Open Museum Archive

Foden FD 6 Mk 3
Object ID2883
Works No4376
Accession NoIF:2008:676
StatusOn Display
Category Engine
Collection IDInternal Fire Core Collection
Made ByFoden Ltd
Made InSandbach, Cheshire
DescriptionSix cylinder two-stroke diesel, ex plant
LocationStorage awaiting new Commercial Section
Conservation/ Maintenance History

One water pipe replaced on oil cooler.

Fuel Pump/Governor

The hydraulic governor on the injection pump has been rebuilt but still fails to operate correctly due to a lack of pressure from the internal pump.

A complete new governor/pump assembly has been obtained from an ex RN FD6 and will now be fitted.