The Importance of Positive Air Shutoff Systems

Your diesel engine is probably equipped with a positive air shutoff valve, and for good reason. Since diesel engines don’t require a spark for inhibition and can continue to burn hydrocarbons even when the fuel is exhausted or the key is removed, there’s the risk of them “running away.” The positive air shutoff valve is…

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Cooling System Maintenance Tips for Diesel Engines

A cooling system is designed to circulate a cooling medium, like coolant, through your engine. This cooling medium absorbs heat through the engine and dissipates it through a radiator or cooler. If a problem in the cooling system prevents the removal of heat from the engine, equipment issues and failure can occur. Damage to the…

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Do Diesel Engine Programmers Really Work

Wouldn’t it be great if you could improve your truck’s performance with one magic chip? It might seem like an unbelievable fantasy, but it’s not far off from reality. Truck owners worldwide are enjoying the improved performance and fuel economy that comes with installing a programmer. On the fence about installing a programmer, or not…

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Signs of a Failing Cold Air Intake

A cold air intake is a type of air intake system designed to bring cool air into the engine. It uses shorter, smoother piping compared to regular air intake systems, and has its filter strategically placed away from the heat of the engine. Since cold air is denser than hot air, a cold air intake…

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Winter Maintenance for Diesel Engines

The extreme temperatures and weather conditions associated with winter can negatively affect your diesel engine’s ability to function at peak performance. To safeguard your engine from the colder temperatures, rain, snow, and everything else that comes with the season, you’ll have to be proactive in maintaining it. This guide to winter maintenance for diesel engines…

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