Wartsila’s User Group › Forums › General › Problem of the lever of the barring getting broken almost constantly. Tagged: Lever Barring gear This topic contains 3 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by cholm 10 months, 2 weeks ago. Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) Author Posts January 25, 2018 at 3:33 pm #1765 SPCSParticipant We are having problems with the lever of the barring gear on a 18V46 engine. very often it gets broken. Is there a solution to fix this. Also i don’t see forum of the 18V46 engines. January 31, 2018 at 11:10 pm #1766 Houston Snyder IIParticipant Does it break from vibration fatigue, or from Operators pulling and jerking on it? February 1, 2018 at 11:05 am #1767 SPCSParticipant It is breaking from vibration fatique. Do you have any solution. February 2, 2018 at 2:39 pm #1772 cholmParticipant We used to have the barring lever break from fatigue – not sure how it helped but we now grease the mechanism more often now and that reduced the failures significantly – please don’t ask me the engineering behind it – it just seemed to work. Author Posts Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.