This manual covers the construction, function and servicing procedure of the Kipor
KM186FB diesel engine used in the Coast Distribution System versions of the Kipor
KDE5000E and KDE5000TA generators. This manual is principally concerned with
the engine specifications, service, overhaul and repair. There is a separate manual to
cover generator service.
This engine differs significantly from the KM186FA engine used in the KDE6700TA
and KDE6500E generators which were imported into North America prior to April of