a few coolant sensors on the starboard main. MPDS was professional, clean, thorough, and we all had a great time working together. I would highly recommend Luis and his team to any other yacht looking for quality work. Thank you MPDS.
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Michael
December 12, 2018
Alexander Marine USA , business , Yacht Broker
A service you can rely on
We have been using Luis Vardidni and his Marine Propulsion Diesel Services' team for approximately four years now, for our MTU and Caterpillar service needs. His customer service is excellent and I have no problem recommending his work to my clients.
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Michael
December 10, 2018
HMS President , business , Marine Engineer
Can confidently recommend their service
Luis Huerta V performed the pre purchase engine survey for our 2010 80 Ocean Alexander M/Y. The Vessel has twin MTU 10V2000 M93 1,500 engines with ZF gearboxes. Luis performed the survey and oil analysis using his MTU computer. This included RPM, turbo, fuel pressure and oil pressure readings to compare to factory standards. After acceptance, Luis performed a complete maintenance schedule on the engines and gearboxes. This included oil, filters, 1,000 hour valve adjustment, rebuilding rwa water pumps, belts, racor filters, barnacle cleaning of all heat exchangers and gearbox valve body leak, as well as replacing all coolants. We had a leak of coolant in the port engine. Luis dismantled the turbochargers, aftercooler and positive crankcase ventilation apparatus to locate the leak. The leak was determined and Luis re-assembled the engine. Luis also performed scheduled maintenance on 2-25KW northern light generators. Luis is extremely knowledgeable on the MTU engines. He has all of the equipment and documentation to perform any type of service on these engines.
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James
October 23, 2018
Fraser , 20-30 , Yacht Broker
Yacht broker
I have used Luis Vardini and the team from Marine Propulsion Diesel Services for everything ranging from service, survey, and complete engine rebuild; Luis has met and exceeded all of the challenges presented, and I recommend MPDS without hesitation.
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Drew
October 23, 2018
Miss. Doris III , 20-30 , Captain
No problem recommending Mr. Huerta
I have had the pleasure to know Mr. Huerta since Dec 2012 when I contracted his services to diagnosis the engine problems in the yacht M/Y West ship 106 Miss. Doris III. This vessel is fitted with two main propulsion diesel engines, MTU 8V 396 TE 94. The vessel had been inspected by three different companies including the Distributor, and taken for a sea trial where they tested on many occasions without success. Mr. Huerta impressed me with his knowledge on the MTU product range and his professional manner to perform the complete overhaul on these diesel engines. I later hired Mr. Huerta’s services to remove two diesel engines, MTU 12V 396, from M/Y Island Heiress Cheoy Lee 145” , this vessel was going to re-power with other engines. I also recommended Mr. Huerta to another client with the same type of vessel, West Ship 106 Loosend, to perform a complete W-6 overhaul for two main propulsion diesel engines MTU 8V 396 TE 94, with excellent results. Later I recommended him to a customer with a Lurseen 41-metre M/Y, he performed a complete overhaul for two main propulsion diesel engines. When servicing MTU 16V 396 TB 94, his performance finished with excellent success. I recommended Mr. Huerta also for motor yachts and mega yachts with MTU series 4000 and series 2000 MTU, for a repair and diagnostic or anything related to the main propulsion. I have many years of experience in the marine business and I don’t have any problem recommending Mr. Huerta for any MTU marine diesel engines repairs.
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Jeff
October 17, 2018
Argosea , 20-30 , Captain
Many thanks to MPDS
I would like to say thank you, to you and your technicians for the extensive engine repairs completed on the yacht Argosea, a seventy foot Johnson. You started by examining the two MAN D2842 V12 diesel engines thoroughly and noting any discrepancies with the engines and its systems. A detailed report was given to me, the yachts captain/ manager, and the owner on-board the yacht so we could see in person as you carefully described and showed us the repairs that needed to be completed. Your printed report to us was detailed, informative and it included a cost breakdown for parts and labor, and a timeline for repairs. All work was completed with care and attention to detail. The duration of the project was completed fairly close to the projected timeline allowing for slow delivery of some parts from Germany. The engine room was left clean and all access points were carefully covered with tarps to ensure no damage to the decks and walls. I would like to note that when I first met Luis we talked about his experience being contracted to repair U.S Coast Guard Ships and patrol boats. Not just anyone gets these prized contracts and to be competitive you must be very experienced and competent. I know, I served thirty years in the Coast Guard and I know how hard those vessels are operated and what it takes to keep them up and running. Thanks Luis! I'm very happy with the work performed by Luis and his crew and I would absolutely recommend MPDS for their service skills and experience to any yacht owner or captain.
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Drew
October 15, 2018
Miz Doris , 31-40 , Captain
Great job
I would like to thank Marine Propulsion Diesel Services for the fine workmanship and honest business ethics exhibited while working on the 32m yacht, Miz Doris 3.
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Aleks
October 12, 2018
Elite Yacht Management, Inc , Business , President
Outstanding performance
This is to verify the outstanding performance Marine Propulsion Diesel Services has completed on a 4,000 hour service, on motor yacht Surfrider. She is equipped with twin MTU V8396 engines. Their team assembled the engines in a very tight time crunch and got us up and running for an important journey ahead. We have used them for our other vessels in fleet, with MTU series 60 main engines, MAN engines. We will definitely use MPDS as our main source of engine repairs.
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Rick
October 09, 2018
Patterson Capital Management, LLC , business , Managing Partner
Very knowledgeable
Very knowledgeable about products and prompt attention to problems.
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