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Repairing Diesel Turbochargers

August 8, 2022 5:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Turbochargers on diesel engines give folks the impression that special tooling, experience, and training are needed to work on these engines and their boost components. In reality, they are diesel engines like any other. These ones are just designed to produce a greater output of energy faster. In fact, with a bit of know-how, turbochargers can be repaired and maintained very easily with very little cost involved. The key factor is knowing how to identify a problem and what is needed to fix it instead of poking around guessing. Use Some Elbow Grease The simplest and most obvious maintenance anyone... View Article

Testing for a Malfunctioning Diesel Fuel Injector

August 8, 2022 5:29 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re realizing a poor performing diesel engine that used to run a lot better, especially at low speeds and idle, then what’s likely going on involves plugged up or gummy fuel injectors. While these parts and assemblies have revolutionized how engines work, as well as made them far more fuel efficient, fuel injectors are also prone to needing manual maintenance after a while. That’s because the microscopic channels that make their function work so well tend to get gunked up with residue and carbon over time. When that happens, the mist that travels through the injector to the combustion... View Article