Petrol and Diesel Mechanic at NIMT

Petrol and Diesel Mechanic at NIMT

What is Petrol and Diesel Mechanic?

Diesel Mechanics specialise in working with all types of diesel engines—which differ from petrol powered engines–including carrying out inspections, repairs, servicing and overhauls. Diesel Mechanics may work with a wide range of vehicles and machinery, including cars, buses, trucks and farm equipment.


Diesel mechanics are responsible for the maintenance and repair of diesel-powered vehicles. Their duties include running diagnostic tests on vehicles, test driving vehicles to gauge performance and maintaining detailed records of the vehicles they have serviced.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for diesel mechanic?

Diesel service technicians and mechanics (also known as diesel technicians) inspect, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engine.

What do mechanics do?

An Auto Mechanic fixes vehicles and replaces their parts for customers. Their duties include repairing the vehicle’s mechanical components, diagnosing problems with cars/ trucks and performing maintenance work on them as well.

What is diesel gas?

Diesel fuel is the common term for the distillate fuel oil sold for use in motor vehicles that use the compression ignition engine named for its inventor, German engineer Rudolf Diesel. He patented his original design in 1892. Diesel fuel is refined from crude oil and from biomass materials.

Is diesel Tech a good career?

Becoming a diesel mechanic is a good career move for those who are interested in mechanics and want to start a job that offers the opportunity for satisfying work, as well as a solid entry-level paycheck.

Is learning diesel mechanics hard?

It can also be possible to learn to become a diesel mechanic without formal education by learning on the job. However, it is often difficult for these mechanics to earn more and move up. It can also be a challenge to find a job outside of the company that conducted the training.

Is being a diesel mechanic stressful?

In some cases, diesel mechanics have less stress than air mechanics. When I worked on fire apparatus, there would sometimes be a few days when the stress was high, but for the most part, diesel technical positions tend to be less stressed.

How smart do you have to be to be a mechanic?

A lot of people think mechanics and technicians aren’t very smart. In truth, mechanics and technicians have critical thinking skills and problem solving skills that are better than most people’s. When a vehicle comes in with a noise or warning light, it’s like a puzzle that we need to solve.

How is the petrol made?

Petroleum is a fossil fuel, meaning that it has been created by the decomposition of organic matter over millions of years. Petroleum is formed when large quantities of dead organisms–primarily zooplankton and algae–underneath sedimentary rock are subjected to intense heat and pressure.

What skills do you need to be a mechanic?

Auto mechanics must develop skills in areas like problem-solving, communication, and attention to detail. Mechanics don’t need a postsecondary degree, but many complete non-degree training programs at a technical school. Auto mechanics need dexterity to complete their jobs.

What’s the difference between auto mechanic and diesel mechanic?

Automotive mechanics focus their work and attention on commercial cars and trucks that often run on gasoline engines. Diesel mechanics, however, work with different specialized vehicles, such as semi-trucks and boats, that run on diesel engines.

Is diesel mechanic a dirty job?

Working on diesel engines can be messy because technicians work with substances like oils and rust, which can transfer onto their hands and clothes. However, most garages have sinks and specialty soaps available in case of spills. Some facilities may even provide showers for technicians to use before leaving work.

Are mechanics important?

Great mechanics will not only fix your vehicle but they will also help prevent any further car problems down the road. It’s very possible to fix a minor issue as a mechanic and miss a larger problem later. An experienced mechanic will therefore not carelessly overlook or fix a problem incorrectly.

Which is faster diesel or petrol?

In very simple terms, higher horsepower translates to a higher top speed and a faster car. Conversely, a higher torque figure translates to more power at a lower RPM. When this is taken into consideration, diesel engines are the more powerful of the two.

How do petrol engines work?

A gasoline car typically uses a spark-ignited internal combustion engine, rather than the compression-ignited systems used in diesel vehicles. In a spark-ignited system, the fuel is injected into the combustion chamber and combined with air.The air/fuel mixture is ignited by a spark from the spark plug.

Is petrol a Colour?

Petrol is the British English version of gasoline, so therefore petrol is a clear, transparent liquid, just like gasoline.