The HHP Diesel Engine Blog

Feb
25
2021

VGT Actuator Failure Mechanical or Electrical? Cummins 6.7L Diagnosis

Is your truck showing signs of low boost, lag, sticking turbo vanes, or throwing actuator failure codes? Rob from HHP's Technical Sales is here to discuss a viewer's question on a failing Cummins...

Feb
24
2021

Why Did My VGT Turbo Fail? 3 Common Symptoms and Carbon Prevention

Has your turbo failed? Are you looking at a very expensive repair?

Feb
23
2021

7 Possible Causes Of Low Oil Pressure In Your Heavy Diesel Engine

So, you notice your oil pressure is low. Your automatic response might be to have your oil pump looked at, or to replace it altogether.

Feb
22
2021

The 7 Most Common Detroit Diesel S60 Problems And Failures

Do you have a Series 60 engine from Detroit? For the most part, it probably runs great for you. This electronically controlled engine has a favorable history, shared between all three versions, and...

Feb
21
2021

What's The Difference Between Detroit Diesel Series 60 12.7L and 14L Engines

If you've heard of Detroit Diesel, odds are you've heard of their Series 60 line of engines. It includes three different engines, a 11.1L, a 12.7L, and a 14L.

Feb
20
2021

7 Signs Your Caterpillar C15 Cylinder Head Needs Replacement [Video]

Caterpillar C15 engines are very popular among our customers. We've noticed that over time we're getting the same questions regarding cylinder head problems in this engine. In this post, we're...

Feb
19
2021

Caterpillar C15 ACERT Cylinder Head Problems? 6 Symptoms To Look For [Video]

Over time we've noticed similar questions related to common issues with Caterpillar C15 ACERT cylinder heads. In this post we're covering those symptoms, why it's happening, and what solutions we...

Feb
18
2021

Video-How Does a Cylinder Head Work On A Diesel Engine?

Today we're going to go over a little bit about cylinder heads. Before diving head first into the cylinder head market, its important to have an understanding of what you're working with.

Feb
17
2021

Video - 9 Telltale Signs of Diesel Engine Cylinder Head Failure

In this video, Highway and Heavy Parts Sales Technician Rob breaks down all the possible signs that your old diesel engine cylinder head needs replacing and how to prevent catastrophic failure.

Feb
17
2021

What Caused A Crack In My Diesel Engine Cylinder Head?

We know how frustrating it can be when your cylinder head cracks. You're losing coolant, have compression in your cooling system, or seeing excessive smoke, and you're looking at lost time and money...

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