moteur à démarrage électrique par batteries

English translation: engine with a battery-powered electric starter

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French term or phrase:moteur à démarrage électrique par batteries
English translation:engine with a battery-powered electric starter
Entered by: Anton Konashenok

19:58 Aug 26, 2014
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping / Engines
French term or phrase: moteur à démarrage électrique par batteries
Deux moteurs turbo diesel de marque : MAN ,VOLVO ou CATERPILAR chacun à démarrage électrique par batteries , avec alternateurs de charge , système de refroidissement à circuit fermé réfrigéré à l’eau de mer ( conditions tropicales )
Daniel Chokote
Cameroon
engine with a battery-powered electric starter
Explanation:
While electric starters are ubiquitous in passenger cars, this is not necessarily the case for large diesels - many of them use pneumatic or hydraulic drives or even small petrol engines to start. So, specifying an electric starter isn't meaningless for them.
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Anton Konashenok
Czech Republic
Local time: 07:49
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4 +4engine with a battery-powered electric starter
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engine with a battery-powered electric starter


Explanation:
While electric starters are ubiquitous in passenger cars, this is not necessarily the case for large diesels - many of them use pneumatic or hydraulic drives or even small petrol engines to start. So, specifying an electric starter isn't meaningless for them.

Anton Konashenok
Czech Republic
Local time: 07:49
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 10

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Daryo
9 hrs
  -> Merci

agree  B D Finch
11 hrs
  -> Thank you

agree  rkillings: Don't need both 'battery-powered' and 'electric', so omit the latter, but you should specify 'starter *motor*'
17 hrs
  -> Thanks, you certainly have a point on 'battery-powered'; 'starter motor' vs. simply 'starter' is less critical, and there is yet another option: 'with electric start'

agree  Duncan Moncrieff
1 day 21 hrs
  -> Thank you, Duncan
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