The HHP Diesel Engine Blog

Apr
17
2021

What's The Difference Between A Flywheel And A Flexplate In A Diesel Engine?

The terms flywheel and flexplate get interchanged a lot in the automotive industry. Although they essentially do the same job, they are not the same.

Apr
16
2021

Cummins ISX Camshaft Issues: Camshaft Wear Causes And Problems With ISX Engines

Are you hearing a sudden engine knock or is your engine running rough? These can be signs that your camshaft is failing. Replacing a camshaft can be an expensive and frustrating repair. Especially if...

Apr
16
2021

How To Find Perkins Diesel Engine Serial Numbers: Format And Location

Founded in the early 20th century, Perkins has long produced diesel engines for various industries. They sought to change diesel engines from a slow-moving working engine to a high-speed,...

Apr
15
2021

How To Check For Caterpillar 3406E/C15 Fuel In Coolant: Image Guide, Symptoms, And More

If you're running a C15 or 3406E diesel engine, you may have experienced your engine missing. So, why does that happen?

Apr
14
2021

Will An EGR System Delete Cause Diesel Engine Damage? Issues & Problems Explained

Are you thinking of deleting your diesel engine's EGR system or keeping it as the OEM intended? Wondering if you will get better performance or if it will harm your engine in the long run?

Apr
13
2021

The Primary Differences Between Refurbished, Rebuild, And Remanufactured Diesel Engines

Believe it or not, there is a difference between refurbished, rebuilt, and remanufactured parts when talking about diesel truck engines.

Apr
08
2021

A Guide to Diesel Anti-Polishing Rings: Function, Installation, And Part Options

”APR” stands for “anti-polishing ring.” Other terms for anti-polishing rings include “carbon scraper ring,” “piston cleaning ring,” and “bore polishing ring.” Whichever term you use, it refers to a...

Apr
07
2021

Apr
05
2021

Why Is My Cat C15 Head Gasket Failing? Common Causes and Solutions

So, we've talked about various components of your CAT C15 diesel engine and how you can tell if they're causing your engine trouble. Now, we're going to take a look at head gasket failure within a...

Apr
04
2021

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