Highway and Heavy Parts News

Feb
14
2019

Turbochargers: A General Guide

Turbochargers: A General Guide It makes your engine more powerful and it helps with efficiency. Your turbocharger helps increase the power of your engine without the need to increase...

Feb
12
2019

Engine Sleeve / Liner Pitting Explained

Engine Sleeve/Liner Pitting I'm sure everyone out there religiously takes oil samples at every change so you'll know if you have a drop of coolant in your oil, right? Yeah, right! So, here...

Feb
11
2019

How to Get and Keep Qualified Diesel Technicians

How to Get and Keep Qualified Diesel Technicians If you own a repair shop, I don't have to tell you there's a shortage of qualified technicians. It's a problem the vast majority of shops...

Feb
5
2019

Fixing the Problem: Identify and Replace Faulty Diesel Injectors

Fixing the Problem: Identify and Replace Faulty Diesel Injectors As the name says, a diesel fuel injector literally injects fuel into the cylinder as part of the combustion process. In...

Feb
4
2019

Keep Work Delays from Stalling Your Repair Shop

Keep Work Delays from Stalling Your Repair Shop In a previous post in this series, we talked about what to do if your bays are full but you're not making enough money. Closely related...

Jan
31
2019

Adjusting Diesel Injector Timing: ISX Injectors

Adjusting Diesel Injector Timing: ISX Injectors In another post, we talked generally about adjusting injection timing . We focused primarily on advancing timing, though, and the...

Jan
29
2019

Oil Pump Failure Analysis

Oil Pump Failure Analysis The oil pump is vital to keeping your engine lubricated. If it's not functioning properly, other parts of your engine could wear and seize, costing you even more...

Jan
29
2019

Setting Up Processes Your Repair Shop Will Follow

Setting Up Processes Your Repair Shop Will Follow If you've been reading the other posts in this series, you've probably noticed a common piece of advice—systematizing your diesel...

Jan
24
2019

Identifying Common Signs of Fuel Injector Failure

Identifying Common Signs of Fuel Injector Failure There's something wrong with your diesel engine—you can feel it (or maybe see or smell it)—but you can't quite figure out...

Jan
22
2019

Diesel Injector Repair Kits and Remanufactured Injectors

Diesel Engine Injector Repair Kits and Remanned Injectors About Fuel Injectors A fuel injector is one of the more complicated components in your engine. It is responsible for...

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