Category Archives: Diesel Engine Repair

Can You Clean An Egr Cooler

Can You Clean An Egr Cooler

Can You Clean An EGR Cooler? What a great question and yes you can Clean An EGR Cooler. What happens over time your Diesel Engine Makes Deposits and Black Soot that plugs the passages of an EGR Cooler. It happens slowly so you don’t notice the difference in your truck’s Engine Performance. Now you can take the EGR Cooler off your engine and soak it in a solution and try to clean it that way, it is very time consuming and not efficient use of time. We have a machine that we can connect to the EGR Cooler and the Intake and put a chemical in that Cleans the EGR Cooler. This way we don’t need to take the EGR Cooler off your truck saving time and money for you. We can clean the EGR Coolers on most Diesel Pickup Trucks up to Class 8 Heavy Duty Trucks as well as some Construction and Off-Road Equipment. If you have any questions about whether we can clean the EGR Cooler on your Diesel Engine, give us a call and we will be happy to help you out. We can check your Engine over ... read more

Why Does My Truck Blow White Smoke

Why Does My Truck Blow White Smoke

Why Does My Truck Blow White Smoke? There are several reasons for Why Does My Truck Blow White Smoke that can make this happen. One of the reasons that we will talk about is a Failed EGR Cooler. What can happen over time is that the EGR Cooler can get plugged so bad that it cracks it by creating hotspots in the EGR Cooler. The EGR Cooler needs to be able to flow exhaust through the whole EGR Cooler not just around the outside edges. The carbon from the exhaust will plug the center of the EGR cooler making it lose its cooling capacity. Which in turn creates the hot spots when its under load and working. What you will notice on the first start of the day is that your truck will Blow White Smoke on startup and then clear up after several minutes. This is an indication of Can My EGR Cooler Leak. The only fix for a Leaking EGR Cooler is to replace it with a New EGR Cooler. I would also recommend a Coolant Exchange at this time. If you have any questions about your EGR Cooler or your experie ... read more

Why Is My Diesel Blowing White Smoke

Why Is My Diesel Blowing White Smoke

Why Does My Diesel Blow White Smoke? There are several possibilities that this can happen. One of the things to pay attention too when your Diesel Truck Blows White Smoke is the color. If it’s white that will be caused by coolant leaking into a cylinder. If the smoke color is bluish white and burns your eyes this is caused by excess fuel in a cylinder. We will look at the reasons for White Smoke first. A leaking Cylinder Head Gasket could be a cause of this. Pay attention to how long the White Smoke lasts. If it’s gone in a couple minutes the head gasket is leaking when the engine is cold, then when you start your Diesel Engine it will Blow White Smoke and be gone in a couple minutes. This is a symptom of a Head Gasket that is failing and will need replaced. Another possibility of Why Does My Diesel Blow White Smoke is a cracked EGR Cooler on later model Diesel Engines. These things need to be checked first. These are the smaller thing that if you get fixed right ... read more